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2018 Previews: Rating the Units

By Jess Nicholas TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief As the number of expert (and not-so-expert) opinions available on the internet has exploded over the past 20 years, what has been lacking in many of those prognostications is objective data of any sort. While ranking the strength of all position units at this point in the preseason demands some […]

Previews 2018: Preseason Top 25/SEC Standings

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Projected 2018 SEC standings SEC East SEC West Team Overall SEC Team Overall SEC 1. Georgia 12-0 8-0 1. Alabama 12-0 8-0 2. South Carolina 8-4 5-3 2. Mississippi State 10-2 6-2 3. Florida 7-5 4-4 3. Auburn 9-3 5-3 4. Missouri 7-5 3-5 4. Ole Miss 8-4 4-4 5. Kentucky 7-5 3-5 5. Texas […]

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Previews 2018: Alabama Crimson Tide

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Returning Offensive Starters: 7 (QB, RB, TE, LT, LG, RG, RT) Returning Defensive Starters: 4 (E, DT/E, MLB, JLB) Returning Specialists: 0 Projected Overall Record: 12-0 Projected SEC Record: 8-0 Projected SEC West Record: 6-0 Ratings (Ex, Vg, Av, Fr, Pr) Quarterbacks: Ex Defensive Line: Vg Running Backs: Ex Linebackers: Vg Wide Receivers: Vg Defensive […]

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Rating the SEC recruiting classes

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Rating the SEC recruiting classes

The Bulldogs probably signed the best recruiting class, top to bottom, in modern college football history, eclipsing the class Alabama brought together a year earlier.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Georgia

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Disclaimer: This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and is color-coded. Seniors are in black, juniors previously on the team are in green, junior college transfers in their junior year are in purple, junior college transfers in their sophomore year are in […]

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Early signing period foretells a shift in how schools do business

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By Jess Nicholas TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief Dec. 22, 2017 With the NCAA’s Football Bowl Subdivision adding an early signing period for prospects beginning this fall, the question was going to be how many of Alabama’s targets would go ahead and sign in the early period. The answer, seemingly, was all of them – whether they signed […]

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Pruitt’s departure for UT could have long-term consequences

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Pruitt’s departure for UT could have long-term consequences

One of these days, Alabama fans will have to confront the reality that Nick Saban can’t coach the Alabama Crimson Tide forever.

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CFP committee did what it was chartered to do: Get 4 best teams

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CFP committee did what it was chartered to do: Get 4 best teams

When the BCS ranking system was scuttled in favor of the College Football Playoff committee following the 2013 season, the presumption is that the change was made specifically to keep another 2011 from happening.

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CFP 2018 – #4 Alabama vs #1 Clemson – Game Gear Available!

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CFP 2018 – #4 Alabama vs #1 Clemson – Game Gear Available!

Six different t-shirts available right now in TideFansStore.com!  Get them before they’re gone.  We anticipate additional items being added soon.

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Bama ready to show what it can do at full strength on the court

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Bama ready to show what it can do at full strength on the court

If John Petty’s ankle injury keeps him out of the lineup, expect Jones to get the start to try to shut down one of Tech’s high-scoring guards, either Jacobi Boykins or possibly Jalen Harris.

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