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BYU is first obstacle of important weekend in Brooklyn

By Chris DePew TideFans.com Staff Nov. 24, 2017 Where to watch: No. 25 Alabama (4-0) vs. BYU (3-1) -1:30 p.m. Central today, Steinberg Wellness Center (New York), Stadium via Facebook Live (online only) Who to watch: John Petty. The freshman guard has attempted 49 field goals in his brief college career, and 40 of them […]

Auburn preview: Alabama gets its toughest test where it least wants to see it

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Auburn preview: Alabama gets its toughest test where it least wants to see it

If there has been one thing regarding SEC football that seems out of place in this era of Nick Saban’s domination at Alabama, it’s been that Auburn has not only survived in Alabama’s shadow, but thrived.

Auburn has won a national title (2010), played for it a second time (2013), and if Auburn beats Alabama this week and Georgia a second time in the SEC Championship Game, the Tigers seem all but assured of representing the SEC as a two-loss hopeful in this year’s final four.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Auburn

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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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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 13

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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 13

Alabama-Auburn is the no-contest leader for game of the week, but South Carolina-Clemson has Final Four implications, and several games (Missouri-Arkansas for one) could have employment implications for head coaches.

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Alabama can’t afford to look past dangerous Mavericks

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What to watch for: How well a young team focuses on the task at hand. This has all the makings of a classic trap game, with the Crimson Tide pumped full of praise the last couple of weeks and a holiday trip to Brooklyn looming that includes a marquee matchup against No. 14 Minnesota.

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Mercer wrap-up: Hard to find fault with total domination

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Mercer wrap-up: Hard to find fault with total domination

If the main goal coming out of Alabama’s game against Mercer Saturday was to avoid major injuries, Alabama checked off that box.

If the goal was to give linebacker Dylan Moses as many snaps as possible to prepare him for Auburn, the Crimson Tide was able to do that, as well.

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Tide should flex muscles against overmatched Alabama A&M

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Tide should flex muscles against overmatched Alabama A&M

With Riley Norris expected back as soon as next week and Braxton Key on track to return next month, the competition for playing time in the front court is about to get much fiercer. But Alex Reese is making his case to stick in the rotation even once the Crimson Tide returns to full strength.

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Mercer preview: Wounded Alabama hopes for a Mercer-ful respite before Auburn game

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Mercer preview: Wounded Alabama hopes for a Mercer-ful respite before Auburn game

Mercer, a school whose program lay dormant from 1942 to 2013, is a Southern Conference member of the former Division-IAA, now called FCS. The Bears are 5-5 in 2017, put a small scare into Auburn earlier in the year, and lost by just 1 point to Wofford, which now sits at 9-1 and leads the Southern Conference standings.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Mercer

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Mercer

This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and is color-coded.

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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 12

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By Jess Nicholas TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief Nov. 15, 2017 Last week’s record: 7-1 (87.5%) Season record: 80-13 (86.0%) Not like it hasn’t happened before, but the way in which Auburn foiled the Predictions Dept.’s near-perfect Week 11 is cause for concern going forward, especially how average Alabama’s defense looked at times against Mississippi State. There are […]

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