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Alabama could start 4 freshmen on defense vs Southern Miss

Sep. 19, 2019 1:02 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban has started freshman on defense before at Alabama, either through necessity or sheer talent. He just can't recall having had to rely so much on so many this early in the season. The second-ranked Crimson Tide could start four freshmen in the defensive front seven in...

SEC building some of the top defenses in college football

Sep. 18, 2019 12:30 PM EDT

While defenses are still a work in progress around the Southeastern Conference, they still rank as some of the best in college football. Florida leads the nation with 16 sacks, including 10 in the opener against rival Miami. Missouri, Tennessee and Georgia combined to shut out overmatched opponents 150-0 last...

Saban: DE LaBryan Ray out at least 1 game with foot injury

Sep. 16, 2019 1:28 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama defensive end LaBryan Ray will be sidelined for at least one game with a foot injury. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday that Ray is undergoing more testing and it's "undetermined how long" he'll be out. He says Ray won't play in the second-ranked Tide's game against...

AP Top 25 Reality Check: No overreactions this early, please

Sep. 4, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

Jalen Hurts will win the Heisman Trophy. The Pac-12 has been eliminated from the College Football Playoff. Nebraska is way overrated. Tennessee will be lucky to win a game this season. In fact, Georgia State might be better than half of the Southeastern Conference. The first week of the college football season...

Bama faces Duke to open another season of high expectations

Aug. 30, 2019 9:11 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — To everyone declaring Clemson the new kingpin of college football, don't forget that team from Tuscaloosa. Alabama is determined to reclaim its crown. The second-ranked Crimson Tide opens another season with championship aspirations as a huge favorite to beat Duke in Saturday's Chick-fil-A...

No. 2 Alabama big favorite vs. Duke in Chick-fil-A Kickoff

Aug. 29, 2019 3:23 PM EDT

No. 2 Alabama (14-1 last season) vs. Duke (8-5) at Atlanta, Saturday at 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC). Line: Alabama by 31 1/2. Series record: Alabama leads 3-1. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Alabama will be opening the season with a neutral-site game for the eighth year in a row, and this one has a similar feel to the Crimson Tide's...

No. 2 Alabama's defense absorbs tough hits before opener

Aug. 29, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The hits keep on coming for Alabama's defense in 2019. The latest blow to the second-ranked Crimson Tide defenders was Tuesday's knee injury to star middle linebacker Dylan Moses that likely sidelined the defensive play caller and leader for the season. Fellow starting inside...

Week 1 Preview: Pac-12 statement; transfer QBs; USC's start

Aug. 28, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

The first full slate of the college football season brings with it another referendum game for the Pac-12, highlighting a schedule light on marquee matchups. No. 11 Oregon against No. 16 Auburn in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday is the only game of Week 1 with two ranked teams. It's a big opportunity for the Ducks...

Alabama LB Dylan Moses out indefinitely with knee injury

Aug. 28, 2019 12:08 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama middle linebacker Dylan Moses has sustained a knee injury that requires surgery. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Wednesday Moses was injured in Tuesday's practice and is "out for an indefinite period of time." Saban says the loss is "certainly a character check for our...

Ruggs: Tide aiming to be 'just like any other Alabama team'

Aug. 26, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Whatever happened last season, the expectations remain the same at Alabama for fans, coaches and players alike. Perfection. "Just showing we can be just like any other Alabama team," wide receiver Henry Ruggs III said Monday. "I mean, that is the goal, to go 15-0. The goal is to win...