Tide crush Auburn, claim Iron Bowl

AUBURN| The Crimson Tide took the motto, “never again” into the 2011 season after losing 28-27 in last year’s Iron Bowl. Saturday the Tide made true to its words, beating the Auburn Tigers 42-14. “We knew what was at stake,” quarterback AJ McCarron said. “We had to...

Alabama Stomps Gators in the Swamp

GAINSEVILLE| What looked like a possible stumbling block in Alabama’s season turned out to be one more stepping stone for the Crimson Tide, as the Tide beat Florida 38-10 to bring its record to 5-0 (2-0). It started off rocky for the Tide when Florida quarterback John...

McCarron and Sims to battle for starting QB job

Sophomore quarterback AJ McCarron and redshirt freshmen Phillip Sims are the top two quarterbacks for the Crimson Tide heading in to the 2011 spring practices.  McCarron has the edge on Sims with an extra year of experience. McCarron was the back up to Greg McElroy in...

Tide wins big in first-time matchup

The Alabama Crimson Tide defeated Georgia State 63-7 in Bryant-Denny Stadium on Alabama’s first Thursday night game since 2001, improving its record to 9-2. This was the first time these two teams had ever met. With the short week of practice preceding this game, head...