Tide defense adjusts, beats Eagles

FOOTBALL Back-and-forth battle goes to Bama By Brett Hudson Senior Sports Reporter bbhudson@crimson.ua.edu @Brett_Hudson   TUSCALOOSA| Georgia Southern is likely the only team in the FCS that can play withAlabama, and the Eagles showed just that, coming toTuscaloosaand hanging with the Crimson Tide for a good amount of time, but eventually falling by a final score of 45-21. It was the game that many members of the fanbase expected in the first quarter, … [Read more...]

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 coach Nick Saban said he was very pleased with how the team was able to perform. “It was a different kind of preparation, but the intensity and toughness in the effort in the way we played the game was the way we wanted … [Read more...]