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Nick Saban 'confident' in Trevon Diggs' improvement at cornerback

In 2016, Alabama had a stacked secondary, but it lost two key members in the offseason, when Marlon Humphrey was picked in the first round of the NFL draft the Baltimore Ravens and Eddie Jackson graduated and was picked by the Chicago Bears in the third round.  Coach Nick Saban had two four-star defensive backs coming in, but decided to switch Trevon Diggs from wide receiver to full-time cornerback.


Mack Wilson, Dylan Moses primed to take over middle of Alabama defense

After showing more than just flashes of their potential last season, Mack Wilson and Dylan Moses are in position to become the leaders of Alabama’s linebacker corps next season. In order to do so, Wilson, a rising junior, and Moses, a rising sophomore, have had to first step into the leadership void left by graduating seniors Shaun Dion Hamilton and Rashaan Evans during spring practice.


Smith Hinton enjoying bounce-back year for Alabama tennis

Why do we fall? So we can learn to pick ourselves up.  Smith Hinton, the lone senior on the women’s tennis team knows this statement all too well. Last year was Hinton’s first year at the capstone. Fresh off of transferring from University of Kansas and being named to the All-Big 12 Second Team as a sophomore, Hinton was hoping to continue her success in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. However, in her eyes she had one of the worst seasons of her career and seemed to have lost the love for the game.