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Behind enemy lines: Colorado State

Alabama welcomes a familiar foe in Colorado State this weekend. It has only been four years since the Rams and Crimson Tide met on Sept. 21, 2013. Alabama walked away from that game with a 31-6 win. Since then, Colorado State saw Jim McElwain leave for Florida with former Georgia offensive coordinator Mike Bobo being hired as his replacement. To get more insight on the Rams, we talked to Colin Barnard, the sports editor of Colorado State's student newspaper, The Rocky Mountain Collegian. Here's what he had to say


Continuing the Legacy: Reuben Foster suffers injury in week one

As the first week of the 2017 NFL season comes to a close, some Alabama alumni have embarked on a new quest to lead their teams to a championship, while others are hungry to make the leap to the game’s upper echelon. From All-Pros and Pro Bowlers to recently drafted rookies, here are the top performances from former Alabama players in week one.


Behind the Process: Week Two

Since coach Nick Saban took over in 2007, Alabama has won 66 consecutive games against unranked teams. Overall, the Crimson Tide is 66-3 (after four vacated wins) in unranked games in the Saban era. The streak started against Colorado in the Independence Bowl.


Alabama defeats Tennessee Tech, earns fifth straight win

Despite an inability to convert any of their shots into goals, Alabama soccer edged Tennessee Tech 1-0 on Sunday night thanks to an own goal scored by the visiting Golden Eagles. In the fifth minute of the contest, senior midfielder Celia Jimenez Delgado struck a low cross that was deflected into Tennessee Tech’s own goal by two of their defensive players. Besides this early score, the game was a defensive battle filled with physical plays from both teams.


Next man up: defense slows Fresno State

After Alabama’s season opener win over Florida State, the defense's health was a question mark. Four linebackers went down with injuries, including two, Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis for the rest of the year.  The injuries caused three players, Keith Holcombe, Jamey Mosley and Raekwon Davis to start for the first time in their careers in Alabama’s 41-10 win over Fresno State. 


Jalen Hurts powers Alabama to big win over Fresno State

Alabama’s offense needed to bounce back in its home opener against Fresno State, and it didn't take them long to do just that. The Crimson Tide scored on the second play of the game when Jalen Hurts took a carry to the right side and cut it up field for a 55-yard touchdown. Alabama’s offense only got stronger from there on its way to a 41-10 victory over the Bulldogs.