Joe Klingbeil


Alabama can use Mercer game as a measuring stick before Iron Bowl

Injuries have amassed and sent some of Alabama's best players to the sideline for the season in an unprecedented fashion. The fate of the SEC West will hang in the balance until Nov. 25 when Alabama plays Auburn. Until then, the Crimson Tide are focused on Saturday’s game against Mercer, and it could ...

Alabama hopes to slow down dangerous Derrius Guice

It's not like Alabama has yet to face an elite LSU running back before. For the last three seasons its defense has been tasked with stopping former All-American Leonard Fournette. But this season the Alabama defense has the pleasure of tackling Derrius Guice: the 220-pound wrecking ball, who sat in ...

PRACTICE REPORT: Da'Shawn Hand full participant ahead of LSU

After a much needed break and bye week, the Alabama Crimson Tide was back on the practice field this afternoon. The Crimson Tide is preparing for its always anticipated annual matchup with the LSU Tigers this Saturday. Here are some notes that stood out in the super-brief media availability. 

Calvin Ridley teaching and learning from trio of freshman receivers

It seems like just yesterday that Crimson Tide fans and coaches alike were gawking at the skill set young receiver Calvin Ridley brought to the table as a freshman, as he collected 1045 receiving yards and endless comparisons to former receiver Amari Cooper.  Now, as a junior, Ridley is the veteran ...

Players to watch: Tennessee

Alabama matches up with Tennessee for the annual third Saturday of October game. Both teams have standout players that have been successful so far this season.