Matthew Speakman

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Bo Scarbrough embraces expanded role in passing game

Scarbrough has since lived up to his constant promises to Sims. He’s slimmed down this season from 240 pounds to 225 pounds. Like he said, it’s helped him in the passing game. This season, Scarbrough already has six catches. He had only four all of last year.

Alabama faces Vanderbilt for first time since 2011

Alabama faces a long-time SEC foe Vanderbilt on Saturday in Nashville. The Crimson Tide first met on Oct. 10, 1903, which ended in a 30-0 Commodores victory. Times have certainly changed since then, with Alabama at the forefront of the college football world, while Vanderbilt is now on the rise.

Alabama defeats Colorado State to earn second-straight home win

No. 1 Alabama won its second-straight game in Bryant-Denny Stadium with a 41-23 win over Colorado State. The Crimson Tide got off to a fast start, scoring on its first two drives of the game. Alabama now improves to 3-0 on the season and will face its first SEC opponent in Vanderbilt next week.

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 ...

On an island: Anthony Averett locks down receivers at cornerback

There’s always stories surrounding Alabama’s football program about players who wait their turn. Recruits come in after being national stars and have to wait two or three years to get significant action. Some can’t handle it and transfer. Others just keep their head down and grind until they earn ...

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 ...