Alabama

Random thoughts: Surviving Fisher, who got away

December 3, 2017 Alabama

Sunday, 3 a.m. Jameis Winston threw it. Kelvin Benjamin caught it. It was two-yard touchdown pass with 13 seconds to go in January of 2014. And without it, Jimbo Fisher has no national title against Auburn, and Texas A&M is paying him a lot less. Think about it. – Just asking: Which college coach would […]

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Clemson’s Watson just too good for Alabama

January 10, 2017 Alabama

    Tuesday, 4 a.m. In the back offices of Penn State, someone smiles. On the practice fields of Texas A&M, someone nods. In the recruiting offices of Oklahoma, someone told someone else so. There is a new hope everywhere, from the fields of Auburn to the offices of FSU, from the dorms at Colorado […]

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Even after Saban, Bryant lives in memories

January 9, 2017 Alabama

Monday, 4 a.m. He looked as if he was cut out of leather. He sounded as if his voice was being dragged across the rocks. When he stared at you, you would swear he saw clear to the other side. He was Bear Bryant. And he still matters. The years have not been kind to […]

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