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Nick Saban fired up over question about Alabama’s focus for FAU, Southern Miss

Saban makes a Michael Jordan reference in explaining the mindset. Watch him get animated answering the question.

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Alabama kicker Adam Griffith named SEC special teams player of the week

Griffith made all four FGs and was strong on kickoffs in his first Alabama start.

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Spotlighting Trey DePriest and some pad-popping Alabama linebacker practice

A look inside Alabama’s Labor Day practice.

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Alabama practice report: Tide moves forward without 2 key starters

News, notes and observations from the Crimson Tide’s first practice of Florida Atlantic week.

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The Nick Saban-Lane Kiffin honeymoon continues (and they said it wouldn’t last)

The head coach continues to praise the work of his new offensive coordinator, who coached Blake Sims through his first start to solid numbers and a victory.

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Nick Saban says Alabama would’ve had ‘a lot more issues’ if Lane Kiffin weren’t on sidelines

On-field management of quarterback Blake Sims on the sidelines was pivotal, Saban says.

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Alabama kickers shine, but special teams ‘didn’t have a whole bunch of production’ in opener

Alabama kicker Adam Griffith and punter JK Scott earned their weekly honor from the Crimson Tide coaching staff in Saturday’s 33-23 win over West Virginia, but the rest of the special teams unit left a bit to be desired.

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Expect more Kenyan Drake in Alabama’s offensive plans moving forward

The speedy junior ran just three times and didn’t catch a pass in Alabama’s season opener.

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Football Kicks off Home Slate with Florida Atlantic on Saturday

The football team opens the 2014 home schedule on Saturday when it takes on Florida Atlantic at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The game will mark the second meeting between the two teams with Alabama winning the 2012 contest, 40-7.

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Watch Nick Saban speak as Tide starts Florida Atlantic week

Nick Saban is due to speak around noon today

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