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Julio Jones ’showcases what a stud he is’ in comeback from injury

Wide receiver Julio Jones wasn’t normal for the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday. But it’s been a while since he was.

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Assessing the defensive weaknesses for Alabama, Ohio State entering Sugar Bowl semifinal

Alabama and Ohio State are both known for defense, but there are ways both offenses can find success in the Sugar Bowl.

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Urban Meyer, Ohio State out to prove they’re no underdogs against Alabama

What if the message for Jan. 1 is that the Buckeyes have earned their place now – and they deserve it as much as anyone?

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Live at 9 with Josh Bean: Should Bama fans be uneasy about playing in the Big Easy?

Alabama sleepwalked through last year’s 45-31 drubbing by Oklahoma, despite players’ promises all week that the game mattered after an Iron Bowl loss knocked the Tide out of the national title picture.

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Alabama’s No. 10 defining moment of 2014: Blake Sims’ first pass to Amari Cooper

The record-breaking seasons for Alabama’s Blake Sims and Amari Cooper began with a quick throw to the right side of the field on the Crimson Tide’s first offensive play in a 33-23 season-opening win over West Virginia.

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The story behind Derrick Henry’s ‘Tractorcito’ nickname and the announcer who coined it

Derrick Henry’s nickname caught fire on the Internet this fall.

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Eddie Lacy joins Green Bay greats with milestone in Alabama’s NFL Week 16

Eddie Lacy became the fifth Green Bay ball-carrier to record consecutive 1,000-yard rushing seasons in the Packers’ 20-3 victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Lacy carried 17 times for 99 yards, including a 44-yard touchdown run for the first score of the game.

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Alabama defense stands tall at end as Crimson Tide avoids upset against Appalachian State

Alabama rallied and then narrowly avoided a huge upset on Sunday night.

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Memory of last Sugar Bowl ’still lingers’ as Alabama seeks Superdome redemption

“It’s kind of getting our identity back.”

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Alabama assistant hired by Georgia in first staff departure of the season

The move was announced Sunday evening.

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