BLOG: The Crimson Cover Grapevine

December 15, 2019

Alabama WR Jerry Jeudy announced he will play in the Crimson Tide's Citrus Bowl appearance against Michigan, the first of what is expected to be several announcements from draft-eligible players on whether they will participate.

September 12, 2018

Alabama's two-year starter at quarterback, Jalen Hurts, has lost the battle with Tua Tagovailoa for the starting job, and speculation has swirled about his future.

Some reports have him redshirting this fall, although after playing against Arkansas State, it's clear eno...

June 26, 2018

The quarterback competition at Alabama between sophomore Tua Tagovailoa and junior Jalen Hurts, come fall camp, will certainly lead the football curiosities of Alabama fans everywhere.

Opinions will be flying.

But while the conversation centers around which of the two sh...

August 17, 2017

Robert Foster

Alabama’s second and final fall scrimmage will commence Saturday with a number of players facing a crucial performance as the Crimson Tide looks to finalize personnel decisions in various roles. Here are five for whom Sat...

April 28, 2017


If we learned nothing else this spring, we learned the Crimson Tide’s depth at running back is off-the-charts strong. What Alabama has at the front-end of the rotation is frightening for opposing defenses: Bo Scarbrough with his thunderous downhill power, J...

March 19, 2017

A quick look at the Crimson Tide's spring transition at the wide receiver and tight end positions:

Moving on: TE O.J. Howard, TE Brandon Greene, WR ArDarius Stewart, WR Gehrig Dieter

Moving fast: WR Calvin Ridley

Moving up: WR Cam Sims, WR Trevon Diggs, TE Miller Forrista...

February 16, 2017

Turnover will force more new faces into the Alabama lineup this fall around the defensive front than anywhere else on the field, and spring drills are where the replacements will begin to take hold.

The Crimson Tide says goodbye to five players off the defensive front w...

October 21, 2016

A look at six individual matchups that will decide Alabama's crucial home game against Texas A&M Saturday (2:30 p.m. CT, CBS).

Alabama LT Cam Robinson vs. Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett

Garrett is simply too good of a pass rusher to be shut down. He will win his share of bat...

September 16, 2016

If the problems Alabama has had on the interior of the offensive line straighten themselves out against Ole Miss Saturday, you can consider the problem solved long-term. That's because the Rebels defensive line has more than enough talent to give the Alabama coaching s...

September 9, 2016

A 52-6 season-opening route of Southern Cal revealed plenty of strengths in the Alabama lineup, and very little about where it might be thin. The Crimson Tide's home opener against Western Kentucky Saturday (2:30 p.m., ESPN2) might provide even fewer answers, but know...

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