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“This is just one of those games you had to just grind out,” Grant said. “We found a way to win. That’s what I told the guys at the end. When we weren’t at our best – and Arkansas had something to do with that – we found a way to come out with the win.”
The Crimson Tide spring game will be televised on ESPN2 this season. Find out when you can watch more (scrimmage) football here.
The Tide didn't get its second SEC win until April 6, almost a month after SEC play began and after Alabama's record stood at 1-8. Needless to say, Alabama missed the SEC tournament (which was only slightly less ridiculously large than it is now) and ended the season 13 games below .500, 21-34.
TUSCALOOSA | University of Alabama men’s golfers Justin Thomas and Bobby Wyatt are on the watch list released Wednesday for the Ben Hogan Award.
Arkansas, on the other hand, is looking to find a comfort zone away from home. The Razorbacks are 0-6 in games played away from Bud Walton Arena this season. "You don't change what you do," Anderson said on the SEC teleconference earlier this week. "Playing on the road does put a premium on defense, but you do the same things to win, no matter where you are."
The ninth-ranked women's tennis team took down No. 20 Clemson, 4-2, on Sunday at the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Tennis Center in the championship match of ITA Kick-Off Weekend. With the win, the Crimson Tide advances to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships, which will be held Feb. 8-11, in Charlottesville, Va.
University of Alabama all-American high jumper Krystle Schade (Sunrise, Fla.) notched her third consecutive victory of the 2013 indoor season and pole vaulter Alexis Paine set a school record at the Indiana Relays as the Crimson Tide closed out competition on Saturday with several strong individual performances.
This is the life of the Alabama quarterback. Just when you think you’ve made it, the pressure starts all over. "Let’s put it this way," said Tide wideout Kevin Norwood. "I’m glad I’m the one catching it, not the one throwing it." Welcome to the world of playing quarterback at Alabama. High stakes, high reward. Zero tolerance for failure.
"There were some seniors who kind of hung it up, to be honest with you," Petrino said. "They were going to worry about their futures more than that team. A couple seniors said they were hurt and I don’t know if they really were.
"We have a young man that fell deeply, romantically in love," McGraw said. "I ask him, straight up, was this a romantic relationship and he says 'yes.'" "I said, are you then, therefore, gay, and he said when you put it that way, yes. And then he caught himself and said I am confused."
During the second week of spring practice, the University of Alabama baseball team will hold three regular practices before wrapping up the week with three intrasquads this weekend. The Crimson Tide will scrimmage on Friday night, before having afternoon scrimmages on Saturday and Sunday.