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The Jumbo Package | 02.08.13

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Reports: Alabama O-line coach Jeff Stoutland expected to leave for job with Philadelphia Eagles |

Hired to replace Joe Pendry, Stoutland came to Alabama in 2011 after a four-year stint at Miami (Fla.). In each of his two seasons, the Crimson Tide's offensive line was considered to be among the best in the nation. - HURT: Bama recruits needs, not just big names

Saban doesn't have to take four of the top 10 rated running back prospects in America because they have "four stars" and no one at another position wants to come. If Alabama takes four running backs, it is because Saban wants four.

Dockett, McCarron resume Twitter feud |

McCarron got the better of that little spat, and it seems to have left a bad taste in Dockett’s mouth, as he was at it again Monday night. This time, however, it wasn’t McCarron’s girlfriend Katherine Webb with whom Dockett was seeking to spend time, but McCarron himself.

Alabama crumbles in second half, falls at Auburn |

“I give Auburn credit,” Grant said. “I thought tonight we got outplayed in every facet of the game. Their energy, their effort and their focus was a lot better than ours. I think obviously in the second half it showed. You look at the run they went on, our inability to score.” Ten Alabama players invited to NFL Combine

Defensive linemen Quinton Dial, Damion Square and Jesse Williams, offensive linemen D.J. Fluker, Barrett Jones and Chance Warmack, linebacker Nico Johnson, running back Eddie Lacy and defensive backs Dee Milliner and Robert Lester all received combine invitations. What's it like being recruited by Saban?

“Everybody comes in and says they have to have you. He’s one of those guys that says he could really use you, but he’s going to win without you.” Square said seconds after his first meeting with Saban, his hard-nosed grandmother told him he needed to go to Alabama.

University of Alabama News

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama ranks first among public universities nationwide in the enrollment of National Merit Scholars for 2012-2013 with 241 scholars in the fall 2012 freshman class

Women’s golf team set to tee off a new season

The Alabama women’s golf team will compete in its first tournament of the season this Sunday at the Lady Puerto Rico Classic in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.

Despite success, Traina looking to improve in 3rd year

One of the biggest things Traina said she wanted to improve on was her leadership ability. Traina said she began her career at Alabama more relaxed, but she would like to take on a more active role in leading her team.

Alabama Softball Preview: The Infield - ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE - University of Alabama Official Athletic Site

All-American Kaila Hunt returns after having one of the most prolific power-hitting seasons in program history. Hunt smacked 21 home runs and had 77 RBI to lead all players in the Southeastern Conference.

3 points the morning after Alabama's 49-37 loss at Auburn |

So after Auburn’s stunning 49-37 victory over the Crimson Tide on Wednesday night at Auburn Arena, toilet paper filled the trees on the corner of College and Magnolia. Who expected that?

Starting 11, Looking ahead to the Class of 2014: Demarcus Bingham, Foley (video) |

No matter what he does, Demarcus Bingham - a 6-foot-3, 210-pound receiver - will always be compared to former Alabama and current Atlanta Falcons star Julio Jones, a Foley graduate.

College football recruiting rankings 2013: The top 25 classes after Signing Day -

When Alabama went slumming for four-star recruits, they landed quarterback Cooper Bateman, tackle Leon Brown, and running back Altee Tenpenny, who was widely considered the best prospect in Arkansas. At this point, Alabama doesn't even reload. It simply maintains.

National Signing Day 2013 winners and losers: Alabama restocks stars, USC's flock flees -

The ease with which Alabama can win titles and vacuum up players who will win more isn't fair and is infuriating if you're a fan of any other team. But if you root for the Tide, you have to love that their current roll seems unstoppable.

Interview with 'Bama Womens Golf — Videos Tide Recruiting May Be Considered Best