Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 128 Football Bowl Subdivision teams in the country entering the 2015-16 season. The Sentinel staff takes a closer look at a new team daily, counting backward from No. 128 to our projected No. 1 team. Today at No. 3: Alabama Coach: Nick Saban...
The 2016 college football season will begin where the 2015 campaign ended: with Alabama on top. The defending national champions were the No. 1 team in Sunday's Associated Press preseason poll, earning 33 of a possible 61 first-place votes. Show More Summary
Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide find themselves in a familiar position as the college football season gets underway—right at the top of the Associated Press Top 25 poll. The defending national champions may have suffered some key losses...Show More Summary
Two weeks after the Amway Coaches Poll was unveiled, the Associated Press finally released its Top 25 for the 2016 college football season with Alabama and Clemson in the top two spots. Not surprisingly, the two lists feature a lot of overlap. Show More Summary
Not surprisingly, the Crimson Tide are still media voters’ top team. Alabama is ranked No. 1 in the college football season’s first edition of the AP Top 25, the sport’s longest-running human poll. Clemson, Oklahoma, Florida State and LSU round out the top five. Show More Summary
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — On the same day that Southern California announced that junior quarterback Max Browne will make his first career start on Sept. 3 against Alabama at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the Crimson Tide did not reciprocate...Show More Summary
The Associated Press is set to release its preseason college football poll Sunday with the regular season now less than a week away. Reigning College Football Playoff finalists Alabama and Clemson are among the teams expected to land inside the Top Five. USA Today previously released the season's first edition of the Amway Coaches Poll. Show More Summary
If your biggest problems are having to choose a new QB from among four blue-chips or maybe having to start a five-star underclassman on defense at some point, you don't have problems. You have Bama Problems. Check out the advanced-stats glossary here. Show More Summary
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — To the surprise of no one there’s still no clear front-runner for the University of Alabama’s starting quarterback job — or at least no one head coach Nick Saban is ready to name. Days after he hinted that the twoShow More Summary
Our long national nightmare is almost over, as the start of the college football season is only a few weeks away. So our thoughts now turn not only to the big games coming up on opening weekend, but also to the 2017 national championship...Show More Summary
A postseason rampage put both Alabama and the Southeastern Conference back on top in college football last season.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — University of Alabama football fans had better get used to seeing a guy with a number eight on his jersey behind center this season. The question is, which one, No. 8 or 18? Although the Crimson Tide team is stillShow More Summary
Nick Saban's Alabama Crimson Tide rule the preseason college football rankings in 2016 with the Amway Coaches Poll out in the wild. No surprise here, and neither is the presence of other mainstays in the Top 10 such as Clemson (second), Oklahoma (third) and Ohio State (fifth). More interesting is the fate of teams ranked lower than they should be. Show More Summary
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — So Alabama is No. 1. Yeah, what else is new? At least that’s the way the football program is approaching it. After months of being hailed by nearly every preseason publication as the team to beat in 2016-17, the Amway...Show More Summary
The long wait for the 2016 college football season has been made a little shorter with the release of the Top 25 in the preseason Amway Coaches Poll on Thursday. Not surprisingly, the defending national champion Alabama Crimson Tide are atop the rankings. Show More Summary
The USA Today Amway Coaches Poll was released Thursday, with defending national champions Alabama topping the list. Not surprisingly, Twitter was buzzing after the release. Here are the preseason Top 25 rankings: Barrett Sallee of Bleacher...Show More Summary
If you want to leave the University of Alabama’s football team, they reportedly view you as garbage.
The coaches think highly of the teams that qualified for last year's College Football Playoff. The first meaningful poll for the 2016 college football season is out, and Alabama reigns supreme -- but only by a slim margin. The Crimson Tide took home the top spot in the Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday, but only 61 points separated them from No. Show More Summary
Alabama is the best team in college football heading into the 2016 season, at least according to USA Today's Amway Coaches Poll, which released its preseason rankings Thursday. Clemson, Oklahoma, Florida State and Ohio State follow Alabama in the season-opening Top Five. Show More Summary
If Alabama cornerback Maurice Smith is to be believed, then there is at least some risk that notifying the Alabama football staff of your (...)