Tide's leadership group recommended decision to send home players-al.comMultiple players told AL.com that the decision to send home freshman linebackers Dillon Lee and Ryan Anderson for curfew violations was recommended to coach Nick Saban by the team's leadership group. Neither Lee nor Anderson were expected to play in Monday's BCS National Championship. The Tide's leadership group primarily consists of upperclassmen and features players from a variety of position groups.
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Previewing three matchups for the Alabama defense in the Crimson Tide's meeting with Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game ..
Or maybe you measure it by the way the 6-foot-4 320-pounder can shimmy his way into an airplane seat and ride for about 24 hours back to his native country of Australia. With the time difference, Williams, who gets back home to Brisbane only once a year and hasnít spent Christmas there in three years, said he loses about two days flying across the globe.
Mark Schlabach discusses the BCS title game with Alabama's defensive coordinator.
Mark Schlabach discusses the BCS title game with Alabama's offensive coordinator.
HURT: Distractions magnified in BCS setting-TideSportsThe point is that there is a long, long build-up to the BCS title game. Idle time, combined with high stakes and a vast horde of ...
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PHOTOS: BCS Media Day-TideSportsThe BCS hosted a media day at Sun Life Stadium on Saturday Jan. 5, 2013.
Nick Saban: 'I don't have any unfinished business in the NFL'-al.comAlabama coach meets Miami media on Saturday
Alabama senior leaders explain 'tough' decision to send home freshman LBs Dillon Lee, Ryan Anderson-al.com"You have to establish a focus. In order to establish that, you have to make examples of some people," Chance Warmack said.
"Great to see everybody. Great to be here today. Good morning, everybody. I'd like to take this opportunity to thank the Orange Bowl Committee and everybody here in South Florida for the great hospitality they've provided our team, our coaches, our football families here. We really do understand all the hard work that they do, what they put in in preparation, as well as what they do in taking care of us while we're here, and we certainly do appreciate that.