Breakfast at the Waysider: Daily Alabama Crimson Tide News


CSU has it’s Jim-dandy: McElwain to coach Rams | Denver Post

Alabama runs multiple formations out of a pro-set attack. If McElwain uses that scheme at CSU, he will have a roster tailor made to do so because Fairchild also ran a pro-style offense.

 

Nagurski finalists Barron, Claiborne have eyes on bigger prize | Mobile Press-Register

The two players were finalists for Monday night’s Bronko Nagurski Award, which is presented to the defensive player of the year by the Charlotte Touchdown Club and the Football Writers Association of America.

 

DJ Fluker announces he will return to Alabama | al.com

Fluker, a sophomore, would be eligible for the NFL draft because he would be three years removed from high school. That would make him a fourth-year junior in 2012.

 

Crimson Tide rolling the wrong way | ESPN

It’s still early, of course, but to this point, Alabama’s season has not gone entirely according to the script written by conventional wisdom.

 

Could state championship hero help Tide this year? | Atlanta Journal Constitution

Griffith has been a kicking machine at Calhoun. He booted around 65 of 80 kickoffs into the end zone this season. He has a career-long field goal of 55 yards.

 

Tide gets helpful advice for rematch | BamaMag

What can Alabama do differently in its rematch with LSU so that the Crimson Tide can win the BCS National Championship Game on Jan. 9 in New Orleans? Here’s something for starters:

 

Hey Saban, meet him halfway! | FOX 23

After learning of his program’s BCS title snub, Mike Gundy made an open challenge that shockingly (at least to me) went somewhat under the radar. He challenged Nick Saban’s #2 ranked Crimson Tide to a scrimmage sometime before the Fiesta Bowl and the National Championship game.

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