November 'BAMA: Inside the Crimson Tide

The November 2002 edition of Kirk McNair's 'BAMA: Inside the Crimson Tide is now available. <br><br>Major articles include Fran's plan to weather probation, Mal Moore moves to improve facilities, Santonio Beard profile, Cornelius Wortham strengthens defense and Bama after big linemen.

'BAMA: Inside the Crimson Tide

The Franchione Plan: Taking Steps To Get Back On top

Despite potentially crippling sanctions imposed by the NCAA Infractions Committee, Alabama's football program is in good hands under Coach Dennis Franchione. He has made plans to deal with the hardships and get Bama back to championship level as quickly as possible.
by Kirk McNair

State Of Crimson Tide Athletics: An Air Of Excitement At Alabama

At a time when Alabama athletics could be in the doldrums because of NCAA penalties against the Crimson Tide football program, Athletics Director Mal Moore is working to expand and improve Bama facilities, including an expansion of Bryant-Denny Stadium, and working on Alabama's football schedule (games at Hawai'i instead of bowl games), and on a new contract for Coach Fran.
by Kirk McNair

Santonio Beard: Time To Take Up Some Of The Slack

When Ahmaad Galloway suffered a career-ending injury, Alabama football coaches challenged junior tailback Santonio Beard to fill the gap. Beard has shown that he has the ability to be an excellent running back.
by Drew Champlin

Cornelius Wortham: He Adds Strength To Defense

Strongside linebacker Cornelius Wortham believes in doing all he can off the field in the weightroom to be the best possible player on the field. He is an outstanding member of the Crimson Tide defense.
by J.E. Lisby

Swimming & Diving Outlook: Tide Squad Young And Talented

Coach Don Wagner's men's and women's swimming teams turned in top 20 finishes last year. And despite having a number of young performers, the Tide is expected to be among the nation's best teams again this season.
by Andrew Varble II

Football Recruiting: There Is Always A Need For Big Men

Even with reduced scholarships available and although this is an outstanding year for top high school football prospects in the state of Alabama, Bama football recruiters are looking outside the state at some of the nation's best big men--offensive and defensive linemen, tight ends, and linebackers.
by Freddie Kirby

The Departments:

Scorecard
2002 Alabama Football Schedule & Results
Winter Sports Schedules


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