Bama Unchallenged by MVSU

Mississippi Valley State wasn't talented enough to challenge Alabama Wednesday night, but there were a couple of players challenging for an enhanced role in the second half of the Southeastern Conference schedule which begins this weekend against South Carolina.
April 20, 2005

Pennington Makes Rare Decision

Alabama quarterback Spencer Pennington did something Wednesday that not many college football players do. He ended his football career by a decision of his own choosing.
January 12, 2005

Pennington Builds

Almost all who follow Alabama football have the same mental picture of junior quarterback Spencer Pennington. In the final game of the regular season, facing almost certain defeat at the hands of Auburn, Pennington didn't give up. He directed a two-minute drill (actually 2:16) as he drove the Crimson Tide 84 yards in 11 plays, finishing with an 18-yard touchdown pass to freshman D.J. Hall.
December 21, 2004

Focusing on a New Set of Tigers

When the tape shuts off and the lights come on. That's the time when all the frustrations of another so-close-yet-so-far-away game are set aside, not to be thought of until season's end. That's what the players and coaches say, at least. But how can a beat up squad so easily and so quickly put the 26-10 loss to LSU in the past?
November 14, 2004

In Search Of Completions

Dave Rader, Alabama's offensive coordinator and quarterback's coach, is aware of the "snowball effect"–a gathering of momentum like a snowball rolling downhill. And the snowball effect is what Rader is looking for in Alabama's passing game.
October 20, 2004