Photo report: Coaching staff, part 2

Head Coach Mike Shula would tell you that one of the smartest decisions he's made was retaining Joe Kines and the entire defensive staff. The move provided crucial continuity and carryover for the squad headed into the fall.
August 21, 2003

Motivation not a problem at Alabama

Alabama may be facing some serious problems getting ready for the 2003 season, but finding something to play for is not one of them. <br><br>Coaching the storied Crimson Tide program, Head Coach Mike Shula can use past success to remind his players what they're working toward.
August 14, 2003

Sights and scenes from fall camp

It's really impossible to explain how hot it gets practicing football under a blistering August Tuscaloosa sun. But pictures of the after-effects can come close. <br><br>How hot was it? Just ask the players.
August 11, 2003

Filling out the rotation at D-End

When it comes to the starting players, no one doubts Bama's talent at defensive end. But position Coach Paul Randolph knows he'll need a minimum of five athletes for an effective playing rotation. <br><br>"I feel good about my top two guys," Randolph said. "And at this point I feel good about the guys that I'll have rotating into the game."
August 4, 2003

Washington thinks about options

For a long time it appeared that Lorenzo Washington was going to be heading to Alabama. Has that changed?
July 23, 2003

Territories assigned for recruiting

When it comes to recruiting, at Alabama the task is a total staff effort.
July 9, 2003

Just how tough is the SEC?

Having recently joined the Tide staff from West Virginia, defensive ends coach Paul Randolph can bring some outside perspective to the job. And from what he's seen so far, the "take no prisoners" mentality in the Southeastern Conference is very real. <br><br>"I don't know if I'd call it ‘cutthroat' or not," he said, "but it's hard core."
June 25, 2003