The last time the Crimson Tide played the Western Carolina Catamounts it was 52-0 back in 2004. Now, three years later, as the Nick Saban era kicks off at the University of Alabama, there remain unanswered questions about the Tide's defensive line, such as Saban's change from a 4-3 to a 3-4 defense, and the ankle injury to nose guard Brian Motley earlier this week.
August 30, 2007
One of the big surprises of Alabama spring practice was Keith Saunders finishing ahead of Bobby Greenwood as the number one right tackle. Almost everyone expected Mark Anderson's old job to to go Greenwood, who had been the top back-up in 2005. Almost as surprising is that Saunders has continued to hold onto the job.
October 11, 2006
Freshman defensive end Bobby Greenwood may be able to play in the Cotton Bowl, but he will have his hand in a cast. Greenwood suffered a broken hand in practice this week and underwent surgery. Following practice Thursday, Crimson Tide Head Football Coach Mike Shula said that doctors believe Greenwood will be able to play against Texas Tech.
December 22, 2005
In August, we wrote a story predicting the "Dirty Dozen" true freshman who woud be most likely to get their jerseys dirty on the field for Alabama this season.Ten of the 12 projected to play in 2005 actually took the field at some point this year.
November 22, 2005