Alabama opens with QB battle, 3 suspended players
question mark for a team that was in national title contention before closing with losses to Auburn and then to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl . Saban said the Tide's challenge as a team is ''to sort of resurrect our identity, in terms of what we want Alabama
Ten teams ranked too high or too low in first coaches poll of 2014
erred. TEAMS RANKED TOO HIGH No. 3 Oklahoma Sooners Poor, Sooners. The minute they knocked off Alabama in last year’s Sugar Bowl you knew they’d be the designated team that gets propped up way too high to start the next season, thus creating unrealistic expectations. Oklahoma will boast
Oklahoma headlines Big 12 in preseason coaches poll
On the heels of their stunning win over Alabama in the Sugar Bowl , the Oklahoma Sooners checked in at No. 3 in the poll. Quarterback Trevor Knight played superbly in that Sugar Bowl win and is expected to build on that performance. The Sooners
Who will stand out in Oklahoma's receiving corps?
Derrick Woods, So. Woods caught just two passes last season, but one of them was for 20 yards against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl which, at the very least, gives Woods a degree of confidence heading into this season. Unlike the other receivers like
BCS bowl predictions: Auburn, Michigan St. will win in Pasadena
and Virginia Tech in the 2000 Sugar Bowl , or it’ll be the eighth straight ..... Michigan State 24, Stanford 20 Allstate Sugar Bowl : No. 11 Oklahoma vs. No. 3 ..... 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN The Sugar Bowl is normally the Holy Grail for
Bowl simulations: The computers pick winners for every game
Central Florida missed a field goal as time expired. Avg. Score, 1,001 Simulations: UCF 23 - Baylor 25 Allstate Sugar Bowl - Jan. 2, 2014 New Orleans, LA 27.5 72.5 11 Oklahoma (10-2) 24 3 Alabama (11-1) 31 QB AJ McCarron
Bob Stoops calls Nick Saban's Sugar Bowl comment an 'excuse'
Alabama ended its 2013 season by losing its final two games -- the Iron Bowl and then the Sugar Bowl against Oklahoma. On Tuesday, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban admitted that he had trouble getting his team prepared for the Sooners
Everything going Bob Stoops' way heading into season
and flexible. Not just in January's Sugar Bowl , a 45-31 victory over Alabama that ..... of motivation, Stoops, buoyed by the Sugar Bowl victory, finished off an excellent recruiting ..... that Alabama wasn't motivated for the Sugar Bowl with a mixture of bluntness and comedy
All That and a Bag of Mail: Bob Stoops Is Mad Edition
Roll Tide. On to the mailbag: Gavin writes: "What are your thoughts on Bob Stoops reacting to Nick Saban calling their Sugar Bowl a consolation game and him continuing to attack the SEC?" Bob Stoops is obsessed with the SEC because Texas A&M joining
CFB AM: Strong wants Texas-A&M rivalry back, says 'we need to play'
with some good, clean Internet fun. A day after Alabama coach Nick Saban said getting his players ready for last year’s Sugar Bowl against OU was like convincing them to play in a “consolation game,” Stoops laughed and called that an “excuse.” Stoops also criticized