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The Subtle Problem with Targeting: Turning officials into bad lawyers interpreting an even worse law

Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY SportsThe NCAA just can’t seem to get this targeting rule nailed down. Last week, the NCAA announced some tweaks to the most subjective and inconsistently-thrown flag in the game.First, let’s see what has been changed with the terms of rule. Blindside blocks, for one. Not only will they be penalized, but the vicious crack
It was the final home stand of the season for Alabama and the Crimson Tide ran into a hot and feisty Kentucky team. The #22 Wildcats came into Tuscaloosa on a high after sweeping three from top-15 Auburn and run-ruling Eastern Kentucky.TUESDAYAlabama 6 Belmont 4Bama beat the Bruins in a game played in Cullman, AL. Read all about it here.FRIDAYKentu
When your name is Nick Saban, privacy is a mere fantasy, particularly when something like a hip replacement is on the schedule. As such, Chris Low, Alex Scarborough and Mark Schlabach of ESPN collaborated on a fine piece detailing the play-by-play of Saban’s surgery and recovery. Like most modern hip replacements it was an outpatient procedure, and
Alabama OLB Chris Allen (No. 4) tackles RB Brian Robinson in 2019 A-Day Game: Marvin Gentry - USA TODAY SportsSay goodbye to the unit that took the field in 2018. For the University of Alabama, its defense under Nick Saban and coordinator Pete Golding owned the stage during Saturday’s spring game. After having issues in the secondary and linebacker
ByCharlie Potter 84 minutes agoTUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama head coach Nick Saban spoke to reporters Saturday following the Crimson Tide's annual A-Day Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Below is everything Saban said after the White team's 31-17 win over the Crimson team in his final press conference of the spring.Calls out media coaches“Who were the wi
2020 5-star WR Julian Fleming from Catawissa, PA with Tino Sunseri (Bama analyst, former Pitt QB) and WR coach Holmon Wiggins.McEACHERN-POWDER SPRINGS FOURJamil Burroughs 2020 4-star DT, Javon Baker 2020 4-star WR (Bama commit), Carlos Del Rio 2021 4-star QB, Kyle Mann 2020 3-star DTCaden Clark, 2020 4-star TE, Akron, OH - Bama commitJayson Jones,
Five-star Tide target Reggie Grimes talks about his visit to Alabama for A-Day. Original link
Photo via Cane Berrong's Twitter account4-Star tight end, Cane Berrong, was one of the many top recruits in Tuscaloosa for A-Day on Saturday.Berrong is the No.1 tight end in the 2021 recruiting class. This was the first time Alabama got Berrong on campus since they offered him on Mar. 8. The atmosphere in Bryant Denny Stadium on a rainy Saturday sp
Alabama’s spring practice is a wrap. Below are some combined quick stats for you to ruminate over for the next four months.PASSINGTua Tagovailoa 19-37-1, 265 yards, 1 TDMac Jones 19-23-1, 271 yards, 2 TDsTaulia Tagovailoa 6-9-1, 93 yards, 1 TDPaul Tyson 1-5-1, 8 yardsSlade Bolden 1-1-31 yards(Layne Hatcher played but did not attempt a pass)RUSHINGB
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Nick Saban wants answers.Following Alabama’s A-Day Game on Saturday, the Crimson Tide head coach wanted to know if the media coaches for the losing Crimson team (first-team offense, second-team defense) had found their way to his postgame press conference inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.“I’ve got some questions for you, aight,” Saba
Revisiting five predictions following Saturday's A-Day game at Bryant-Denny Stadium.Original link