| SEC Rant|| Auburn averages 8 wins after a season with 10 or more wins? - CapstoneGrad06 on 7/10/14 at 4:45 pm|
I heard this today. They also haven't won 10 or more in consecutive season since the Dye era. And have only won 10 or more thirteen times in their program's history. This was very surprising. Couple this with the fact that no one has repeated as SEC champions since 1997-1998 and it will be an intere...
| SEC Rant|| Marcell Dareus arrested again - CapstoneGrad06 on 6/2/14 at 7:44 pm|
[quote]The most recent incident resulted in three misdemeanors and four traffic violations, the Buffalo News reported Monday afternoon. The charges resulted from alleged street racing in Buffalo, where Dareus plays for the Bills.
| SEC Rant|| Top 100 Players per National Football Post - CapstoneGrad06 on 5/29/14 at 12:36 pm|
[quote]National Football Post did a list of the top 100 players in college football, with the criteria being a combination of past performance and projected development.
1. Jameis Winston, QB, Florida State
2. [b]Todd Gurley, RB, Georgia [/b]
3. Leonard Williams, DL, USC
4. Marcus Mariota, ...
| SEC Rant|| SEC in the College Football Hall of Fame - CapstoneGrad06 on 5/21/14 at 6:01 pm|
Dixie Howell, halfback, 1932-1934. Elected 1970
Don Hutson, end, 1932-1934. Elected 1951
Riley Smith, quarterback, 1933-1935. Elected 1985
Don Whitmire, Alabama and Navy, tackle, 1941-1944 (played at Alabama 1941-42). Elected 1956
Vaughn "Cisco" Manch...
| Alabama Sports Board|| 10 Best Moments in Alabama football history - PLEASE VOTE - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/30/14 at 6:29 pm|
The thread on the main board got me to thinking...
How would everyone vote? I've got to think about this one, but please chime in. My list is below. I really want enough votes to gauge how the fanbase looks at it.
I hope to get more responses to tabulate the most recurring. ...
| SEC Rant|| Greg McElroy "didn't appreciate" McCarron's A-Day Comments - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/21/14 at 7:44 pm|
The following is what A.J had to say when ESPN interviewed him during A-Day
[quote]"I felt like the captains, the older guys, we wanted it. We weren't complacent," he said during an on-field interview with ESPN. "I think if you ask coaches or any of them, they'll tell you that. It takes a full te...
| SEC Recruiting|| Miami DB Shawn Burgess-Becker commits to Alabama - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/19/14 at 5:51 pm|
A huge get out of south Florida. ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Chris Saylor's evaluations of kickers - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/19/14 at 5:26 pm|
We've signed a few guy that attended his camps and he raved about. Cade Foster and Adam Griffith among them.
Now, I think Griffith can become a solid kicker not unlike what Leigh Tiffin did, but does Saylor really know what he's talking about? ...
| SEC Recruiting|| CB Montrell Custis flips to Alabama from UK - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/14/14 at 5:36 pm|
Looks like a solid prospect. I didn't think he would flip this soon. ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Will any former Alabama golfers push for major PGA wins? - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/13/14 at 6:48 pm|
We've seen success of our golf team at the collegiate level the past few years. But the Masters has me wondering if any former golfers will show success on the PGA level. ...
| SEC Rant|| Sunday SEC Baseball Scores - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/13/14 at 6:36 pm|
Please Update Here:
Alabama takes the series on walkoff double ...
| SEC Rant|| Arkansas hires new Assistant Recruiting Coordinator - CapstoneGrad06 on 4/10/14 at 5:11 pm|
[quote]Daniel Bush, an Alabama alum who spent the past three years on Nick Saban's player personnel staff, was named Arkansas' new Assistant Recruiting Coordinator/Director of Personnel.[/quote]
| SEC Rant|| When will Arkansas score on Alabama again? - CapstoneGrad06 on 3/19/14 at 12:09 pm|
It has been a while. Alabama has scored 111 consecutive points versus Arkansas. That's with two consecutive 52-0 shutout wins too. ...
| SEC Recruiting|| 2015 Dadeville, Ala. DE Anfernee Jennings picks Alabama - CapstoneGrad06 on 3/6/14 at 4:32 pm|
[quote]I have committed to the University of Alabama.. #RTR
— Anfernee Jennings?* (@anferneejenning) March 6, 2014[/quote]...
| SEC Rant|| Dr. Andrews refutes reports about Kouandjio's knees - CapstoneGrad06 on 3/6/14 at 4:29 pm|
"I'm trying to put out fires that aren't even justified and to clear the record, I guess, is the best way to put it," Andrews told CBSSports.com. "It came out he had a failed ACL surgery -- that's not even close to the truth. His performance at the combine had nothing to do with his knee si...
| SEC Rant|| The NCAA Football Rules Committee doesn't have a single power conference rep. - CapstoneGrad06 on 2/18/14 at 6:28 pm|
Does anyone find this odd? No matter what side of the fence your on about current proposals, how can power conferences not be represented in any potential rules changes?
[quote]Of the 12 members of the rules committee, six come from Division I, three from Division II and three from Division III....
| SEC Recruiting|| 2015 TE Will Gragg - Pine Bluff, Ark. - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/31/14 at 12:25 pm|
He is attending Alabama's upcoming junior day. Saban visited his high school recently as well. There's word that he may commit this weekend.
What are Hog fans hearing? He seems like an eventual Arkansas signee either way, with his brother playing there. ...
| Help Board|| My perma-ban bet with Ocean... - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/29/14 at 12:07 pm|
Ocean and I had a ban bet over the recruitment of Marlon Humphrey. If he chose Alabama, he was gone. Florida St. and I was gone.
He's trying to renege because of their DC leaving. There were no such stipulations in the bet.
| SEC Recruiting|| 2015 DT Jonathan Ledbetter commits to Alabama - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/25/14 at 9:39 pm|
[quote]Alabama picked up its fifth commitment for the 2015 recruiting class on Saturday as Tucker, Georgia defensive tackle Jonathan Ledbetter pledged his commitment to the Crimson Tide, according to a report from BamaOnline.[/quote]
| SEC Recruiting|| Is Alabama's 2014 offensive line class the best ever (on paper)? - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/21/14 at 12:00 pm|
[quote] Cameron Robinson, the nation's No. 3 player and top-ranked offensive tackle in the 2014 class from West Monroe (La.) High School, is next in line. Robinson, who is joined in the class by top-ranked juco offensive tackle Dominick Jackson (San Mateo, Calif./College of San Mateo), knows there's...
| Alabama Sports Board|| How much does our fanbase owe on rent? - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/11/14 at 9:39 pm|
Lots of Tiger and Vol space being rented. ...
| Coaching Changes|| Doug Nussmeier to Michigan as OC? - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/8/14 at 5:19 pm|
Seems like a dumb move, but he isn't appreciated as he should be at Alabama.
Conceivable: An encouraged-to-look-around Doug Nussmeier could go to Michigan and open door for, yep, Lane Kiffin at Bama. Saban likes Lane.[/quote]
| Alabama Sports Board|| Alabama is entering uncharted territory - CapstoneGrad06 on 1/7/14 at 1:56 pm|
We talk all the time about the difficulty of maintaining a program. It is far easier to build it than continue the success for years on end. Well, for Alabama that time has truly arrived. The final members of the 2008 and 2009 recruiting classes have left. Those men came to Alabama with dreams of bu...
| Coaching Changes|| Does the Texas media recover from this? - CapstoneGrad06 on 12/13/13 at 10:16 pm|
I don't think they do for a while. ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Any news on Vogler's injury? - CapstoneGrad06 on 11/16/13 at 10:13 pm|
| SEC Rant|| Saban extending at Alabama at 7.2m/year - CapstoneGrad06 on 11/15/13 at 7:20 pm|
That's the new rumor. ...
| Alabama Sports Board|| Jacob Coker to have knee surgery - CapstoneGrad06 on 11/11/13 at 1:12 pm|
This could be relevant if he does indeed end up transferring to Alabama, as the rumor mill suggests.
| Alabama Sports Board|| Mark Ingram looking good against Dallas - CapstoneGrad06 on 11/10/13 at 9:55 pm|
He's finally healthy. ...
| SEC Rant|| Most Weeks Ranked #1 in the AP Poll - CapstoneGrad06 on 11/8/13 at 10:25 am|
1. Oklahoma 101 (2011)
2. Notre Dame 98 (2012)
3. Ohio State 94 (2010)
4. Southern Cal 91 (2012)
5. Nebraska 70 (2000)
[b]6. Alabama 68 (2013)[/b]
7. Miami 68 (2002)
8. Florida State 60 (2000)
9. Texas 45 (2008)
[b]10. Florida 41 (2009) [/b]
12. LSU 30 (2011)
17. Tennessee 18 (1998)
| SEC Rant|| Score predictions: Alabama-LSU - CapstoneGrad06 on 10/26/13 at 11:35 pm|