TideSports' Terrin Waack sits down with Tommy Deas and Cecil Hurt to rewind the clock and remind people what kind of program Nick Saban inherited when he took over Alabama in 2007. Since then, he has won the Crimson Tide five national championship titles.
Former Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri joins the show to talk about his family ties to Tennessee and Alabama and his relationship with Vol coach Jeremy Pruitt. He also talks about what he's seen from Alabama's secondary, the challenges of playing defense for the Crimson Tide, and the maddest Nick Saban ever got at him in practice.
TideSports' Cecil Hurt, Tommy Deas and Ben Jones talk about the leading candidates for the Heisman Trophy. Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Ohio State's Dwayne Haskins and Oklahoma's Kyler Murray are all in the picture in mid-October. They also discuss some potential dark horse candidates who could help themselves with big games in the coming weeks.
Dave Matter of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch joins Ben Jones to preview Alabama's game against Missouri on Saturday. They talk about QB Drew Lock's NFL prospects, the color of Derek Dooley's pants and whether Missouri's secondary is ripe for the picking of Alabama's explosive passing game.
TideSports' Tommy Deas and Cecil Hurt sit down to discuss where teams currently stand in the College Football Playoff picture. Alabama controls its own destiny. But if the Crimson Tide stumbles, which dark horse could present a problem.
Former Alabama radio analyst Phil Savage joins the podcast to discuss his book, 4th & Goal Every Day. Savage worked with Nick Saban early in their careers with the Cleveland Browns and became color analyst for Alabama in 2009. The book talks about Nick Saban's strengths as an evaluator and how the program has built sustained excellence in the last decade.
Cecil Hurt, Terrin Waack and Ben Jones discuss the impact of the new redshirt rule after the fifth game of the season. They talk about Alabama's quarterback situation and Jalen Hurts' decision not to redshirt, which freshmen could still play this season and Nick Saban's opinion on the rule
The TideSports staff picks the Week 5 SEC games against the spread as well as BYU-Washington, Stanford-Notre Dame and Penn State-Ohio State. Alabama enters the week as a 49-point favorite at home against Louisiana-Lafayette.
Marq Burnett has covered Alabama football for several outlets since he was a student in 2011. He joins TideSports' Ben Jones to discuss life covering Nick Saban, including the biggest press conference eruptions from the coach. They also discuss their favorite moments and games covering the program.
TideSports' Ben Jones, Cecil Hurt and Terrin Waack sit down to do what Alabama coach Nick Saban asked of the media after last Saturday's win over Texas A&M: look into what the Crimson Tide hasn't been doing well.
Ben Baby of The Dallas Morning News joins Ben Jones to talk about Alabama's next matchup with Texas A&M. They discuss Jimbo Fisher's arrival and expectations in his first season along with his relationship with Nick Saban. They also discuss how Texas A&M's offense and defense has changed and the off-field momentum for the Aggies in recruiting.
TideSports' Terrin Waack and Cecil Hurt sit down to discuss Alabama's current wide receivers, Henry Ruggs III, Jerry Jeudy and DeVonta Smith. The three are already showing their potential in the passing game, and it's interesting to watch because the Crimson Tide has a history of one standout receiver rather than multiple. Think Julio Jones, Amari Cooper and Calvin Ridley.
The TideSports staff gathers to make its picks for the third week of the college football season. Included in the nonconference games are Boise State at Oklahoma State and TCU vs. Ohio State. Alabama is a 20.5-point favorite against Ole Miss.
The Clarion-Ledger's Ole Miss beat reporter, Maddie Lee, joins The Bama Beat to break down Saturday's matchup with TideSports' Terrin Waack. Lee gives an inside look at the Rebels' positives on offense and negatives on defense. She also explains the story behind the Landshark.
Ben Jones and Cecil Hurt discuss the best offenses of the Nick Saban era, including the dominant 2012 unit and Lane Kiffin's first season in 2014. Alabama scored 50 points in both of its first two games for the first time since 1925. What about this year's offense makes Alabama so dangerous?
The TideSports staff gathers to make its picks for the second week of college football games. Cecil Hurt, Tommy Deas, Ben Jones and Terrin Waack pick every SEC game against the spread as well as Air Force-Florida Atlantic, Penn State-Pitt and Southern Cal-Stanford.