The Athletic: The little-known group of recruiting grunts who helped Alabama build a dynasty

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By Ray Glier – for The Athletic February 6, 2018 In​ early​ 2009, on the second floor of​ the Alabama football headquarters in the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility,​ there was​ a windowless​​ room, approximately 12 feet by 12 feet. This room, which had one door, was down on the left in an interior hallway. The walls of this room … Read More

The New York Times: ‘The Process’ Can’t Always Beat the Breaks

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By Ray Glier – for The New York Times December 2, 2013 Alabama has become the envy of college football because it has won three national championships in four seasons under, utilizing a heavy-on-fundamentals formula that Saban refers to as a process. The Crimson Tide has also produced 24 N.F.L. draft picks, including 11 first-rounders in the last four drafts with … Read More