Alabama : Scarbrough's Take

Quinnen Williams … Joins the List of the Best

Quinnen Williams … Joins the List of the Best

Lyn Scarbrough

January 09 To that illustrious list of all-time great the name of Quinnen Williams has been added. His play during the 2018 season certainly merited the recognition. But when the sophomore defensive tackle from Birmingham FULL STORY

Reuben Clarke, Ryan Parris and Football Thanks

Reuben Clarke, Ryan Parris and Football Thanks

Lyn Scarbrough

November 29 This past week, the week of Thanksgiving, the weekend of rivalries and the start of football playoffs, brought those two football teams into the headlines. It also brought those two players into the headlines … Reuben Clarke and Ryan Parris. FULL STORY

Mulder, Hoops and the SEC; Has Anybody Noticed?

Mulder, Hoops and the SEC; Has Anybody Noticed?

Lyn Scarbrough

November 13 In Lindy’s preseason hoops edition, five SEC teams were ranked in the Top 25 (Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi State, Auburn, LSU). Eight conference teams were predicted to play in the NCAA Tournament, matching the all-time record for the conference set last season. FULL STORY

SEC Teams – Take the  Fork in the Road

SEC Teams – Take the Fork in the Road

Lyn Scarbrough

October 31 But, the Tide’s schedule is the near opposite of LSU, one of the least difficult of all contending teams. The Tide has played only one nationally ranked team all season (Texas A&M, ranked No. 25 this week) FULL STORY

Tigers, Tide Tee It Up for Children’s of Alabama

Tigers, Tide Tee It Up for Children’s of Alabama

Lyn Scarbrough

October 23 “Children’s of Alabama is proud to partner with Devin in this competition featuring Auburn and Alabama lettermen and legends,” said Doug Dean, community and development coordinator for the facility. “The support goes directly to helping children and families receive FULL STORY

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Distance Between East & West of Biblical Proportions

Lyn Scarbrough

September 10 The giant chasm between the East and the West has been of near Biblical proportions for a while now, but if anything, it’s getting greater. And, divine intervention might be the only thing that could change that any time soon. FULL STORY

The Iron Bowl … Mother,  Okra and Dad Out Back

The Iron Bowl … Mother, Okra and Dad Out Back

Lyn Scarbrough

November 27 What happened in Jordan-Hare on Saturday certainly was that. No. 1 Alabama, winner of 30 consecutive regular season games, against No. 6 Auburn, the last team except Alabama to win the SEC championship. The winner would head to Atlanta FULL STORY

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

By the Numbers … Breaking Down This Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 22 There are more team and individual statistical categories that could have been included, but these are the ones most significant, as a team and as individuals. This does leave out placekicking (Auburn advantage) and punting (Alabama advantage), FULL STORY

What Makes a Real Rivalry?  Look at the Iron Bowl

What Makes a Real Rivalry? Look at the Iron Bowl

Lyn Scarbrough

November 21 Alabama leads the series with Auburn, 45-35-1, a comfortable margin for the Crimson Tide. But it is the closest of any regular Alabama opponent. Bama leads Georgia by 13 games and LSU and Tennessee by 17 games. FULL STORY

Just a Two-Team SEC Race Now … or Maybe Three

Just a Two-Team SEC Race Now … or Maybe Three

Lyn Scarbrough

September 25 Last week, the question … Among SEC teams, who’s really still in the game? This week, the answer … If Saturday’s games are indicators, only Alabama, Georgia and FULL STORY