Alabama Crimson Tide Mark Ingram (22) kisses the trophy after the BCS Championship NCAA college football game against the Texas Longhorns in Pasadena, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010. Alabama defeated Texas 37-21. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Rating the Nation: Best BCS-era Teams

Ahead of the 2014 college football season, The Associated Press asked its panel of Top 25 voters, who are known for ranking the nation’s top…

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims (6) talks with offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, left, during the fourth quarter of an NCAA college football game against West Virginia on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, in Atlanta, Ga. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Alabama-Arkansas preview capsule

An Alabama team still reeling after last week’s 23-17 loss at Mississippi hopes to rebound on the road against the Razorbacks.

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Armchair Quarterback: Archie Weaver

Fresh off a huge weekend of college football that displayed the highs and lows of football in Alabama, Jim Dunaway returned to talk college …

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake (17) waves while being taken off the field after an injury inring the first half of an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Oxford, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. (AP Photo/The Daily Mississippian, Thomas Graning)

Saban: Drake, Devall undergo surgery

Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday it could be 8-10 weeks before Drake can start trying to work his way back. He said tailback Derric…

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PHOTOS: Alabama falls to Ole Miss 23-17

The Alabama Crimson Tide traveled to Oxford, Mississippi, on Oct. 4 to take on the Ole Miss Rebels in what was largely tabbed as one of the …