Blake Sims

Blake Sims talks FAU win

Sims passed for 214 yards with two touchdowns and ran for a third in his second straight start, all in the first three quarters. He was 11-o…

Alabama running back Kenyan Drake (17) scores a touchdown in front of Florida Atlantic defensive back Anthony Hamilton (36) in the first half of an NCAA college football game  Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Sims and Coker lead Alabama past FAU 41-0 in game called early due to lightning

Alabama's home opener was called due to lightning in the area, but not before Blake Sims threw for 214 passing yards and Jake Coker threw fo…

Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper (9) scores a touchdown in the first half against Florida Atlantic during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

PHOTOS: Alabama vs. FAU

Blake Sims had 214 passing yards and Jake Coker threw for 202 to lead No. 2 Alabama to a 41-0 win over Florida Atlantic on Saturday in a gam…

Walk of Champions

Web Extra: Alabama’s Walk of Champions

Alabama is set to take on Florida Atlantic University in the Crimson Tide's 2014 home opener. It's not an Alabama home game without the team…

New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady laughs as he speaks to reporters prior to team practice in Foxborough, Mass., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The Patriots are preparing for their opening NFL football game against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday in Miami. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Division matchups spice NFL openers

The NFL has spiced up the end of the regular season with a steady diet of division matchups. It hasn't done a bad job of juicing the opening…