Download e-book for iPad: Back on Top!: The Alabama Crimson Tide's 2015-16 by Mark Mayfield

By Mark Mayfield

ISBN-10: 1613219709

ISBN-13: 9781613219706

It used to be becoming that Alabama and Clemson wear one in all college’s football’s maximum ever championship video games on a mystical January evening in Glendale, Arizona, with a blinding exhibit of athleticism, strength and center. while it was once performed, the pink Tide emerged with a jaw-dropping 45-40 victory and secured a virtually exceptional fourth nationwide collage soccer identify in seven years. simply Notre Dame, which crowned the linked Press university soccer polls 4 instances in seven seasons in the course of the Forties, has come just about an analogous feat. yet that used to be in an period whilst the Irish didn’t play in bowl video games, collage groups had shorter schedules, and there have been no scholarship limits. Even the powerhouses of Miami within the Eighties, Nebraska within the Nineties, and Southern Cal within the early-to-mid 2000s, by no means received as many championships in as brief a interval of time.

More staggering, Nick Saban, who will input his tenth season at Alabama q4, is now being heavily in comparison to the main mythical trainer in collage soccer heritage, Paul “Bear” Bryant, who gained six nationwide championships with the red Tide. these titles, although, have been unfold over Bryant’s 25-year tenure at Alabama. As nice as Bryant used to be, Saban has now emerged out of his shadow and right into a vaunted spot in collage soccer history.

Saban’s most recent staff, the 2015 version, can be remembered for a dominating entrance seven on security, a awesome resurgence after a turnover-filled early season loss, and a operating back—Derrick Henry—who shattered the Southeastern Conference’s 35-year-old single-season dashing list held by way of Herschel Walker. within the procedure, Henry turned Alabama’s second-ever Heisman Trophy winner, and entire with 2,219 dashing yards and 28 touchdowns—SEC files not really to be damaged each time soon.

again on Top! takes an in-depth glance again on the pink Tide’s demanding 2015 season, starting with the 1st online game opposed to Wisconsin on a impartial box in Dallas, and finishing with the varsity soccer Playoff’s nationwide championship video game within the Arizona desolate tract. It wall additionally pitch ahead to envision what Alabama lovers can count on in the course of Nick Saban’s tenth season in Tuscaloosa because the purple Tide reloads for one more championship run.

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