The Alabama Crimson Tide are the toast of college football. They are defending the national championship, the preseason No. 1 in the Coaches Poll and they have two quarterbacks who could start at any Division I program.
Head coach Nick Saban has the recipe for a dynasty, but the access inside the program has never been offered like it is now. Partners ESPN, JM Associates, and Sport & Story have teamed up for a four-part series peaking inside the nation’s top college football program.
From positional battles to defending the College Football Playoff national championship to eating enough food for three people, there has never been an in-depth look like this in college athletics before.
In the mold of HBO’s Hard Knocks, Alabama Training Days: Rolling with the Tide offers unique access into what it’s like to be a member of the Alabama Crimson Tide, one of the premier programs in the country.
Episode one dropped, and now we’ve got something to steal an hour of our time.
Sit back and enjoy the first installment of Alabama’s all-access series.
This unique perspective into the entire Alabama operation really is incredible. Understanding the mindset of embarking on a championship campaign, from assistant coaches to the players themselves, is truly remarkable.
It’s such a cool sight to see the first-hand accounts of Alabama football players from behind closed doors detailing the program’s preparation.
It’s been a championship-filled decade, winning five of the last nine national titles, but going six for ten would be unheard of in modern sports.
Alabama football returns to the field when the Crimson Tide take on Louisville on September 1.