Tide schedule preview: Arkansas 

July, 9, 2013
7/09/13
1:00
PM ET
Editor's note: The season is nearly upon us and TideNation is taking steps to get you ready for every one of Alabama's regular season opponents. Every Tuesday and Thursday we'll go through each week of the Crimson Tide's schedule, starting with the season-opener against Virginia Tech and closing with the finale against Auburn.

The rundown
2012 overall record: 4-8
2012 SEC record: 2-6, sixth in the SEC West
Nick Saban Talks Recruiting
Alabama is in line for its fourth straight No. 1 college football recruiting class. Nick Saban talks about his approach to building classes and the importance of developing incoming talent.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

SEC SCOREBOARD

Thursday, 8/28
Saturday, 8/30
Sunday, 8/31