Tide's haul started at Saban's hiring 

November, 21, 2012
11/21/12
11:00
AM ET
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- For Nick Saban, his success started on the recruiting trail, not the football field.

In his first season, the University of Alabama head football coach went 6-6 and guided the Crimson Tide to a berth in the Independence Bowl, the lowly Independence Bowl, where they hung on to defeat Colorado.

Notable Movers In ESPN 300 Update
National recruiting director Tom Luginbill explains why three ESPN 300 prospects saw their rankings rise in the most recent update.
VIDEO PLAYLIST video

SEC SCOREBOARD

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