Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
is releasing 2013 Season Report Cards for all SEC teams. Here is how they graded Alabama:
SPECIAL TEAMS: B-
quote: Complete Story
The grading scale is always a little tougher when you've won consecutive national championships. While 11 wins is never anything to sniff at, even at Alabama, the Crimson Tide failed to win their own division and ended the season with back-to-back losses for the first time since the end of the 2008 season. In most cases, it's a season that would still qualify as a solid "B." But with the schedule being one of the cushier ones in the league, that takes the Tide's grade down a notch.