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Revisiting 1992

The Tuscaloosa News coverage of 1992
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1992 season newspapers - Images by TideSports Photo
Alabama football stats since 1990
Like Saban in 2009, Stallings won a national title in his third year as the Crimson Tide's head coach. Like Saban, Stallings succeeded with an interesting mixture of his own recruits - especially among the true sophomore class - and those who were already there when he arrived.
Recruiting spotlight: John Copeland
Recruiting spotlight: Jay Barker
Recruiting spotlight: Antonio Langham
Recruiting spotlight: David Palmer
Part 2: The philosopher coach
All seven of Stallings' Alabama football teams were reflections of the Stallings philosophy, though the 1992 national championship team was, almost certainly, the supreme expression.
Stallings: 'Never in doubt'
Stallings had a way with words
Embracing Bryant's legacy
John Mark Stallings left his mark on Tuscaloosa
Part 3: Championship season
If Alabama was poised to position itself for a run at the 1992 national championship, it wasn't equipped to do so in runaway fashion.
Game spotlight: Tulane
Game spotlight: Mississippi State
Game spotlight: Auburn
Part 4: A clash of titans
Miami came into the national title game riding a 29-game winning streak, but the Hurricanes hadn't seen anything like what Bill Oliver had cooked up for them.
Barker the perfect quarterback for Stallings' system
The greatest play that never was
Alabama fans celebrate Sugar Bowl win
Sherman Williams reflects
Part 5: The aftermath
The 1992 national championship touched off a celebration in Alabama, yet before the sun rose in New Orleans the seeds of UA's downfall began to take root.
Parade saluted Alabama's champions
1992 championship still resonates
One writer saw it coming