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Five-star defensive tackle A’Shawn Robinson had been committed to Texas for over a year before flipping his commitment to Alabama. On signing day, he had one of the more unique National Signing Day press conferences, where he had a man dressed in an elephant costume deliver his Letter of Intent and a Crimson Tide hat.No, seriously, an elephant brought A’Shawn Robinson his Alabama hat. #signingday twitter.com/max_olson/stat…— Max Olson (@max_olson) February 6, 2013A’Shawn Robinson wins award for most creative announcement. More scenes from #SigningDay –> es.pn/Xp1crR twitter.com/RecruitingESPN…— RecruitingNation (@RecruitingESPN) February 6, 2013This is absolutely fantastic and definitely one of the most creative deliveries I’ve ever seen. Robinson definitely has a great sense of humor off the field, but his determination and skill on the field are undeniable. Alabama picked up a great commitment here.[@max_olson]
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Alex Collins is expected to finally sign with Arkansas on Thursday, but it sounds like the process has been anything but easy for the five-star running back from South Plantation High School in Florida. Collins’ mother, Andrea McDonald, does not want him leaving home, and she has reportedly made life incredibly difficult for him over the past week.
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Five-star recruit Reuben Foster paid a little homage to Nick Saban today when he signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Tide dressed as his soon-to-be head coach.
The future Alabama linebacker showed up for National Signing Day wearing the signature straw hat and an Alabama vest similar to the one that Saban dons at every practice.
If you don’t remember Foster...
The schedule for Alabama's annual Crimson Caravan, where Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and other Crimson Tide luminaries go out to meet and greet Crimson Tide supporters, has been released. This year tour is a little more Alabama-centric than last year's, though Saban will make appearances in New York City and Atlanta. Fans and boosters will also get a chance to...
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Alabama coach Nick Saban insists he doesn't get swept up in the signing day drama of recruits' televised announcements and last-minute change of hearts.
''But I must admit I didn't sleep real good last night,'' Saban said.
Everything turned out just fine for the Crimson Tide on Wednesday when the program that has won three of the last four national championships...
Just when you think National Signing Day - or as Black Heart Gold Pants calls it, "Creepypalooza" - couldn't get any creepier, along comes new Alabama recruiting class of 2013 member Reuben Foster to make things even creepier. Foster (aka "The Guy with the Auburn Tattoo") signed his letter of intent dressed as Alabama head football coach Nick Saban. ...
After de-committing from Auburn late in the recruiting cycle, all signs pointed at Dee Liner switching to Alabama. On Wednesday, the feeling became a reality as he announced for the Crimson Tide.
Alabama followers get the opportunity to hear directly from the Crimson Tide coach each spring when Bama has its Crimson Caravan. Tickets for the tour stops are now on sale.
The Alabama women’s basketball team fell, 65-53, to 15th-ranked South Carolina Thursday night in Foster Auditorium. With the loss, the Crimson Tide dips to 12-11 on the season and 2-8 in the Southeastern Conference while the Gamecocks improve to 20-3 overall and 8-2 in the league.
On signing day, Alabama had successfully recruited every player that had previously committed to the Crimson Tide. That doesn’t mean the Crimson Tide got every player it wanted. For various reasons, including the difficulty of competition, some prospects went looking elsewhere.