Found November 14, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
A wise man once said... In college football right now there is little question who "The Man" is. Alabama is still the team to beat and it seems everybody wants to take a crack at them. Oregon fans wanted them before facing Stanford. Now fans of Florida State have been heard echoing that same chant. Auburn fans are getting in on the act as well, and even Alabama fans are having fun with the idea. As it turns out, Alabama and Auburn fans aren't even the only ones in their own state that want a piece of the Crimson Tide. This pee-wee football team in Mobile, Alabama has started to call out the two-time defending BCS champions after polishing off their own championship at the third and fourth grade level...   WE WANT BAMA Signs for 3rd/4th Grade Youth Champs in Mobile, Alabama. Awesome! RT @Ctomemobile — Jim Dunaway (@jimdunaway) November 14, 2013   Helmet sticker to Lost Lettermen. Follow Crystal Ball R...

Top-ranked Alabama lands elite prospect: Da'Shawn Hand commits to Crimson Tide

His final decision came down to three storied college football programs: Florida, Michigan, and Alabama. While there may have hardly been a wrong choice, on Thursday the defensive end from Woodbridge, Va. decided the best school for him belonged in the Southeastern Conference. Five-star prospect Da'Shawn Hand has officially committed to Alabama. Yes, the country's top-ranked...

Pee Wee team: Bring it on, Alabama!

It feels like everyone wants a piece of Alabama these days -- except for the teams that actually play the Crimson Tide. [See also: PHOTOS: College football's hottest cheerleaders ] First it was Oregon . Then it was Ball State . Now they're joined by a Pee Wee football team in Mobile, Ala., that captured the city's third- and fourth-grade age group championship. After...

Alabama-LSU nabs another high rating for the SEC on CBS

Southeastern Conference football has always been of utmost importance to each school's fans and to the region itself, but the television ratings from the SEC on CBS brand are continuing to show a growing interest in the South's best sporting product. Last Saturday's primetime game between LSU and Alabama on CBS garnered an average national household rating/share of...

Nations Top DE Recruit Da’Shawn Hand Commits To Alabama

Alabama football is the gift that just keeps on giving. is reporting that Hand chose the Crimson Tide over Michigan and Florida during an announcement at his Woodbridge, Va. high school. Hand, a 6-foot-4, 254-pound prospect rated a unanimous five-star prospect by the major recruiting services.  I would have to assume that landing Hand had to come with a promise that Saban...

Photo: Texas A&M Commit DeShawn Washington Mocks Alabama For Sending Him Recruiting Mail

Texas A&M commit DeShawn Washington, a class of 2014 four-star defensive tackle from Texas, doesn’t seem to appreciate that Alabama continues to send him mail after he’s already chosen to play for the Aggies. He mocked the Crimson Tide on Twitter earlier Friday night – check this out: Nice try Bama — DeShawn Washington (@OMG_Waterfront) November...

Top Recruit Da’Shawn Hand Picks Alabama

Da’Shawn Hand, Rivals’ No. 1 overall football recruit for the Class of 2014, chose which school he would be playing college football at today…and the rich get richer. Hand chose Alabama over Florida and Michigan, meaning the defensive end will be receiving his leadership from Nick Saban over the next handful of years. That is, of course, assuming Saban doesn’t turn in his...

Mack Brown On Saban To Texas: “If I Do My Job Well, There’s No Job To Get”

One of the storylines that has been hanging around this college football season is the potential move of Nick Saban to Texas for 2014. Now, to be clear, Saban has vehemently denied these rumors and having any interest at all, and Texas still has a head football coach after all — Mack Brown has the Longhorns 6-0 in the Big 12, currently leading the conference. Despite the turnaround...

Mack Brown: Nick Saban Is Not Trying To Take My Job

Mack Brown can see the writing on the wall, and is trying to hold off his inevitable departure from Texas for another year or two. Texas has won six straight games since September, and that awful loss to BYU is a somewhat distant memory.  Brown of course has dealt with widespread criticism in the face of rumors about Nick Saban replacing as Longhorns head coach. Brown says he and...

Tide Basketball Meets Texas Tech

So that Alabama-Oklahoma game last week, Bama blowing a big lead and losing to Oklahoma in Dallas, wasn’t part of the SEC-Big XII Challenge, even though the Crimson Tide is in the Southeastern Conference and Oklahoma in the Big XII. The Challenge actually tips off Thursday night, and Bama is a part of it.

Top high school football recruit Da’Shawn Hand commits to Alabama

Tweet The rich just got even richer in college football Thursday, when 5-star recruit Da’Shawn Hand announced that he will be attending Alabama next year. Hand, a 6’4″, 250-260lb defensive end from Virginia, is the fourth-ranked prospect in the country by, while has Hand ranked as the top recruit overall. The athletic 18...

5-Star Recruit Da’Shawn Hand Commits to Alabama

Alabama has landed 5-star and overall #1 defensive end Da’Shawn Hand.  Hand announced today in front of his Woodbridge High School classmates that he was committing to Alabama.  According to ESPN Recruiting Nation Football, Hand received offers from 37 schools including Notre Dame, USC, and mulitple SEC schools.  Hand narrowed his choices down to three and visited Michigan,...

Releford Has 29 In Bama Victory

Trevor Releford dazzled with outside shooting and spectacular drives and an Alabama zone defense throttled Texas Tech as the Crimson Tide opened its home season in Coleman Coliseum Thursday night with a 76-64 win over the Red Raiders.
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