Posted March 18, 2013 on
One can’t help but wonder if C.M. Newton, head of the NIT, thought about that 1979 Alabama-Northeastern game in Newton’s last year as coach of the Crimson Tide. Sunday night it was announced that Bama, a number one seed, would host Northeastern, a number eight seed, in the first round of this year’s National Invitation Tournament.
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At a rangy 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, Chris Williams shot up recruiting boards after an impressive junior season. Alabama offered in the winter and the four-star safety announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide on Tuesday.
Alabama had three batsmen in a row hit by pitches in the first inning against Tennessee at Sewell-Thomas Stadium Sunday. The Crimson Tide surrounded those “hits” with hits of their own in an eight-run first and went on to a 15-1 victory to take the opening Southeastern Conference series of the year.
Alabama was snubbed by the NCAA Tournament selection committee, but earned a No. 1 seed in the National Invitation Tournament. The Crimson Tide will host Northeastern Tuesday at 8 p.m. CT.
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Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron says that he feels like he's been in Tuscaloosa "15 years." (al.com)
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There are 24 ribs in the human body, 12 on each side. Four of those (two on each side) are not connected to the sternum. They are called floaters. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron could tell you about having floaters that sometimes seemed to be on a cruise while he was trying to play football. His ribs were popping out of place.
Nick Saban thought Chris Williams was calling to check in on Tuesday, but the four-star defensive back surprised by letting the coach know he waned to commit to the Crimson Tide. Williams did the same with his mother, which he details inside.