Found January 05, 2013 on Throw The Flag:
  What happens when you are on a bus down to Miami for the BCS National Championship game as a cheerleader? Well, you probably get tired and fall asleep at some point. We checked the ol’ Twitter feed and a friend of the site @efmetz posted this. Obviously, we had to investigate because we have way too much time on our hands. Good ol’ @aldotcom sent a photog to cover UA cheerleaders arriving in Miami. So he took pictures of sleeping girls:… — Ellis Metz (@efmetz) January 5, 2013 This was the caption on The University of Alabama cheerleaders left early Jan. 4, 2013 for Miami, where the Crimson Tide football team will take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish Jan. 7. After 15 hours on a bus, the cheer team finally arrived, and they are preparing for a busy weekend leading up the big game. We’re just glad that the Alabama cheerleaders will be nice and rested for the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish on Monday. We don’t want to see any skimping ...

No. 6 Kentucky 87, Alabama 70

DeNesha Stallworth had 19 points and 10 rebounds to help No. 6 Kentucky beat Alabama 87-70 on Sunday. Samarie Walker added 15 points and 13 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-1, 2-0 SEC). The Wildcats led early on and the Crimson Tide (10-5, 0-2) were no match. Kentucky used a 16-4 run midway through the first half to go up 25-13. Alabama closed to four, but the Wildcats scored the...

Report: Two 'Bama players sent home

Alabama coach Nick Saban has sent home two backup players from the BCS championship game for violating curfew. A person with knowledge of the decision identified the players as freshman linebackers Dillon Lee and Ryan Anderson. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the school didn't release the names. A statement from Saban announced the disciplinary action. Alabama...

Alabama And Our Troops Got Some Snazzy New Duds For The BCS Title Game

There’s nothing like turning our attention to the BCS National Championship Game with a little game of what I like to call “Who’s Got the Sports Karma?” This is where I compare both teams – in this case the No. 1 Notre Dame Fighting Irish and the No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide – by not using boring stuff like statistics and offensive or defensive matchups, but by what they’ve...

Cooper Is Cool Alabama Playmaker

Former Miami Northwestern Senior High School Head Football Coach, Billy Rolle, held court daily for three years chauffeuring Amari Cooper and son B.J. daily to and from high school football practice. A fatherly concern evolved over the many hours spent in the company of the future Alabama star receiver.

Covering Dixie: The Cotton Bowl, Johnny Manziel, A.J. McCarron, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. You got a problem with that? Cotton Eyed Bowl. Good Bull Hunting's Cotton Bowl preview is a definite must-read, with a complete breakdown of Texas A&M going into the game. Everybody Wants You. Robert Cessna looks at the throngs trying to get their piece of the Johnny Manziel action. (The Bryan-College Station Eagle) I want...

Notre Dame versus Alabama point spread, betting odds and line

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Alabama Crimson Tide will play for the BCS Championship on Monday night. ESPN will carry the game between the No. 1 Fighting Irish and No. 2 Crimson Tide. Coverage for this game will begin at 8 pm EST from Sun Life Stadium in Miami, FL. In terms of history you would be hard pressed to find two programs who have had more success at the NCAA level...

Tide's kid stars Yeldon, Cooper prep for huge game

(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By JOHN ZENOR AP Sports Writer T.J. Yeldon and Amari Cooper are the latest Alabama freshmen to become instant stars. The Crimson Tide's precocious offensive players have put up big numbers and come through on the biggest stages of the season so far. They're two of the top threats to sting No. 1 Notre Dame's terrific...

Saban's wrath a blessing for Geno Smith

Freshman cornerback Geno Smith knows that when Nick Saban yells at him, screams at him, throws his straw hat in the air because of him, it's because the coach sees potential. Though hard to take at times, Smith says it's a blessing to play for the Alabama head coach.

Friday Audibles: Clowney’s Wikipedia, Did CU win?, iPhone 5s, and dresses

Jadeveon Clowney’s Wikipedia page may not be accurate – Throw The Flag Alabama Crimson Tide unveil Nike Pro Combat jerseys for National Championship – Die Hard Sport How Notre Dame coach Brian Kelly learned to win – SBNation Colorado Got Screwed by the Referees at the Buzzer, and Arizona Won in Overtime – The Big Lead Amar’e Stoudemire: No one ever taught me how to play...

Mixed fortunes for SEC in bowl season

English: Nick Saban after the Alabama vs. Arkansas game, thanking the Alabama student section. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)  The SEC may be considered the strongest conference in college football, but so far the 2012/13 bowl season hasn’t shown it.   Through Thursday’s games, in fact, the SEC is batting a mere .500 (a 3-3 record), with surprising losses for Florida (to Louisville...

Oakland can’t overcome poor shooting, fall to Alabama

It was a cold, cold Saturday for the Golden Grizzlies Saturday and I’m not talking about the weather. Oakland shot a depressing 27.1 percent from the field (16-59) en rout to a 65-45 loss to the Alabama Crimson Tide in the final non-conference game of the season. Duke Mondy led the way for Oakland with just 11 points and was one of two players on the Grizzlies squad that scored...

Saban: 'I want to be a college coach'

As he sat at a podium on his old turf at Sun Life Stadium, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was badgered some more about a potential return to the NFL. He says it's not happening.

Containing another mobile QB

NOTEBOOK: After Texas A&M's scrambler Johnny Manziel got the best of Alabama, the Crimson Tide has vowed to make sure that they don't make the same mistakes against Notre Dame's mobile quarterback Everett Golson.
All Sports News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.