Found July 18, 2013 on College Spun:
Alabama has won three of the past four national titles in college football — right now the rest of the college football world is looking up at the Crimson Tide. And, of course, Alabama fans will let you know that. One fan at SEC Media Days is making quite a fashion statement — he appears to be wearing a massive hat that was made to look exactly like an Alabama championship ring — check it out: I wonder if this guys is an Alabama fan? #secmediadays — FWAA (@TheFWAA) July 18, 2013 This is totally ridiculous, but I can’t deny that Alabama fans have a right to be proud of their team, and probably a right to brag, too.

Video tour of Alabama’s fancy new football facilities

The new facilities for the Alabama Crimson Tide football team features state-of-the-art everything. Here's the video tour for your viewing pleasure.

Alabama fans treat Saban like rock star in Hoover

They slip him in the back like Elvis, surrounded by an entourage of serious-looking men in dark suits and red ties. Nick Saban entered the Wynfrey Hotel through a service elevator that went straight from a parking deck to a kitchen on the second floor. When he finally entered the hallway for his SEC Media Days obligations, the circus began. Saban showed no hint of surprise when...

Saban: There is no comparing him to legendary Bryant

HOOVER, Ala. -- Nick Saban has won two consecutive national championships at Alabama and three overall in his first six seasons. It took Bear Bryant eight years to get that many titles. But Saban stressed at Thursday's SEC Media Days that there's no comparing him to the Hall of Famer. "I don't think I have any reason that anybody should do that," he said....

Saban, no comparison to Bryant

Alabama coach Nick Saban isn't interested in comparisons to Bear Bryant. Speaking at Southeastern Conference media days Thursday, Saban says he sees no reason ''anybody should do that. I think Bear Bryant is probably the greatest coach ever in college football.'' Saban cited Bryant's accomplishments and consistency over a long period of time. He led the...

ESPN’s Joe Schad Reports That A.J. McCarron Unsuccessfully Tried To Wake Up Johnny Manziel

Yesterday, Johnny Manziel was grilled about his early departure from the Manning Passing Academy this past weekend. Johnny explained that he “overslept” the morning meetings, which stirred up quite a bit of controversy. Manziel also revealed that he was roommates with Alabama’s A.J. McCarron at the Academy, which caused many people to question why McCarron didn’t wake him...

A.J. McCarron Doesn’t Go To ESPY Awards, Tweets He Is Working To Get Another Championship Instead

Alabama’s star quarterback A.J. McCarron didn’t get to go to Los Angeles tonight for the ESPY Awards — and it doesn’t seem that he’s too upset about it. In fact, McCarron decided to take a shot at the athletes in attendance on Twitter: You’re right I’m not at the espy’s! I don’t have to be at a award show to know what my team did. I’m back at school working to...

Alabama fan wears National Championship ring hat to SEC Media Days

This Alabama Crimson Tide fan, Shannon Villa, showed up to the SEC Media Days fully decked out in Crimson Tide gear and wearing a National Championship ring hat that cost him $300.  Hundreds of Crimson Tide fans showed up to The Wynfrey Hotel in Hoover, Alabama looking for autographs.  Leave it to the guy named Shannon to buy a ridiculously gaudy hat to go with his necklace and...

Inside tour of Alabama’s amazing new facilities

For the past few months, bits and pieces of the new Alabama Crimson Tide football facilities have been leaking out and now, Alabama posted a full tour courtesy of Tide TV of the finished $9 Million facility. Some of the features include: Player lounge with arcade, TV lounge, pool tables, nutrition bar. A hallway filled with jerseys of Crimson Tide first round picks under Nick Saban...

AJ McCarron details differences between him and Johnny Manziel

Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron would not address a report that said he tried to wake up an oversleeping Johnny Manziel at the Manning Passing Academy last weekend because the Crimson Tide QB said he did not want to get into another player’s business. But in the process of explaining why he would not comment on [...]

Transcript Of Saban At SEC Media Days

Here is a transcript of Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban’s address and question and answer period before the print journalists at Southeastern Conference Media Days in Hoover on Thursday:

Alabama Counting On AJ And C.J.

Over the past five years at Alabama, Coach Nick Saban’s relationship with quarterback AJ McCarron has flourished, and he’s understandably happy to have a fifth-year senior quarterback at the helm. “We have a wonderful quarterback who has developed and become a very good leader on our team,” Saban said at SEC Media Days in Hoover Thursday. added that McCarron’s role could expand.

Saban on Center Stage

HOOVER, Ala. -- As per usual at SEC Media Days, the Alabama fan contingent reflected the preseason media polls on Thursday as Nick Saban and company took to the stage. was there with cameras rolling...

Nick Saban is like WHO?

(AP Photo/Dave Martin) College football is just around the corner. Bring on SEC media days! In case you don’t know, SEC media days is a chance for media and fans alike to flock to Hoover, Alabama’s Wynfrey Hotel for a chance to interview and meet some of the Southeastern Conference’s best players and coaches. On Thursday afternoon, BCS defending championships, the Alabama Crimson...
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