Posted November 13, 2013 on
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.

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...

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...

Even Pee-wee football teams are calling for Alabama now

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...

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...

Alabama Crimson Tide: 2013 Rest Of The Way Outlook

The 2013 college football regular season is rapidly coming to an end which means teams begin to see where they stand in terms of conference and national rankings. At this point in the season teams know whether or not they are a legitimate national title contender or even a contender in their own conference. The season outlook for the remainder of the 2013 season for the two-time...

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...

UA Men's Basketball Adds Three Signees

Both Kentucky and Alabama are in the nation's top 25 on early basketball signees after the week-long early signing period for winter and spring sports got underway Wednesday. The Crimson Tide signed three players and does not anticipate any additional signees in the early period. Bama will have 13 players on scholarship next year barring something unforeseen.

Even No. 1 Alabama needs help from role players

Even a team loaded with talent like No. 1 Alabama needs lesser-known players to step up big sometimes. Tana Patrick, Jalston Fowler and freshman tight end O.J. Howard delivered in a prime-time showdown with LSU, accounting for three touchdowns either prevented or scored in a victory decided by precisely that margin. Only Howard seems likely to become a star among that trio. Patrick...

Alabama-Mississippi St. Preview

Alabama's Nick Saban doesn't want his players to be in a celebratory mood this week after they impressively passed one of their final tests toward an undefeated regular season. It also might be difficult to convince his team that it'll get much of a challenge from Mississippi State. The top-ranked Crimson Tide haven't allowed more than 10 points during their five...

Covering Dixie: Nick Saban, Will Muschamp, A.J. McCarron, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - It's the SEC's world. Deal with it.  There's a possibility, but no chance. Nathan Rush gives "10 Reasons Why Nick Saban Will Be the Next Coach At Texas." Note: If you're using The Longhorn Network as a reason why Saban would leave 'Bama for Texas, you've already lost your argument. (Athlon Sports) ...

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...

EXCLUSIVE: Roll Tide vs. War Eagle

Woodbridge (Va.) five-star defensive end Da'Shawn Hand committed to Alabama on Thursday, and he is already battling for the Crimson Tide. Hand takes the mic and goes head-to-head with Vikings head coach and Auburn alum Karibi Dede, in this exclusive video.

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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