Posted April 14, 2012 on
One was a newcomer. One was an up-and-comer. That was the pre-spring assessment of a couple of men in new roles for the Alabama Crimson Tide. In the A-Day Game Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium they were recognized for outstanding accomplishments.

Trent Richardson taking leukemia patient Courtney Alivis to her senior prom

Courntey Alvis had to a face a life-changing moment at the age of 16 when she was diagnosed with leukemia. Because of her weakened immune system, Alvis was told she basically couldn’t leave her house — no driving, no going to the mall, no seeing a movie or taking part in anything that a healthy high schooler would be off enjoying. Alvis was told that she could attend her junior...

More Tigers Face Alabama Baseball

There really is only one highlight for Alabama baseball this year and that is last weekend’s unexpected sweep of Auburn. This week the Crimson Tide gets the challenge of another set of Tigers at Alex Box Stadium in Baton Rouge.

Trent Richardson attends prom with 17 year old cancer patient

In a move that proves that not all football players are selfish and uncaring, former Alabama Running Back and future NFL draftee Trent Richardson attended  a prom with 17-year-old cancer survivor Courtney Alvis, as reported by WBRC news in Birmingham, Alabama. Richardson arriving with his date Richardson, 13 days before the NFL Draft, arrived at Hueytown High School’s auditorium...

Trent Richardson Ditches Cleats for Dancing Shoes on One Very Special Night

No matter your SEC allegiance you always like to hear stories of young men doing good things and the story of Trent Richardson taking a 17-year old cancer survivor to her senior prom is one of those stories. Alabama football star Trent Richardson attended Hueytown High School senior prom Saturday night, wrapping up a dream week for a 17-year-old cancer survivor. Richardson and...

Freshman Yeldon shines in Alabama's spring game

New Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon made a nice first impression. The freshman had 88 yards rushing and 91 yards receiving in the Crimson Tide's spring game Saturday before 78,526 fans. The highly touted tailback who enrolled in January is among the crop of runners vying for carries with the departure of Heisman Trophy finalist Trent Richardson to the NFL. Yeldon led the White...

Alabama Baseball Falls To LSU

BATON ROUGE, La. – Alabama was held to two hits in a 7-1 Southeastern Conference loss to No. 3 LSU on Saturday night from Alex Box Stadium. With the loss, the Crimson Tide falls to 13-22 overall and 4-10 in SEC play, while the Tigers improve to 29-7 and 10-4 in conference play.

Alabama Spring Game Recap

FOXSportsNext's Britton Lynn caught up with the Crimson Tide after their annual A-Day game.

Courtney Upshaw Big-Game Ability Would Help Patriots' Pass Rush if Concerns Cause Draft-Day Slide

The Patriots need to address the edge of their defensive front in the draft, and they might have an opportunity to do just that by selecting one of the country's premier big-game players. Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw had three sacks in the team's last two bowl games, and he was dominant in the Crimson Tide's national championship victory against LSU. Yet...

Elder – Courtney Upshaw scouting report

Courtney Upshaw/DE-OLB/Alabama: Hard hitter, sure tackler, closes well. Not a great athlete. Burst is just “good enough.” Maintains speed during his rush angle. Doesn’t always time the snap well, which is a problem because he doesn’t have great burst off the snap. Scheme diverse (played as both 3-4 OLB and 4-3 DE). Dropped into coverage [...]

CB Averett Talks Alabama Commitment

Woodbury (N.J.) High cornerback Anthony Averett wanted to see Alabama, so he traveled there this weekend. He is leaving as a member of the Crimson Tide's 2013 class after committing to coach Nick Saban. Averett then spoke to about his decision.

Williams Thinks Spring Was Good

Already recognized as one of the SEC’s top defensive ends and an NFL prospect, Alabama senior Jesse Williams had a rather interesting spring and renewed acquaintances with a practice rival at the same time. Williams, an athletic 6-4, 300-pounder, moved inside to nose guard this spring after the departure of veterans Josh Chapman and Nick Gentry.

Saban’s Comments On Tide Scrimmage

Alabama football coach Nick Saban felt Saturday after his team’s A-Day game like dozens of other college football coaches across the land: very optimistic about his football team.

RBs have gem at top, variety later

Alabama's Trent Richardson is a complete back who figures to go in the top five picks. Doug Martin, David Wilson, Robert Turbin, Lamar Miller and Chris Polk make up the second tier.
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