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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.
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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....
Roll Tide, indeed. After photos began to surface early in the day, the interwebs have been abuzz on Thursday over the phenomenal hat sported by an Alabama Crimson Tide fan at the SEC Media Days function. And as things often go in situations like these, the young man with the blingy cranium-capper has been identified, [...]The post Alabama fan’s National Title Ring Hat is fantastic...
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...
Alabama's coach has his fair share of detractors. And for the most part, they're well-earned. Along with all the hate that comes with winning three national championships in four seasons, the haters come out when you act like this:
Or when your name rhymes with this guy's:
But during SEC Media Days on Thursday, it was a Nick Saban fan who turned a compliment into morst...
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...
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’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...
Davion Hall earned his Alabama offer in May, well after pledging to the home-state Baylor Bears. But after Alabama's camp this week, the five-star wide receiver checked out Tuscaloosa and met Nick Saban in person for the first time.
(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...
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 [...]
HOOVER, Ala. AJ McCarron is a humble, team-first kid, by nature. For once, though, he seemed genuinely relieved to field questions about typically taboo topics, like dynasties and the Heisman Trophy.
Thanks to Johnny Manziel.
Last week, Manziel made national headlines when he was a no-show at a few events at the Manning Passing Academy in Thibodaux, La. (July 11-14) and subsequently...
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...