Found February 27, 2013 on
Crystal Ball Run:
At this point, we’ve basically run out of ways to say “Alabama is really good at this whole football thing.” That tends to happen after a team wins three titles in four years (let alone does it in the current climate of college football), finishes with three of the last four top ranked recruiting classes, and just graduated a class that won a staggering 50 games. So yeah, I guess what we’re trying to say is that it ain’t bad to be Nick Saban these days. Yet over the past few weeks, the rich have incredibly, somehow got richer. That’s because in addition to all the on the field accolades, the program also just got a major upgrade off the field too, with a sparkling new $9 million strength and conditioning facility that’s just about ready for opening. According to reports the facility is for all Alabama student-athletes, and features just about every amenity a 19-year-old athlete could ever dream of (Including yes, even a juice and nutrition bar. Only at Alabama, huh?). Regar...
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Nick Saban laid down the law on Wednesday, booting the four recently arrested players off of the Alabama football team.
Nick Saban offered Dylan Moses, an eighth grader, a full-ride football scholarship to the University of Alabama. Moses is 6’1″ and 215 pounds.
This is ridiculous. Moses will not enter college until 2017. Moses will be a Freshman at University Lab High School in Baton Rouge. He is 14.
Moses’s father told AL.com,
“We got the invitation to come to Alabama’s Junior...
Kerryon Johnson is one of the top class of 2015 prospects in the South and he’s already one of the best in the state of Alabama regardless of class. With a few offers already on the table, he took a trip to Tuscaloosa over the weekend to experience Alabama’s Junior Day where he met with Nick Saban once again.
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Four players for two-time defending national champion Alabama have been dismissed from school following their arrests after two robberies on campus.
University spokeswoman Deborah Lane said Wednesday that linebackers D.J. Pettway and Tyler Hayes, safety Eddie Williams and H-back Brent Calloway are no longer enrolled after a judicial review.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban had earlier...
It’s no secret that as things stand, the Alabama Crimson Tide are the top program in college football right now.
And if Nick Saban has his way, that should extend well into the 2020 season.
Why 2020 in specific?
Well, that’s because according to ESPN.com and a number of other outlets, Alabama went ahead and offered a scholarship to a young man named Dylan Moses...
As expected, the Alabama Crimson Tide have kicked all four players who were involved in the beating and robbing of two students, off the team according to College Football Talk.
Tide head coach Nick Saban said that all four players were no longer associated with the program. Hayes, Pettway and Williams were charged with two counts each of second-degree robbery, with those charges...
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The Alabama Crimson Tide and Nick Saban have offered a scholarship to an 8th grader. [College Football Section]
Shamaro Thomas took a dive at the combine. [GIFSection]
Mayor Burnsy didn’t like this article (for obvious reasons) and decided to destroy the writer. It was a nice little read. [With Leather]...
Eventually, doctors in the maternity ward are going to be asking college coaches like Nick Saban and Les Miles to give mothers a little space when their sons are coming out of the womb. Yes, that’s an exaggeration. But how young is too young for an athlete to be recruited to play a sport in college? For many coaches, the answer to that question is younger than 13 years old.
When I first heard about Alabama offering an 8th grade kid a scholarship I thought they were nuts. It reminded me of Lane Kiffin pulling a similar stunt not too long ago, except I thought Nick Saban was a genius and not crazy.
As it turns out the man is a crazy genius.
Calling the 8th grader, Dylan Moses, a division I college prospect may be a bit presumptuous and early...
Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide will be heading to Washington on Wednesday, March 6, to visit with President Barack Obama to be honored for their 2013 BCS National Championship win over Notre Dame. This is Alabama’s third trip in four years to meet the president and visit the White House. In a press release, the White House stated Obama will “continue his tradition...
The East preview took place yesterday and can be found here in its natural state, and today we journey through the West, addressing the issues facing each team heading into spring practice.
2012 record: 13-1
Bowl result: National Champions, PAAAWWWLLL
Biggest issues going into the spring: According to Nick Saban, EVERYTHING.
"No one on this...