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The Belly of the Beast:
Alabama athletic director Mal Moore stepped down from his position due to health problems, leaving a void in the leadership of the athletic department. While many in Tuscaloosa and across the country will seek to take over such a coveted spot, there is only one man who is a perfect fit for the job.
Pretty sure Snake Stabler isn't doing much right now, other than selling his wine label and perhaps fighting a few legal matters here and there. But I'm certain that if he becomes athletic director at Alabama, both of those would go away.
Just imagine what life will be like in 2017, after five years of Stabler shaking hands, kissing babies, and mostly getting out of Nick Saban's way while giving him the money he needs to keep winning everything:
BEST OF MAXIM
Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director, Mal Moore, is stepping down from the position to become a special assistant to school president Judy Bonner due to health reasons, the school annonced on Wednesday. Moore has been teh AD since 1999. Moore, 73, has been involved with Alabama athletics for nearly 50 years, a player, coach, and eventually an athletic director. He can lay claim...
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Not my department.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban says that picking a successor to outgoing Alabama AD Mal Moore is "not my decision." (al.com)
It Don't Come Easy.
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will find it hard to repeat as Heisman...
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Feels Like Forever.
Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron says that he feels like he's been in Tuscaloosa "15 years." (al.com)
Mister Jones and me tell each other fairy tales.
Ivan Maisel looks at the challenges facing first-year Tennessee head football coach Butch Jones during his first spring practice...
Nick Saban made it clear Wednesday that he will not be heavily involved in deciding who will replace Mal Moore as Alabama's new athletics director.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama athletic director Mal Moore is stepping down to become special assistant to the president.
The university announced the move on Wednesday, which Moore said is "due to factors related to my health." The 73-year-old Moore has been hospitalized at Duke University Medical Center for pulmonary problems.
He has been the Crimson Tide's athletic...
Nick Saban thought Chris Williams was calling to check in on Tuesday, but the four-star defensive back surprised by letting the coach know he waned to commit to the Crimson Tide. Williams did the same with his mother, which he details inside.
There are lots of good reasons for Alabama to play a Big Ten team at Cowboys Stadium. The last time Alabama tried it (last season), the Crimson Tide destroyed Michigan in one of the most high-profile inter-conference games of the season. It also exposes Alabama in a state where the Tide traditionally has not had much of a footprint and, therefore, has the potential to damage a conference...
Wisconsin vs. Alabama? Talk about stepping your game up in the scheduling department, huh? What was a long rumored event or even a possible home and home turned into a neutral site game as the University of Wisconsin athletic department announced via Facebook that it will be Wisconsin vs. Alabama on Sept. 5, 2015 at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, TX.
“As a league we decided...
Spring football is the time of year that college football junkies get a short lived fix on their fall addiction. It gives fans the opportunity to study up on new players and a chance to watch their team in action before the long wait for fall. In recent years, spring games have became more of an attraction than in previous seasons. Alabama’s spring game had 78,526 in attendance...
Who are some early names to replace Mal Moore now that he has stepped down as the Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director?
Mal Moore, who played quarterback and worked as an assistant coach for the Tide, now steps down from his post as Alabama's athletic director.
At a rangy 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, Chris Williams shot up recruiting boards after an impressive junior season. Alabama offered in the winter and the four-star safety announced his commitment to the Crimson Tide on Tuesday.
Alabama probably can’t take much from Georgia’s opening weekend of Southeastern Conference baseball play. The Bulldogs went to Texas A&M and lost three games to the powerful Aggies. Bama isn’t A&M, but this is an opportunity for the Crimson Tide to continue a good start in SEC competition.
Alabama and Wisconsin will play their 2015 season opener on Labor Day weekend at Cowboys Stadium.
The game Saturday, Sept. 5, will be the second appearance for Alabama in the Cowboys Classic. The Crimson Tide last season with a 41-14 victory over Michigan and went on to its third BCS championship in four years.
The only previous meeting between Wisconsin and Alabama was a 15-0...
With spring practice underway we are bound to see more college football teams making Harlem Shake videos. Till I see Nick Saban featured in one for Alabama this one is easily my current favorite. Might be kind of funny to see Mack Brown in one too...