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According to a report from, 5-star defensive tackle A’Shawn Robinson has indicated that he will not sign with the University of Texas, instead opting to play college football for Nick Saban in Tuscaloosa.. OB has confirmed that A’Shawn Robinson has informed the Texas coaches in an in-home visit that he will sign with Alabama on Wednesday. — Geoff Ketchum (@gkketch) February 2, 2013 While it is not entriely surprising it does come as a bit of a shock, especially since Robinson has maintained his commitment to Texas since he verbally committed back in February of 2012.  He took an official visit to Alabama on January 18th and followed up with an OV to Texas a week later.  There were concerns that Robinson was leaning towards USC but those soon dissipated after the US Army All-American Bowl game when Alabama became the #1 significant threat to flip Robinson’s commitment from Texas. The Longhorns have lost commitments from several national top prospects including Robins...

Vandy's Franklin apologizes for Saban barb

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt coach James Franklin has apologized to Alabama coach Nick Saban for calling him "Nicky Satan" at a high school banquet in Georgia. School spokesman Larry Leathers confirmed Franklin called Saban on Wednesday afternoon to apologize. The Vanderbilt coach spoke Monday night at the fall sports banquet for Central High in Macon, Ga., where linebacker...

James Franklin calls Nick Saban ‘Nicky Satan’

Who says Vanderbilt and Alabama aren’t rivals? After Vanderbilt head coach, James Franklin, called Alabama head coach Nick Saban, ‘Nicky Satan,’ they might just become rivals.While talking to a group of high schoolers at Central High School in Macon, Ga, Franklin went for the kill shot. “”There’s this guy down at Alabama, “I think his name is Nicky Satan. You guys...

Are A.J. McCarron and Katherine Webb engaged?

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron and his girlfriend Katherine Webb posed for a picture last night during an event in New Orleans.  The only significance to this is the caption that Martha Stewart put on it.Oh my. Tout le monde est ici!A J mc Carron and fiance katherine webb posed for a photo. Emeril in attendance…— Martha Stewart (@MarthaStewart...

Are Alabama QB AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb engaged?

Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb have only been dating since December. But are they now engaged? Media mogul and TV personality Martha Stewart sparked Internet rumors with this tweet Saturday night from Emeril Lagasse’s restaurant in New Orleans where the young couple had dinner. Stewart referred to Webb as McCarron’s fiancé.   

This Alabama t-shirt mixes politics and football

  An Alabama football Crimson Tide t-shirt got caught up with politics with this shirt. The Alabama shirt reads: Alabama Tradition Rights 15 and counting and can’t ban this This, of course, spells out RTR which means Roll Tide Roll and make a statement of gun control. Of course a Bear Bryant reference had to make an appearance. Mr. President Can You Bear This? HT @HunterLJohnson

Alabama spends a lot of money on recruiting

Nick Saban has achieved a lot of success while head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide. He’s won multiple BCS National Championships and achieved a lot of success in recruiting. Winning and this large increase in money definitely had something to do with it. Alabama spent $930,997 on football recruiting in 2011-11. It was $258,846 when Saban arrived. — Jon Solomon...

Spring lookahead: Alabama Crimson Tide

Its tough to improve on perfection, but to hear Nick Saban talk, the Alabama Crimson Tide was far from perfect last year. Next years squad wont be perfect either, even if they win every game by 50. Thats Saban. Still, the future looks bright again in Tuscaloosa as the Tide get ready to suit up for the spring. 2012 Record: 13-1 BCS National Champions Spring Practice: The A-Day...

Alabama Unveils Two-Story, $9.1 Million Weight Room on Campus (Photo)

Alabama continues to put itself ahead of everyone in college football. Last summer, the school announced plans to build a two-story, 34,000-square-foot weight room, worth $9.1 million dollars, which they finished in late January. On Monday afternoon, Alabama linebacker Matt Tinney tweeted a picture of the new athletic facility, that will be utilized by all Crimson Tide sports teams...

Tide Women Suffer Tough Loss To Dogs

ATHENS, Ga. – The Alabama women’s basketball team chipped a 17-point deficit down to four but was unable to get any closer as 13th-ranked Georgia held on for the 65-59 victory on Thursday night in Stegeman Coliseum. With the loss, the Crimson Tide drops to 12-9 on the season and 2-6 in the Southeastern Conference while the win puts the Lady Bulldogs at 18-3 overall and 6-2 in the league.

Bama suffers first loss of the season

Despite recording its best score of the season, No. 5 Alabama suffered its first loss of the season at the hands of rival No. 8 Georgia Saturday. The Bulldogs edged out the Crimson Tide by a score of 197.500-196.950.

Bama beats Vanderbilt 58-54

Alabama got its first win over Vanderbilt at Memorial Gymnasium for the first time since the 1989-90 season. Crimson Tide head coach Anthony Grant called it a "big time win."

Women's Basketball Goes To Florida

Here's a trivia question for you. The Alabama women’s basketball team (12-9, 2-6 SEC) will take on Florida (13-9, 2-6 SEC) on Sunday for the Crimson Tide’s second road contest of the week. The game will tip at noon CST in the O’Connell Center and will air live on FS Florida. As for the question, which team has the lead in this series?

Steele Is Huge Difference For Tide

Andrew Steele doesn’t lead Alabama’s basketball team in any statistical category. He’s seventh on the team in scoring at 4.7 points per game. He’s not even a starter.
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