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Carleton Tinker — who is the father of Alabama Crimson Tide senior long-snapper Carson Tinker — has now come forward as the man who accidently broke Alabama’s 2011 BCS championship trophy.
"I'm not really sure how the thing fell off," Tinker said.
Carleton and his son, Carson, stood along with a few other people in the lobby of the Mal Moore Athletic Facility last Saturday admiring the Waterford crystal trophy that costs about $30,000.
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As we mentioned earlier in the week when we told you about Alabama’s championship trophy being accidentally shattered, it’s likely that no one feels worse about the incident than the player’s father who caused it. As you can see in the clip above from WHNT in Alabama, Nick Saban certainly doesn’t seem worried about it.
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All sports teams -- who win their respective league championship title -- get their opportunity to fly out to Washington D.C. and stroll down to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to meet the President of the United States, and that's what the reigning college football national champions -- Alabama -- did.On Thursday, in recognition of their recent championship, head coach Nick Saban...
Crimson Tide WR DeAndrew White was hospitalized with an apparent concussion after an alleged altercation early Thursday morning.
An Alabama football player was hospitalized after an early morning fight, where shots were fired, said a person familiar with the situation.
Receiver DeAndrew White is being held Thursday at DCH Regional Medical Center, the person told The Associated Press Thursday on condition of anonymity because neither Alabama nor the police have identified the individual.
The Crimson Tide had a small accident this past weekend when their BCS Championship crystal ball was shattered (karma … still mad), but Nick Saban doesn’t want the person who caused the accident to worry about it. I’m sure, as the father of a player, the man, yet to be identified, has enough regret over the accident. Apparently he tripped … Continue reading …
Dont'a Hightower says he always believed he'd be a first-round NFL draft pick.
The former Alabama linebacker's stock appears to have climbed enough to fulfill that ambition next week. He was projected as a likely second-rounder at regular season's end but improved his prospects with a strong performance in the BCS national championship game and pre-draft workouts...
NFL.com analyst Charles Casserly contends that Alabama safety Mark Barron deserves to be a top ten pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
To be more specific, Casserly places Barron in his seventh slot, behind Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Matt Kalil, Trent Richardson, Morris Claiborne, and Justin Blackmon, Casserly cites Barron’s intelligence, quickness, ability to play man-to-man coverage...
ViaTrent Richardson isn’t the only Crimson Tide member that is doing charity work. Richardson recently took a girl with cancer to her senior prom which was a very noble gesture.Now, starting quarterback of the Alabama Crimson Tide and notorious chest tattoo enthusiast is participating in an event to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Tickets are a hundred dollars...
Courtney Upshaw, OLB/DE Alabama
Result (NFL Combine)
Possesses elite-level strength
Very strong upper body
Sets the edge as well as any 2012 prospect
Relies too much on brute strength to rush...
Bucs running back LeGarrette Blount still doesn't see a need for the Bucs to draft Alabama running back Trent Richardson, but he says he would welcome him as a teammate. When asked earlier this month at the unveiling of NFL Nike apparrel in New York by CBSSports.com blogger Will Brinson how he would react if the Bucs drafted Richardson, Blount said, "I would not like that...
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In Your Honor.
Joe Solomon celebrates the career of Tennessee
women's basketball coach Pat Summitt, who retired today after leading the
Lady Volunteers to eight NCAA women's basketball tournament
championships in her coaching career...