Posted March 31, 2012 on
Alabama Coach Nick Saban is considered to be somewhat focused, and on a day when his Crimson Tide had its first football scrimmage of the spring, it was a bit of a surprise that Saban acknowledged NCAA basketball has reached the Final Four.

State of Alabama struggles, Saban gets richer

What do you give the highest paid college football coach in the nation? Well, if you are defending national champion Alabama, you give him a raise. In the midst of a spring practice that, by all accounts, is going well, Nick Saban received a contract extension with an immediate bump in salary to 5.3 million, an increase of 550,000 over what he would have made in 2012 under his old...

Fluker’s Spring ‘Phenomenally Good’

When Alabama Coach Nick Saban discussed the offensive line following the Crimson Tide’s first scrimmage of the spring, there were probably at least two surprises.

Alabama: Recruiting five-stars

The University of Alabama has been successful in signing five-star prospects since Nick Saban's arrival in Tuscaloosa. The Tide coaching staff continues to recruit the nation's best players in hopes of continued success on the field.

Vols Strike Late To Beat Alabama

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – With Alabama leading 8-6, Tennessee scored four runs in the eighth inning en route to a 10-8 victory over the Crimson Tide in the opening game of a three-game Southeastern Conference series on Friday night from Lindsey Nelson Stadium. With the loss, Alabama falls to 9-17 overall and 1-6 in SEC play. Tennessee improves to 16-10 and 3-4 in conference play.

Alabama Football Has Opportunities

Who would have dreamed that the Alabama football team – 2011 national champion and picked by many to repeat in 2012 – would be the land of playing time opportunity? Following the first scrimmage of spring practice, Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban said “A lot of guys have opportunities.”

Alabama running back Trent Richardson sent a Browns scout flying

Alabama running back Trent Richardson pancaked a Browns scout at his pro day this week. Every time you check your email, think -- gotta check Bob's Blitz. Follow us on Twitter. Subscribe, or... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Tennessee Finishes Sweep Of Alabama

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Alabama’s baseball woes continued this weekend as the Crimson Tide was swept by tennessee for the first time since the 1994 season. Alabama lost a lead in Friday night’s game, and on Sunday had to finish a Saturday game suspended by lightning. Bama lost the resumed game and the Sunday contest.

McCarron Hits Scrimmage Passes

AJ McCarron completed three touchdown passes, field goal kickers were on target, and Alabama defensive backs intercepted three passes as highlights of the Crimson Tide’s first scrimmage on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
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