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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 in Knoxville. (ESPN)
What, me worry.
Ole Miss' back up QB's Barry Brunetti and Maikhail Miller are struggling in spring practice, while starter Bo Wallace is still recovering from shoulder surgery. Think Rebel HC Hugh Freeze is concerned? Of course he is. (The Jackson Clarion-Ledger)
LSU recruiting news.
Texas high school junior wide receiver Tony Upchurch commits to LSU's 2014 recruiting class. (And the Valley Shook)
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Katherine Webb, the 2013 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition model and Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron’s girlfriend, is appearing on the ABC celebrity diving show “Splash." But she wants you to know that there’s more to her than meets the eye.
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...
There are 24 ribs in the human body, 12 on each side. Four of those (two on each side) are not connected to the sternum. They are called floaters. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron could tell you about having floaters that sometimes seemed to be on a cruise while he was trying to play football. His ribs were popping out of place.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Who are some early names to replace Mal Moore now that he has stepped down as the Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director?
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.
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.
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...
One can’t help but wonder if C.M. Newton, head of the NIT, thought about that 1979 Alabama-Northeastern game in Newton’s last year as coach of the Crimson Tide. Sunday night it was announced that Bama, a number one seed, would host Northeastern, a number eight seed, in the first round of this year’s National Invitation Tournament.
Luke Joeckel The Kansas City Chiefs introduced their new quarterback on Wednesday and now they will need somebody to protect him. The Chiefs acquired Alex Smith from the San Francisco 49ers in a trade and hope the top overall pick from the 2005 draft will lead the team back to the playoffs.In order to do that, the Chiefs must upgrade their offensive line and they can do that by using...