Found September 04, 2013 on Crystal Ball Run:
Photo: 247 Sports Anytime Alabama lands a big time recruit, it is met with a yawn. We expect this sort of recruiting news to happen when discussing the Crimson Tide. Nick Saban has built what can be referred to as an empire, a dynasty at one of college football's historically great programs. Not to take anything away from the work done by Saban in recruiting, because he didn't just flip a switch to shine a light that let recruits know they could come to Alabama, but we have reached a point where Saban has perhaps the easiest recruiting job. Alabama can pick and choose which recruits they want, the way Duke can with basketball. That said, today Alabama did something they have not done in an extremely long time in recruiting circles. Louisiana offensive tackle, Cameron Robinson, is one step closer to becoming Alabama's first No. 1 recruit (according to the 247 Sports Composite) to commit to the Tide in over a decade. Robinson announced his decision to attend Alabama...

Ala. synagogue: No spoilers, please

Unfortunately for Jewish football fans, the holy day of Yom Kippur falls on a Saturday this year. One synagogue has issued a no spoiler alert for Alabama football.

Tomlinson sustains knee injury

Alabama coach Nick Saban says defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson will have knee surgery. Saban said Thursday that Tomlinson was injured in Wednesday's practice. He says he won't comment on the nature of the injury or a timetable for the player's return until the surgery is completed. The top-ranked Crimson Tide is off this week before facing No. 7 Texas A&M. Tomlinson...

Katherine Webb, A.J. McCarron’s Mom Dee Dee Bonner Appear on Cover of Access Magazine (Photo)

Access, a women’s magazine based deep in Roll Tide country, figured it wouldn’t hurt to put out a football-focused issue for the fall. Lucky for them, Alabama’s starting quarterback, A.J. McCarron, has a couple of women in his life who don’t look out of place on a magazine cover. McCarron’s mom, Dee Dee Bonner, and his now-famous girlfriend, Katherine Webb, appear together...

Alabama Football vs. Virginia Tech: Post Game Analysis

(source: Getty images) Season openers are one of the most important games teams play each year. They show teams what they did well, what they need improvement on, and what they can learn from the first game of the season. Alabama played Virginia Tech in Atlanta for the 2013 season opener. Although the Tide won 35-10, the Tide showed they have a lot to work on during their bye week...

Miss Alabama bringing 'Roll Tide' fashion to beauty pageant

Houndstooth and Alabama; they go hand-in-hand. So what better way for this year's Miss Alabama to represent the Yellow Hammer state at the Miss American pageant than that patern made famous by Bear Bryant? Chandler Champion -- yes, the state that has claimed the last four BCS titles, including three by the Crimson Tide has a beauty queen named champion -- is going that route...

Katherine Webb and A.J. McCarron's mother share magazine cover.

The two most important women in Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron's life - mom Dee Dee Bonner and girlfriend Katherine Webb - share the September cover of Alabama-based Access magazine. Well, who else would an Alabama women's magazine want to have on the cover of the first issue of the new college football season? The magazine includes interviews with Webb and Bonner, along...

Miss Alabama to wear Crimson Tide dress

This year's Miss Alabama winner, 20-year-old Chandler Champion, is bringing a whole lot of the Yellowhammer State with her to the Miss America Competition in Atlantic City, NJ. [ PHOTOS: College football's hottest cheerleaders gallery ] Champion will, appropriately enough, be wearing a reminder of Alabama's recent football dominance at the event: A predominantly houndstooth...

Alabama stays on top of AP poll

Via After an impressive showing against Virginia Tech 35-10, the Tide will remain at the top of pile for week 2 in the AP's poll. Oregon, Ohio State, Clemson and Stanford round out the Top 5.

Photo: Miss Alabama Models A University Of Alabama “Roll Tide” Outfit Ahead Of Competition

Move over Katherine Webb, we’ve got another Alabama model repping the Crimson Tide – one who is actually a U of A student. Miss Alabama 2013 Chandler Champion was spotted wearing a “Roll Tide” outfit at Birmingham’s Lyric Theatre ahead of the “Show Us Your Shoes” parade next Saturday in Atlantic City. Check it out: has a bit more on the outfit: The Ann Northington...

Miss Alabama Shows Unique Style With Houndstooth ‘Roll Tide’ Dress Ahead of 2013 Miss America Competition (Photo)

Pageant dresses are typically known for their sparkles and frills, but this year’s Miss Alabama decided to show some school pride with her parade dress for the 2013 Miss America competition. Chandler Champion, a student at Alabama, showed off some of her wardrobe ahead of this year’s competition, and the piece that stuck out the most was a custom-made University of Alabama gown...

Katherine Webb and AJ McCarron’s mom grace magazine cover together

Access Magazine put the two leading ladies in Alabama QB A.J. McCarron's life, Katherine Webb and mother Dee Dee Bonner, on the cover of its September issue.

Alabama keeps top spot, Clemson moves up to No. 5, full coaches poll Top 25

getty images It should come as no surprise that No. 1 Alabama maintained the top spot in the USA Today Coaches poll. In fact the top four remained unchanged as Ohio State, Oregon and Stanford all kept their spots. Moving up to No. 5 was Clemson who beat Georgia last Saturday. Georgia fell from No. 5 to No. 12 after the loss. MAP THIS: Facebook map shows fan allegiances Notre Dame...

Kenny Bell Returns To Bama Practice

The only news from observation of Wednesday's Alabama football practice, as expected, is that senior wide receiver Kenny Bell has returned to work after taking what Coach Nick Saban called a "personal day." The buzz Tuesday before Saban clarified the situation was that Bell had left the team.


College sports fans are among the most loyal and passionate in all of sports. Miss Alabama 2013 contestant, Chandler Champion, is using fashion a forum to showcase her school pride. As part of her competition wardrobe, the University of Alabama student will done a Roll Tide-themed pageant dress. When describing her personal style, Champion told “I really like to be trendy...
Crimson Tide News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.