Found April 05, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:

Nick Saban's motorcycle emptiness.

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban was asked about the recent motorcycle accident involving Arkansas HC Bobby Petrino during a Wednesday press conference. He proceeded to tell a story from his youth on involving a friend's motorcycle. "I love motorcycles," Saban said after Wednesday's practice." I loved motorcycles when I was a kid. I was not...

Meeting of the Minds: Alabama's obstacles to a repeat

Tough to believe, but we're going on nearly 20 years since college football has seen a program capture back-to-back, outright national championships. Nick Saban will be working on adding that notch to his size 32 belt in the fall following Alabama's 2011 title. What is the biggest obstacle facing the Crimson Tide in their quest to repeat as national champs? Tom Perry: The...

Mack Brown signs extension through 2020

At the same time Texas football coach Mack Brown signed his contract extension, he lost the title of highest-paid college football coach in the country. Brown confirmed Monday, in a report in The Dallas Morning News, that he signed the extension last week. The agreement extends his 5.2 million a year contract, with annual 100,000 raises, another four years to 2020. UTs board of...

BCS working towards playoff

Are we finally on our way to a playoff in college football? Seems like the BCS is ready to make a move, or at least are attempting to work something out that will be feasible in the future. USA Today was able to get a copy of the outline that is being discussed (most likely argued) between BCS officials. 2 of the 4 possible options include some sort of playoff, with one of those...

Few Tide Players In New Positions

Brent Calloway had been expected to be in the mix at tailback in Alabama spring football practice, but before drills started the decision had been made to work him at linebacker. Callaway received a lot of praise for his work at linebacker. Now he’s on the move again.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew: Bobby Petrino fallout, Nick Saban, and more.

Welcome to the first day of the rest of Bobby Petrino's life.  Between a (Little) Rock* and a Hard Place.  Arkansas athletic director is in quite a predicament after suspending Razorback head football coach Bobby Petrino for his misrepresentation of the events involving his motorcycle accident. Like the one about the 25 year-old female football program employee that was...

Alabama gives Mitchell release from scholarship

Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has left the team after ending the season on suspension. Crimson Tide coach Anthony Grant says Friday that Mitchell and guard Charles Hankerson Jr. requested and received releases from their scholarships. Mitchell missed Alabama's final 11 games, including the NCAA tournament, after being suspended indefinitely for conduct detrimental to the team...

Vanderbilt has its own "rules of engagement"

Cover the sport of college football long enough, and there really isn’t all that much that’ll surprise you, especially when it comes to recruiting. The tactics of the nation’s best coaches are legendary, whether it’s Auburn’s “Tiger Prowl” limo, Lane Kiffin’s helicopter trips at Tennessee, or the time that Mark Richt went to church to close a recruit. Not to mention...

Bama Baseball Gets 10-6 Win Over Auburn

Taylor Dugas set a new Alabama career record for triples, while Kenny Roberts hit his first career grand slam to power the Alabama baseball team to a 10-6 victory over in-state rival, No. 23 Auburn. With the win the Crimson Tide improves to 11-19 and 2-8 in the Southeastern Conference, notching its second consecutive win, while Auburn falls to 17-12 and 6-4 in the SEC.

Alabama Basketball: Mitchell, Hankerson Jr. won’t return to team

Per the University of Alabama’s media relations, Alabama Basketball players Tony Mitchell and Charles Hankerson Jr. will not return to the team in 2012. According to head coach Anthony Grant, both players asked to be released, and both requests were granted by the University. The fact that Tony Mitchell will not return next season comes as no real surprise after he was suspended...

Tide Scrimmage Shows Improvement

Alabama’s second scrimmage of the spring started slow, but got better as it went along, which is more the way a Crimson Tide team is expected to perform that was the case in the first scrimmage. Less than a week after going to Bryant-Denny Stadium for scrimmage number one, the Crimson Tide was back at it Friday.

Alabama releases Mitchell, Hankerson

Alabama forward Tony Mitchell has left the team after ending his junior season on suspension, finishing a Crimson Tide career marked by crowd-pleasing dunks and sometimes inconsistent play. Tide coach Anthony Grant said Friday that Mitchell and reserve guard Charles Hankerson Jr. requested and received releases from their scholarships. ''We're appreciative of the contributions...

Basketball Losing Mitchell, Hankerson

To the surprise of almost no one, Tony Mitchell will not return to the Alabama basketball team after his troubled junior season. Just as big a surprise, neither will upcoming junior Charles Hankerson, who had been considered one of the most improved players for the Crimson Tide last year.
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