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As Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide prepare to pursue their third national title in four years against Brian Kelly and the Notre Dam Fighting Irish on Monday, January 7 for the 2013 Discover BCS National Championship, the team has unveiled new Nike uniforms.
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There were some dark days at Notre Dame and Alabama, dark years really, during which two college football's proudest programs flailed and foundered.
As the 21st century dawned, the Fighting Irish and the Crimson Tide were old news, stodgy remnants of a glorious past, not moving fast enough to keep up with the times, and searching for someone to lead them back to the top.
Nick Saban is being targeted by some NFL teams looking to fill head coaching vacancies, but he reportedly is telling those suitors that he will be staying at Alabama.
CBS Sports’ Mike Freeman says Saban has been telling NFL teams interested in hiring him “thanks but no thanks” thus far. Freeman says Saban has told inquiring teams he’s not coming back to the NFL.
The life of a big time college quarterback seems to be pretty good off the field as Johnny Manziel proved late last year. Well Alabama’s A.J. McCarron is continuing the trend after images surfaced of him with Katherine Webb, the Ms. Alabama of 2012 and an Auburn alum to boot. Busted Coverage (by way of [...]
Mike Freeman of CBS Sports reports that multiple league sources have informed him that “most, if not all of [teams with head coaching vacancies]” have reached out to Alabama head coach Nick Saban in “some unofficial capacity,” but he has informed them that he’s not interested in leaving for the NFL.
Saban has been speculative option for the Browns who were also reportedly...
From the "Least. Shocking. News. Ever." department comes news that the Cleveland Browns have fired head football coach Pat Shurmur. This of course means that rumors and memes about Alabama HC Nick Saban leaving Tuscaloosa for the Mistake on the Lake most beautiful and serene village on the Cuyahoga River to take the Browns HC job may officially commence.
Alabama had a pretty good idea of what it was getting when it recruited Barrett Jones out of Evangelical Christian School in Germantown, Tenn., in 2008. Scout.com had ranked him the 18th best lineman in the nation, a four-star prospect, and the top prospect in the state of Tennessee. There was a question of where he might play. He was projected as a tackle by some, a center by others.
With seven NFL head coaches being fired on Black Monday, the discussion in the league now turns to who fills the coaching vacancies. University of Alabama head coach Nick Saban has been linked to NFL jobs, most notably the coaching position with the Cleveland Browns. For several weeks Saban along with NFL Network analyst Michael Lombardi have been rumored for the now open positions...
During the Civil War, you often literally had brother vs. brother. According to the Alabama Crimson Tide fight song they are “Dixie’s football pride.” And Indiana (despite the fact that it often votes with the old Confederacy these days in elections) was a Union state. So this Notre Dame vs. Alabama national title game matchup does have a bit of a Civil War feel to it.
HONOLULU – The Alabama women’s basketball team (10-3) grinded out a 44-43 victory over Hawaii (4-7) on Sunday at the Stan Sheriff Center to win the Bank of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine Invitational. Crimson Tide junior Shafontaye Myers was named Tournament MVP following the game while senior Alicia Mitcham earned all-tournament team honors.
While Oregon’s Chip Kelly and Alabama’s Nick Saban are the
two head coaches from the college ranks garnering the most attention, Chris Mortensen
of ESPN reports that Penn State coach Bill O’Brien may be on more short lists
entering the offseason.
As NFL owners and executives revisit the success of college
coaches at the pro level, Penn State’s Bill O'Brien may be on...