Posted December 29, 2012 on
Everyone is aware that Alabama’s football team has something to finish this year. But that’s the big picture, the result. The process means finishing a lot of things. “Finish, finish, finish,” emphasized Alabama Coach Nick Saban following the Crimson Tide’s final practice of the year Saturday.
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Birmingham defense lawyer and Alabama football fanatic Marcus Jones III will get to go to Miami to see his beloved Crimson Tide take on Notre Dame in the BCS National Championship Game because a judge decided to delay a trial. Jefferson County Circuit Court Judge Scott Vowell issued a continuance for a Jan. 7 civil trial that Jones was involved in. “While I remain an Auburn...
As the quarterback of defending national champion Alabama, AJ McCarron has trouble keeping a low profile.
But with his dating life now public thanks, per usual, to social media it's going to be even tougher to avoid the spotlight in the lead up to January's BCS National Championship.
According to her Twitter account, Miss Alabama Katherine Webb and McCarron are now an...
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How long can this relationship last? Alabama’s starting quarterback, AJ McCarron, is currently dating Miss Alabama, Katherine Webb. Webb is a graduate of Auburn in 2011, Alabama’s biggest rival.If McCarron really wants to know how much she cares about him, he should bring her to the next Alabama-Auburn game and see who she roots for.[Busted Coverage]
Barrett Jones has a sprained foot and is still unable to practice with the team. Alabama's starting center said last week he will "100 percent" play in the national championship game. But if he can't, or can't sustain for 60 minutes, backup Ryan Kelly is ready to step up.
When Nick Saban's Crimson Tide step onto the field of Sun Life Stadium in Miami next week, all the talk will be about history. Can Saban's young men win their third BCS Championship Game in four years? Can Saban become the first college coach to win four national titles in 10 years, something not even the great Bear Bryant accomplished? Can we now justifiably call Saban the...
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.
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.
Coach: Anthony Grant (3 season at Alabama 62-39) Overall 139-64, 6 years
2011-12: Record 21- 12 overall, 9-7 in SEC (5th)
Starters Returning (3) Trevor Lacy. Trevor Releford, Levi Randolph
Preseason Tournament: 2K Sports Classic
Top Non-Conference Games: at Cincinnati, at VCU, at Texas Tech
Transfer Out: Charles Hankerson (Wyoming)
Early Departure: Tony Mitchell
In a game of unusual “runs,” Alabama’s run of bad basketball continued as the Crimson Tide lost its fifth game in its last six outings and third straight in Coleman Coliseum Sunday afternoon.
((HT: Cleveland Plain Dealer/ESPN))
There has been talk for the past few weeks that Alabama head coach Nick Saban may have been laying the ground work for his return to the National Football League...
In no order...
In an interview with Dan LeBatard on his radio show in Miami on 790AM The Ticket as recounted by the Sun-Sentinel's Michael Casagrande, Saban apologized...
I realize the ridiculousness of that headline, trust me I do—and bet that it was written with a LOT of sarcasm—but when you see Sports Illustrated printing out covers predicting another Crimson Tide win (they even offered a score for crying out loud), don’t you wonder who’s minding the media’s store on this sort of thing? I mean, seriously? Somewhere you just know Nick...
A group of Notre Dame athletes won friends at the University of Alabama long before anyone knew these schools were on course to play for the national football championship.
Two dozen of them traveled from South Bend, Ind., to tornado-ravaged Tuscaloosa, Ala., during fall break in 2011. They cleared lots and hauled debris a few months after the storm left more than 50 dead in the...
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...