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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.
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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.
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.
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...
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Not my department.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban says that picking a successor to outgoing Alabama AD Mal Moore is "not my decision." (al.com)
It Don't Come Easy.
Texas A&M starting quarterback Johnny Manziel will find it hard to repeat as Heisman...
Spring football is the time of year that college football junkies get a short lived fix on their fall addiction. It gives fans the opportunity to study up on new players and a chance to watch their team in action before the long wait for fall. In recent years, spring games have became more of an attraction than in previous seasons. Alabama’s spring game had 78,526 in attendance...
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...
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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...
It probably didn't take Nick Saban long to start thinking about a third consecutive BCS Championship.
If Alabama does pull off the legacy-defining accomplishment, the Crimson Tide will also claim the final BCS crown.
Starting with the 2014 season, the 125 Division I football teams will try to win a national championship through a Final Four playoff.
But before we...
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...
Who are some early names to replace Mal Moore now that he has stepped down as the Alabama Crimson Tide athletic director?
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.
With spring practice underway we are bound to see more college football teams making Harlem Shake videos. Till I see Nick Saban featured in one for Alabama this one is easily my current favorite. Might be kind of funny to see Mack Brown in one too...
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.