Alabama Kicker Announces Return To School For 2016 Season

Lost in the excitement surrounding the national championship game for the Alabama Crimson Tide was the play that changed everything. With the game tied at 24, kicker Adam Griffith executed a perfect onside kick that was recovered by the Tide, leading to a touchdown and a lead they wouldn’t give up. It’s been a long road for Griffith, who had to deal with being the foot behind...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

College football: Alabama's championship game hero will return for 5th year

Adam Griffith announced on Twitter on Saturday night that he will return for a fifth year with the Crimson Tide. The Alabama kicker played a huge role in a 45-40 win over Clemson with an onside kick that the Crimson Tide recovered on the way to its national title. Alabama kicker Adam Griffith announced via Twitter on Saturday night that he will...
January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Alabama Kicker Adam Griffith Announces He’s Returning To Crimson Tide For 5th Year

The player who made arguably the biggest play during Alabama’s national championship victory against Clemson will be back for another season.  Adam Griffith, who’s near-perfect onside kick helped Nick Saban’s team defeat the Tigers, 45-40, is returning to Tuscaloosa, Ala. for a fifth year.  He announced the news on Twitter.  Decided to stay and play my 5th year at Alabama...
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January 17, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Auburn's Muschamp loses his mind, gets penalty

Auburn defensive coordinator Will Muschamp is known for his sideline intensity. That intensity boiled over and got him in trouble during the Iron Bowl showdown with Alabama.  After Auburn defender Jonathan Ford was penalized 15 yards for a late hit, Muschamp lost his mind on the official and was docked an additional 15 yards.    Muschamp wasn’t done either. After the drive...
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November 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Alabama's path to the college football playoffs

Alabama football survived a harrowing win at Bryant-Denny stadium on Saturday. The traditional “Third Saturday in October” (actually played on the fourth Saturday this year) against Tennessee looked like the rivalry of years gone by. Alabama even faced a one point deficit late in the fourth quarter. Though fans were surely worried, the Crimson Tide is still alive in the playoff...
October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Bama's "Kick 6" kicker tweets support for Michigan punter

Michigan punter Blake O’Neill has taken plenty of backlash after his costly fumble which led to Michigan State’s game-winning touchdown on the game’s final play Saturday. Today, ESPN’s Joe Tessitore expressed support for O’Neill, and tonight, Alabama kicker Adam Griffith did the same.  Keep your head up, trust me. It's just game!! @blakewoneill — Adam Griffith ...
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October 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nick Saban not happy with Alabama's kicking game

Alabama’s kicking game hasn’t been very good so far this season.  Crimson Tide kicker Adam Griffith is now 0-for-4 on the season in field-goal attempts after missing two kicks in each of the team's wins. Following Alabama’s 37-10 victory Saturday, Nick Saban said a change might be coming.  Saban on Adam Griffith: Missing the short (24-yard) field goal was disappointing...
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September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: College GameDay Shows Emotional Feature On Alabama Kicker

Adam Griffith’s childhood was anything but ideal. A very rough upbringing in Poland — troubled times most of us couldn’t even imagine — led to Griffith being adopted by an American family from the state of Georgia at the age of 13. Griffith would pick up both the english language and the game of football quickly, leading him to earn a schoalrship offer to become a kicker...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

DVR alert: ESPN GameDay story on Alabama kicker’s return to Poland to retrace his roots

I want to flag this story by Gene Wojciechowski on ESPN College GameDay Saturday. Wojciechowski spent nearly two weeks in Poland with Adam Griffith and his family in reporting this piece. It hardly is something you’ll see everyday on a college pregame show. From the release: Alabama’s starting kicker Adam Griffith is no stranger to adversity. At the 2013 Iron Bowl, with one...
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September 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Griffith to kick Alabama football to new heights

With one second left to go in the 2013 Iron Bowl, Alabama football fans were expecting a Hail Mary to win the game, but instead, Saban chose to put in freshman kicker Adam Griffith. Prior to the Iron Bowl, Griffith was able to kick 60-yard field goals in practice, so Saban’s choice to bring in Griffith to kick the potential game winner wasn’t a shocker. Although Griffith’s...
April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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