National Championship All Business For Alabama’s Defense

Alabama’s defense isn’t looking at the National Championship is a revenge game, this isn’t personal, it’s business. Jonathan Allen isn’t a man who lets you put up 40 points and then forgets about it. How bad has Clemson’s ability to score in last year’s National Championship bothered Allen and Alabama’s defense? Allen says he still hasn’t […] National Championship...
Via Bama Hammer
7 days ago

Now an Alabama football hero, Jonathan Allen hopes to find his mother

Judging by his play for the Alabama football team, Jonathan Allen sometimes doesn’t look human. But according to a story from Jon Solomon of, a void in Allen’s life is something almost any human can connect with: The loss of his mother. Allen, the star defensive tackle for the Crimson Tide, was removed from his mother’s custody in 2004 and has not seen his...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Jonathan Allen refutes report saying he called Huskies 'soft'

Jonathan Allen made headlines after Alabama crushed Washington in the Peach Bowl when he was reported to have called the Huskies “soft.” Afterwards, he took to Twitter to defend himself, saying the report was false. To all the reports saying I called Washington soft that is not true I never said that, at Alabama were taught to win and lose with class — Jonathan Allen ...
Via Sportsnaut
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bama's Scrooge-like defense faces test against Washington

ATLANTA (AP) Even when Jonathan Allen praises Alabama's defense, he does so with a caveat making it clear that now is not the time to lower the standard. The top-ranked Crimson Tide once again has staked a claim to having the nation's most Scrooge-like group with a host of All-Americans, national awards and the rare defense with stats that can actually be called gaudy. ''When we...
Via Associated Press
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama DL Jonathan Allen wins Bednarik Award

Alabama defensive lineman became the first from the Crimson Tide to win the Bednarik.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
December 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Nick Saban hopes Jonathan Allen gets Heisman consideration

Defensive lineman typically do not receive much consideration for the Heisman Trophy, but Nick Saban hopes that will change with one of his star players, Jonathan Allen. Allen received numerous defensive player of the week awards for his performance in Alabama’s victory over Texas A&M last weekend. The senior had six tackles, an incredible, must-see sack (video here) and he...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Allen's TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 29 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday. The Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) moved on as the powerhouse league's last unbeaten team, getting yet another in a long string of defensive scores. Allen, a lineman, scooped up the ball...
Via Associated Press
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonathan Allen with insane sack against Texas A&M

Jonathan Allen delivered one insane play on Saturday against Texas A&M. Early in the game, the Alabama senior used some crazy moves to record a sack on Aggies QB Trevor Knight. Watch him use a swim move and then a Superman-style dive to get the sack: If the Crimson Tide gave away helmet stickers, Allen would probably get about a half dome full for that effort. He’s now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonathan Allen talks about why he decided to come back for 2016

Despite receiving a second round grade by the NFL Draft advisory board for the upcoming NFL Draft, Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen announced over the weekend he would return for his senior season. Allen lead the Crimson Tide in sacks in 2015 but after speaking to several confidants, determined a return would in his best interest. Allen recently spoke to ESPN to discuss...
Via FOX Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

After leading Alabama in sacks, DE Jonathan Allen to return in 2016

Alabama got a big boost over the weekend, as junior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen announced he will return for the 2016 season instead of declaring for the NFL Draft. Allen led the Crimson Tide with 12 sacks in 2015. Allen also lead the Tide in tackles-for-loss with 14.5 last season and made a critical stop by sacking Joshua Dobbs late in the fourth quarter against Tennessee...
Via FOX Sports
January 18, 2016  |  Discuss

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