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Alabama Hires Mel Tucker As New DBs Coach

Mel Tucker has reportedly been hired as the new defensive backs coach at the University of Alabama. Former Chicago Bears DC Mel Tucker will be Alabama’s new secondary coach per sources. — Thayer Evans (@ThayerEvansSI) January 26, 2015   Tucker was fired by the Chicago Bears last week following an ugly two-year stint as their defensive coordinator. Nevertheless, a day...
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Watch Auburn Students Sing “Yea Alabama” After Presenting Nick Saban With Iron Bowl Trophy

Alabama knocked off Auburn, 57-55, in last night’s men’s basketball contest. But as you’d guess, the Crimson Tide faithful on hand were much more interested in talking about what happened between the two schools on the gridiron earlier this year. Per tradition, the Iron Bowl hardware, known as the James E. Foy, V-ODK Sportsmanship Trophy, was presented by leaders of Auburn’s...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mekhi Brown Reaffirms Commitment To Alabama After In-Home Visit With Nick Saban, Kirby Smart

Alabama fans who follow recruiting may have gotten a bit nervous earlier this week with the news that Notre Dame coaches would visit four-star defensive end commit Mekhi Brown. Notre Dame in home visit today — Khi Brown-Henderson (@MekhiBrownn) January 20, 2015 In the summer when Brown received his offer from the Fighting Irish, he said that it “really had him thinking.”...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban Discusses Possibility of Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin Bolting For the NFL

Reports earlier this week asserted that Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin was a candidate, and possibly the front runner, for the San Francisco 49ers’ vacant offensive coordinator position. Alabama head coach Nick Saban discussed those reports on Tuesday when he spoke with the media at the Senior Bowl practices in Mobile, Alabama.  According to reports, Kiffin hit the...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban ‘Non-Committal’ On Lane Kiffin’s Future At Alabama

Nick Saban was "non-committal" on Lane Kiffin's future at Alabama, citing the offensive coordinator's opportunities elsewhere.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama football recruiting: impact in the secondary

The Alabama football team has always been dominant in all aspects except one in the past few years. The Crimson Tide secondary needs work as they have been a liability in passing coverage. Landon Collins and Nick Perry are gone, but the Tide return Cyrus Jones and Eddie Jackson at corner. The corners could easily lose their spots to former five star recruits, Marlon Humphrey and...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

42 of 43 analysts picked Alabama over Ohio State

When the matchups for the first College Football Playoff were announced, #1 Alabama opened as a 10 point favorite over #4 Ohio State.  While that’s not the biggest point spread ever seen in an important football game, the Buckeyes’ 42-35 victory over the Crimson Tide sure seemed like a massive upset. Considering all the factors going into the game, it’s easy to see why Alabama...
Via Awful Announcing
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Sugar Bowl: Liberated Buckeyes knock out Alabama, And Urban Meyer Avenges A 2009 Loss To Nick Saban

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect The 2015 Sugar Bowl was basically the milk and bread aisle at the grocery store the day prior to the first snow/ice storm, and if you live in a place where snow/ice storms are possible, you know exactly what I’m talking about. This joint had it all. An absurd last two minutes. A huge first half comeback when one team was dead to rights. The...
Via The Student Section
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Plaxico Burress takes shot at his former coach Nick Saban

Nick Saban won a national championship at LSU and became a living legend at Alabama, but he really launched his career as a top college football coach at Michigan State. However, not all of his former Spartan players appreciate what he did in East Lansing. Former MSU and long time NFL wide receiver Plaxico Burress used the Sugar Bowl as an opportunity to take a shot at his former...
Via College Spun
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban doesn't know how to send text messages

Nick Saban, much like many folks of his age, are well aware of the fact that the modern world is much different than the one they grew up in and spent a majority of their life. But in order to function in this day and age, the Alabama Crimson Tide head coach understands that he...Read More The post Nick Saban says he reads text messages but doesn’t ‘know how to send them back’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss

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