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Photo: Nick Saban Sent Both Of His Coordinators To See A Recruit For The First Time Ever

Alabama head coach Nick Saban has recruited, and signed, a lot of highly-rated prospects during his time in Tuscaloosa. Still, he had never sent both of his coordinators to visit a recruit at the same time, until today. Baker County (Fla.) Glen St. five-star defensive end CeCe Jefferson received a visit from Tide OC Lane Kiffin and DC Kirby Smart. Here’s a photo of the trio at...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Shoots Straight About Defensive Staff Shakeup

Nick Saban, ever the straight shooter, commented on Alabama's hiring of Mel Tucker as DBs coach.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mekhi Brown Confirms That He Has Ended His Recruitment, Will Sign His Letter Of Intent With Alabama

After having Notre Dame coaches for an in-home visit last week, Mekhi Brown announced that he would be sticking with his commitment to Nick Saban and Alabama. We’re not sure if he wavered at all after that tweet last week, but Brown felt it necessary to confirm that he would be signing his letter of intent to Alabama next week. I’ve ended my recruiting. I’m going to sign my...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Gridiron Grit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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
7 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
11 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
11 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...
13 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...
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January 02, 2015  |  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’...
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December 31, 2014  |  Discuss

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