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Saban disagrees with McCarron about young Bama players

You would be hard pressed to fine a more successful coach-quarterback combination than Nick Saban and A.J. McCarron. The Alabama duo won two national titles together and a bevy of games while the pair was in Tuscaloosa.  Alabama’s 2013 season didn’t go as expected, though. The Crimson Tide fell in historic fashion to Auburn and in an upset to Oklahoma in the Sugar Bowl. McCarron...
Via College Spun
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

FSU eliminated from NCAA baseball tournament with 6-5 loss to Alabama

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Wade Wass and Mikey White homered, left-hander Justin Kamplain pitched eight scoreless innings and Alabama eliminated Florida State 6-5 in NCAA tournament play Saturday. Kamplain (7-3) was lifted after surrendering a leadoff single in the ninth, and Florida State capitalized on the wildness of two Alabama relievers for its runs. The Seminoles (43-17) managed...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Season Ends On Absolutely Brutal Called Strike Three (Video)

Plain and simple, the University of Alabama baseball team got hosed during the championship game of the Tallahassee Regional against Kennesaw State on Monday afternoon. With an NCAA Super Regional berth on the line, Bama’s Kyle Overstreet came to the plate in the top of the ninth inning with runners on first and second and the Crimson Tide losing 4-2. The second baseman hit .279...
Via NESN.com
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Bama RB Derrick Henry is looking jacked

Good luck trying to bring down Alabama running back Derrick Henry next year, opposing defenses. Henry, a sophomore for the Crimson Tide, clocks in at 6’3″, 238 lbs., according to Alabama’s official website. However, he looks even bigger than that in a picture that has been circulating around Twitter today. @ChinsMcGhee @BarrettSallee this will help you decide. How does a 185...
Via College Spun
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Ex-Alabama star says he still owes nearly $10,000 in student loans

"The Catch" came up on the monitor. Tyrone Prothro, sitting on the witness stand wearing a dress shirt with an Alabama Crimson Tide elephant, smiled and enjoyed seeing what he used to do. The play in 2005 is still one of the most remarkable catches in recent college football history. Prothro, a former star Alabama wide receiver, somehow caught the ball while his arms were...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Cyrus Kouandjio explains why he changed from Auburn to Bama

On Feb. 2, 2011 Cyrus Kouandjio announced to a nationally televised audience that he would be playing college football at Auburn. A few days later, the five-star offensive line prospect changed his mind and signed with Alabama.  Why did that happen? The former Crimson Tide offensive tackle, selected by the Buffalo Bills in the 2014 NFL Draft, walked SaturdayDownSouth.com through...
Via College Spun
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Someone Photoshopped A “Nous Voulons Bama” Sign Onto An Ivory Coast Flag

For much of the 2013 college football season, Alabama looked like the best squad in the nation. As such, fans at other top programs started making “We Want Bama” signs for games, antagonizing the Crimson Tide fan base, which had seen their favorite team win the last two national titles. Yesterday, during the Ivory Coast vs. Japan World Cup game, one supporter had a little fun...
Via College Spun
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo Of “New” Alabama Chrome Helmet Is Circulating The Web

Before we even suggest anything here – yes, we realize that Alabama has not changed its iconic helmet for decades. The Crimson Tide and their fans cherish the tradition of keeping their uniforms the same, year after year. But Tuesday afternoon, a photo of a red/silver chrome helmet sitting outside of Alabama’s football facility popped up on a few Tide message boards, as well...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama Is Considering Scheduling A Game With Cincinnati To Fill Schedule Void In ’15

The Alabama football program currently has a gap in its 2015 football schedule. The Crimson Tide open that season against Wisconsin in Dallas and will host Louisiana-Monroe in Bryant-Denny Stadium, but a third non-conference game is needed.  According to a report by Tom Groeschen of the Cincinnati Enquirer, Alabama and Cincinnati are discussing the possibility of scheduling a...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed O'Bannon vs. NCAA Trial | Tyrone Prothro Looking for Closure

We appreciate theBFreshReport for allowing us to post this write up. Follow Them on Twitter ->> Originally Posted on:  theBFreshReport.com  Tyrone Prothro Looking for Closure http://t.co/sgF4zXbtxv @thebfreshreport @SportsBrothersR #AlabamaFootball #NCAA #TheCatch #TyroneProthro— TheBfreshReport (@thebfreshreport) June 17, 2014 It is always...
Via Sports Brothers Report
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama Fan Bonnaroo Attendees Could Use A Mulligan On This “Roll Tide” Graffiti

Alabama fans are everywhere, so it stands to reason that a few of the Crimson Tide faithful wound up at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee over the weekend. Unfortunately, the ones who brought spray paint in order to show their college football allegiance blew it pretty badly. Here is a photo, via Reddit: “Role Tide”? With an ‘e’? This is a really bad job, anonymous...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama QB Commit Blake Barnett Describes Recruitment, Calls Nick Saban An “Absolute Genius When It Comes To Football”

On Wednesday, Blake Barnett committed to Alabama. Rated as the No. 3 dual threat quarterback in the country by Rivals.com, the Corona, Calif. prospect pledged his allegiance to the Crimson Tide in an interview with Bleacher Report.  Appearing on 99.1 FM’s “The Game” in Tuscaloosa, Ala., Barnett described his recruiting process and what prompted him to verbal to Nick Saban’s...
Via College Spun
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama lands dual-threat QB Blake Barnett

Alabama lands dual-threat QB Blake Barnett and the school with top recruiting class in the country keeps separating itself from everyone else.   Blake Barnett gave his verbal commitment to coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide Wednesday. According to Rivals.com, Barnett is a 4-star QB who had also considered Notre Dame.  Barnett is nothing like A.J. McCarron or Greg McElroy,...
Via NCAA Football Zone
June 19, 2014  |  Discuss

An Auburn fan has a 1 second license plate making fun of Alabama

If you know any Auburn fans, then you probably know what the phrase “Got a second?” as it relates to Auburn Tiger football. Auburn was able to upset the highly ranked Alabama Crimson Tide in the Iron Bowl last year and the kick six that ended the game will forever live on. Apparently an Auburn […]
Via Throw The Flag
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Damore’ea Stringfellow Didn’t Transfer To Alabama Because ‘It’s All Business…Didn’t Want To Be Miserable’

Former Washington wide receiver Damore’ea Stringfellow decided recently that he would be transferring to Ole Miss.  The 6-foot-2, 205-pound wide out also was considering Nebraska and Alabama. Reports claim that the player’s mother may have preferred the Huskers, but he felt more comfortable with the Rebels. His reasoning for not choosing the Crimson Tide seems to center on work...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama RB Alvin Kamara now headed to one of Tide's biggest rivals

After one season at Alabama, former top prospect Alvin Kamara is headed to one of the Crimson Tide's top rivals. The running back confirmed the chatter on Twitter by announcing he'll play at Tennessee. Kamara redshirted his freshman year in Tuscaloosa with a loaded depth chart at running back. He was one of three running backs in the 2013 class, but fell behind Derrick...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Running Back Alvin Kamara Is Transferring To Tennessee

Former Alabama running back Alvin Kamara will be playing for one of the Crimson Tide’s rivals in 2015. The 2013 four-star recruit announced on Twitter today that he is transferring to Tennessee.  I am committed to THE University of Tennessee. *exhales* #GoVols — Alvin Kamara (@A_kamara6) June 21, 2014 Kamara, who redshirted the 2013 season at Alabama, will play at Hutchinson...
Via College Spun
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alabama Expected to Roll

We’re still a few months away from the season opener against Alabama, but that hasn’t stopped the oddsmakers from weighing in on the game, and the Crimson Tide’s season. The Golden Nugget has released their line on some 2014 games. It appears the search for the next Alabama quarterback has no bearing as the Tide are expected to contend for another National Championship. The...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg McElroy Praises Simplicity Of Auburn’s Offense, Explains How He Thinks Nick Saban Will Prepare This Year

Photo via @GVMcElroy When Auburn faced Alabama last season, the Tigers’ offense shredded the Crimson Tide defense for 296 rushing yards en route to a 34-28 Auburn victory. It was the most rushing yards allowed by Alabama in 2013, and helped cement Auburn head coach Gus Malzahn’s reputation as one of the best offensive minds in America.  In a radio interview yesterday, former...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: For $6500, This Car With An Incredible Alabama Themed Interior Can Be Yours, Crimson Tide Fans

For only $6500, the following beauty of a car can be yours, Alabama fans.  This teal muscle car is old–and beat up–but it’s got a very cool Crimson Tide-themed interior.  Check it out:  This is certainly a step up from the college football-themed vanity license plates we’ve seen over the past couple of months. Is the price tag worth it, Alabama fans?
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Landon Collins Takes Shot At Auburn: “The Fluke Stuff Will Not Happen This Time Around”

We’ve all seen the play at least a dozen times by now. Chris Davis, senior cornerback, made Alabama pay for attempting a 57-yard field goal with one second left on the clock, taking it back 109 yards in one of the greatest college football finishes in history. We’re just two months away from the start of the 2014 season, but it looks like fans and players still can’t stop bringing...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Kirby Smart Says He’d Be Comfortable Spending Rest Of His Career As Crimson Tide’s Defensive Coordinator

Each offseason, Kirby Smart’s name seems to appear on the list of assistant coaches ready to become head men. The Alabama defensive coordinator has been in his post in Tuscaloosa since 2007, helping Nick Saban develop one of the country’s fiercest defensive units on a yearly basis.  Smart, 38, makes $1.28 million each season, the highest salary in the nation for an assistant...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Saban Ranked Top College Football Coach

When West Virginia takes the field to battle Alabama on August 30th in the Georgia Dome, not only with they be facing the best talent in the nation, but the best coaching mind in the game. Nick Saban. At least one writer thinks so, and its a hard argument to make. In the toughest and best conference in college football, Saban has won four national championships and sent many players...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama DB Nick Perry Posts Video Of Tide’s 2013 Locker Room Celebration After Beating Notre Dame

Let’s be honest – some “Throwback Thursday” Instagram posts are a little more exciting than others. Yesterday, Alabama fans were reminded of a very happy time in their lives – the day that the Tide beat Notre Dame to win the BCS national title back in January of 2013. Defensive back Nick Perry, who will be a fifth-year senior this upcoming year, posted an Instagram clip...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Hill granted release from Alabama

Offensive lineman Brandon Hill was granted release from Alabama and will look to carry his collegiate career at another program.  He did not see the field last year as a redshirt Freshman.  This is my guess as to why he is leaving the Crimson Tide. With that being said I have been released from the University of Alabama! I want to thank the coaches for all they support! #RollTide...
Via NCAA Football Zone
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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