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Alabama Football: Julio Jones is Building a Big….Mall? Yes. A Mall.

Alabama Football great and Atlanta Falcons play maker Julio Jones is building a massive mixed use project next to the Mall of Georgia. Alabama Football legend Julio Jones is not your average professional athlete. Bama fans already knew that. The NFL is starting to learn and so are the 600 people who will be employed by […] Alabama Football: Julio Jones is Building a Big….Mall...
Via Bama Hammer
2 minutes ago

Alabama or Florida State for top CB committing in May; elite QBs to visit Tuscaloosa; Tide targets commit elsewhere

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Roll Tide-ings, a rundown of everything happening in Alabama Crimson Tide recruiting with Chris Kirschner. Today we discuss the latest with Georgia defensive back Christian Tutt, quarterbacks Tanner McKee and Bo Nix plus Tide targets Mark Pope and Gurvan Hall committing to Miami.  Alabama tied on top for one of nation’s top corners BUFORD...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Make the Case: TE David Njoku vs. TE O.J. Howard

NFL Draft Experts debate if Miami TE David Njoku or Alabama TE O.J. Howard. would be a better fit for the Giants. With our “Make the Case” series on Giants.com, we look at projections provided ...
Via Giants.com
4 hours ago

Alabama football: Alumni with two different paths giving back in different ways

Welcome to The Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap. Today, we look at some alumni doing work in their community and updates on the football team’s best athletes. Fewer Alabama alumni have a story as worthy of Greek tragedy as Sherman Williams, the former all-American running back who won a Super Bowl with Dallas before his career came off the rails...
Via SEC Country
5 hours ago

Alabama Football: The Daily Insider March 28

Alabama football fans have a big appetite for information and we’ll be serving up healthy portions of hot food for thought with a side of seasonal inside information every morning this Spring. There was a time when getting to the Waysider early on a weekday morning was the best way to learn what was really going […] Alabama Football: The Daily Insider March 28 - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
7 hours ago

Alabama Basketball: Collin Sexton Is One Jamming-Dunking Future Super Star

Alabama basketball signee Collin Sexton won the Powerade Jam dunk contest at the McDonald’s All-America Game. Last week we treated our readers to the Collon Sexton basketball explosion headed to Tuscaloosa next season. Alabama basketball fans it just keeps getting better and better. Monday night ESPN covered the Powerade Jam Dunk contest at this week’s […] Alabama Basketball...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Alabama Football Celebrity Fans: From Actors and Rappers to Heroes and Hart

Alabama Football fans remember Katy Perry and her corn dog picking Ole Miss on ESPN’s College Gameday but who are the biggest celebrity fans of the Crimson Tide? Alabama Football is a big time program with big time fans. The leaves can turn any color they like but Saturdays in the fall will always be […] Alabama Football Celebrity Fans: From Actors and Rappers to Heroes and Hart...
Via Bama Hammer
15 hours ago

Podcast: NFL GM explains what separates Nick Saban from other college coaches

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide Podcast with Ryan Fowler. Today, we talked with former Crimson Tide player, William Barger about the first few spring practices and more. Topics Discussed: Who will be Alabama’s next superstar on defense? Could Alabama’s offensive line be a major strength in 2017? Raven’s GM, Ozzie Newsome talks about Nick Saban(Audio...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Alabama football: O.J. Howard signs endorsement deal with Nike

O.J. Howard is, according to most experts, the top tight end prospect in the 2017 NFL Draft. And as such, he has not just teams salivating over his professional potential, but apparel companies as well. Of course, the king of those companies is Nike. Even getting an offer from Nike is a huge deal for a player, and it’s certainly difficult to say no to an international powerhouse...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Nick Saban finds continuity on Alabama coaching staff despite constant turnover

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The turnover has been steady. Some leave the University of Alabama football team for the National Football League, others crave other opportunities. On average, Nick Saban has had to replace roughly one-third of everyone on the Crimson Tide roster every single year. Although that statement could apply to the players, as Saban regularly signs the maximum number...
Via SEC Country
20 hours ago

Alabama Football: AD Greg Byrne Beats UT Chancellor 3-0

Alabama Football has beaten Tennessee 10 years in a row and our shiny new Athletic Director Greg Byrne is already up on the Vols by 3 wins too. Alabama Football’s tradition of embarrassing Tennessee is in jeopardy but the threat isn’t coming from the 5 star hearts running down the field in Knoxville. It’s coming […] Alabama Football: AD Greg Byrne Beats UT Chancellor 3-0...
Via Bama Hammer
21 hours ago

5 SEC assistants who could be head coaching candidates after 2017

College football teams in need of a new head coach often wind up poaching one of the hottest SEC assistants. Temple snatched Florida defensive coordinator Geoff Collins this offseason. Former Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart got his dream job at Georgia last year. Before that, Jim McElwain, Mike Bobo and Dan Mullen all parlayed successful runs as SEC assistants into quality...
Via SEC Country
23 hours ago

Alabama Basketball: Lady Crimson Tide Ends Amazing Season in the Elite 8

Alabama Basketball season came to end in Atlanta as the Lady Crimson Tide lost to Georgia Tech 76-66 in the Elite 8 of the Women’s NIT. Women’s Basketball is a game of four quarters. The Lady Crimson Tide tied the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in scoring in two quarters and outscored them by seven in […] Alabama Basketball: Lady Crimson Tide Ends Amazing Season in the Elite 8...
Via Bama Hammer
23 hours ago

Can WR Jerry Jeudy be better than Calvin Ridley was as Alabama freshman? One Tide wideout hopes so

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — From Amari Cooper to Calvin Ridley and now Jerry Jeudy, Alabama football has had an impressive recent run of talented wide receivers out of South Florida. In 2012, Cooper broke Alabama’s freshman record for receiving yards which later was toppled by Ridley, who racked up 1,045 yards in 2015. Now, Ridley wants Jeudy to top his rookie mark. “Yeah, I do. I want...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Bear Bryant's great grandson, Paul Tyson's, highlights from Alabama high school

1 / 12 Paul Tyson, a junior at Hewitt-Trussville School, is a QB for the Hewitt-Trussville Huskies and the great grandson of legendary Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Paul "Bear" Byrant. (Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com). Joe Songer | jsonger@al.com Print Email Joseph Goodman | jgoodman@al.com By Joseph Goodman | jgoodman@al.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on March 27, 2017...

Path hasn’t been easy for nation’s No. 1 OLB with Alabama on top who says ‘I’m not going to fail’

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Roll Tide-ings, a rundown of everything happening in Alabama Crimson Tide recruiting with Chris Kirschner. Today we discuss the latest with the nation’s No. 1 outside linebacker JJ Peterson and top 2019 LB King Mwikuta.  Alabama on top for nation’s No. 1 outside linebacker BUFORD, Ga. — JJ Peterson said he was with Tykerious Raheem ...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Alabama basketball: Off-season attrition begins; football continues spring practice

Welcome to The Rammer Jammer, SEC Country’s daily Alabama athletics recap. Today, we look at basketball’s impending transfers and a record-setting finish for the swim team.  Alabama basketball’s offseason is made slightly more painful by the miracle Final Four run from South Carolina, which, you may have heard, lost to Alabama twice this season. But in most senses, it’s...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Alabama Football: The Daily Insider – March 27

Alabama football fans have a big appetite for information and we’ll be serving up healthy portions of hot food for thought with a side of seasonal inside information every morning this Spring. There was a time when getting to the Waysider early on a weekday morning was the best way to learn what was really going […] Alabama Football: The Daily Insider – March 27 - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Alabama Softball Splits Ugly Doubleheader Against South Carolina

Alabama Softball managed to get the series win 2-1 over South Carolina after splitting a doubleheader. However, Alabama fell in game two as their pitching could not get together and the batting was erratic. Game two showed when Alabama is bad, they can be ugly bad. It was a Jekyll and Hyde Sunday for Alabama Softball. The […] Alabama Softball Splits Ugly Doubleheader Against...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

5 players whose 2017 NFL Draft stock is rising

The 2017 NFL Combine has come and gone, but as it’s always been intended, the week-long event in Indianapolis helped many young prospects boost their draft stock with quality performances. And with Pro Days now being held around the county, even more prospects are helping their cause by showing NFL scouts they’re a cut above the rest.While much will change between now and the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama football: Mel Kiper high on 5 former Tide players ahead of draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — We’re a little more than one month away from the NFL draft, and former Alabama football players continue to dominate most of the mock drafts. ESPN analyst Mel Kiper Jr. released his mock draft 3.0, which features five former Crimson Tide players. Jonathan Allen, No. 4 overall, Jacksonville Jaguars The talk of Allen being in the mix for the No. 1 overall player...
Via SEC Country
2 days ago

2017 Draft Profile: TE O.J. Howard

The Alabama product is an ultra-smooth athlete who was underutilized in the Crimson Tide offense. He has a dynamic pairing of size, speed and playmaking ability. His ability to block is the biggest question.
Via BaltimoreRavens.com
2 days ago

Prospect Profile: Alabama TE O.J. Howard

O.J. Howard Tight end | Alabama | Senior Height: 6-foot-6 | Weight: 249 pounds College Stats 2016: totaled 45 receptions for 595 yards and three touchdowns; had 106 yards and a touchdown in Colleg...
Via Vikings.com
2 days ago

Alabama Football: The Daily Insider – March 26

Alabama football fans have a big appetite for information and we’ll be serving up healthy portions of hot food for thought with a side of seasonal inside information every morning this Spring. There was a time when getting to the Waysider early on a weekday morning was the best way to learn what was really going […] Alabama Football: The Daily Insider – March 26 - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
2 days ago

Alabama Basketball: SEC Hoops Smash Hit In Big Dance

SEC basketball is the big story of the NCAA Tournament. Let’s look at what that means for the future of Alabama Basketball. On Sunday, March 26, the SEC will have a team in the Final Four – maybe two teams. What does this say about the future of the league and the 2017-18 Alabama basketball […] Alabama Basketball: SEC Hoops Smash Hit In Big Dance - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
2 days ago
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