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Dolphins targeting Cyrus Kouandjio in the first round

Alabama offensive tackle Cyrus Kouandjio is the target of the Dolphins in the first round of the draft, if one local report is to be believed. The Palm Beach Post reports that Dolphins General Manager Dennis Hickey prefers Kouandjio to the other offensive tackles who are expected to be available with the Dolphins’ first-round pick, No. 19 overall. Notre Dame’s Zack Martin, Virginia’s...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nick Saban, Lane Kiffin Engage On Alabama’s Sideline During Crimson Tide’s Spring Game

There’s a new power couple in the Southeastern Conference: Nick Saban and Lane Kiffin. The latter, who was hired this offseason to be Alabama’s offensive coordinator after getting fired from his head coaching gig at Southern Cal, is taking part in his first Crimson Tide spring game today.  Here’s a photo of the duo on the sideline during today’s contest:  Nick Saban and...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama’s A.J. McCarron, C.J. Mosley, Kevin Norwood Get Prints On Crimson Tide’s Walk Of Fame

A.J McCarron, C.J. Mosley, and Kevin Norwood will never again play football for Alabama. After today, though, the three players that helped the Crimson Tide win multiple national championships will forever be remembered in Tuscaloosa, if they weren’t already.  Prior to Alabama’s spring game, which kicked off at 2 p.m. E.T. Saturday, the three players all had their hand and...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nick Saban Is Always Watching; A.J. McCarron And Katherine Webb Captured Under Alabama Coach Photograph

Nick Saban is always watching, A.J. McCarron. Don’t ever forget that.  The former national championship winning Alabama quarterback was recently lounging on a couch with his fiancee, Katherine Webb, and his little brother, at his mother’s home. While McCarron no longer plays in Tuscaloosa, it appears as if he rarely gets the opportunity to escape Saban’s presence.  Little...
Via College Spun
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Fallout - Nick Saban, Chad Voytik, recruiting, and more.

Welcome to the Fallout - Saturday edition.Rules violations? What rules violations.Alabama head coach Nick Saban denies that meetings with Denver Broncos starting quarterback Peyton Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase violated any NFL rules. (al.com)A-Day like no other.Andrew Gribble looks at the players to watch during Alabama's A-Day spring game. (al.com) Another...
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14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dolphins “Leaning” Towards Drafting Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio?

  Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Dolphins’ GM Dennis Hickey prefers Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio to Notre Dame OL Zack Martin.  “Dennis has got a love for Kouandjio and he should be sitting there for them,” Abramson’s source said. Martin has been a popular name connected to the Dolphins in recent...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Looks to Finish Job in 2014

With the 2014 college football season swiftly approaching, it is never too early for fans to get their hands on great Alabama Crimson Tide tickets.  Under Coach Nick Saban, the Tide have been the most dominant football program in the nation over the past half-decade. With some talented veterans returning to Tuscaloosa this season, along with another star-studded recruiting class...
Via Only College Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tide's Saban never met with Manning and Gase together

Nick Saban was preparing for A-Day, Alabama's final spring practice Saturday, and missed the commotion. Saban told The Denver Post on Friday night that he never met with quarterback Peyton Manning and offensive coordinator Adam Gase together two weeks ago, strengthening the Broncos' case that no NFL rules were broken. "I am surprised to hear that anyone thought that...
Via Pro Sports Daily
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

AJ McCarron has picture of Nick Saban in his home

Nick Saban, AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb in one photo. I’m sure Alabama Crimson Tide fans will love this pic. Pretty surprising to see a sketch of Nick Saban in AJ McCarron’s house. Wonder how many players have sketches of their coaches in their house? [@DeeDeeBonner] The post AJ McCarron Has Picture Of Nick Saban In His House appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning, Nick Saban Have ‘Mutually Beneficial’ Visit At Alabama

At 38 years old, you’d think Peyton Manning would know nearly everything about what it takes to be a successful quarterback. Apparently it’s never too late to stop learning. The Denver Broncos quarterback sought advice from one of football’s top minds last week when he and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase paid a visit to Alabama head coach Nick Saban. Saban, who is...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron: The Steal of the 2014 NFL Draft

The NFL draft is less than three weeks away. Since the college football season ended (and even before that) we’ve been hearing names such as Clowney, Manziel and Mack: names of players who will likely be selected in the first few picks in May’s NFL draft. Those of you who, like me, are hardcore football fans know that teams are built with players selected on the second and sometimes...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manning, Gase “visit” to Saban may have violated offseason rules

The meeting between former Tennessee quarterback Peyton Manning and current Alabama coach Nick Saban will raise plenty of eyebrows among Volunteers fans who voluntarily wear on Saturdays in the fall an objectively unattractive shade of orange. The session also should raise some eyebrows at 345 Park Avenue, for entirely different reasons. As Saban explained it, Manning was accompanied...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Peyton Manning visits Nick Saban; Tennessee fans (and NFLPA) squirm

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — For a day or so, two of the most beloved Tennessee sports figures were in the state of Alabama.Bruce Pearl, of course, is...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

10 Things to Watch From Alabama's A-Day Spring Game: A Fan's Guide

Alabama is coming off the kind of disappointing season most teams would envy.The Crimson Tide were No. 1 and undefeated until Nov. 30 and reached...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama safety feuding with Oklahoma

Oklahoma's got bragging rights over SEC kingpin Alabama by virtue of its 45-31 Sugar Bowl win back in January. Crimson Tide safety Landon Collins isn't backing down from a fight online, though. Sadly, this battle has no winners. Except Gabe Ikard. We'll explain later. "Just to hear that we got picked apart by an offense that we shouldn't have been on the field...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Landon Collins’ Shot At Oklahoma Is One Dumb Twitter Rant

Alabama's Landon Collins took a shot at the Oklahoma Sooners, and then went on one of the dumbest Twitter rants we've seen.
Via Gamedayr
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Meeting of the minds: Peyton visits Saban at Alabama

It’s not uncommon for coaches to pick the brains of one another in the offseason. But Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning joined the loop, putting at risk his God-like status in the state of Tennessee. According to Alex Scarborough of ESPN.com, Manning and Broncos offensive coordinator Adam Gase spent two days with Alabama coach Nick Saban last week, a visit Saban called mutually...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Safety Landon Collins Talks Trash To Oklahoma Fans; “Play For BCS Then Talk”

Alabama safety Landon Collins likely won’t be welcome in the Sooner state any time soon. The Crimson Tide’s All-American safety is fueled by his team’s 45-31 loss to Oklahoma in January’s Sugar Bowl. The better team didn’t win that night, Collins thinks, and he spoke his mind on the subject in an interview with ESPN.  “That just fires it up, because we know what type...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama LB C.J. Mosley Visited Ravens This Week

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Alabama LB C.J. Mosley visited with the Baltimore Ravens this week. Audra Martin reported last week that Mosley was visiting with the Tennessee Titans. Mosley is widely considered to be the best available inside linebacker in this year’s draft class. There are even some evaluators who believe Mosley is capable of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Tweets “Undisputed” Graphic To Remind Everyone That It Has The Most National Titles

You don’t have to go back too far in time to remember an era during which Alabama was dominant in college football. But just in case fans were wondering if the Crimson Tide had always been so successful, the school’s Twitter account sent out a little reminder to everyone this afternoon. Alabama flexed its muscles, sending out an “undisputed” graphic that lists all 15 years...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Peyton About To Slay Oklahoma State Sorority Girls

  Awkward. Not as awkward as Nick Saban posing with the Alabama gymnastics team, but it’s still awkward to see Oklahoma State sorority…
Via Busted Coverage
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Covering Dixie: A.J. McCarron, Aaron Murray, Mike Slive, and more.

Covering Dixie Like Mildew - The SEC. What your conference wants to be like when it grows up. Cleveland Rocks. Too bad the Browns don't.Former Alabama starting quarterback A.J. McCarron reportedly worked out for the Cleveland Browns on Wednesday. I'll try to keep my journalistic neutrality up here, and not show my fervent hatred for the "fake" Cleveland Browns...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama player Devonta Pollard receiving interest from Kentucky

There may not be a more intriguing JuCo recruit in the country than Devonta Pollard. When he left high school in 2012, Pollard was a five-star, top 25 recruit that was pursued by some of the biggest programs in the country. He ended up at Alabama, where he averaged just 3.9 points and 3.1 boards before transferring to East Mississippi Community College in Scooba for his sophomore...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

McCarron to hold private workout for Browns

Could Katherine Webb be coming to Cleveland? That's definitely the first question to ask when you hear the news that AJ McCarron will be working out for the Browns. In all seriousness, McCarron, who's engaged to the former Miss Alabama, joins a number of quarterbacks with whom the Browns have held private workouts, including Derek Carr and Jimmy Garoppolo. This weekend, they...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: A.J. McCarron working out for the Browns today

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Alabama quarterback A.J. McCarron is working out for the Cleveland Browns today,  according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Alabama QB AJ McCarron is conducting a private workout today for the Cleveland Browns. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 16, 2014 McCarron will also visit...
Via Pro Football Zone
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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