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Report: Alabama and Wisconsin season opening kickoff set for prime time

The Alabama Crimson Tide have made a habit of winning big against nonconference opponents and are reportedly set to open the season once again to a nationally televised audience when they open against the Wisconsin Badgers on Sept. 5 in AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.According to the Wisconsin State Journal, the teams are set to kickoff at 8 p.m. EDT with the game airing nationally...
Via Fox Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Which Alabama freshman will be expected to play in 2015?

The Alabama Crimson Tide annually have the most talented and deepest roster in the nation, and yet, year after year gifted freshman find ways to contribute to the SEC juggernaut. Which players coming from the SEC's top recruiting class in 2015 will be the ones to see the field?Saturday Down South recently came out with their best guesses on the subject. Here's what they came up with...
Via Fox Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban talks about his first impression of Jason Garrett

Before Nick Saban was the face of Alabama football, he was the head coach of the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins brought him in after a very successful stint coaching at LSU. His tenure with the Dolphins was shorter than originally anticipated, but he did manage to discover a future head coach gem. Saban needed someone to take over as the quarterbacks coach in 2005, and to his surprise...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin vs. Alabama will be ABC primetime game

Wisconsin vs. Alabama was curiously missing when ESPN announced it’s primetime schedule earlier this month. There apparently was a reason for it, as it was announced on Thursday that the Badgers and Crimson Tide will indeed be on primetime. It’s just that the two foes will square off in the first ABC primetime game of the season instead of being put on cable television. The game...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

ABC Announces Week 1′s Alabama-Wisconsin Game Will Be Its Primetime Contest

The most-intriguing game on college football’s Week 1 slate is likely the Alabama-Wisconsin matchup that is taking place at AT&T Stadium in Texas.  The contest between the Crimson Tide and the Badgers will be kicking off in primetime.  ABC announced this afternoon that the game will be its national TV game.  See you on Saturday Night Football! #Badgers‘ matchup with Bama...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

SEC Baseball Tournament: Recapping the first two rounds

In the nation’s most stacked conference tournament, through two days, there have not been a ton of surprises in the SEC Tournament as three of the top four seeds have all moved on in the winners bracket. Day One got started off with a surprising result, as the Alabama Crimson Tide took down Ole Miss by a score of 6-1. The 11th-seeded Alabama squad would move on to face three-seed...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Butch Jones freaks out over hearing "Sweet Home Alabama" during spring practice.

Tennessee has released a video allegedly recording an incident where Volunteers head coach Butch Jones became more than a little irate over hearing "Sweet Home Alabama" being heard during a spring practice session. The idea being that Jones is upset that a song with the word "Alabama" in its title shouldn't be being played on "Rocky Top."The video has an "The Office" feel to it,...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
2 days ago  |  Discuss

LSU's Les Miles No. 5 in SEC coach rankings, website says

Alabama's Nick Saban tops again.
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 days ago

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Has a Tougher Workout Routine Than You

Alabama opponents better watch out. Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry has an insane workout routine. Flipping tires and pushing a...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama running back Derrick Henry determined to outwork everyone

While most college students are breathing easy as the spring semester comes to an end, Alabama Crimson Tide running back is busy waking up at 4am to visit an empty gym before pushing a truck and lifting huge tires.Last week, Henry published a video of himself lifting weights in the early morning hours with no one else in the gym. The video has since been deleted from his Instagram...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama’s Derrick Henry pushes truck for workout

Derrick Henry is already a freakishly strong running back, and the 6-foot-3, 238-pounder is only working to get stronger while he prepares for the upcoming college football season. On his Instagram account, the Alabama Crimson Tide standout shared a video of his training regimen. If you expected Henry to do anything other than push around a truck in his free time, you were wrong...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama leaning toward starting David Cornwell at quarterback?

Heading into the 2014 season, the sentiment was near unanimous that FSU transfer Jacob Coker would be the starting quarterback for the Alabama Crimson Tide. After all, Coker had battled Jameis Winston for the Seminoles starting quarterback job all summer long. Winston ultimately won the job, won the Heisman Trophy and led his team to a national title coming off the summer competition...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Playoff committee member calls out Nick Saban

Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban was critical of the College Football Playoff recently, saying that the final few games of the college football season devalued the plethora of bowl games. Well, Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long, who is a chairsperson of the College Football Playoff, sounded off on Saban’s comments. Needless to say, Long threw some shade at the ...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry works out earlier than you

If you want to be a successful football player at any level, you need to make sure you are putting in the work. For Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry, that is not a problem. On Saturday, Henry showed that he wasn’t out enjoying his Friday night. Instead, he decided to wake up at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning to put in a workout. The Crimson Tide will hope that translates...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: While You Were Sleeping, Alabama RB Derrick Henry Was Up Working Out At 4:08 A.M.

Alabama back Derrick Henry is a physical specimen, and thanks to a recent Instagram post, we might have a clue as to how that happened. While most of us were sleeping (or stumbling back home after a late night out) at 4:08 in the morning, Henry was busy getting after it in the gym.  While ya favorite player A video posted by Derrick Henry (@last_king_2) on May 16, 2015...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Cornwell Set to Be Alabama’s New Starting QB?

With Blake Sims having graduated, reports are suggesting that four-star redshirt freshman David Cornwell could be his successor. ESPN’s Chris Low is saying that there is a “genuine feeling” that the young man from Norman, Oklahoma could win the job. Saban's not rushing it with his QB situation, but there's a genuine feeling at Alabama that David Cornwell could end up winning...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: David Cornwell “Could” End Up Winning Alabama QB Starting Job

With former starting quarterback Blake Sims using up the final year of his collegiate eligibility this past season, most Alabama fans assumed that Jacob Coker, who transferred in from Florida State ahead of the 2014 campaign, would be given the starting nod in 2015. That may not be the case, however. ESPN’s Chris Low is reporting that there is a “genuine feeling” at Alabama...
Via College Spun
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama 5-Star Recruit Not Fazed By Team’s Hard Schedule

Per college football expert Phil Steele, the Alabama Crimson Tide have the toughest schedule of the upcoming season. However, five-star running back Damien Harris isn’t fazed one bit. Top 10 toughest schedule 2015 1. Alabama 2. USC 3. Arkansas 4. California 5. Washngton 6. Auburn 7. Texas 8. Utah 9. Stanford @Pac12Networks — Phil Steele (@philsteele042) May 14, 2015 Let's...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama 5-Star RB Commit Damien Harris Isn’t Fazed By Crimson Tide’s Tough Schedule

Alabama’s path to the College Football Playoff this fall will be a tough one.  The Crimson Tide open their season against Wisconsin, host Ole Miss, Arkansas and LSU, and travel to Georgia, Mississippi State and Auburn, among others.  Noted college football expert Phil Steele has Alabama’s schedule ranked as the country’s toughest.  Top 10 toughest schedule 2015 1. Alabama...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Bowden Would Have Left FSU For Alabama If The Job Was Offered

Bobby Bowden would have left FSU for Alabama if the Crimson Tide had offered the job, but the university never did.
Via Gamedayr
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Autographs Auburn Football for Kid

The Regions Tradition Pro-Am kicked off today, which means Alabama and Auburn brass (Bruce Peal, Nick Saban, Gus Malzahn Avery Johnson, etc.) showed up to play nice before the real fun begins. Hell, Saban even did a solid for a little kid with an Auburn football by signing it: Upon further review, #Alabama's Nick Saban does sign a kid's #Auburn football pic.twitter.com/TFZFFpq2Xc...
Via Busted Coverage
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Lead For Elite Dual-Threat QB Jawon Pass?

While Alabama secured the commitment from five-star Blake Barnett last year, Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide are still searching for a QB in the 2016 class. Georgia’s Jawon Pass, a four-star and the No. 2 ranked dual-threat QB to 247Sports, apparently could be the guy. According to sources of Ryan Bartow of 247, Alabama may […] The post Alabama Lead For Elite Dual-Threat QB...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama has toughest 2015 schedule

The college football season is still a few months away, but we know who will have the hardest road to the national championship. Phil Steele has generated a list of the toughest schedules in the nation, and it is Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide who have come away with the toughest road to the top. The USC Trojans and California Golden Bears round out the top there. Here is...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama’s Blake Barnett Hung Out With A Young Fan Who Is Battling Cancer At A Baseball Game

Quarterback Blake Barnett is yet to take a snap for the Alabama Crimson Tide, but there is a reason why the freshman is quickly becoming one of the team’s most popular players. After reaching out to a young Alabama fan named Eli, who is suffering from a rare form of cancer, after hearing about him through some teammates, Barnett met up with his new biggest fan at a local high school...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Defensive back Joshua Perry talks Alabama commitment

LSU likes to call themselves DBU, but the Tigers just lost out on Louisiana native and defensive back recruit Joshua Perry to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Perry recently spoke to Everything Alabama about his decision to commit to the Tide. "I've liked Alabama since I was a little kid, growing up watching them play," Perry said. "I went to one of my first camps there as a freshman and...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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