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Alabama OL Cam Robinson trolls teams claiming to be ‘DBU’

There a lot of teams that claim to be the best at putting defensive backs into the NFL. These teams include LSU, Florida and Texas and they have gone back and forth the last year or so about who deserves to have the title of “DBU.” Those three are just a few of the many schools staking claim to this moniker. It looks like one star Alabama offensive lineman is not really fond...
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20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Cam Robinson Trolls All The CFB Programs Claiming To Be “DBU”

According to Twitter, there are about five or six different “Defensive Back Universities.” Type “DBU” into the search bar and you’ll find tweets by coaches or players from Florida, LSU, Ohio State, Texas and Virginia Tech, among others.  Alabama’s Cam Robinson trolled those programs on Twitter today.  The Crimson Tide’s offensive lineman sent out the following tweet...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Of nine combine invitees, there's one glaring omission for Alabama

On Thursday, the lists of 2016 NFL Draft Combine invitees were made public. Unsurprisingly, Alabama ranked among the top schools in terms of most team members set to attend the event. Only Ohio State (14) and Notre Dame (10) had more players invited than Alabama and UCLA (9) did. The usual suspects -- A'Shawn Robinson, Derrick Henry, Reggie Ragland -- were offered invites. Role...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama officially announces hire of Derrick Ansley as DBs coach

Alabama has officially announced the hiring of former graduate assistant Derrick Ansley as the Crimson Tide’s new defensive backs coach, according to an official statement from head coach Nick Saban. “We are very happy to have Derrick and his family back at Alabama,” Saban said in the statement. “Derrick did an outstanding job when he was with us as a graduate assistant,...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 25 Capsules

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson's debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M upset by Alabama for 3rd straight loss

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) -- Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama survived a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson's debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama holds off slumping No. 15 Texas A&M, 63-62

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies' third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 Southeastern Conference) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson's debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with 2...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Daniel Jeremiah says Alabama C Ryan Kelly has ‘all-pro’ talent

One big name in this year’s draft class is Alabama center Ryan Kelly, who was an anchor on the Crimson Tide’s offensive line in 2015 en route to a national championship. A big fan of Kelly is NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah, who took to Twitter to say that Kelly has “all-pro talent.” Alabama Center Ryan Kelly is one of the best interior OL prospects in the last...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texans Draft Prospect: Alabama’s A’Shawn Robinson

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Alabama’s A’Shawn Robinson is the highest rated defensive tackle in this year’s...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Top MAC Receiver Considering Transfer To Alabama

In the world of college football, it is very clear that the difference between the Power Five conferences and the Group of Five conferences is a pretty wide gap (even after Houston embarrassed Florida State in this past season’s Peach Bowl). According to some reports, one of the top players from a G5 conference is looking to take his career to one SEC power that just brought home...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Louisiana Defensive End Chris Allen Has Alabama On Top After Visit

LSU absolutely cleaned up in-state during the 2016 recruiting cycle, leading the Tigers to a top three finish in 247Sports’ team rankings. Les Miles has his work cut out for him, however, as Alabama continues to sign No. 1 classes. Now, Nick Saban is looking to poach some of the best players out of his former team’s backyard. Four-star defensive end Chris Allen, a Baton Rouge...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Scout Names Alabama Commit Najee Harris No. 1 Recruit In Class Of 2017

In the class of 2016, all four major recruiting websites named Michigan-bound defensive tackle Rashan Gary their No. 1 ranked recruit. Things are a bit more interesting in the class of 2017. 247Sports and ESPN have Dylan Moses atop their rankings, while Scout has named running back Najee Harris, an Alabama commit, its top player. Alabama commit Najee Harris is the new No. 1 https...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama QB Greg McElroy says Newton ‘quit on his team’

Former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy wears his Crimson Tide badge with pride, so much that he doesn’t hesitate to criticize former rivals, even if it is former Auburn star, Heisman Trophy winner and reigning NFL MVP Cam Newton. McElroy, who currently hosts his own radio show on Sirus XM and also serves as an analyst for the SEC Network, called out Newton today over how the quarterback...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama QB says Newton 'quit on his team' during Super Bowl 50

Former Alabama signal-caller Greg McElroy faced Cam Newton once on the collegiate level. Newton's Auburn Tigers upended the Crimson Tide by a score of 28-27. Down 24 points early, Newton engineered a wonderful comeback against the fierce in-state rival.While McElroy never got the chance to defeat Newton on the field, he's certainly taking some shots at him off the gridiron. McElroy...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M-Alabama Preview

Texas A&M has an opportunity to get back into first place in the SEC if it can break out of its funk this week. The 15th-ranked Aggies will first have to avoid another road loss Wednesday night against Alabama, which is seeking another win over a Top 25 opponent. Texas A&M lost its lead in the SEC by dropping three of four and suffered its first home loss Saturday, 81...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 2017 recruit has Alabama as leader, wants to hear from Michigan

The Alabama Crimson Tide ended their recruiting process for the 2016 season with the top-ranked class in the country. It looks like they are already focusing on next year’s class and it looks like the could be getting a big-time recruit for the 2017 class. According to ESPN, top-ranked recruit in the class of 2017, running back and outside linebacker Dylan Moses, lists Alabama...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky co-DC Derrick Ansley headed to Alabama

Kentucky defensive backs coach and recently promoted co-defensive coordinator Derrick Ansley is leaving Lexington for a job with the Alabama Crimson Tide, according to The Tuscaloosa News. The report, written by Aaron Suttles, states that Ansley is expected to work with the secondary while first-year defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt will work with the inside linebackers. Ansley...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Has Reportedly Hired Kentucky’s Derrick Ansley As Defensive Assistant

Kentucky co-defensive coordinator Derrick Ansley is reportedly headed to Alabama.  According to multiple reports, the Crimson Tide have hired Ansley to be their new defensive assistant coach.  Ansley, an Alabama native, was a graduate assistant under Nick Saban from 2010-11. It is being reported that he will coach the secondary.  For those not familiar with Derrick Ansley: Excellent...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: AL.com Writers Debate Alabama, Auburn Recruiting Classes With A Rap Battle

Alabama and Auburn each signed a Top 10 class on Wednesday, so naturally, fans want to compare the rising Crimson Tide and Tiger freshmen. Matt Scalici and Wesley Sinor of AL.com and the 5-Star Super Show found a unique way to do just that: a rap battle.  That was…interesting. The Gus Malzahn breakdancing clip is always an inspired choice. We won’t truly be able to break down...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Loses Commitment From Four Star 2017 Offensive Lineman

Just days ago, the Alabama Crimson Tide were celebrating their top ranked recruiting class for the 2016 cycle (which head coach Nick Saban probably celebrated for about ten minutes before getting back to work for spring practice). With a year to go until the Crimson Tide sign their 2017 cycle, there is one less player they can plan on signing in that group at this point. Four star...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Comparing Alabama and Auburn’s 2016 Recruiting Classes

Alabama and Auburn are bitter rivals not just on the field, but on the recruiting trail as well. Both schools are typically fighting for the same blue-chip prospects, and there is tremendous pressure on both coaching staffs to land more top talent than their in-state adversary.  Usually, both programs sign outstanding classes. This year was no different, as Alabama landed the No...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Meet Alabama’s 2016 Recruiting Class: National Signing Day Recap

Once again, Alabama dominated National Signing Day. The Crimson Tide reeled in a number of blue chip players on Wednesday, leading to a massive jump in the rankings. Three separate recruiting websites named Alabama it’s recruiting national champion, making it the sixth year in a row that the Crimson Tide has secured that honor. Three five-stars and an astounding 14 four-star players...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Heisman Winner Derrick Henry Meets With President Obama At National Event

In the coming weeks, the Alabama Crimson Tide football team will head to the White House and meet with President Obama, a tradition for most teams after they win their sport’s championship. It will be the fourth time in the last seven years that head coach Nick Saban will lead his team to such an honor. One member of that team couldn’t wait for the honor and got an early start...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama QB calls out recruits that are ‘scared to compete’

Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett took to social media to criticize high schoolers who passed on the Crimson Tide come National Signing Day. “If you want to make yourself the best player/person you can be,” Barnett wrote, “Why would you be scared to compete?” Barnett, a redshirt freshman, is projected to start under center for the national champs next season. Last season...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama, Florida State Named 2016 National Signing Day Recruiting Champions

Entering yesterday’s National Signing Day, Alabama sat behind schools like Florida State, LSU, Michigan, and Ohio State in the national recruiting rankings. After a huge day, highlighted by the commitments of five-star linebackers Ben Davis and Mack Wilson, the Crimson Tide class was ranked No. 1 by three of the four major recruiting services: 247Sports, Rivals, and Scout. Here...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss
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