ALABAMA CRIMSON TIDE NEWS

Dazon Ingram re-commits, becomes Johnson’s first recruit

It hasn’t taken Avery Johnson long to settle into his new digs at Alabama. The new hoops head coach officially has his first commit in guard Dazon Ingram, CollegeBasketballTalk reports. Johnson was named the new Crimson Tide head coach earlier this month. What makes Ingram’s decision to attend Alabama more interesting is that he had previously de-commited from the school and...
Via Campus Sports Net
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: Landon Collins, Draft, Contracts, Bills, & Steelers

Landon Collins Mike Mayock released his updated rankings on Friday, which includes moving Arizona State S Damarious Randall ahead of Alabama S Landon Collins as his No. 1 safety in this year’s draft class. Matt Miller mentions that he also expects Randall to be the first safety drafted and could come off the board at No. 29 ... The post NFL Notes: Landon Collins, Draft, Contracts...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dazon Ingram Announces Comitmment To Alabama

Alabama’s Mr. Basketball will play his college ball for his hometown team, he announced Friday. Dazon Ingram, a three-star prospect out of Theodore, Alabama, averaged 21 points, 11 rebounds and five assists last season. Ingram is a big get for new Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson with John Calipari and Kentucky swooping in late for Ingram’s services. […] The post Dazon Ingram...
Via Diehardsport
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dazon Ingram commits to Alabama; Kentucky had shown interest

2015 three-star point guard Dazon Ingram has committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide. The 6-foot-5 Ingram, Alabama’s Mr. Basketball and the Class 7A Player of the Year, announced his decision Friday after originally committing to Alabama last year. He pledged to Anthony Grant and Alabama in the fall, but, did not sign his letter-of-intent, allowing him to […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama forward Shannon Hale to return

The Alabama Crimson Tide basketball team has a new head coach in Avery Johnson, who took the job following the firing of Anthony Grant. After the hire, two players — Ricky Tarrant and Devin Mitchell — left the team via transfer. On Thursday night, however, Avery got a bit of good news. Forward Shannon Hale, who is set to enter his junior year, announced he will be returning...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Schedule and Analysis

The last two seasons haven't ended the way Nick Saban would like. Two poor showings in the Superdome in New Orleans have left a bad taste in the...
Via Athlon Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

As many as 8 players could miss Alabama Spring Game

When the Alabama Crimson Tide take the field for their annual Spring Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium this weekend, the team could be without as many as eight players. According to head coach Nick Saban, there are currently eight players expected to miss the game. “We’ve got probably more guys out for this game than we’ve had in the past, which again, creates an opportunity for...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry Talks Expectations For Alabama’s A-Day Game

Alabama running back Derrick Henry talked about tomorrow’s A-Day scrimmage and what fans should expect from the Crimson Tide offense. Watch the Derrick Henry interview here  The post Derrick Henry Talks Expectations For Alabama’s A-Day Game appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Compares 2016 RB Robert Washington To Marshawn Lynch

2016 RB Recruit Robert Washington has quite an impressive skill set. He’s got a top 6 of TCU, Alabama, Michigan, UNC, Florida, Syracuse and Alabama head coach Nick Saban had some high praise for the young man. From Bleacher Report: “[Alabama head coach] Nick Saban told me I remind him of ‘Beast Mode’ [Marshawn Lynch], and […] The post Nick Saban Compares 2016 RB Robert...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This Alabama Sheriff’s License Plate Cover Rolls For The Tide

Only in Alabama does a sheriff rock a Crimson Tide license plate cover. Talk about rolling for the Tide.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Tennessee Fan Has An “EF BAMA” License Plate

Given Tennessee’s longstanding rivalry with Alabama, most Volunteers fans don’t have too much love for the Crimson Tide or its supporters. The UT fan who owns the Toyota Tacoma below probably has a little less than the rest, however.  Yep, someone out there actually has an “EF BAMA” license plate. Usually, you’d have to guess which team someone who owns such a plate would...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 PG Dazon Ingram gets call from John Calipari after decommitting from Alabama

If the Kentucky Wildcats miss out on several of their top targets in 2015, they may already have some backup plans in place. John Calipari has apparently reached out to former Alabama commit Dazon Ingram: Ingram, recently named Alabama’s Mr. Basketball, de-committed from the Crimson Tide when former coach Anthony Grant was fired after the […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
6 days ago  |  Discuss

David Robinson prank calls Avery Johnson during interview

Avery Johnson is the new head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide and he was making the rounds in the media. One of those stops led to an appearance on The Dan Patrick Show. While on The Dan Patrick Show, Johnson had his interview interrupted by a former teammate, the legendary David Robinson. Robinson prank called Johnson as “Dave in Texas.” It didn’t take long for Avery Johnson...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama star Ricky Tarrant to transfer

Alabama Crimson Tide star guard Ricky Tarrant will transfer from the program, after just one season. The Tide recently hired head coach Avery Johnson, but Tarrant has elected to transfer despite the move. Tarrant played in 19 games during his redshirt junior season averaging 13.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game before a season ending ruptured plantar fascia. Johnson...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 days ago  |  Discuss

WSSU's Phillip Sims talks Nick Saban, HBCU vs. PWI football, and chasing pro football

Phillip Sims was one of the top quarterbacks in high school football in 2010. Five years later, he's looking for a home in the NFL after a college career that spanned three states and two NCAA Divisions.The former Winston-Salem State quarterback talked to HBCU Gameday about his preparation for the 2015 NFL Draft, his time at Alabama and the difference between playing at an HBCU vs...
Via HBCU Gameday
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Goes Bold, Schedules Arkansas As Homecoming Game

In college football scheduling, teams usually choose a game against a far inferior opponent for Homecoming. It provides an opportunity for congregating fans and alumni to watch a breezy, blowout victory and enjoy a return to campus.  Most of Alabama’s opponents are inferior to the Crimson Tide, but that doesn’t mean today’s Homecoming announcement didn’t raise some eyebrows...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Johnson wants one-and-dones at Alabama

Former Dallas Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets head coach Avery Johnson is hoping to lead the Alabama Crimson Tide basketball program to glory, after being hired earlier this week to replace Anthony Grant. It will be no easy task for Alabama and Avery Johnson, but he has one idea of how he can immediately begin to improve. The key: one-and-dones — just ask the Kentucky Wildcats and...
Via Campus Sports Net
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Defensive Players Are Competing For WWE-Style Ball-Out Title Belt During Scrimmages

Twitter/@ByCasagrande When you play for a program the size and stature of Alabama’s, your motivational tactics go beyond simple praise and prodding. Sometimes, you have to put a large, golden WWE-style championship belt in front of your players to get them to reach their full potential.  This spring, Alabama defenders are competing for the Ball-Out belt. It’s gaudy, with a...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Update On Alabama’s A’Shawn Robinson’s Injury Status

Alabama’s A’Shawn Robinson had to be helped off the field during a recent Crimson Tide spring practice. Reports are that Robinson, one of the team’s top defensive lineman, isn’t seriously injured. Saban: A'Shawn Robinson with sprained ankle and sprained knee. Not serious but "we'll be conservative with him." — Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) April 8, 2015 […] The post Update...
Via Diehardsport
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Avery Johnson On Taking Alabama Job: “Wouldn’t Have Taken It If Couldn’t Make Final Four”

Avery Johnson was officially introduced as the Alabama Crimson Tide’s next basketball coach. Johnson, who previously was an NBA coach for the Dallas Mavericks and Brooklyn Nets, had some notable quotes during his press conference on Wednesday. Avery Johnson: "For us here at the University of Alabama, I wouldn't have taken this job if couldn't […] The post Avery Johnson On Taking...
Via Diehardsport
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnathan Taylor, Alabama, and the Danger of the “Hot Take”

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Former Georgia and then Alabama football player Johnathan Taylor, all 6’4″ of him, recently appeared in court regarding charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief. That, in and of itself is where a horrific story should end. But it doesn’t. Taylor was arrested just over a week ago when his girlfriend alleged that he assaulted her...
Via The Student Section
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnathan Taylor, Alabama, and the Danger of the “Hot Take”

Follow TSS on Twitter @TheStudentSect Former Georgia and then Alabama football player Johnathan Taylor, all 6’4″ of him, recently appeared in court regarding charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief. That, in and of itself is where a horrific story should end. But it doesn’t. Taylor was arrested just over a week ago when his girlfriend alleged that he assaulted her...
Via Bloguin Best
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Is This Alabama-Themed Train The Best Train Ever?

This Alabama Crimson Tide Themed Train was spotted in Tuscaloosa and it is a beauty. The only way this would be better is if he painted the top part of the hatch on top in Houndstooth. [Gamedayr] The post Is This Alabama-Themed Train The Best Train Ever? appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama LB Reggie Ragland Shows Off ‘Ball Out’ Belt

It looks like the Alabama Crimson Tide have found a new method to motivate their defensive players. Alabama LB Reggie Ragland showed off the new “Ball Out” Belt that is given out to defensive players that had the best day in their scrimmage and did their best to try and force turnovers. From 24/7 Sports: […] The post Alabama LB Reggie Ragland Shows Off ‘Ball Out’ Belt appeared...
Via Diehardsport
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama set to introduce Avery Johnson as basketball coach

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) New Alabama coach Avery Johnson wants to make the Crimson Tide ''the leader of the college basketball world.'' Johnson will be introduced at a news conference on Wednesday, a day after arriving in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He said in a statement that coaching in the college ranks was ''a lifelong dream.'' A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Johnson...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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