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Video: Gus Malzahn Trolls Nick Saban During Bingo At A Nursing Home

As we’ve noted before, the Alabama vs. Auburn rivalry has no boundaries – and that now includes inside nursing homes. Tigers head coach Gus Malzahn and other AU athletics employees spent the school’s Community Service Day cleaning up a cemetery, helping build a house and visiting people in retirement homes. Malzahn hosted “hurry-up, no huddle bingo” with some of the staff...
Via College Spun
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

3 Alabama Freshmen Who Could Soon Be College Football Stars

College football season is a little over four months away, ‘Bama fans. It is as good of a time as any to learn a little bit more about the next crop of star players who will be lacing ‘em up on Saturdays for years to come. Nick Saban is eyeing another championship run and if the Crimson Tide wins No. 16, these players will certainly be major reasons why. We profiled the three...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

4-star DEs commit to Alabama

Four-star defensive end Christian Bell has committed to Alabama. The player, who hails from Hoover, AL, was offered by Mississippi State, South Carolina, UCLA and Vanderbilt (amongst others), before making his decision to play for Nick Saban. LSU had recruited the player but did not make an offer, while Bama's offensive line Mario Cristobal did the recruiting for their hated...
Via SEC Football Blog
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban and Mark Ingram in group with Hugh Freeze and Sean Tuohy for Chick-fil-A Bowl Golf Challenge.

Fore Unlawful Carnal KnowledgeWould you trust Nick Saban with a golf club? Photo via golf.comFrom the "Fore Unlawful Carnal Knowledge department comes word that Alabama head coach Nick Saban and partner Mark Ingram will be grouped with Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze and partner Sean Tuohy for the annual Chick-fil-A Bowl Golf Challenge. Saban, Freeze, and 9 nine other head coaches...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

T.J. Yeldon still Bama's top running back

Four touchdowns versus 14. Three hundred and eighty-two yards versus 1,235. Thirty-five carries versus 207. Two 100-yard games versus six. If it weren’t Derrick Henry, we wouldn’t be making the comparison. His freshman season was promising with 382 rushing yards and four total touchdowns. But if he weren’t Derrick Henry and this wasn’t Alabama, how important would...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix Has Reportedly Met With The Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions & Titans

  Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that Alabama S Ha Ha Clinton-Dix has met with the Falcons, Eagles, Ravens, Lions and Titans up to this point. Previous reports have mentioned that Clinton-Dix has also visited with the Bears and Panthers. Clinton-Dix is considered by many to be the best safety in this year’s draft class, and some even consider him to be...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

New media deal has Crimson Tide seeing green

Ed Note: The following occurs courtesy Bloguin’s national college football site Crystal Ball Run. The cost of conference media rights for conferences has continued to grow over the years as television networks see greater profits to be had with live sports programming. Schools affiliated with the power conferences tend to cash big checks when it comes to splitting the total revenue...
Via Awful Announcing
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Coach Nick Saban Says He Is In Favor Of A 9-Game SEC Schedule, But Doesn’t Think Other Coaches Support It

It’s probably safe to assume that most SEC coaches would prefer to play less conference games. The SEC has been, without question, the nation’s toughest conference over the past decade, and so, less conference games would mean less opportunities for losses. Alabama coach Nick Saban thinks otherwise, though.  Saban is an advocate of a nine-game SEC schedule. He doesn’t believe...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Quarterback Greg McElroy Says Auburn Is The Favorite In The SEC This Season

Greg McElroy is new to the media life. The former Alabama quarterback retired from a short three-year NFL career in March and was then signed as an analyst for the new SEC Network about a week later. It appears that the former national champion already has the unbiased aspect of journalism down well, though.  Greg McElroy taps Auburn as SEC favorite #collegefootball http://t.co...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama Linebacker Trolls Auburn Fan In Tuscaloosa School

In the state of Alabama, you either support the Crimson Tide or the Auburn Tigers – there is no in between. And the closer you are to either campus, the more likely it is that your fandom is pretty much set in stone. But according to Shaun Dion Hamilton, a freshman linebacker who enrolled early at Alabama this past January, one Tigers fan wore Auburn gear in enemy territory Tuesday...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New media deal has Crimson Tide seeing green ☆

The cost of conference media rights for conferences has continued to grow over the years as television networks see greater profits to be had with live sports programming. Schools affiliated with the power conferences tend to cash big checks when it comes to splitting the total revenue brought in through media rights agreements with the likes of ESPN, FOX and NBC. That money overshadows...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New media deal has Crimson Tide seeing green ☆

The cost of conference media rights for conferences has continued to grow over the years as television networks see greater profits to be had with live sports programming. Schools affiliated with the power conferences tend to cash big checks when it comes to splitting the total revenue brought in through media rights agreements with the likes of ESPN, FOX and NBC. That money overshadows...
Via Crystal Ball Run
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Birthday babe of the day – Katherine Webb

Sexy southerner Katherine Webb will turn 25 on Thursday, April 24. Please see below for Webb’s measurements and personal information. Birthplace: Montgomery, Alabama Height / Weight: 5’11” / 130 pounds Eye color: Blue Hair color: Brunette Bra size: 32C Adult relationships: Webb “met” former Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron on Twitter in December 2012. The devout Christians...
Via Sports by Colin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: An Artist Made An Amazing Crimson Tide Mosaic Out Of Alabama License Plates

If you’re an Alabama fan with $1,600 who wants a piece of Crimson Tide memorabilia that nobody can duplicate, we may have the deal for you. One artist named Drew Shade has created a mosaic out of old Alabama license plates in the shape of the Crimson Tide’s elephant logo. In short, it’s awesome. @sabansays can i get a RT? Would love my Bama piece to find a home with a die...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama LB C.J. Mosley Visiting With The Broncos This Week

  Mike Klis of the Denver Post reports that Alabama LB C.J. Mosley is visiting with the Broncos on Monday and into Tuesday. Mosley has previously met with the Titans and Ravens. 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 playing outside linebacker at...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama To Sign 10-Year Multimedia Rights Deal Worth “At Least $150 Million”

Roll Tide This won’t come as a surprise to too many college football fans, but Alabama’s program is worth a great deal of money. Monday, via a report by the Sports Business Journal, we’re finding out exactly what some are willing to pay for the Crimson Tide’s multimedia rights. Accord to Michael Smith, the school is set to sign a deal with Learfield Sports worth “at least”...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama inks lucrative $150-$160 million multimedia rights deal

Roll Tide is right. The University of Alabama is set to capitalize on its success over the last five years by signing one of the nation’s most lucrative multimedia rights deals with Learfield Sports worth at least $150 million to $160 million over 10 years. The extension of a long-term relationship between the Crimson Tide and Learfield will now run through June 30, 2024. Alabama...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Alabama’s Spring Game Featured 3 Marriage Proposals

This won’t surprise anyone, but many Alabama supporters have made their Crimson Tide fandom a major part of their lives. Yesterday, three separate couples got engaged at Alabama’s A-Day, the team’s spring game. According to Saturday Down South, two of the proposals were inside Bryant-Denny Stadium, while another was outside near Paul “Bear” Bryant’s statue. @HunterLJohnson...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama A-Day Had Marriage Proposals On Top Of Marriage Proposals

Alabama's 2014 A-Day was littered with marriage proposals from Crimson Tide fans.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Tide tops in spring game attendance despite lowest turnout of Saban era

Only at football-mad Alabama could being tops at something nationally also, at the same time, result in a low-water mark for the current era. Such was the case Saturday afternoon as a total of 73,506 fans took in their Crimson Tide’s annual A-Day spring game. That total topped the previous 2014 high-water mark of just over 72,000 for Penn State’s first spring game under James...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Blake Sims and Jake Coker begin battle to succeed AJ McCarron at Alabama

“With Blake Sims, there are probably some things that he can do as a quarterback that we really don’t feature in this game,” Alabama Coach Nick Saban said after the A-Day spring scrimmage. “For him to be an effective player at his position, in fairness to him, it’s probably good for us to do things like that. We really don’t feature our skill guys very much.” So don’t...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A.J. McCarron has a picture of Nick Saban on his wall

Of course A.J. McCarron has a picture of Nick Saban on his wall. The former Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback and his former head coach are obviously best bros for life. [via the lovely @DeeDeeBonner] Related Posts Nick Saban will be the next Head Coach at Texas per report [Update] Nick Saban did not know AJ McCarron is on the cover of SI Nick Saban: Possibly greatest coach and hypocrite ever
Via College Football Section
3 days 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
4 days 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
4 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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