ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alabama QB among 16 Cardinals rookie free agents

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) Alabama quarterback Jake Coker is among 16 undrafted rookie free agents to agree to terms with the Arizona Cardinals. Coker was 14-0 as a starter for the Crimson Tide team that won the College Football Playoff championship game. He threw for a career-high 335 yards and two touchdowns in the championship win over Clemson. The group also includes University of...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama football offers scholarship to Class of 2017 Canadian track star

The Alabama football team could be adding some serious speed to the Class of 2017. According to reports, the Crimson Tide have submitted an official offer to four-star running back Chuba Hubbard, who also happens to be a promising track star in Canada. Way up I feel blessed.. National champions Alabama ROLL TIDE have just offered me.. I still can't believe this.. #23 pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama coach Bo Davis allegedly resigned over impermissible contact with recruits

One of Alabama’s most important coaches and recruiters, Bo Davis, surprisingly and abruptly resigned his position on Friday night. Not many details were given for his resignation, but on Sunday details did begin to emerge and it appears recruiting violations are at the heart of his resignation. According to Matt Zenitz of AL.com, Davis’ resignation came after he was confronted...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Draft Recap: Here Is Where Every Alabama Crimson Tide Player Was Picked

The NFL Draft has wrapped up, and not surprisingly, the national champion Alabama Crimson Tide were well-represented. A total of seven Crimson Tide players were chosen, all in the first three rounds.  In case you haven’t been following along, here is where every ‘Bama player wound up. C Ryan Kelly – Indianapolis Colts; Round 1, Pick 18 Meet the newest member of our family...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top DT recruit drops Alabama after Bo Davis violation news

Five-star defensive tackle recruit Marvin Wilson says he is dropping Alabama in response to the Bo Davis news. Wilson, who is completing his junior year at Episcopal High School in Texas, tweeted “there goes bama in my recruitment” after learning Davis was expected to be fired or resign. Bo is gone there goes bama in my recruitment pic.twitter.com/gqpibtWZEH — HOLLYWOOD...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jarran Reed wears suit as tribute to Omega Psi Phi fraternity

The brothers of Omega Psi Phi everywhere are going to love the suit Jarran Reed wore to the NFL Draft. Reed played offensive tackle at Alabama, but he left many Crimson Tide fans confused with his wardrobe choice. Rather than wearing crimson, he was wearing purple and gold — the colors of SEC rival LSU. But don’t fret; the colors had nothing to do with LSU, but all to do with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama assistant reportedly leaving program due to potential recruiting violations

Alabama defensive backs coach Bo Davis is reportedly leaving the program due to potential recruiting violations, according to Rivals.com.  Per the report, the Crimson Tide have been conducting an internal investigation and the NCAA has also made inquiries.  Davis is expected to resign or be fired.  BREAKING: Bo Davis leaving position as assistant coach at Alabama: https...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lane Kiffin Tinder: Woman accuses OC of sneaky Tindering

Does Lane Kiffin, national champion offensive coordinator and former head college football coach, need to use the same methods as the rest of the single population to meet women? An Auburn graduate named Ashley Spry shared some very entertaining information with Busted Coverage about her Tinder endeavors with Kiffin. The stories are a bit challenging to follow, but basically Spry...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

This Alabama Concept Helmet Is Pretty Cool, And Very Different

Alabama rarely veers from its classic look, and for good reason. The Crimson Tide have had pretty much unprecedented success with it, and have built an excellent brand. Still, it can be fun to imagine what could happen if Alabama wanted to mix it up a bit. Using the houndstooth pattern made famous by legendary coach Paul “Bear” Bryant, Next Gen Uniforms designed a very cool...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama brags about 'Saban Seventeen' ahead of NFL Draft

Alabama’s football program is consistently reeling in No. 1 recruiting classes under Nick Saban. When you look at the Crimson Tide’s success on the field and, perhaps most importantly, their ability to send players to the NFL, it’s easy to see why. Saban has produced the most NFL Draft picks among all active college football coaches, as pointed out today by 247 Sports. He’s...
Via College Spun
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL Playoff games get worse ratings on cable than Alabama football spring game

Alabama football is of course madly important to the people of Alabama. Every game is treated as life and death, and the annual Crimson Tide red vs. white spring game is only a notch below that. Like most spring games at big football schools, it’s a preview of the seasons to come and a fill of the football fix fans have been missing. But on a national level, you would think, an...
Via Awful Announcing
15 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAA College Football 2016: Is Nick Saban the Greatest of All Time?

Nick Saban will always have his detractors. The sometimes gruff, sometimes demonstrative head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide is in line for college football royalty, winning national titles with ease. His teams are mentally and physically tough, and take on his personality as much as any program in the country. While Saban is regarded as the greatest of this generation and potentially...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s spring game trumps ratings NHL Playoff games

This weekend in Tuscaloosa, Alabama Spring Game attendance reached a substantial 76, 212 spectators. But millions of Crimson Tide supporters who didn’t make it to Bryant-Denney Stadium on Saturday still tuned in to watch their Alabama team play. The Crimson Tide’s Spring Game produced better ratings than all but two NHL playoff games. Move over, hockey. Per Austin Karp of SportsBusiness...
Via Campus Sports Net
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama football player won’t let eye-eating amoeba stop him

Ryan Parris isn’t letting an eye-eating parasitic amoeba stop him from playing with Alabama. As Joseph Goodman of AL.com reports, Parris has had an unlikely journey to playing with the Crimson Tide. Parris, a walk-on football player with no scholarship, participated in Saturday’s A-Day game, despite having an amoeba in his left eye which is blinding him. Here’s how Goodman...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide walk-on is battling an eye-eating amoeba

Alabama's spring game, or A-Day, was held on Saturday, and it featured a walk-on long snapper who played through a horrifying medical condition. Redshirt freshman Ryan Parris was a limited participant due to parasitic amoeba eating his left eye, forcing him to wear a specialized pair of glasses.That hasn't stopped him from fulfilling his dream of playing college football at Alabama...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Bear Bryant look-a-likes patrol Alabama sideline at spring game

Remember the story about the Bear Bryant look-a-like who showed up at SEC Media Days last summer? Well, it looks like he might have been at ‘Bama’s spring game on Saturday, and he brought a friend with him. ESPN writer Alex Scarborough tweeted this picture of a pair of Bear doppelgangers on the sideline Saturday afternoon. It will truly make you do a double-take, literally....
Via College Spun
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Greg McElroy says he will return EA Sports check if video game returns

There is no question that people all around the country miss the old EA Sports “NCAA Football” video game franchise. A game has not been released since 2013 because of the Ed O’Bannon case and it looks like former Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy really wants to see the game return. EA Sports just reached a settlement with the athletes that claimed their likeness was used in...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama hires John Pelphrey as associate head coach

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama has hired former Arkansas coach John Pelphrey as associate head coach. Crimson Tide coach Avery Johnson announced the hiring on Wednesday. Pelphrey was head coach at South Alabama from 2002-07 before spending four years leading the Razorbacks program. He's also had two stints as a Florida assistant, including from 2011-15. Pelphrey worked as an...
Via Associated Press
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban among Forbes' greatest leaders in the world

Evidently, the most influential motivators in the world are not limited to politicians, world leaders and the entertainment world. Alabama’s Nick Saban has made the list of the 50 Greatest World Leaders, according to Forbes Magazine. It is fitting that college football’s most successful coach over the past decade be ranked among the best at motivating men to do great things...
Via The Camel Clutch Blog
March 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Jake Coker played entire 2015 season with broken toe

“Roll Tide” is more than just a catchy slogan. It’s a way of life. At least that’s the message that former Alabama quarterback Jake Coker made sure to put forth last season. Coker made an appearance on WNSP 105.5 FM in Alabama on Tuesday and revealed that he played the entire 2015 season with a broken right big toe. “I broke my big right toe in August, and I had two big...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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