5 bold predictions for Alabama-Texas A&M

It comes down to this in the SEC West: No. 1 Alabama hosts No. 6 Texas A&M. The winner holds the inside track to Atlanta and beyond. Not many are giving the Aggies a chance; until now. Don’t read into the comparisons of what these two teams did against Tennessee in back-to-back weeks. The Vols weren’t the same team that hosted the Tide as they were when visiting College Station...
Via Saturday Down South
7 hours ago

Verne Lundquist to be College GameDay guest picker for Alabama vs. Texas A&M

A familiar voice to SEC football fans will be making an appearance in Tuscaloosa on Saturday. ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit announced CBS announcer Verne Lundquist will be serving as the special guest picker on College GameDay. Lundquist announced prior to the season that he will be stepping down from his position at CBS at the end of the year. Yes Sir! Excited to have legendary @SEConCBS...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 hours ago

Alabama’s defense benefits from practicing against QB Jalen Hurts

When the Alabama Crimson Tide host the Texas A&M Aggies on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, stopping dual-threat QB Trevor Knight will be critical to the Tide’s success. Fortunately for Nick Saban’s squad, the defense has been practicing against a dual-threat quarterback all season — freshman sensation Jalen Hurts. Saban told that practicing against Hurts has...
Via Saturday Down South
13 hours ago

Alabama football: Stallings says Hurts reminds him of Johnny Football

Legendary Alabama football coach Gene Stallings compares Tide freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts to Johnny Manziel – in a good way. Jalen Football, anyone? Legendary Alabama football coach Gene Stallings has a rich history at Texas A&M as well as with the Crimson Tide. So when he talks about Tide freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts, people listen. […] Alabama football: Stallings...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Ranked No. 1 to start the season, Alabama still exceeded expectations at midpoint

We’re just beyond the midpoint of the season, so naturally it’s time to ask: How has Alabama performed on the midterm? Well, preseason expectations were insanely high. Alabama was ranked No. 1 before the season began, and with such lofty expectations, a team can remain at No. 1 (see 2013 — No. 1 throughout the season, fell out following loss in final regularly scheduled game...
Via Saturday Down South
14 hours ago

Alabama Football Podcast Breaks Down Alabama vs Tennessee 2016

Tom and Dave from the Alabama Football Podcast breakdown Alabama vs Tennessee in this “better late than never” episode. Jalen’s Big Day This kid is growing up before our eyes. He seems to visibly improve with each passing week but you’ll have to look close to spot anything else from him. He’s senior-level unflappable, Chad […] Alabama Football Podcast Breaks Down Alabama...
Via Bama Hammer
15 hours ago

Alabama Fans Can Buy Face Value Tickets For Big Games Right Now on ShooWin

Not a joke: You can now buy face value tickets for big games, now and for the rest of the season. It goes without saying that we are all rooting very hard for the Crimson Tide to make the College Football Playoff. Alabama is the best school, after all, and they deserve it. But, as the […] Alabama Fans Can Buy Face Value Tickets For Big Games Right Now on ShooWin - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
16 hours ago

Gene Stallings says Alabama ’20 points’ better than TAMU, compares Hurts to Manziel

As of Friday morning, Vegas has Alabama as an 18-point favorite against undefeated Texas A&M for tomorrow’s colossal matchup in Tuscaloosa. Gene Stallings thinks that’s about right. “I have a lot of respect for Texas A&M, obviously, but they aren’t as good a football team as Alabama is,” said the former Crimson Tide coach and Aggies player. “Alabama can run the...
Via Saturday Down South
16 hours ago

Alabama Football: The BamaHammer Podcast

The Alabama Football BamaHammer Podcast is back as Micah Sutton hosts the show joined by Wesley Gullett and Mike McCrary. This week the BamaHammer Alabama Football Podcast discussed the Tide’s players, the game against Tennessee, and break down the upcoming game against Texas A&M. Opening Micah Sutton introduces Mike McCrary and Wesley Gullett A Look […] Alabama Football...
Via Bama Hammer
18 hours ago

Hold The Rope: Remembering Dennis Franchione at Alabama

How do you get from Dennis Franchione to four national titles and the most dominant college football program in this millennium? Don’t replace the carpet! It must be hard for many Alabama football fans to recall anymore, given the stratospheric rise to dominance that is the Crimson Tide in the past 10 years. But once […] Hold The Rope: Remembering Dennis Franchione at Alabama...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Why Alabama's rushing attack keeps getting better

Since Derrick Henry left for the NFL, Alabama’s rushing attack has continued to thrive with some of the youngest talent in the Nick Saban era.’s Lauren Sisler and Michael Casagrande discuss why the ground game is so potent, and what this means for the future of the Tide.

Nick Saban chewed out Bo Scarbrough for TD celebration

Alabama running back Bo Scarbrough was so excited after he broke an 85-yard touchdown run last weekend that he couldn’t help taunting a Tennessee fan. We’re guessing that won’t happen again. On Wednesday, Alabama coach Nick Saban revealed that he reamed Scarbrough a new one after the sophomore put his hand in a fan’s face. “I did talk to him. I talked to the whole team...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Head To Head: Texas A&M vs. Alabama 2016 prediction

The Crimson Tide return home to face the No. 6 Aggies of Texas A&M! Will Alabama continue to dominate against the toughest competition they have faced yet? Check out what our experts predict!

No. 6 Texas A&M At No. 1 Alabama Preview—Can Trevor Knight Do It Again?

On paper, Saturday’s game between the No. 6 Texas A&M Aggies and No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide appears like it could be an excellent game. Both come into the game undefeated. Texas A&M generates more offense than Alabama (532.8 yards/game to 504.7 yards/game). But the Crimson Tide are better at keeping opponents out of the end zone. Their defense is giving up just 15 points...
Via FatManWriting
3 days ago

Why Texas A&M will challenge Alabama

Top-ranked Alabama returns home to Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday to host No. 6 Texas A&M.'s Lauren Sisler and Rainer Sabin discuss the three biggest challenges the Crimson Tide face when the Aggies come to Tuscaloosa.

Moving on: No. 1 'Bama braces for biggest test, No. 6 Aggies

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama dropped 49 points on a nationally ranked team and Southeastern Conference challenger, then went out and did it again. Now the Crimson Tide wants to keep rolling through another huge game. Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC) hosts No. 6 Texas A&M (6-0, 4-0) Saturday in what's not only a second straight Top 10 matchup but also a meeting with the biggest apparent...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

No. 1 Alabama rolling as it heads into Texas A&M showdown

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) Alabama is reaching peak form just in time for its toughest test of the season. The top-ranked Crimson Tide dominated Tennessee 49-10 on Saturday to beat a ranked foe on the road for the second straight week. Alabama next returns home to face No. 6 Texas A&M (6-0, 4-0 SEC) in a game that could go a long way toward determining who represents the Western...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide throttles Tennessee, strengthens grip on No. 1 ranking

The Alabama Crimson Tide throttled Tennessee 49-10, strengthening their grip on the No. 1 spot in the polls. At the risk of stating the obvious, this was an awesome performance for the Crimson Tide. The defense dominated this contest from the opening whistle, never allowing Tennessee to get in any sort of rhythm offensively. Even when the Volunteers cut the lead to 14-7, which prompted...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban slights Tennessee following blowout win

Nick Saban, after watching his No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide annihilate No. 9 Tennessee Saturday, threw some serious shade the Vols’ way. Saban: "When we play really good teams the runs aren't going to be so easy." — Justin King (@JustinKing) October 15, 2016 Alabama’s offense absolutely rolled over Tennessee’s defense, to be sure. The Crimson Tide tallied 594 yards...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama’s Bo Scarbrough runs for 85-yard TD, hilariously taunts Vols fan

It has been a fun, magical-feeling season for the Tennessee Volunteers football program. Well, until today, anyway. The Alabama Crimson Tide have a way of ruining all those good feelings the opposition and the opposition’s fans have, and today was most certainly no different. And a play in the fourth quarter pretty much summed it all up. With Alabama already on their way to a...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Barnett intercepts Jalen Hurts on tipped pass

Tennessee has been on the ropes against mighty Alabama all game long, but two huge plays by defensive end Derek Barnett have kept the Vols in it. After forcing a fumble on a sack in the first quarter (which led to the only touchdown of the game for the Vols), Barnett came up huge interception late in the second quarter on a tipped pass. Here is a look at the pick, which set up...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Plane with anti-Lane Kiffin message flies ahead of Tennessee-Alabama

Lane Kiffin has not been forgotten in Knoxville. A plane was spotted over Neyland Stadium before Tennessee’s game against Alabama, where, of course, the former Vols head coach is now offensive coordinator. Kiffin is not a well-liked figure in Knoxville, and if you’re looking for some evidence of that, here you have it. Meanwhile, a plane circling Neyland Stadium has this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban chews out Jeremy Pruitt (Video)

Nick Saban is a perfectionist and highly passionate about his football team — especially the defense. It really doesn’t matter how much his team is winning or how great the Tide’s lead is; if he sees something that was not done properly, he will be upset. And that happened on Saturday. Alabama beat Arkansas 49-30 and led by as many as 25. They were up 35-10 late in the second...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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