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NFL Draft Breakdown: Alabama’s Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper, Wide Receiver, University of Alabama  Height: 6’1″ (From Combine) Weight: 211 lbs (From Combine) Year: Jr Trait Notes:Hands – B+Routes – ABody Control – B+Consistency – BShort Area Q & A – A-Burst – A-Top End Speed – A-Size – B+Run Blocking – D+Overall Current Grade – B Overall Ceiling Grade – A Hands, Routes, Body Control...
Via The Bay Cave
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Talks Spring Practice, Da’Shawn Hand

Nick Saban talked with the media following Wednesday’s Alabama’s Spring Practice, the first one in full pads. The Crimson tide coach talked injuries, Derrick Henry and Da’Shawn Hand’s progression. Saban on Da'Shawn Hand pic.twitter.com/NSX9Sqq0R1 — Matt Zenitz (@mzenitz) March 26, 2015 Watch Nick Saban’s press conference  The post Nick Saban Talks Spring Practice,...
Via Diehardsport
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blake Barnett Posts Pictures Of Him Throwing At Alabama Practice

Jacob Coker is the obvious favorite to start at QB next for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Coker certainly won’t be alone in the race for the QB job. Five-star freshman Blake Barnett will certainly get a crack at the job. The Corona, California product posted these cool pictures to Instagram of him throwing during a […] The post Blake Barnett Posts Pictures Of Him Throwing At Alabama...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama prepared to throw big money at Gregg Marshall

Alabama has not been a consistent factor in college basketball for about 10 years, and they would like to change that. They are looking for a new coach and think Gregg Marshall is the guy who can turn around the program. The Crimson Tide, which fired Anthony Grant after six seasons on the job, have...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Potential Gregg Marshall Offer Proves Money Is Not An Object

The Alabama Crimson Tide are rumored to be eyeing Wichita State coach Gregg Marshall, and the potential offer will drop your jaw.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper Runs Blazing Fast 40-Time At Combine

Alabama’s Amari Cooper is expected to go somewhere in the top 10 of the NFL Draft. The former Bama star wide-receiver clocked a 4.42 40-yard dash time at the NFL combine, but according to Yahoo’s Charles Robinson, Cooper clocked an even faster time. Teams were informed it was between 4.35-4.38 seconds. RT @askmetostay323: So, what is Amari […] The post Amari Cooper Runs Blazing...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN’s Poll Reveals Alabama Perceived As College Football’s Best Coaching Job

It’s always fun to debate which college football program is the most prestigious in the country. There are a number of ways to measure such an honor, including determining which head coaching job is the most coveted in the country. We went through and named our 16 most desirable head coaching gigs this past November. This week, ESPN asked the general public to chime in. In an ESPN...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama, Auburn talking to FSU about match-up

Alabama and Auburn is talking to Florida State about possible future match-ups, Florida State website Tomahawk Nation has said. According to the site, which quotes sources, Alabama vs FSU is the most likely of match-ups, taking in place in Atlanta in the new Falcons Stadium in 2017. Auburn's game against FSU would take place in Jacksonville in 2019. An Alabama-FSU game would see...
Via SEC Football Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Spring Football Preview

Alabama enters 2015 with high expectations, as coach Nick Saban’s team has the best roster in college football and has won 10 games in seven...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama names Brannen interim head coach for NIT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama associate head coach John Brannen will lead the team through the NIT after the firing of Anthony Grant. Athletic director Bill Battle named Brannen interim head coach Monday. The Crimson Tide opens the NIT Tuesday night against Illinois at Coleman Coliseum, just two days after Grant's firing. Brannen worked under Grant the past nine years at Alabama...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fires basketball coach Anthony Grant after 6 seasons

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Alabama has fired men's basketball coach Anthony Grant, who led the Crimson Tide to just one NCAA Tournament berth in six seasons. Athletic director Bill Battle said in a statement that he informed Grant of his decision on Sunday. Battle says he feels ''it is in the best interests of the basketball program to make a change in leadership.'' The Tide is 18-14...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama Has Fired Its Basketball Coach, Anthony Grant

Alabama has fired its men’s basketball coach, Anthony Grant, according to a report by Cecil hurt of the Tuscaloosa News. The report was later confirmed by the university.  Grant, 48, has been coaching the Crimson Tide since 2009, compiling a career record of 116-83. With Grant at the helm of the program, Alabama reached the NCAA Tournament just once (2012) in six seasons.  The...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Loses In University Of Alabama SGA Election

Nick Saban lost in this week's University of Alabama SGA election.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: An Alabama Fan Wrote “Roll Tide” On An Actual Elephant’s Trunk

Unfortunately, Alabama doesn’t trot out an actual elephant as its mascot for football games. If the school ever decides to, one Crimson Tide supporter has first dibs on being the person to ride it into the field. An Alabama fan named Austin Rhyne recently visited India and painted an elephant with the words “Roll Tide.” As Busted Coverage notes, painting an elephant seems to...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama WR Christion Jones Makes One-Handed Circus Catch At Pro Day

Christion Jones made a beautiful, one-handed circus catch at Wednesday's Alabama Pro Day.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Damien Harris Is Ready For The Alabama Grind

Damien Harris is poised and ready to hit the ground running with the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Via Gamedayr
16 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft Profile: Amari Cooper

Amari Cooper has been a special receiver since before he set foot on the field for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Now that he has three years of college behind him, the sky is the limit. As a freshman in 2012, Cooper burst onto the scene with 58 receptions and 11 TD. In his sophomore campaign, he had a bit of the “sophomore slump” catching 45 balls with 4 TDs. With Lane Kiffin in...
Via This Given Sunday
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Star WR Recruit Cavin Ridley Will Make Alabama Fans Drool

Calvin Ridley's brother, Cavin Ridley, says that he and his brother would double Amari Cooper if they both played at Alabama.
Via Gamedayr
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic Designer Drops Alabama “Elephant Skin” Helmet Concept

We know, we know. The Alabama Crimson Tide won’t be changing their iconic helmet design any time soon. But a new-age Bama fan can dream, right? Last week, we showed you an interesting helmet design that Deeyung Entertainment released. This week, we’ve got one arguably more impressive. Empire Graphics has a concept helmet with the Alabama script “A” and a “red elephant skin”...
Via College Spun
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: The Latest Alabama Concept Helmet Features A Giant Elephant Logo, Houndstooth Stripe

We are getting pretty deep into the college football off-season, so without any on-field action, we look to the gifted photoshoppers of the college football internet to entertain us. Deeyung Entertainment has been making dozens of very cool, and often controversial, concept helmets for top college football programs, and today’s Alabama helmet is sure to stir up some conversation...
Via College Spun
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Auburn, Tennessee, Alabama early winners of National Signing Day

There were no surprises who the biggest winner was of National Signing Day - Alabama. But the two schools who made bigger noises than Nick Saban's Crimson Tide was Auburn and Tennessee. Auburn managed to get the nation's top-ranked DE Byron Cowart from under Florida's noses,  as well as four-star LB/RB Jeff Holland, who was also chased by Florida. Tennessee picked up 5-star OT Drew...
Via SEC Football Blog
February 04, 2015  |  Discuss
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