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...
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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...
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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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”...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Dolphins “Leaning” Towards Drafting Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio?

  Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post, citing a source with knowledge of the situation, reports that the Dolphins’ GM Dennis Hickey prefers Alabama OT Cyrus Kouandjio to Notre Dame OL Zack Martin.  “Dennis has got a love for Kouandjio and he should be sitting there for them,” Abramson’s source said. Martin has been a popular name connected to the Dolphins in recent...
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AJ McCarron has picture of Nick Saban in his home

Nick Saban, AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb in one photo. I’m sure Alabama Crimson Tide fans will love this pic. Pretty surprising to see a sketch of Nick Saban in AJ McCarron’s house. Wonder how many players have sketches of their coaches in their house? [@DeeDeeBonner] The post AJ McCarron Has Picture Of Nick Saban In His House appeared first on Diehardsport.
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Saban awkwardly poses with Alabama's gymnastics team

Here’s Alabama football coach Nick Saban looking rather uncomfortable while posing with the Crimson Tide gymnastics team. Saban stopped by the practice facility to give the team a pep talk, then joined the girls for a photo-op. Coach Saban stopped by practice to talk with our ladies, his insight is amazing and he's a #CHAMPION for sure! — Sarah...
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AJ McCarron, Katherine Webb will be married on reality TV

Because being drafted into the NFL Draft isn’t distracting enough, former Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron and his fiancee, model and Brent Musberger favorite Katherine Webb are reportedly shooting a reality show leading up to their wedding. The Auburn Plainsman newspaper reported that the couple has been filming the show for weeks now, even capturing the romantic Alabama football...
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