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ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alabama's over/under win total opens at 9.5

For a team many to consider the favorite in the SEC, the Alabama Crimson Tide have a low opening over/under at 9.5, according to gambling site 5Dimes.The number may seem low for a team projected to win their conference, but no other SEC team's number is quite that high. Both Arkansas and Auburn's over/under opened at 8.5 games, which is the closest number to the Tide's. Other interesting...
Via Fox Sports
49 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban has high praise for new Florida coach Jim McElwain

Few doubt that Jim McElwain has the tools necessary to succeed at Florida, but if any naysayers do still exist, Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban may have silenced them during the SEC Meetings in Destin, Florida this week.Saban was quoted by the Orlando Sentinel to have nothing but praise for his former offensive coordinator McElwain."Players really respect him and like him,...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Projects 2015 College Football Win Totals

With the 2015 college football season now three months away, several oddsmakers are setting their over/under win totals for every team. Sportsbook 5Dimes released win totals Tuesday for most of the FBS, and the SEC isn’t getting a lot of love early on. The Alabama Crimson Tide are projected to win the most games of any […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban Telling Tall Fishing Tales?

As much as we hate to admit it even head coaches are allowed to take a break from time to time to smell the roses or in Nick Saban's case the fish. It seems that the Alabama head coach went fishing the other night and had some pretty good luck. As the coach tells it he caught five tarpon in an hour, and one of them was so big it knocked him around a little.How big? According to Saban...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Emerging Auburn, powerhouse Alabama heading to WCWS

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Clint Myers has swiftly fulfilled his promise to take Auburn to the Women's College World Series while Alabama and Patrick Murphy are making one of their frequent visits. The two in-state rivals - one fast-rising program and one more traditional power - represent a quarter of the eight-team field at the World Series beginning Thursday in Oklahoma City. No....
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama adds DT prospect Kendell Jones to its 2016 recruiting class.

Kendell Jones. Image via The Coil.Alabama has added yet another four-star prospect for its 2016 recruiting class. Killeen, Tx. defensive tackle prospect Kendell Jones committed to the Crimson Tide on Friday.Jones was graded by the 247Sports composite rankings as a four-star DT prospect. He's ranked be the recruiting site as no. 11 among all 2016 DT prospects,  and at no. 67 among...

Nick Saban says he caught 6-foot, 180-pound fish

When Nick Saban eventually decides to call it quits as a college football coach, he’s going to make one heck of a full-time fisherman.  The Alabama coach did some fishing over the Memorial Day weekend. It went pretty well.  Monday evening, Saban claims he caught a 6-foot, 180-pound tarpon.  Saban: “We caught five tarpon last night at the pass, in like an hour. I caught...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide 2015 Preview and Prediction

Alabama is loaded for another run at college football’s national championship. Sure, the Crimson Tide has a few holes to address on both sides...
Via Athlon Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Newest Commit Is Nicknamed ‘Hulk’ For A Reason

Alabama received a big-time commitment over the weekend, as five-star defensive tackle Kenell Jones made his pledge for the Crimson Tide. There’s a reasons Jones, who stands at 6-foot-4.5 and 360-pounds, is nicknamed ‘Hulk’. Take a look at this cool edit a fan apparently sent to Kendell ‘Hulk’ Jones: #HulkSmash pic.twitter.com/zYfU8u7wtJ — Kendell Jones Jr. (@HULKJONES50...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama moves up SEC recruiting table with DT commit

The commitment of four-star defensive tackle Kendell Jones to Alabama has moved the Crimson Tide up the SEC recruiting rankings. The 6-4, 361lb Jones is ranked 67th on the National Composite rankings, as well as being the 11th-best DT in the nation and the 9th-best player in Texas, where he plays at Shoemaker High School. The rankings - according to recruiting website 24-7 - sees...
Via SEC Football Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama 5-Star RB Damien Harris Posted A Heartfelt Tweet About The Beginning Of His Crimson Tide Career

Damien Harris’ time with the University of Alabama officially begins today. The 5-foot-11, 205-pound running back has graduated high school and is headed down to Tuscaloosa, Ala.  The Berea, Ky., native, is one of the top players in the Crimson Tide’s 2015 class. Harris is a five-star prospect, ranked the No. 1 running back in the country and the No. 31 player overall by 247...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Five-Star DT Kendell Jones Commits To Alabama

Alabama received great news Friday evening when five-star defensive tackle Kendell Jones made his pledge. Jones, ranked as the No. 18 prospect according to Scout.com, is Alabama’s 9th commit for the 2016 class. Jones committed to the Crimson Tide in pretty neat fashion: Kendell Jones didn't waste anytime committing to #RollTide pic.twitter.com/de2kdgBD1H — Hank South […] The...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin vs. Alabama will be ABC primetime game

Wisconsin vs. Alabama was curiously missing when ESPN announced it’s primetime schedule earlier this month. There apparently was a reason for it, as it was announced on Thursday that the Badgers and Crimson Tide will indeed be on primetime. It’s just that the two foes will square off in the first ABC primetime game of the season instead of being put on cable television. The game...
Via Madtown Badgers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

SEC Baseball Tournament: Recapping the first two rounds

In the nation’s most stacked conference tournament, through two days, there have not been a ton of surprises in the SEC Tournament as three of the top four seeds have all moved on in the winners bracket. Day One got started off with a surprising result, as the Alabama Crimson Tide took down Ole Miss by a score of 6-1. The 11th-seeded Alabama squad would move on to face three-seed...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Butch Jones freaks out over hearing "Sweet Home Alabama" during spring practice.

Tennessee has released a video allegedly recording an incident where Volunteers head coach Butch Jones became more than a little irate over hearing "Sweet Home Alabama" being heard during a spring practice session. The idea being that Jones is upset that a song with the word "Alabama" in its title shouldn't be being played on "Rocky Top."The video has an "The Office" feel to it,...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama RB Derrick Henry Has a Tougher Workout Routine Than You

Alabama opponents better watch out. Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry has an insane workout routine. Flipping tires and pushing a...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama’s Derrick Henry pushes truck for workout

Derrick Henry is already a freakishly strong running back, and the 6-foot-3, 238-pounder is only working to get stronger while he prepares for the upcoming college football season. On his Instagram account, the Alabama Crimson Tide standout shared a video of his training regimen. If you expected Henry to do anything other than push around a truck in his free time, you were wrong...
Via Campus Sports Net
10 days ago  |  Discuss

CFB Playoff committee member calls out Nick Saban

Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban was critical of the College Football Playoff recently, saying that the final few games of the college football season devalued the plethora of bowl games. Well, Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long, who is a chairsperson of the College Football Playoff, sounded off on Saban’s comments. Needless to say, Long threw some shade at the ...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Derrick Henry works out earlier than you

If you want to be a successful football player at any level, you need to make sure you are putting in the work. For Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry, that is not a problem. On Saturday, Henry showed that he wasn’t out enjoying his Friday night. Instead, he decided to wake up at 4 a.m. on Saturday morning to put in a workout. The Crimson Tide will hope that translates...
Via Campus Sports Net
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: While You Were Sleeping, Alabama RB Derrick Henry Was Up Working Out At 4:08 A.M.

Alabama back Derrick Henry is a physical specimen, and thanks to a recent Instagram post, we might have a clue as to how that happened. While most of us were sleeping (or stumbling back home after a late night out) at 4:08 in the morning, Henry was busy getting after it in the gym.  While ya favorite player A video posted by Derrick Henry (@last_king_2) on May 16, 2015...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bobby Bowden Would Have Left FSU For Alabama If The Job Was Offered

Bobby Bowden would have left FSU for Alabama if the Crimson Tide had offered the job, but the university never did.
Via Gamedayr
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama’s Blake Barnett Hung Out With A Young Fan Who Is Battling Cancer At A Baseball Game

Quarterback Blake Barnett is yet to take a snap for the Alabama Crimson Tide, but there is a reason why the freshman is quickly becoming one of the team’s most popular players. After reaching out to a young Alabama fan named Eli, who is suffering from a rare form of cancer, after hearing about him through some teammates, Barnett met up with his new biggest fan at a local high school...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Lands Commitment From Massive 2018 OL Dare Rosenthal

Alabama has landed its second commitment of the day from the state of Louisiana, and it is a big one. Literally.  Ferriday (La.) offensive tackle Dare Rosenthal, a 6-foot-7, 290-pound member of the class of 2018, has pledged to the Crimson Tide, per multiple reports. He joins 2016 Amite (La.) defensive back Joshua Perry, who committed earlier this afternoon.  Breaking: Ferriday’s...
Via College Spun
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Transfer Nick King commits to Alabama

Avery Johnson and Alabama have to compete for talent with the likes of Kentucky, Arkansas, Florida and LSU in the SEC. It’s not going to be easy for the former Nets and Mavericks head coach but on Saturday afternoon, the Crimson Tide picked up a big time talent from Memphis, Nick King. Memphis transfer Nick King tells ESPN that he has committed to Alabama. Significant pickup...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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