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Alabama Football Records $103.9 Million In Revenue For 2016

The Alabama football program is consistently in the national championship picture and school’s success has led to millions in revenue for the university. In 2016, the Crimson Tide hit a new annual record thanks to Nick Saban’s squad bringing in a whopping $103.9 million. According to a report from AL.com, revenue from the football program was up 21.3 percent. The Crimson Tide...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 minutes ago

Cam Robinson 2017 NFL Draft scouting report

Not every five star prospect has a successful college career. This one did. The Buffalo Bills could sure use an upgrade at right tackle. While Cordy Glenn is rock-solid on the left side, Jordan Mills had a weak season as the starter on the other bookend. Seantrel Henderson barely saw the field as he contended with the NFL’s anti-marijuana policy and his treatment for Crohn’s...
Via Buffalo Rumblings
1 hour ago

Former NFL QBs Chad Pennington, Jake Delhomme rave about new Alabama OC Brian Daboll

While some people have been less than impressed with Alabama’s hire of Brian Daboll, two of his former quarterbacks had nothing but praise for him. Former NFL quarterbacks Jake Delhomme and Chad Pennington both had strong endorsements for Daboll, according to AL.com’s Rainer Sabin. “I loved being around him,” Delhomme said. “He’s a fantastic X-and-O football coach...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Alabama Basketball: Bubble Watch or Bubble Hopes or Bubble Dreams

Alabama Basketball is chasing the Bubble. Are we Watching, or Hoping or Just Dreaming the Crimson Tide can find its way to the Big Dance? Alabama Basketball fans approach late February, early March with an annual rite of trepidation. While fans of the top college basketball programs fret over their projected NCAA Tournament seeding, we […] Alabama Basketball: Bubble Watch or Bubble...
Via Bama Hammer
16 hours ago

Coaching rumors: Former Alabama TE/FB Mike Nysewander to join Lane Kiffin’s staff at Florida Atlantic

A former Alabama player has reportedly joined Lane Kiffin’s staff at Florida Atlantic. Former Crimson Tide fullback/tight end Mike Nysewander will join Florida Atlantic after working as Samford’s offensive quality control coach this past season, as he tweeted Wednesday: Nysewander had 3 catches for 40 yards and 2 touchdowns with Alabama during the 2014 and 2015 seasons. Last...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Podcast: Who could be the next superstar for the Crimson Tide on offense?

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide Podcast with Ryan Fowler. Today, we talked with SEC Country’s Chris Kirschner  about who will be the next standout player on offense. Topics discussed:  SEC Country’s Chris Kirschner discusses which Alabama player could be the next superstar on offense for the Crimson Tide Where would Alabama’s depth at running back...
Via SEC Country
17 hours ago

Alabama Gymnastics: Junior Kiana Winston A Lethal Weapon For The Tide

The No.4 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide is marching towards another championship and junior Kiana Winston is leading the way as Alabama Gymnastics’ top weapon. Alabama Gymnastics has been built on the foundation that every gymnast is a weapon that the team will use to win the meet. But in the case of junior Kiana Winston, […] Alabama Gymnastics: Junior Kiana Winston A Lethal Weapon...
Via Bama Hammer
17 hours ago

Fernando Bryant fired from HS coaching job, likely over bottle of alcohol in social media post

Former Alabama Crimson Tide and NFL cornerback Fernando Bryant lost his job at Strong Rock Christian School, likely due to a social media post that included a bottle of alcohol. He was a coach and physical education teacher, positions he held for less than three weeks. “I was led to believe it was my wife’s [post],” Bryant told 11Alive’s Alec McQuade. “They never showed...
Via Sportsnaut
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Voice of the Crimson Tide thinks Saban is staying put, permanently

Wednesday’s PFT Live included a visit from Eli Gold, the long-time voice of the Alabama Crimson Tide. Gold addressed, among other things, the incoming NFL class of Alabama players and the hiring of former Alabama assistant Steve Sarkisian by the Falcons. Along the way, I asked Gold about the possibility that the man who once…
Via Pro Football Talk
22 hours ago

Alabama LB Rashaan Evans proclaims he will win Butkus Award in 2017

Replacing Butkus-Award-winning linebacker Reuben Foster isn’t going to be an easy task for the Alabama defense. Luckily, fellow linebacker Rashaan Evans has a solution — another Butkus Award winner, specifically himself. Evans is so confident in his ability to step in for Foster’s production that he brashly proclaimed on Twitter Tuesday night that he will win the 2017 Butkus...
Via SEC Country
22 hours ago

Alabama LB Rashaan Evans Predicts Butkus Award Win

Alabama linebacker Rashaan Evans wants to continue a tradition, and he believes that he will be able to do so. As he prepares to enter his senior season in Tuscaloosa, Evans took to Twitter to share one of his biggest goals for the upcoming college football season. According to Evans, he hopes to become the fifth Alabama linebacker — and third since 2009 — to bring home the...
Via Campus Sports Net
23 hours ago

Alabama Football Sets Date For Homecoming Game

Last season, Alabama beat Arkansas 27-14 in a game that wasn’t as close as the score suggested. If Arkansas had won that game, a pizzeria in Fayetteville would have given away 1,000 free pizzas. But they didn’t. And Alabama is apparently so offended that these pizza promising punks tried to embarrass them with their cheesy slices last year, that they’ve scheduled their homecoming...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Podcast: Why Brian Daboll will be successful as Alabama’s offensive coordinator

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide Podcast with Ryan Fowler. Today, we talked with SEC Country’s Marq Burnett about positives and negatives surrounding Brian Daboll and more. Topics discussed:  Louisiana radio host, Mike Dettiler talks about Alabama’s new OC and talks about some of the challenges that might lie ahead in Spring practice SEC Country...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Alabama Women’s Basketball: Crimson Tide Downs Auburn in Overtime

Alabama Women’s Basketball Notched a Big Victory over Auburn at Auburn Arena. The Crimson Tide won in the last seconds of Overtime. Alabama Women’s Basketball defeated Auburn on the road in an overtime thriller, 63-61 to win their second game in a row. The Alabama Crimson Tide invaded Auburn Arena for a Monday Night showdown […] Alabama Women’s Basketball: Crimson Tide Downs...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Eddie Lacy a fit for Patriots?

Eddie Lacy is likely going to have to sign a one-year deal if and when he hits free agency next month, and there is no guarantee he is going to get it from the Green Bay Packers. The former Alabama star will need to prove he can resurrect his career in the wake of injuries and weight concerns, and what better team to do that with than the New England Patriots?Gregg Rosenthal of NFL...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Tommy Tuberville Wants to Run for Governor

Alabama Football rival, former Auburn head coach and Anderson Cooper “after” picture Tommy Tuberville wants to run for Governor of Alabama. Alabama Football thought it had seen the last of Tommy Tuberville when he left Cow Town for Cincinnati but the former Auburn head coach recently told Dennis Dodd that he’s considering a run for Governor. […] Alabama Football: Tommy Tuberville...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Alabama Football: The Sweet Sixteen Crimson Tiders

  Alabama Football and The Sweet Sixteen. They gave up much to arrive early in hope of 2017 playing time. The Sweet Sixteen – it’s a phrase that has a different meaning to different people. This time of year most people think of March Madness and the Final Sweet Sixteen. It’s also a term that […] Alabama Football: The Sweet Sixteen Crimson Tiders - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
2 days ago

Should Alabama fans be pleased with their new OC?

What a few months it’s been for the Alabama Crimson Tide. After coasting (most of the way) during the regular season, the Crimson Tide destroy Florida to win the SEC Championship. Then offensive coordinator/genius Lane Kiffin leaves for the bright lights of a head coaching job at Florida Atlantic University. The Crimson Tide win their […]
Via SEC Football Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Daboll leading candidate for Alabama OC job

New England Patriots tight ends coach Brian Daboll reportedly is the leading candidate to become the next offensive coordinator at Alabama.Bama lost Steve Sarkisian, who replaced Lane Kiffin by calling plays during the National Championship Game, to the Atlanta Falcons, leaving a vacancy. Tider Insider reported on Thursday that Daboll is the leading candidate for the job.ESPN says...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU transfer Blake Barnett still upset about Saban’s ‘nervous’ comment

Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett, now with Arizona State, is still seemingly bitter towards Nick Saban regarding comments he made last season.As we know, Jalen Hurts was a tremendous weapon for the Crimson Tide last year, but he didn’t start the campaign as the starting quarterback for the program. That position was held by Barnett heading into Week 1. But his performance...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama OL Lester Cotton arrested on drug charges

Alabama offensive lineman Lester Cotton is in some hot water after being arrested Friday on drug charges when police found marijuana in his vehicle. Cotton had been stopped for a routine traffic issue. When police approached the vehicle, they reportedly “smelled the odor of marijuana,” prompting a search of Cotton’s Chevy Tahoe. Nick Saban, responding to the arrest, issued...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky awakened by fire alarms at Alabama hotel

If Kentucky looks a little sleepy for Saturday’s game against Alabama, there is a good reason why.The Wildcats had their sleep interrupted by fire alarms that went off in the middle of the night at their hotel. According to what the team confirmed to SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker, fire alarms went off at 3:30 a.m., 5 a.m., and 7 a.m. They were awakened by the first two and had to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fan screams ‘Roll Tide Roll!’ on ‘The Price Is Right’

Alabama football fans are loud and proud, especially in SEC Country. And even with the Crimson Tide recently losing to the Clemson Tigers in the national championship game, fans have still been showing support for their team—even on shows like “The Price Is Right,” which was the case on Friday. A woman named Annette was asked who she wanted to give a shout-out to as she spun...
Via The Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Sarkisian addresses ‘disease of alcoholism’ head on during introductory press conference

The Atlanta Falcons shocked the football world when they hired Steve Sarkisian to fill the void at offensive coordinator and replace Kyle Shanahan.This was shocking for two major reasons. First off, Sarkisian had, less than two months prior to the move, signed on to replace Lane Kiffin as Nick Saban’s offensive coordinator at Alabama. Secondly, it hadn’t even been two years since...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly has ‘no interest’ in becoming Alabama OC

Ever since Steve Sarkisian’s sudden departure from Alabama to join the Atlanta Falcons, the rumor mill has been churning out stories about Chip Kelly potentially joining Nick Saban’s program as the new offensive coordinator.According to one report, however, Kelly isn’t interested whatsoever in such an arrangement.Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, citing a source close to Kelly...
Via Sportsnaut
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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