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ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Saban clears the air on Texas job once and for all

The talk of Nick Saban leaving Alabama for Texas is one that never seems to completely go away. With a new biography on the revered Crimson Tide coach soon to hit bookshelves, new details have emerged about what really happened between the two. At a recent booster event in Florida, Saban came forth with information he hopes will finally kill any and all rumors surrounding his potential...
Via Fox Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama, FSU both got way too much respect in first coaches poll

The preseason coaches poll came out Thursday morning ... and you'll never guess who's No. 1! While the coaches poll holds no bearing on who makes the College Football Playoff, the committee doesn't put out its first set until November. We need something to fill the void, and who doesn't love college football rankings in July? Ohio State was the overwhelming No. 1 is hardly a surprise...
Via Fox Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama third in preseason Coaches Poll

Alabama is third is the 2015 preseason Coaches Poll behind National Champion Ohio State and TCU. Ohio State was named overwhelming No.1 with 62 first-placed votes, with TCU and the Crimson Tide garnering one each. Baylor is fourth and Oregon rounds out the Top Five. Of other SEC schools to be named to the Top 25, Auburn was No.7 and Georgia No.9. The SEC leads the way with three...
Via SEC Football Blog
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban gave Trent Richardson a pep talk before Raiders camp

Nick Saban whipped Trent Richardson into shape for a few years at Alabama.So it's no surprise who the running back turned to before his first Raiders season."Anytime I see coach Saban, he always gives me a good talking to -- life lessons, what I need to do, what I need to know, just getting my agendas updated," Richardson told AL.com. "He always tells me, 'Keep all the clutter out...
Via Fox Sports
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama Lands 2017 4-Star Athlete Chadarius Townsend

Chadarius Townsend, a four-star athlete in the 2017 class, has committed to Alabama.  The 6-foot, 180-pound prospect out of Tanner, Ala., chose the Crimson Tide over Auburn and Kentucky, among other programs. He’s ranked the No. 20 player at his position in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings.  The news was first reported by Alabama’s 247 Sports’ site.  BREAKING...
Via College Spun
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

(PHOTO) Alabama use Drake lyrics in new hype photo

The Alabama Crimson Tide took the opportunity to capitalize on the fued between rappers Drake and Meek Mill Wednesday with this tweet from outside linebacker coach Tosh Lupoi:Lupoi even attempted a shout out at Drake in the tweet. The Tide shouldn't be expecting a response from the rapper, as any true fan of Drake knows he's exclusively a front-runner fan. Get back to Drake when...
Via Fox Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Alabama Quotes Drake In “Charged Up” Graphic Featuring WR Chris Black

Mentioning or quoting the rapper Drake seems to be a new fad for college football programs. Alabama jumped into the act this afternoon. The Crimson Tide released a graphic of wide receiver Chris Black and the phrase “Charged Up Not About To Starve Us.” Those are lyrics from Drake’s recent song “Charged Up,” a diss record targeting fellow rapper Meek Mill. Alabama assistant...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama staffer thinks Indiana is stealing recruiting graphics

College football recruiters have been turning to unique graphics more and more in order to catch the attention of potential recruits. Unfortunately for the Indiana Hoosiers, they seem to have been caught ripping off graphics from a very prominent team. Alabama Director of Creative Matt Lange assists in the making of graphics for the Crimson Tide and he noticed some strong similarities...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: I told my agent 15 times I’m not interested in Texas

When Mack Brown left Texas in 2013, Nick Saban was immediately mentioned as a possible replacement. While there were reports that Saban gave serious thought to starting a new chapter with the Longhorns, the four-time national champion insists he never contemplated leaving Alabama. Last week, an excerpt from a new book about Saban quoted Texas...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban Says He Never Was And Never Will Be Interested In Texas Job

nick saban hat Nick Saban’s name has been linked to the Texas job in the past, when the Mack Brown era came to a close in Austin. According to the Alabama head coach, his interest in the position was non-existent, despite what rumors may have indicated. D.C Reeves of The Tuscaloosa News has the details on Saban telling boosters at an event in Florida last night that he never was...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s cost of attendance stipend will be one of highest

The new cost of attendance stipends allow universities to provide student athletes with some extra cash during the semester. The stipends will vary in amount on a school-by-school basis. With different amounts at different universities, the cost of attendance stipends are going to be a valuable recruiting tool. The Alabama Crimson Tide will be taking advantage of that. While Nick...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Who would be favored in a neutral site game between Ohio State and Alabama

The college football season is right around the corner. As fans we can only hope to get a season as exciting as last year. Ohio State and Alabama was one of the most highly viewed games of the 2014 season. What if they were to face each other again in 2015? Would the Crimson Tide get revenge on the Buckeyes? What would the line be? According to USA Today’s Danny Sheridan it would...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban targeting 4-star RB denied Wisconsin admission

We all know that Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban is a great recruiter, so it’s no surprise that he swooped right in when four-star running back Jordan Stevenson was denied enrollment at Wisconsin for academic reasons earlier this week. According to Ryan Bartow of 247 Sports, Saban is personally recruiting Stevenson to bring his talents to Tuscaloosa, as the Tide need...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama 4-Star Linebacker Commit Jaquan Yulee Says Virginia Tech Isn’t Going Down “Without A Fight”

Jaquan Yulee, a four-star linebacker in the 2016 class, is currently committed to Alabama.  Crimson Tide fans are probably a little nervous about the 6-foot, 252-pound prospect’s loyalty after today, though.  Yulee, ranked the No. 8 inside linebacker in his class by 247 Sports’ Composite Rankings, spent most of the afternoon retweeting Virginia Tech admiration. He then tweeted...
Via College Spun
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama basketball to play Oregon in Legacy Arena

The Alabama Crimson Tide basketball team will be taking on the Oregon Ducks twice during the 2015-2016 season, once in Eugene, Oregon and the other in the Legacy Arena. Head coach Avery Johnson announced that they will be playing the Ducks in Birmingham on Monday, December 21. The game will be presented by Knight-Eady Sports Group, and will be included in the regular season ticket...
Via Campus Sports Net
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Anxious and Maybe — A&M Embodies The SEC’s Uncertain World

Alabama is Alabama. Nick Saban’s the coach, fer cryin’ out loud. The Crimson Tide might not drown everyone else in the SEC West, but they’re not likely to be particularly mediocre anytime soon. Auburn has Gus Malzahn, one of the brightest head coaches in the country, and a track record of being a major national factor once every few years over the past third of a century in...
Via The Student Section
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Even The District Judges In Alabama Send Hate Mail To College Football Writers About Crimson Tide Football

Alabama football fans are some of the most passionate people in the world. You know this.  The following is an extreme example of just how passionate they are.  According to Dan Wolken, a national college football writer for USA Today, an Alabama district judge sent him a critical email from his work account regarding Crimson Tide football.  Man, Alabama folks have no qualms...
Via College Spun
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Alabama Fans Showcase Wild Wardrobes At SEC Media Days

Alabama fans dressed in wild wardrobes to support the Crimson Tide at the 2015 SEC Media Days.
Via Gamedayr
15 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Alabama Crimson Tide Football Schedule

The 2015 Alabama football schedule kicks off in Arlington, where the Crimson Tide take on the Wisconsin Badgers. Viewers can watch the...
Via Athlon Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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