TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Banged up in two straight wins over SEC West bruisers, No. 1 Alabama took a while to overwhelm a lower-division team that wasn't supposed to be able to put up much of a fight.
Derrick Henry rushed for two touchdowns and scored a third on a catch, all in the first half, to lead the Crimson Tide to a 48-14 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.
The Tide (10...
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"It's the biggest college rivalry in history," Alabama's junior linebacker says.
Update: Great news for Tide fans. Cooper only has a bruised knee and could have returned, if he was needed. Nick Saban updated reporters after the contest.
Saban: Amari Cooper has a bruised knee. Could have gone back and played.
— Cecil Hurt (@CecilHurt) November 23, 2014
Earlier: Alabama leads “cupcake week” opponent Western Carolina 17-7 in the second quarter, but that...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Derrick Henry rushed for two touchdowns and scored a third on a catch, all in the first half, to lead No. 2 Alabama to a 48-14 victory over Western Carolina on Saturday.
The Crimson Tide (10-1) recovered from a slow start to score the final 31 points in its first game since rising to No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings. FCS member Western Carolina...
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Follow along as the Crimson Tide hosts the Catamounts on Homecoming.
For the past few years, one running joke in college football has been the concept of fans claiming that their team wants a shot at Alabama, seemingly the standard program in the sport. After the Crimson Tide’s losses to both Auburn and Oklahoma last season, the craze subsided a bit. But since its win over No. 1 Mississippi State last Saturday, Alabama is now back on top.
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On Saturday the Alabama Crimson Tide will host the Western Carolina Catamounts as they look to continue their march towards the college football playoff.
No. 1 Alabama (9-1) is unbeaten at home while visiting Western Carolina (7-4) is simply trying to put up some form of opposition in this one.
Coverage of the game between these two will air on the SEC Network and WatchESPN...
Fox Sports - Alabama coach Nick Saban is known for bringing in motivational speakers to offer words to the Crimson Tide. Saban might have outdone himself this time.Before the Mississippi State game last week, Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL whose story inspired the film “Lone Survivor,” spoke to the team about the deadly battle he survived and the impact it had on him. The overriding...
Unsurprisingly, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is the top-ranked coach in college football, USA Today has reported. Despite a season where he didn't win his bowl game and lost to Auburn, Saban - who's Crimson Tide team is now the top-ranked team in the nation - still earned $7.1m in total pay in 2013 - including a base salary of $6.9m. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin was the second-most...
Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL whose story was captured in "Lone Survivor," gave an impassioned speech to the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Alabama forced a massive Mississippi State auction after the Crimson Tide rolled over the Bulldogs.
There was no disputing Nick Saban’s place in college football salary rankings.
The Wednesday release of USA Today’s annual salary database demonstrated how wide the gap was between Alabama’s coach and the rest of the pack.
According to the USA Today research, Saban’s total pay adds up to $7.16 million a year. That’s $1.5 million more than the second-highest paid...
The college football selection committee released its fourth playoff rankings Tuesday night, and Alabama fans are going to like what they see.
A 25-20 win over unbeaten Mississippi State on Saturday was enough to vault the previous No. 5 Crimson Tide into the No. 1 spot in the committee’s latest rankings. The 9-1 Bulldogs remain in the playoff picture despite their loss, dropping...
Meeting Saban was a big deal for one recruit
Nick Saban has already reached legendary status in Tuscaloosa. Alabama’s head coach has won three national championships and has accrued an 83-16 record ever since he stepped on campus in 2007.
With how much success Saban has had with the Crimson Tide, you can’t blame potential recruits for holding him in extremely high regard...
The idea of Alabama Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin becoming the next Illinois football Coach is starting to gain some legitimacy and momentum. People who work for the Illinois football program were talking about potential Tim Beckman successors this past gameday, and Lane Kiffin is the only name that came up. Not saying these people within the Illini football program are high...
Well, Alabama's now the best team in the SEC again after the Crimson Tide beat Mississippi State, while Georgia suffered a phyrric victory while pummelling Auburn - they lost Todd Gurley for the season with a torn ACL (and probably the rest of his career). Meanwhile, we're proud to say Arkansas fans have their first win of the season after shutting out LSU, while Tennessee...
The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced its 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award on Monday.
That list includes Alabama’s Amari Cooper and nine other receivers.
OK, so it shouldn’t be assumed that the Crimson Tide junior is going to win the award, but with just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the award appears to be his to lose.
Kirk Herbstreit's top four with three weeks remaining are high on the Alabama Crimson Tide.
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This Alabama fan's car is decked out for Nick Saban.
The SEC West is once again the epicenter of a college football weekend. Alabama is usually the team at the top of the SEC West, but Mississippi...
One Alabama Crimson Tide fan decided to roll on a personalized "Tebow" license plate, because why not.
For the first time since 2007, the annual Alabama-Auburn Iron Bowl game will be on ESPN instead of CBS, airing at 6:45 p.m. CT on Nov. 29.
The reason it isn’t on CBS – the network that gets the first choice on SEC football – is because the network will have used its maximum allotment of games with Alabama after Saturday’s Alabama-Mississippi State game. With this announcement...
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