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The Crimson Tide Peek: Kentucky Wildcats Edition

The Alabama Crimson Tide wraps up the back end of a two game home stand against the Kentucky Wildcats this Saturday. ICYMI: Bama vs Kentucky: Notes, TV/Radio/Livestream Info It’s finally starting to feel like football season in Tuscaloosa, AL. The fall equinox has brought with it semi-cool weather. It’s actually been pleasant to walk outside […] The Crimson Tide Peek: Kentucky...
Via Bama Hammer
17 minutes ago

Former Alabama WR Kevin Norwood released by Carolina Panthers

Former Alabama WR Kevin Norwood had a strong performance this preseason for the Carolina Panthers. Norwood caught eight passes for 59 yards and a touchdown, but injured his hip in the final preseason game and was placed on injured reserve. On Friday night, the Panthers parted ways with the former Crimson Tide standout, according to AL.com. After starting his career with the Seattle...
Via Saturday Down South
1 hour ago

No. 1 Alabama welcomes Kentucky after week of distractions

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) It hasn't exactly been the kind of week-in-a-bubble Alabama coach Nick Saban would want before a Southeastern Conference game. The top-ranked Crimson Tide has dealt with injury questions, a star player's arrest and backup quarterback Blake Barnett leaving the team leading up to Saturday night's game with Kentucky. Alabama (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference...
Via Associated Press
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide vs. Kentucky: Notes, TV/Radio Info and Livestream Details

The Alabama Crimson Tide returns to SEC play and takes on the University of Kentucky Wildcats Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium for homecoming. ICYMI: Alabama Homecoming Events This Weekend University of Kentucky (1-2, 0-0 SEC) vs. No. 1/1 Alabama Crimson Tide (4-0, 1-0 SEC) Time: 6:00 p.m. CT Location: Bryant-Denny Stadium-Tuscaloosa, Alabama Local Weather at Kickoff: Sunny, 73...
Via Bama Hammer
14 hours ago

Alabama football fan conversation starters: Kentucky edition

How should Alabama football fans interact with the Big Blue Nation from Kentucky? Here are a few ideas. This weekend Kentucky fans will be visiting the Capstone. As fans and representatives of the Crimson Tide, you want to make a good impression, but might be at a loss when it comes to striking up a conversation […] Alabama football fan conversation starters: Kentucky edition...
Via Bama Hammer
18 hours ago

Nick Saban takes some parting shots at transferring Alabama QB

Nick Saban took a couple veiled shots at Blake Barnett on the quarterback’s way out the door at Alabama.Barnett, who started the Crimson Tide’s season opener against USC before being replaced by Jalen Hurts, officially transferred this week. The timing is curious since the top-ranked Tide are just four games into the season and Hurts – also a freshman – conceivably could...
Via FOX Sports
18 hours ago

Nick Saban Is Disappointed With Departure Of Blake Barnett

On Wednesday evening Alabama head coach Nick Saban said he had heard nothing about the possibility of second-string quarterback Blake Barnett’s transfer. Just one day later, the coach has confirmed Barnett’s departure and has expressed some negative emotions about the whole situation. “We received word this afternoon that Blake Barnett has officially withdrawn from school and...
Via Gamedayr
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban: Tennessee rivalry biggest to Alabama players

The Alabama-Tennessee game, better known as the Third Saturday in October, has always been one of the biggest rivalries in the SEC. The Iron Bowl, played in the last weekend of college football between Alabama and Auburn, however, is one of the biggest rivalries in all of college football. The meeting between the Crimson Tide and the Volunteers in two weeks might just mean a little...
Via Campus Sports Net
20 hours ago

Video: Skip Bayless thinks ‘Urban Meyer has already passed Nick Saban’

Here’s your Friday morning hot take from always controversial television personality (and reporter) Skip Bayless. Bayless, who is now with Fox Sports and has a new show called “Undisputed,” took today’s segment as an opportunity to provide his thoughts on who the best coach in college football is right now. While most would probably agree the title should go to five-time...
Via Saturday Down South
21 hours ago

Alabama LB Tim Williams’s punishment not yet decided

On Thursday, it was reported that star Alabama linebacker Tim Williams had been arrested on gun charges. He is expected to face some kind of punishment, but the severity of it has not yet been determined or announced. Head coach Nick Saban released a statement on the situation and made it very clear that the Crimson Tide can not tolerate this kind of behavior from anyone. However...
Via Campus Sports Net
21 hours ago

Former NFL executive explains why QB Blake Barnett is making a bad decision

Alabama redshirt freshman QB Blake Barnett decided this week to transfer from Alabama, four games into the 2016 season. According to an AL.com report, one former NFL executive said the decision to leave the team midseason will be dissected by NFL scouts if Barnett plays well at his new school: “If he turns out to be a star wherever he ends up, it still is going to haunt him somewhat...
Via Saturday Down South
23 hours ago

Alabama Basketball: Worst Case Scenario 2016-17

Wednesday, we gave you the best case scenario for the Alabama basketball team. Unfortunately, there’s a flip side to every story. ICYMI: Alabama Basketball Schedule Earlier this week, Bama Hammer published the best case scenario for the Alabama basketball team. It’s defintitely enjoyable to speculate on the ceiling for the upcoming season. However, there is also a definite...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Jumbo Package: Friday, 30 September 2016

Crimson Tide news and notes. Happy Friday, everyone. It has been an interesting week to say the least, with the news that Blake Barnett made the decision to pursue his dreams elsewhere followed by the arrest of Tim Williams. No time for the players to be distracted, however, as there is a game to be played tomorrow night: 5 keys for Alabama vs. Kentucky: Will off-field issues...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
1 day ago

Nick Saban: Alabama players look forward to Tennessee more than any other game

Move aside, Iron Bowl — there’s another rivalry game that revs the engine of Alabama players. During his “Hey Coach” radio show on Thursday, Alabama head coach Nick Saban was asked by a caller what the Tennessee rivalry means to him. The question was asked because the Vols are coming off a big win over Florida and are ranked highly in the polls. The Tide and Vols are set...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide: Homecoming 2016 Events Schedule

Homecoming for the Alabama Crimson Tide is always an exciting time. Check out the complete events schedule below. ICYMI: Mark Stoops on Bama’s Linebackers, QB Jalen Hurts Homecoming for the Crimson Tide is always an exciting time at the Capstone. Crammed full of tradition and fun for all, homecoming offers plenty of events for students […] Alabama Crimson Tide: Homecoming 2016...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Head To Head: Alabama vs. Kentucky

With two massive road games looming on the horizon, can the 4-0 Crimson Tide step up and take care of a Kentucky team coming into Bryant-Denny with a 2-game win streak of their own? Check out the video above!

Alabama linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charge

The Alabama Crimson Tide have to deal with an unwanted distraction ahead of this weekend’s game as another player has found himself in trouble off the field. According to reports, linebacker Tim Williams was arrested in Tuscaloosa early Thursday morning on a gun charge. Williams was arrested by University of Alabama police for carrying a handgun without a permit. The charge was...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

Alabama linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charge

Alabama star linebacker Tim Williams was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. Uh oh. pic.twitter.com/igO5WPhfeL — BamaHammer (@Bama_Hammer) September 29, 2016 This is obviously a bad look for a player who is considered to be one of the top prospects in the 2017 NFL Draft class. Williams recorded 10.5 sacks with the Crimson Tide...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban addresses Blake Barnett transfer reports

When Alabama opened its 2016 season, Blake Barnett was under center as the starting quarterback. Now, it appears, he may be done with the Crimson Tide football program. Barnett, a redshirt freshman, started Alabama’s first game against USC but was pulled in favor of Jalen Hurts after the Crimson Tide went 3-and-out on its first two possessions. Saban explained the decision during...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s opening week starting QB is transferring

On September 3rd, Blake Barnett started for the University of Alabama in its 2016 opener against USC. Less than a month later, the quarterback is reportedly transferring. During the Tide’s 52-6 beatdown of the Trojans, Barnett went 5-for-6 on passing attempts for 100 yards and one touchdown. The redshirt freshman has appeared in three of Alabama’s four games this year, but...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ha Ha Clinton-Dix finishing criminal justice degree to help find “peace and justice”

Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix is still a very important cog on a Packers defense that could be integral in taking them back to the Super Bowl. But at the same time Clinton-Dix is looking to stop opposing QB’s, he’s also looking to stop the distrust, animosity and disdain between communities after the recent spate of police involved deaths in cities across the country. “I understand...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: LSU will ‘gauge the interest’ of Saban, Meyer, others

After firing Les Miles and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, LSU football is reportedly setting its sights on the top coaches in the nation, including Nick Saban and Urban Meyer. Currently, the LSU football program is under the interim guidance of former USC interim Ed Orgeron, who coached the defensive line for LSU last year and this season before Miles was fired. According to...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Saban rips LSU for firing Miles in middle of season

Nick Saban does not agree with the way LSU went about firing Les Miles. Miles lost his job on Sunday in the wake of a loss to Auburn, which has the Tigers off to a 2-2 start — the worst start of Les Miles’ 12-year tenure with the program. As far as Saban is concerned, that is no reason to fire a coach with Miles’ track record in the middle of a season. Saban: A man wins...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Finebaum calls Michigan fans ‘a whiny and sniveling bunch’

Paul Finebaum has been known to get into some pretty intense back-and-forth arguments with his callers. He had another one of those during Tuesday’s show. A fan called into Finebaum’s show asking why Michigan wasn’t receiving more praise from the "Mouth of the South." Finebaum responded by saying he hadn’t seen enough from the Wolverines yet to judge them. This interaction...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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