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Derrick Henry notches 3 TDs, No. 1 Alabama defeats FCS foe W. Carolina

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...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Reggie Ragland shifts focus to Iron Bowl, says 'this game is circled on our calendar 365'

"It's the biggest college rivalry in history," Alabama's junior linebacker says.
Via AL.com
11 hours ago

Update: Alabama Receiver Amari Cooper Leaves Game With Injury

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...
Via College Spun
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

No. 2 Alabama rolls past Western Carolina 48-14

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...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Live updates: No. 1 Alabama vs. Western Carolina

Follow along as the Crimson Tide hosts the Catamounts on Homecoming.
Via AL.com
17 hours ago

Harvard Fan Has “We Want Bama” Sign At College GameDay

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. Right...
Via College Spun
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Test Your Alabama Football Knowledge With Our Weekly Quiz (11/21)

Think you know all there is to know about Alabama Crimson Tide football? Let’s find out. Take our weekly 10-question quiz and see how your fandom compares to that of other Alabama fans around the globe.
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Western Carolina Catamounts: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

Getty Images 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...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Luttrell's Speech to Alabama Will Make You Run Through Every Brick Wall on Earth

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...
Via Double Coverage Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Nick Saban top-paid coach in college football

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...
Via SEC Football Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Luttrell Gives Impassioned Speech To Alabama Players

Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL whose story was captured in "Lone Survivor," gave an impassioned speech to the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Forces Massive Mississippi State Auction

Alabama forced a massive Mississippi State auction after the Crimson Tide rolled over the Bulldogs.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Nick Saban tops list of highest paid coaches

Tweet 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...
Via Los That Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

College Football Playoff Rankings: Alabama Leaps To No. 1; Miss. State No. 4

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...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Recruit on meeting Saban: 'It was almost like talking to God'

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...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide’s Lane Kiffin to Illinois idea gaining momentum

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...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweet Home, Alabama: Post-Week 12 SEC Power Rankings

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...
Via SEC Football Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper leads list of Biletnikoff semifinalists

Tweet 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. He’s...
Via Los That Sports Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit’s Top Four Are High On The Tide

Kirk Herbstreit's top four with three weeks remaining are high on the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Via Gamedayr
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

This Alabama Fan’s Car Has The Ultimate Nick Saban Motto

This Alabama fan's car is decked out for Nick Saban.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Game Preview and Prediction

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...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Fan Rolls On Personalized ‘TEBOW’ License Plate

One Alabama Crimson Tide fan decided to roll on a personalized "Tebow" license plate, because why not.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Egg Bowl will be on network TV for the first time since 1964

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...
Via Awful Announcing
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Reuben Foster destroys Leonard Fournette on kickoff with hit (Video)

Alabama sophomore linebacker Reuben Foster has made a huge mark on special teams for the Crimson Tide, and that trend continued on Saturday against LSU. After Alabama kicked off following a field goal to tie the game at 13 with three seconds left, Foster came free on kickoff coverage and destroyed LSU’s Leonard Fournette on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss
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