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ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Several SEC teams rumored to be wearing alternate black Nike uniforms

Would the Alabama Crimson Tide really hit the field in a black uniform? According to a source at Tidewater News, they won't be the only ones, as LSU, Georgia and Florida are all rumored to be wearing new alternate black football uniforms this season.  Here are the shirts he's referencing: The Georgia athletic director was quick to shoot down any rumors that these black jerseys...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

(WATCH) Alabama's freshman QB Barnett shows off his arm

Jake Coker and David Cornwell may be the names thrown around most often when discussing Alabama's season opening starter against Wisconsin, but the Tide quarterback with the strongest arm may very well be true freshman Blake Barnett. Watch as Barnett launches this football over the goalposts on the practice field this weekend:If arm strength was the most important attribute to the...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama and Louisville will open 2018 season in Orlando

The Alabama Crimson Tide look to continue their tradition of opening the season on a neutral field against a non-conference opponent, as the school has reportedly reached a deal with Louisville to open the 2018 season in Orlando. While Orlando has not been known as a host to season kickoffs in the past, the city will play host to Florida State and Ole Miss to open 2016 and now has...
Via Fox Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video:Blake Barnett spending time with George Whitfield

The Alabama quarterback situation still has not been resolved. Senior Jacob Coker, was supposed to run away with the job after losing out on the starting position last year, but that has not been the case. Incoming freshman Blake Barnett is out to prove why he should be in the running for who will take snaps under center come this fall. Barnett is on vacation this week, but instead...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Video: Alabama Freshman Blake Barnett Is Spending His “Vacation” Working With Quarterback Guru George Whitfield

Blake Barnett hasn’t taken a snap for Alabama yet, and he’s already a fan favorite. Why? Because of his dedication to the school, his efforts in recruiting for the Crimson Tide, and his work ethic. Barnett is on vacation this week, but instead of chilling out before camp opens up, the former Elite 11 MVP is getting in work with acclaimed quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr....
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama to open 2018 season against Louisville

The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Louisville Cardinals in Orlando to open the 2018 season. Alabama & Louisville will open 2018 season (Sept. 1, 2018) in Orlando sources told @ESPN — Brett McMurphy (@McMurphyESPN) July 31, 2015 Well, Alabama gets some great season openers over the next few years, to say the least. The team has its next two opening games at Dallas’...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Alabama Will Play Louisville To Open 2018 Season

Alabama, which has the nation’s hardest schedule this coming season, doesn’t appear to want to make things easier on itself in the near future, either. Friday, ESPN’s Brett McMurphy reported that the Crimson Tide will open the 2018 season against Louisville in Orlando. The Cardinals have won at least nine games over the past three years, including a Sugar Bowl victory over...
Via College Spun
3 days 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
4 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Staffer Calls Out Indiana For Allegedly Stealing Recruiting Graphics

Edited recruiting graphics or “edits” are a major part of college football recruiting these days. These graphics can be shared as pamphlets or attachments on social media. They usually feature a photoshopped image particular recruit wearing a school’s jersey or just some cool images cropped together with a flashy slogan or motto.  Apparently, Alabama DIrector of Creative...
Via College Spun
5 days 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
5 days 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
5 days 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
7 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
8 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
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Desperate for RB depth, Crimson Tide land four-star B.J. Emmons

The normally stout backfield of the Alabama Crimson Tide has been hit with a string of defections and injuries lately, leaving only three healthy running backs on the depth chart heading into the season.  You knew Alabama would use the lack of depth as a pitch in recruiting and apparently they have to much success, with the news of the commitment of four-star North Carolina running...
Via Fox Sports
13 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
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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