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Sweet Home Alabama (Roll Tide Roll)

One of the biggest and best traditions at a University of Alabama football game at Bryant-Denny Stadium is singing along to “Sweet Home Alabama” during pregame. ICYMI: Can Alabama Football Repeat? Defending The Title Starts With Defense. Today, I wanted to take a look at another staple for all Tide fans: “Sweet Home Alabama”. Whether you […] Sweet Home Alabama (Roll Tide...
Via Bama Hammer
2 hours ago

Can Alabama Football Repeat? Defending The Title Starts With Defense.

The question on every Alabama football fans’ mind is the same as usual over the past few seasons. Can the Crimson Tide repeat? ICYMI: Alabama Fans Hopeful Georgia Goes ‘Back In Black’ Alabama football head coach Nick Saban stands there behind the microphone, glaring. He takes a swig of water and glares some more. “How’s everybody […] Can Alabama Football Repeat? Defending...
Via Bama Hammer
4 hours ago

Christian Bell becomes fourth to transfer from Alabama

The Alabama Crimson Tide have had an unusual amount of players leave this offseason and it wasn’t to head to the NFL, but to transfer to continue their careers elsewhere. Linebacker Christian Bell is the latest, announcing he would be seeking a transfer out of Tuscaloosa. Bell becomes the fourth player to request a transfer from Alabama this year, joining fellow defensive players...
Via Campus Sports Net
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football 2016 Unit Previews: Wide Receivers - the best receiving corps in the nation

Kickoff 2016 is closing in, and we continue our Alabama football coverage with the receivers For what might be the first time since Nick Saban has been here, the entire starting cast of wide receivers is a strength for this Alabama team, and they just might even be the best unit in 2016. The Superstar Calvin Ridley (So.) 2015  stats: 89 catches, 1045 yards (11.74 YPC), 7 touchdowns...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
7 hours ago

2016 Alabama Crimson Tide Football Preseason Coverage

Unit previews, depth chart analysis, practice reports, roundtables, Q&As and more. Stay in the loop with Roll 'Bama Roll Over the next two weeks, we'll be previewing the units in anticipation of the 2016 Alabama football season. We begin with a position of considerable depth, but short on starting experience, the running back corps. That said, "considerable depth" is a welcome...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
18 hours ago

Alabama Fans Hopeful Georgia Goes ‘Back In Black’

Kirby Smart has said he is considering bringing back the now infamous black jerseys for the Georgia Bulldogs this fall. Bama fans everywhere are saying, “PLEASE bring them back!” ICYMI: Crimson Tide Report: Weekend In Review It was on Twitter, so it must be true. July 15th of this year, 4-star linebacker KJ Britt, who […] Alabama Fans Hopeful Georgia Goes ‘Back In Black...
Via Bama Hammer
22 hours ago

Crimson Tide Report: Weekend In Review

It’s the Crimson Tide Report’s Weekend In Review – bringing you all the news you may have missed the last few days. Today we have Jalen Hurts in Beast Mode, two new Bama football commits, and Saban’s ‘coaching tree.’ ICYMI: Alabama Football: Hasn’t Colin ‘Herd’ About Strength of Schedule? In case you haven’t seen it […] Crimson Tide Report: Weekend In Review...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Crimson Tide Logo Hijacks Auburn Takeover on SEC Network

If you are a fan of the Alabama Crimson Tide, late Saturday night turned out to be a pretty good evening. ICYMI: Crimson Tide Land Top JUCO CB and In-State OT Fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide were thinking that they would have to wait until July 31 to see the Alabama takeover, but they ended […] Crimson Tide Logo Hijacks Auburn Takeover on SEC Network - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
2 days ago

Top 2017 Juco CB Jhavonte Dean, OL Hunter Brannon Commit to Alabama

Saban and company continue to round out another outstanding class. Nation's top JUCO cornerback Jhavonte Dean commits to Alabama | AL.com Jhavonte Dean, a four-star recruit from Blinn College in Texas, pledged his services to the Crimson Tide. He was in Tuscaloosa this weekend for a Champions Cookout recruiting event. Cullman OL Hunter Brannon commits to Alabama after dominant...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
2 days ago

What schools will the expanding Big 12 add?

First of all, you may have noticed the Mailbag has been going up on Thursdays, rather than Wednesdays recently. That wasn’t intentional, rather mostly due to travel and other conflicts. Next week’s will likely be later as well, but it will definitely return to its usual time slot in plenty of time for the season. Secondly, it’s been a while since I actually included my email...
Via FOX Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Releases Behind-The-Scenes Look At Nick Saban’s Day At ESPN

Nick Saban was at ESPN on Tuesday.  Alabama’s head coach was at the World Wide Leader as part of their “Car Wash” style of programming for college football coaches.  The five-time national champion appeared on nearly every ESPN program, including SportsCenter, College Football Live and The Paul Finebaum Show.  The Crimson Tide have released a behind-the-scenes video...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama OL Alphonse Taylor suspended after DUI arrest

Alabama has suspended offensive lineman Alphonse Taylor indefinitely following a weekend arrest for DUI, head coach Nick Saban announced in a statement on Monday afternoon. Taylor was arrested early Sunday morning. #Alabama HC Nick Saban releases statement on DUI arrest of sr. G Alphonse Taylor, who is "indefinitely suspended": pic.twitter.com/PDHF0hb6JP — Alex Byington (...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star Alabama Commit VanDarius Cowan Makes It Clear He Isn’t Interested In Any Other Schools

Palm Beach Gardens (FL) defensive end/offensive linebacker VanDarius Cowan wants fans to know he’s not considering any other school. After giving Florida State a hard commit, Cowan switched his interest to the Crimson Tide, whom he game a hard commitment in April.  With recruits constantly posting their top schools of interest across social media, Cowan took the time to emphasize...
Via College Spun
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Louisiana police rebuffs Nick Saban’s claims of LSU bias

SEC Media Days can breed chaos unlike just about any other preseason college football event on the docket. On Wednesday, said chaos came from an exchange between Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban and ESPN’s Paul Finebaum. As Finebaum pressed Saban on why he has yet to suspend two players (Cam Robinson and Laurence Jones), Saban seemed to imply that the arrests of his...
Via The Comeback
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama picked to win SEC by league's media

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) Alabama is the pick to win another Southeastern Conference title. The Crimson Tide received 223 of 331 total votes by the league's media one year after winning the league and national titles. LSU received the second-most votes with 59 while Tennessee had 29. Alabama and Tennessee were the overwhelming favorites to win their respective divisions. In the West...
Via Associated Press
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Officer who arrested players ‘hates LSU,’ despite Saban claim

At least one of the police officers who arrested Alabama All-Pro offensive lineman Cam Robinson and defensive back Hootie Jones back in May was not an LSU fan. As you may have seen, Alabama coach Nick Saban went off on ESPN’s Paul Finebaum Wednesday after Finebaum asked if Robinson and Jones are going to be suspended despite not being charged. Although the players were arrested...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Pledge Sets His Eyes On 5-Star ATH JaCoby Stevens After Crimson Tide Decommitment

Alabama’s 2017 recruiting class took a hit today.  Xavier McKinney, a four-star safety, announced on Twitter that he has decommitted from the Crimson Tide. He was the only defensive back committed to Alabama in the ’17 class.  Who will Alabama look at to replace McKinney in its 2017 class?  Perhaps JaCoby Stevens, a five-star recruit out of Tennessee and the No. 1 athlete...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

4-Star S Xavier McKinney Announces Decommitment From Alabama

Xavier McKinney had been committed to Alabama for nearly a year, choosing the Crimson Tide last September, but today he took to Twitter to announce that he is reopening his recruitment. The four-star safety out of Roswell, Ga. posted this note moments ago announcing his decision. … pic.twitter.com/iIleG8zoXk — Xavier Mckinney (@mckinney_xavier) July 14, 2016 McKinney has made...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban deserves esteem for defense of Alabama’s Cam Robinson at SEC Media Days

Alabama head coach Nick Saban entered SEC Media Days’ Wednesday session, unaware of the spat that was about to transpire between he and SEC Network host Paul Finebaum. On May 17, Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson and defensive back Laurence “Hootie” Jones were arrested in Monroe, Louisiana for possession of marijuana and weapons. Although two other people also appeared in...
Via The Student Section
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban goes off on Paul Finebaum at SEC media day

Alabama head coach Nick Saban has never been a big fan of media days, in fact, he’s mocked the importance of them multiple times. So when he was called up for a debate with ESPN’s Paul Finebaum at SEC media day on Wednesday, we pretty much knew sparks would fly. Sure enough, they did. Finebaum knows exactly how to push Saban’s buttons, and when he pressed the issue about why...
Via The Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban went at Paul Finebaum on and off the air, said cops were LSU fans

After no reporter asked Nick Saban about the status of Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones (arrested on drug and weapons charges in Louisiana in May, which district attorney Jerry Jones then dropped, saying that they’d been out working and sweating while others were in the air-conditioning) during his SEC Media Days press conference Wednesday and ESPN’s Dari Nowkhah’s off-TV comment...
Via Awful Announcing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nick Saban goes off, defends not suspending players

Nick Saban and ESPN’s Paul Finebaum got into a heated discussion during SEC Media Days on Wednesday that got even more animated when the two were off the air. It all started when Saban was asked about two of his players, offensive lineman Cam Robinson and defensive back Hootie Jones, being arrested back in May on drug and weapons charges. The charges ended up being dropped, and...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Alabama Commit Shows Off Skills With Deep Kick

Alabama has a pretty good football team, but it seems like things are just getting better no matter the position. One of the Crimson Tide’s best recruits will be on special teams next year. Brandon Ruiz is the nation’s No. 2 kicker according to 247Sports and is committed to Alabama. Ruiz posted a video on Twitter showing off just how good of a kicker he is. The recruit shows...
Via Gamedayr
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama self-reports 19 secondary NCAA violations

The Alabama Crimson Tide football team has been dealing with some off-field issues this season after two players were arrested on felony firearm charges. Now, the entire athletic department has something to deal with after they self-reported 19 secondary NCAA violations during the 2015-16 calendar year. The violations were reported late Sunday night after information was posted on...
Via Campus Sports Net
22 days ago  |  Discuss
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