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Podcast: Why will Alabama beat Florida in the SEC Championship game?

On today’s podcast, we feature former Florida QB, Shane Mathews, to talk about the 1992 SEC Championship game with Alabama and helps us better understand how Lane Kiffin uses the jet sweep against opposing defenses. Former Alabama player, Martin Houston, breaks down the match-up between the Gators and the Crimson Tide and talks about the 1992 SEC Championship game. Former Florida...
Via SEC Country
7 hours ago

Column: It's Nick's World, and everyone else gets the crumbs

ATLANTA (AP) Nick Saban rolled into the room with all the warmth of a tray of ice cubes you just pulled from the freezer. The pursed lips, the tightened jaw, the forced smile - tell-tale signs that made it clear he preferred to be anywhere but here, sitting in front of a group of reporters on the eve of another Southeastern Conference championship game. Then, over the course of...
Via Associated Press
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Basketball Heads to Texas in Search of First Quality Win

Alabama basketball heads to Austin for a matchup with the Texas Longhorns, the beginning of a two-game road trip. Saturday, the Alabama Crimson Tide will play Florida in Atlanta for the SEC Championship. Friday night, though, Alabama basketball heads to Austin for a matchup with the Texas Longhorns. This is the beginning of a two-game road […] Alabama Basketball Heads to Texas...
Via Bama Hammer
11 hours ago

Hear what Florida coach Jim McElwain said before SEC Championship

The Alabama Crimson Tide are getting ready to take on the Gators of Florida in the 2016 SEC Championship, and Jim McElwain sat down with the media to kick things off at his opening press conference. Check out the video above to hear what the Gators' coach had to say in the video above.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hear what Nick Saban said ahead of the 2016 SEC Championship

The Alabama Crimson Tide are getting ready to take on the Gators of Florida in the 2016 SEC Championship, and Nick Saban sat down with the media to kick things off at his opening press conference. Check out the video above to hear what the Tide's coach, in an unusually long press conference, had to say regarding how much longer he would like to coach and much more.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Video pokes fun at how Alabama and Florida fans really feel about each other

Alabama and Florida fans don’t care for each other too much. With the Gators and Crimson Tide set to meet in Saturday’s SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, FunnyMaine.com released a parody video making fun of how the two fan bases really feel about each other. Watch below: How Bama & Florida Fans Really Feel About Each Other! (feat @ScooterMagruder ) #RollTide #GoGators ...
Via SEC Country
12 hours ago

Former Alabama Football Great Rolando McClain Appears Out Of Chances

Former Alabama football great Rolando McClain appears out of chances to regain his NFL career after being suspended indefinitely without pay Friday for violating the league’s policy on substances of abuse. Former Alabama football great Rolando McClain appears out of chances to regain his NFL career after being suspended indefinitely without pay Friday for violating the league’s...
Via Bama Hammer
12 hours ago

Alabama’s Jonathan Allen a Finalist for Hendricks Award

Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen has been selected as one of six finalists for the Ted Hendricks Award. Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen has been selected as one of six finalists for the Ted Hendricks Award, the Hendricks Foundation announced on Friday. The Hendricks is awarded annually to college football’s top defensive end. One of […] Alabama’s...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Nick Saban: Kiffin ‘absolutely’ deserves to be a head coach again

On Friday, it became clear that Lane Kiffin already head one foot out the door in Tuscaloosa. Reports have surfaced that the SEC Championship on Saturday will be Kiffin’s final game as Alabama Crimson Tide offensive coordinator, while other reports indicate he will interview for the Houston Cougars head coaching job. Throughout all of the news to surface today, there was one nugget...
Via Campus Sports Net
13 hours ago

Alabama OC Lane Kiffin Interviewing With Houston After SECCG

Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will interview for Houston’s vacant head coaching position after the Tide’s SEC Championship against Florida. Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will interview for Houston’s vacant head coaching position after the Tide’s SEC Championship against Florida, SB Nation reported. Houston needs a coach to replace Tom Herman, who took...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Predicting the week 14 games using NCAA Football: 14 Can Florida upset No. 1 Alabama?

The wildly popular NCAA Football video game is back. Well, sort of. While EA Sports hasn’t released a new version since NCAA Football 14, fans have been able to play with current players thanks to online users updating rosters. So with those updated rosters featuring the likes of Leonard Fournette and Jalen Hurts, why not simulate the SEC games this weekend to see which teams come...
Via SEC Country
13 hours ago

Alabama football: Former Tide WR recalls first SEC Championship Game vs. Florida

When Alabama and Florida meet Saturday for the ninth time in the SEC Championship Game, there will be at least one former Crimson Tide player who will sit back and fondly remember how it all started. “I enjoyed the journey,” said Prince Wimbley (1988-92), a senior leader and captain on the 1992 Alabama team that not only beat Florida 28-21 in the first SEC Championship Game but...
Via SEC Country
16 hours ago

Report: SEC Championship to be Lane Kiffin’s final game at Alabama

It looks like Lane Kiffin’s time at Alabama is coming to an end. For the past couple of weeks, Kiffin has been linked to a handful of job openings across the nation. According to LSU insider Michael Detillier of WWL-870, the Crimson Tide offensive coordinator’s final game with Alabama will be the SEC Championship Game. Detillier passed along the news on 1045 ESPN Radio in...
Via Campus Sports Net
18 hours ago

Could Alabama OC Lane Kiffin get NFL job offers this offseason?

Lane Kiffin has done a tremendous job leading Alabama’s offense, so it only seems natural his name will be involved in coaching rumors heading into December. However, whether he leaves the Crimson Tide for LSU or a head-coaching gig remains to be seen. Here’s another possibility — an NFL offensive coordinator job. Albert Breer of Sports Illustrated suggested on Friday that...
Via SEC Country
20 hours ago

Alabama Basketball 2017 Recruiting: Collin Sexton Breakdown

After a promising first season in Tuscaloosa, Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson is really starting to make noise on the recruiting trail. After a promising first season in Tuscaloosa, Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson is really starting to make noise on the recruiting trail. With the commitments from PG Collin Sexton and SG John Petty, […] Alabama Basketball 2017 Recruiting...
Via Bama Hammer
21 hours ago

Nick Saban: Lane Kiffin focused on Alabama despite rumors

Nick Saban addressed the rumors surrounding Lane Kiffin by saying that all of his coaches are focused on their positions at Alabama. Kiffin has been linked to the LSU offensive coordinator position, the Oregon head coaching job, and now the Houston head coaching job. But Saban says Kiffin is currently focused on helping Bama’s offense prepare for the SEC Championship Game on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL scout: Kiffin could ‘instantly upgrade’ an NFL offense

Lane Kiffin ultimately wants to be a head coach again at the collegiate level, but would he consider jumping to the pros first if the right opportunity doesn’t present itself? Kiffin has a pretty good gig as the offensive coordinator at Alabama, a program that is always fully stocked with top talent and is virtually guaranteed to compete for a national title every season. But...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Nick Saban: 'It's never OK to lose a game'

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Nick Saban doesn't want to hear that maybe Alabama can lose in the Southeastern Conference championship game and still get into the playoffs. It's a distinct possibility for the top-ranked Crimson Tide going into Saturday's game against No. 15 Florida, but one they don't want to test. A team that's won 24 consecutive games and beaten 16 straight SEC opponents...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban scoffs at idea of losing and still making playoff

Nick Saban isn’t buying the sentiment that Alabama can lose the SEC Championship Game and still get into the College Football Playoff. At least that’s what he’s telling himself and his team as it prepares to face Florida this weekend. Alabama heads into the SEC Championship Game against the Gators as the undisputed No. 1 team in the nation with a perfect 12-0 record. The...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama uses 2nd-half surge to pound Auburn, heads to SEC Championship

In the 81st meeting of the Iron Bowl, No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC) led No. 13 Auburn (8-4, 5-3) by two scores with 3:04 to go in the third quarter, failing to seize control of the contest all afternoon. Yet, all it took was one play for quarterback Jalen Hurts to lock the Tigers in their cage in a 30-12 win. On a 4th-and-4 at the enemy’s 38-yard line, Hurts rolled right and flung...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Verne Lundquist with his double, Alabama radio broadcaster Eli Gold

Legendary CBS announcer Verne Lundquist is one of a kind—or is he? Lundquist’s final Iron Bowl broadcast Saturday had plenty of highlights, including a booth visit from Joe Namath, and another one involved the CBS broadcast showing off his “double,’ long-time Alabama radio play-by-play broadcaster and voice of the Crimson Tide Eli Gold. Here’s the clip: And here’s another...
Via Awful Announcing
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama loses DB Tony Brown for targeting flag

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Alabama defensive back Tony Brown has been ejected for targeting. Brown was flagged for a block during a punt return for the top-ranked Crimson Tide late in the first quarter against No. 16 Auburn. Because it was called in the first half, he'll be able to play in the Southeastern Conference championship game against No. 13 Florida next week. Brown had taken...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Billikens can't hold second half lead, lose 62-57 to Crimson Tide

LAS VEGAS -- Braxton Key scored 16 points and Alabama rallied from a nine-point deficit in the final five minutes to beat Saint Louis 62-57 in a consolation game of the MGM Grand Main Event on Wednesday night.Alabama (3-2) finished on a 17-3 run.The Billikens had a chance to take the lead in the final 15 seconds, but Mike Crawford stepped on the right baseline just before driving...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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