ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bama Aims For Comfort On Offense

Jalen Hurts shined in many ways at quarterback for Alabama as a freshman, but his limited passing in the playoff cost the Crimson Tide the national title. His comfort level with new coordinator Brian Daboll is likely to decide next year's national title, too.
Via Sports On Earth
3 hours ago

Alabama Women’s Basketball Downs Auburn And Wins Another Iron Bowl

Alabama Women’s Basketball downs the Auburn Tigers in an overtime Barn-Burner. Alabama Women’s Basketball won another Iron Bowl contest Monday night, downing Auburn in an overtime Barn-Burner. The Crimson Tide Women got the payback win against the Tigers after losing an earlier game in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide won 63-61 and it was anything but […] Alabama Women’s Basketball...
Via Bama Hammer
4 hours ago

SEC recruiting: 5-star running back Zamir White includes Georgia and Alabama in his top four schools

With the class of 2018 recruiting cycle in full swing, coaches in the SEC — and across the country — are trying to get their hands on the next wave of big-time talent. It doesn’t get much bigger than Zamir White, a five-star running back from Laurinburg, North Carolina. According to 247Sports, he is the third-best player in the country, the best player in North Carolina, and...
Via SEC Country
5 hours ago

Alabama Football: Vegas Updates Heisman Odds and Bama Names Pay Big

Las Vegas has updated the 2017 Heisman trophy betting odds and Alabama Football has two players that make big jumps for big payoffs. Vegas has updated the way too early is never too early betting lines for the 2017 Heisman Trophy winner and there are some big names from the baddest conference on the list. […] Alabama Football: Vegas Updates Heisman Odds and Bama Names Pay Big ...
Via Bama Hammer
6 hours ago

Former Alabama star Marcell Dareus makes donation, visit to help Haiti

Marcell Dareus always wanted to visit his father’s homeland of Haiti. The former Alabama Crimson Tide star is doing much more than that. According to a report from AL.com, the Buffalo Bills defensive tackle is in Haiti this week for a first-hand look at the conditions of the country, along with his $25,000 donation to causes there. He’s also visiting schools, orphanages and a...
Via SEC Country
7 hours ago

247Sports: Alabama boasts No. 1 head coaching job in college football

Alabama gets to claim yet another national distinction in the college football landscape: best head coaching job in the country. 247Sports Travis Haney wrapped up his ranking of the top jobs in the FBS on Monday. And the Alabama job took the No. 1 spot. Haney ranked jobs by how attractive each position would be if it opened up today. If Nick Saban were to suddenly step down at Alabama...
Via SEC Country
10 hours ago

Alabama Football has 4 Titles Since 2009 – UA Adapted Athletics has 7

Alabama Football isn’t the only team winning national championships in Tuscaloosa; the UA Adapted Athletics teams have won a combined 7 since 2009. Alabama Football is far from the only crimson and white team winning titles in Tuscaloosa. UA Adapted Athletics teams have their names on a combined 7 national championships since 2009 according to […] Alabama Football has 4 Titles...
Via Bama Hammer
11 hours ago

Next Generation: Growing up in competitive family helped Mac Jones prepare for QB challenge at Alabama

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mac Jones knows what you’re thinking: Why go to Alabama? Jalen Hurts is the returning starter who had Alabama a few seconds from winning back-to-back national championships. Hurts is the reigning SEC Player of the Year. Tua Tagovailoa is the new 5-star prospect, and the No. 1 dual-threat quarterback for the 2017 recruiting class. Tagovailoa out-dueled multiple...
Via SEC Country
11 hours ago

Alabama Football A-Day Countdown: Bama’s Best #60 of All Time

The Alabama Football Countdown to A-Day continues with the Bama’s best player to ever wear number 60: the man blocking through rough waters for the Tide, Chris Samuels. Chris Samuels was a big time get in head coach Gene Stallings’ final recruiting class. Despite spending the majority of his time blocking Alabama Football through choppy […] Alabama Football A-Day Countdown...
Via Bama Hammer
12 hours ago

Alabama Women’s Basketball: Another Iron Bowl Monday Night

Alabama Women’s Basketball travels to Auburn to face the Tigers Monday night. The Tide will be looking to pay Auburn back for the Tigers wins in Tuscaloosa. Alabama Women’s Basketball will be looking to reverse the recent Iron Bowl trend with the Auburn women. Auburn has won seven of the last eight games with the […] Alabama Women’s Basketball: Another Iron Bowl Monday Night...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Why Alabama only has a ‘1 percent’ chance of signing nation’s No. 1 DE

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Roll Tide-ings, a rundown of everything happening in Alabama Crimson Tide recruiting with Chris Kirschner. Today we discuss the latest with 5-star DE Xavier Thomas and Florida OL John Campbell. Alabama hanging in the race for 5-star DE DAVENPORT, Fla. — Xavier Thomas, a 5-star prospect, was arguably the best player at the Orlando Opening...
Via SEC Country
18 hours ago

Should Alabama fans be pleased with their new OC?

What a few months it’s been for the Alabama Crimson Tide. After coasting (most of the way) during the regular season, the Crimson Tide destroy Florida to win the SEC Championship. Then offensive coordinator/genius Lane Kiffin leaves for the bright lights of a head coaching job at Florida Atlantic University. The Crimson Tide win their […]
Via SEC Football Blog
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama lost to Life in hockey, much to Twitter’s delight

This is a perfect headline, let’s just get that out of the way: Life University is a small school from Marietta, Georgia, and it features one of the most entertaining Wikipedia entries you’ll find. First and foremost, it was formerly Life Chiropractic College. Second, Wikipedia just dumps all over them in the second paragraph: The guiding philosophy of Life University is vitalism...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Brian Daboll leading candidate for Alabama OC job

New England Patriots tight ends coach Brian Daboll reportedly is the leading candidate to become the next offensive coordinator at Alabama.Bama lost Steve Sarkisian, who replaced Lane Kiffin by calling plays during the National Championship Game, to the Atlanta Falcons, leaving a vacancy. Tider Insider reported on Thursday that Daboll is the leading candidate for the job.ESPN says...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ASU transfer Blake Barnett still upset about Saban’s ‘nervous’ comment

Former Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett, now with Arizona State, is still seemingly bitter towards Nick Saban regarding comments he made last season.As we know, Jalen Hurts was a tremendous weapon for the Crimson Tide last year, but he didn’t start the campaign as the starting quarterback for the program. That position was held by Barnett heading into Week 1. But his performance...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ingram's big second half help Alabama beat Missouri, 57-54

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Dazon Ingram scored 18 points - including 15 in the second half - and grabbed nine rebounds to help Alabama overcome dismal first-half shooting and defeat Missouri 57-54 Wednesday. Riley Norris, Braxton Key and Jimmie Taylor each added nine points, and the trio combined for 19 second-half points. Bola Olanyian grabbed a season-high 14 rebounds. Ingram's layup...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

72 hours inside Ed Orgeron's LSU war room on the race to Signing Day

BATON ROUGE — It’s 6:19 a.m. on the last Monday in January — or more specifically, 47 hours and 41 minutes until the official start of National Signing Day — and the LSU Football Operations Center is already buzzing. Surrounded by a three-story floor-to-ceiling display of trophies and pictures, a giant video board plays LSU football highlights non-stop. The halls on the first...
Via FOX Sports
6 days ago

Alabama OL Lester Cotton arrested on drug charges

Alabama offensive lineman Lester Cotton is in some hot water after being arrested Friday on drug charges when police found marijuana in his vehicle. Cotton had been stopped for a routine traffic issue. When police approached the vehicle, they reportedly “smelled the odor of marijuana,” prompting a search of Cotton’s Chevy Tahoe. Nick Saban, responding to the arrest, issued...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Kentucky awakened by fire alarms at Alabama hotel

If Kentucky looks a little sleepy for Saturday’s game against Alabama, there is a good reason why.The Wildcats had their sleep interrupted by fire alarms that went off in the middle of the night at their hotel. According to what the team confirmed to SEC Country’s Kyle Tucker, fire alarms went off at 3:30 a.m., 5 a.m., and 7 a.m. They were awakened by the first two and had to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fan screams ‘Roll Tide Roll!’ on ‘The Price Is Right’

Alabama football fans are loud and proud, especially in SEC Country. And even with the Crimson Tide recently losing to the Clemson Tigers in the national championship game, fans have still been showing support for their team—even on shows like “The Price Is Right,” which was the case on Friday. A woman named Annette was asked who she wanted to give a shout-out to as she spun...
Via The Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Sarkisian addresses ‘disease of alcoholism’ head on during introductory press conference

The Atlanta Falcons shocked the football world when they hired Steve Sarkisian to fill the void at offensive coordinator and replace Kyle Shanahan.This was shocking for two major reasons. First off, Sarkisian had, less than two months prior to the move, signed on to replace Lane Kiffin as Nick Saban’s offensive coordinator at Alabama. Secondly, it hadn’t even been two years since...
Via Sportsnaut
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly has ‘no interest’ in becoming Alabama OC

Ever since Steve Sarkisian’s sudden departure from Alabama to join the Atlanta Falcons, the rumor mill has been churning out stories about Chip Kelly potentially joining Nick Saban’s program as the new offensive coordinator.According to one report, however, Kelly isn’t interested whatsoever in such an arrangement.Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, citing a source close to Kelly...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama OL throws shade at Steve Sarkisian

Alabama offensive lineman Alphonese Taylor threw some shade at Steve Sarkisian on the offensive coordinator’s way out the door.Sarkisian accepted a job as the new offensive coordinator of the Atlanta Falcons, the team announced on Tuesday. Sark is leaving Alabama, where he was an offensive analyst last season before being promoted to offensive coordinator for the National Championship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Chip Kelly a possible candidate for Alabama OC job

With Steve Sarkisian leaving Alabama to take the offensive coordinator job with the Atlanta Falcons, you knew it wouldn’t be long before the Chip Kelly rumors started to fly.Bruce Feldman of FOX Sports is reporting that Kelly is one of the names to watch now that Nick Saban has a vacancy on his coaching staff. Kelly has met with multiple NFL teams, but he has still not taken a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Steve Sarkisian, Nick Saban relationship ‘deteriorated’ this past month

In one of the most shocking moves we’ve seen in quite some time around the NFL, the Atlanta Falcons signed Steve Sarkisian to be their next offensive coordinator. One of the reasons this was such unbelievable news was that Sarkisian was named Alabama’s offensive coordinator just one month ago to replace Lane Kiffin.More news is coming out on this that helps us understand how...
Via Sportsnaut
13 days ago  |  Discuss
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