ALABAMA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Alabama Softball falls 2-0 to Florida to force game three

Alabama Softball fell to Florida 2-0 in game two of the Gainesville Super Regional. The loss forces a game three situation Saturday, with the winner getting a ticket to the Women’s College World Series. After Alabama got the 3-0 win in game one Thursday, Florida came back with a two-run home run to take the […] Alabama Softball falls 2-0 to Florida to force game three - Bama...
Via Bama Hammer
4 hours ago

Alabama Football: Pat Dye goes too far, Auburn afraid of the Tide?

Pat Dye has gone too far and it is clear Auburn is afraid of Alabama football. Dye says that the Iron Bowl does not have to be played every season. Last week we discussed that Pat Dye had publicly agreed with Nick Saban. Some Alabama fans warned us Dye likely had a nefarious motive. Dye said two things of […] Alabama Football: Pat Dye goes too far, Auburn afraid of the Tide...
Via Bama Hammer
12 hours ago

Alabama Flashback Friday: T.J. Yeldon Breaks LSU’s Heart

“Make a Man Miss!” In Nick Saban’s run in Tuscaloosa, he has produced a prodigious line of running backs. Ask most people and they will bring up the players you know by one name: Ingram, Trent, Lacy, Henry, Bo. But mixed in the middle of that pack was the blue collar running of T.J. Yeldon. What is it about Yeldon that does not leave his name on the tip of tongues? He only...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
16 hours ago

Alabama Football: CFB Royalty, Peasants and the Muddle in between.

Alabama football fans are members of a CFB Royal family. From the Kings down to the Peasants, CFB has a pecking order. Let’s see who rates where. We have an interesting interlude for Alabama football fans, compliments off long-time sports journalist Stewart Mandel. In 2007, at the urging of a reader, Stewart engaged in an […] Alabama Football: CFB Royalty, Peasants and the Muddle...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Alabama Softball Takes Game One From Top-Seeded Florida 3-0

Alabama Softball took Game 1 of the Gainesville Super Regional 3-0 in what was a huge win for the Tide. None of Alabama’s three runs directly came from hits, but Florida’s two costly errors sealed the deal. Florida pitched a really good game through four innings. Kelly Barnhill for Florida struck out nine batters straight […] Alabama Softball Takes Game One From Top-Seeded...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Kick Times Set for Alabama-Florida State 2017 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game Weekend

Reserve those hotel rooms! PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CHICK-FIL-A PEACH BOWL: ATLANTA (May 25, 2017) – This season will open with a pair of prime time Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games when top-ranked matchups Florida State vs. Alabama and Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech start the year off as the first college football games played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Florida State-Alabama...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
1 day ago

Write about the Alabama Crimson Tide for Bama Hammer

Bama Hammer is FanSided’s home for the best fan-written content on the Alabama Crimson Tide and we want to add your voice to the mix. Are you a passionate Alabama Crimson Tide fan and have opinions on all things involving the team, its players, and decisions? Are you looking for a place to carve out your niche as […] Write about the Alabama Crimson Tide for Bama Hammer - Bama...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

#BuckleUp: Alabama hosts Oklahoma in the Big 12/SEC Challenge, but committee misses a golden opportunity

We’ve got a great slate of games, but the Committee made two big errors. There are some really intriguing matchups in the SEC/BIG 12 Challenge. You get to see a battle of hillpeople schools with excellent basketball coaches, as Cal’s Kentucky Wildcats face Huggy Bear’s West Virginia Mountaineers. Two long, athletic squads face off when Rick Barne’s Tennessee Volunteers...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
1 day ago

Terry Bradshaw calls Nick Saban’s Alabama salary ‘shameful’

Alabama head coach Nick Saban will receive $11.25 million next season after signing a contract extension earlier this month, making him the highest-paid coach in college football. According to USA Today, he is also now one of the nation’s highest-paid public employees. Fox Sports analyst and former Super Bowl champion Terry Bradshaw thinks that’s utterly ridiculous. In a debate on...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Football: Jeremy Pruitt Names Son After Two Former Star LBs

Jeremy Pruitt returned to the Alabama football program as defensive coordinator in 2016 and he is honoring two of the top players on his defensive unit from last season with his newborn son’s name. This week, Pruitt announced the birth of his son who has been named Flynt Anderson-Foster Pruitt. The hyphenated middle name comes from two standout Crimson Tide linebackers, Ryan Anderson...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 days ago

Top 10 impact college football defenders in 2017

For as much focus is given to offensive stars, teams featuring elite college football defenders are often the ones winning big games.This is true at all levels of play, including the NFL. In fact, this past draft, there were 19 defensive players selected in Round 1 compared to 13 on the offensive side of the ball. With that in mind, we’ll be taking a look at the most dominant...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pick 6: Gary, Evans, Sweat are defenders set to rise in ’17

In his first season as a starter, Malik Hooker blossomed into one of the best defensive players in college football. The Ohio State safety had mostly played on special teams before stepping into a major role in his third season for the Buckeyes and turned into an All-American and first-round NFL draft pick. Jonathan Allen went from a key member of Alabama’s defensive line rotation...
Via MyNorthwest.com
3 days ago

Alabama Basketball: Top Scorer Braxton Key Returning Next Season

It’s the time of year when talented college basketball athletes are forced to make a decision. They can either continue to be talented college basketball athletes, or throw their hats into the NBA draft and hope for the best. Count Alabama basketball standout Braxton Key as one of the ones who will remain in the amateur ranks for at least one more season. On Tuesday, the leading...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago

VIDEO: Nick Saban’s Guitar Playing Doppelganger Is An Internet Sensation

Is there anything that Alabama football coach Nick Saban can’t do? He wins National Championships like most of us make toast, and he shreds on guitar. Apparently the straight-laced, no-nonsense Crimson Tide coach knows how to let his hair down when it’s appropriate. Not really. The man in the video, though barring a striking resemblance to Saban, is someone else entirely. In...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago

Nick Saban's message to the 2017 Crimson Tide

AL.com's Lauren Sisler and Rainer Sabin discuss some of the comments Nick Saban has made throughout the offseason regarding Alabama's loss to Clemson and how the team can respond in 2017 starting with Florida State.

Alabama softball beats the odds, moves on to Super Regionals

The Crimson Tide shut out the #1 Gophers (again) for 34th straight regional softball win. For the second straight day the Alabama Crimson Tide needed only one run to defeat the top ranked Minnesota Golden Gophers (56-5) and send them packing from the regionals. The Tide pitchers, Alexis Osorio and Sydney Littlejohn, reminded the country that Alabama has always been built around...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
4 days ago

Alabama Baseball: Trying Season Ends

Alabama baseball had a historically bad season, and it finally came to an end Saturday in Nashville. The Alabama Crimson Tide baseball team went to Nashville to play out the end of the season in a three game series on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The Tide had already been eliminated from the SEC Tournament as one of the bottom two teams in a 14 team league. Twelve member institutes...
Via Roll 'Bama Roll
5 days ago

Alabama men’s golf at NCAA Washington Regional: Tee times, preview, how to follow tournament

The University of Alabama men’s golf team will be making its 13th straight appearance in the NCAA postseason when it participates in the NCAA Sammamish Regional, hosted by Washington, beginning Monday morning. The three-day, 54-hole event will be held at Aldarra Golf Club in Sammamish, Wash., located just east of Seattle. The entire tournament is stoke play, with the top five teams...
Via SEC Country
11 days ago

Alabama softball eliminated from SEC Tournament with 4-1 loss to Ole Miss

The University of Alabama softball team’s run at the SEC Tournament came to an end in the semifinals with 4-1 loss to Ole Miss on Saturday. Two days after shutting down No. 1 Florida, Ole Miss pitcher Kaitlin Lee (19-10) nearly did the same thing to the Crimson Tide, allowing just six hits and one walk while throwing a complete game. With two wins in the SEC Tournament, hosted...
Via SEC Country
13 days ago

Nick Saban gave pep talk to Alabama softball team

Nick Saban delivered a pep talk to the Alabama softball team, and it helped pave the way for a hard-earned Crimson Tide victory. Alabama’s softball team was facing a tough challenge taking on 4-seed Texas A&M in the quarterfinals of the SEC Tournament on Thursday. Pitcher Alexis Osorio carried a no-hitter into the 7th, and she pitched all 10 innings of a 2-1 extra-innings win...
Via Larry Brown Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama fan has a massive back tattoo of Nick Saban

Today in questionable tattoos, we take a look at a back tattoo shown off by a fan at Talladega Motor Speedway over the weekend (during a race won by Ricky Stenhouse Jr.). The very large tattoo features a photo of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban, as well as the Alabama “A” logo, and a list of the Crimson Tide’s national championships. See this work of art for yourself...
Via The Comeback
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Controversial and crazy 15-inning college baseball game led to Alabama sweeping Auburn

The New York Yankees’ 18-inning marathon win over the Chicago Cubs Sunday drew a lot of the baseball world’s attention Sunday, but it should be noted that there was perhaps an even crazier game earlier in the day in the college ranks. That would be the Alabama Crimson Tide’s 11-9 win over the Auburn Tigers, which capped off their road sweep of the weekend series. That would...
Via The Comeback
18 days ago  |  Discuss

In ’06, Finebaum ripped ESPN, Rome, and Cowherd for hilariously wrong Alabama/Saban rants

Eleven years is a long time in the media world, as can be seen from a delightful Paul Finebaum column from 2006 (sent our way by Twitter user @JLKnoxville). Finebaum, then writing for AL.com, penned an amazing column bashing ESPN for their takes on the Alabama coaching search. That search wound up with Nick Saban, who many thought would be a failure; they were certainly wrong, as...
Via Awful Announcing
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama softball player homers, misses plate, gets tagged out

Well, this is something you don’t see every day. We head to SEC softball action on Monday, as Alabama was taking on Ole Miss. The Crimson Tide were trailing 3-2 in the top of the third inning when freshman Bailey Hemphill hit one over the left field wall to tie the game. Except, well, no, she didn’t. Here’s the video: As Hemphill leapt into the waiting embrace of her teammates...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Nick Saban signs extension with Alabama through 2024

Despite recurring rumors every offseason linking him to NFL jobs and even a few collegiate head coaching vacancies, all indications are that Nick Saban is serious about staying at Alabama.Alabama announced on Tuesday that the school’s university board of trustees’ compensation committee has approved a new three-year extension for Saban, which will keep him under contract with...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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