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Podcast: What makes Nick Saban the best recruiter in college football history?

Welcome to SEC Country’s daily Alabama Crimson Tide Podcast with Ryan Fowler. Today we talked with recruiting experts Chris Kirschner and Barton Simmons about which players could fill the final spots  for the Crimson Tide.   What does Nick Saban do different from other college coaches when it comes to recruiting players? Which players could fill the final few spots for the...
Via SEC Country
37 minutes ago

Tigers lose 66-54 to Alabama, remain winless in SEC

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Riley Norris and Avery Johnson Jr. each scored 13 points and Alabama beat Missouri 66-54 on Wednesday night.Leading 26-19 at halftime, Alabama (11-6, 4-1 Southeast Conference) got key 3-pointers from Dazon Ingram, Braxton Key and others to remain in front of the Tigers (5-12, 0-5) in the second half.Ingram scored 12 points with two 3s, Key had 11 with two 3s and...
Via Associated Press
51 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Alabama beat Missouri 68-56 behind Norris, Johnson

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) Riley Norris and Avery Johnson Jr. each scored 13 points and Alabama beat Missouri 66-54 on Wednesday night. Leading 26-19 at halftime, Alabama (11-6, 4-1 Southeast Conference) got key 3-pointers from Dazon Ingram, Braxton Key and others to remain in front of the Tigers (5-12, 0-5) in the second half. Ingram scored 12 points with two 3s, Key had 11 with...
Via Associated Press
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Alabama basketball: Tide whips Missouri for fourth SEC win

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — It wasn’t pretty, but Alabama basketball picked up another win on Wednesday night. The Crimson Tide downed Missouri 68-56 in front of a sparse crowd in Coleman Coliseum for its second straight victory. The win moved Alabama to 11-6 overall, including 4-1 in SEC play. Player of the game Riley Norris’ shooting was one of the few things that went right for...
Via SEC Country
1 hour ago

Only Stanford has more players competing in AFC, NFC championships than Alabama

When Alabama fans watch the AFC and NFC championship games Sunday, they might see quite a few familiar faces. In a cool chart compiled by Business Insider, it’s revealed that Alabama has the second-most players competing in the NFL’s conference championship games this upcoming weekend. The Crimson Tide boast seven, while Stanford comes in first with 11. LSU and Auburn are...
Via SEC Country
6 hours ago

Senior Bowl 2017 rosters: Alabama, LSU lead SEC with four players each

The 2017 Senior Bowl rosters have been released, and they’re littered with SEC talent. In fact, the SEC leads the charge with 22 players selected for the games, more than any other conference. Of those 22 players, four each hail from Alabama and LSU — and the Crimson Tide’s number would have been higher if it hadn’t been for Jonathan Allen and Reuben Foster’s decline of...
Via SEC Country
7 hours ago

Alabama Basketball Coach Avery Johnson Scoffs At Overconfidence Question.

Alabama basketball coach Avery Johnson is full of optimism but also a realist. Check out his response to his team being overconfident in the Missouri game. You’ve got to love everything about Avery’s answer.  It was thoughtful, honest and very specific about how he views his team’s accomplishments this season. And he did it with […] Alabama Basketball Coach Avery Johnson...
Via Bama Hammer
10 hours ago

The Best Nick Saban Rants Of 2016

A collection of Nick Saban’s best ass-chewings of 2016. Nick Saban isn’t an angry guy, necessarily, but he definitely gets fired up when it comes to football. Coach Saban feels no need to hold back his emotions and we are all better off for it. Here are some of his Nick Saban’s best ass-chewings of 2016…. […] The Best Nick Saban Rants Of 2016 - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer...
Via Bama Hammer
11 hours ago

Jim Harbaugh is now go-karting with recruits

Is there anything Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh won’t do to impress a recruit? He’s wrestled them, brought in Ric Flair, climbed a tree, held a sleepover and so much more. The list of strange things done by Harbaugh grew a little bit bigger recently. Aubrey Solomon, a five-star defensive tackle from Georgia, was the recipient of the Michigan coach’s most recent antic...
Via The Comeback
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

New Alabama commitment chose Crimson Tide to be the alpha dog in the class

Xavier Williams had what he thought was a serious question for Alabama wide receivers coach Billy Napier last week. Mario Cristobal, who was Williams’ primary recruiter at Alabama, left to be Oregon’s co-offensive coordinator, which left some confusion in Williams’ mind about where he stood with the Crimson Tide now. The nation’s No. 2 athlete in the 2018 class has been in...
Via SEC Country
1 day ago

Alabama Basketball Preview: Tide Looks to Go 4-1 in SEC

Alabama Basketball has a great chance Wednesday night to push its SEC record to 4-1.  Missouri has not won a SEC road game in almost three years. Needing a boost, Alabama basketball got a break in its Sat-Wednesday, road-home schedule.  The Tide traveled to Baton Rouge Saturday and blew past a struggling LSU team.  On […] Alabama Basketball Preview: Tide Looks to Go 4-1 in SEC...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

4 Year Old Bama Fan Slams Alabama Football Haters

What’s the difference in a four year old Alabama fan and an Alabama Football hater? Find out in this hilarious video. There’s a lot of Alabama hate out there right now, but this four year old Bama fan just shut down all the haters. So many folks have been waiting for Alabama to stumble so […] 4 Year Old Bama Fan Slams Alabama Football Haters - Bama Hammer - Bama Hammer - An...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Alabama fans get revenge on man who sold them fake tickets

The sale of fake tickets for big sporting events is a growing concern in sports, but a couple of Alabama fans on top of their game managed to catch one scummy ticket scalper this week in Tampa. Two brothers found someone selling tickets to the College Football Playoff national championship game between Alabama and Clemson through an advertisement on Craigslist, explained one of...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Is 30-year-old Sean McVay too young to become a head coach?

Sean McVay, the 30-year-old wunderkind Redskins offensive coordinator, who turned Kirk Cousins into a nine-figure quarterback, coached a unit that finished third in the NFL yet couldn't score more points than a Giants team that wasn't trying in Washington's must-win Week 17 game, has come out of nowhere to become one of the hot head-coaching candidates of the offseason, turning...
Via FOX Sports
7 days ago

Vegas lost record money with Clemson upset over Alabama

When Clemson’s Deshaun Watson hit Hunter Renfrow for the game-winning touchdown with one second left in the championship game Monday night, football fans everywhere rejoiced. The Tigers handed Alabama a stunning defeat. It was an upset that no one really saw coming. It was a comeback that seemed to defy logic. The mighty Crimson Tide had fallen after another unblemished season...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Clemson-Alabama sequel was destined to happen

In collegiate athletics, the words revenge and rematch get thrown around a bit too loosely. Unlike the professional ranks, college sports typically feature a lot of roster turnover and scheduling quirks. You're dealing with young adults who haven't had the same life experiences as older people. So when everyone was excited to see Alabama-Clemson matchup in the College Football Playoff...
Via Yardbarker
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Scarbrough suffered broken leg in loss to Clemson

Bo Scarbrough left Monday night’s National Championship Game with a lower leg injury, and we can now see why the Alabama running back never returned. ESPN’s Chris Low reports that Scarbrough suffered a broken bone in his lower left leg. The injury took place in the third quarter, and Scarbrough eventually returned to the Crimson Tide sideline where he watched his team lose to...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Clemson's win over Alabama was the best title game in college football history

Sorry, Vince.Sorry, Maurice.It's Deshaun's turn to sit in the throne.Clemson claimed the national championship Monday night with an incredible, jaw-dropping, engrossing 35-31 win over No. 1 and previously undefeated Alabama in Tampa, with Deshaun Watson's 2-yard touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow deciding the contest with one second remaining on the clock.The contest was everything...
Via FOX Sports
8 days ago

Auburn students troll Alabama by TP-ing Toomer’s Corner

Toomer’s Corner is a place where Auburn fans can celebrate wins, and apparently losses by SEC rivals as well. Auburn’s biggest rival is Alabama, so when Clemson emerged victorious via a Deshaun Watson touchdown pass to Hunter Renfrow with one second remaining in the game, the Tigers couldn’t help but stick it to the Crimson Tide. They covered the oak trees in Toomer’s Corner...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama DB: Pick play is 'somewhat illegal'

Alabama defensive back Marlon Humphrey was clearly irritated after his Crimson Tide lost to Clemson 35-31 in the National Championship Game on Monday night. In particular, the pick plays Clemson used to score touchdowns did not sit well with the sophomore. Humphrey apparently called the pick play “somewhat illegal” after the game and was bummed to lose that way. Bama's Marlon...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Top eight takeaways from CFP National Championship Game

It took 59 minutes and 59 seconds to decide the winner of the CFP National Championship Game between Clemson and Alabama on Monday night. Both teams left everything they had on the field in this rematch from a year ago. Unlike what we saw last year when the Tigers fell short of a surging comeback bid, they prevailed in this one, winning 35-31 thanks to a never-say-die attitude and...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Deshaun Watson hits Hunter Renfrow for last-second game-winning TD

Well, the rematch lived up to the hype. Clemson and Alabama dueled for the second consecutive season for the College Football Playoff National Championship on Monday night, and it did not disappoint. After Alabama freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts scrambled in from 30 yards out to give the Crimson Tide a three-point lead with 2:07 remaining, Clemson and quarterback Deshaun Watson...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: O.J. Howard takes advantage of busted coverage, goes 68 yards for TD

Just like he did a year ago in the National Championship Game, Alabama tight end O.J. Howard made a huge play to score a touchdown against Clemson. Near the end of the third quarter, up by three points, the Crimson Tide caught the Tigers napping on defense. Howard appeared to be the blocker on a screen but snuck behind the coverage, which bit hard on his feint. 68 yards later,...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deshaun Watson goes helicopter on double-whammy hit

Deshaun Watson nearly had a first down for Clemson, but Alabama defenders Reuben Foster and Minkah Fitzpatrick had other ideas. Facing a third-and-15, Watson took off to run. For 14 yards, it looked like he would pick it up. But Foster and Fitzpatrick made it clear that it was not to be, stopping Watson in spectacular fashion. Deshaun Watson HELICOPTER pic.twitter.com/NIdhp4Xy1N...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Renfrow once again owns Alabama, brings Clemson closer with epic TD

Clemson wideout Hunter Renfrow isn’t a household name—but boy do they know him in Alabama. Renfrow torched the Crimson Tide in last year’s title game, catching seven passes for 88 yards and two touchdowns. The game was a loss, but Renfrow made quite the impression as a freshman. Monday night, Renfrow was at it again, getting his Tigers back within three points thanks to a...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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