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Alabama’s Nick Saban top-paid coach in college football

Unsurprisingly, Alabama head coach Nick Saban is the top-ranked coach in college football, USA Today has reported. Despite a season where he didn't win his bowl game and lost to Auburn, Saban - who's Crimson Tide team is now the top-ranked team in the nation - still earned $7.1m in total pay in 2013 - including a base salary of $6.9m. Texas A&M's Kevin Sumlin was the second-most...
Via SEC Football Blog
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama's Christion Jones 'not trying to do anything outrageous' with limited punt return opportunities

Alabama hasn't been able to return any of the last 20 punts it's fielded.
Via AL.com
3 hours ago

Marcus Luttrell Gives Impassioned Speech To Alabama Players

Marcus Luttrell, the Navy SEAL whose story was captured in "Lone Survivor," gave an impassioned speech to the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Via Gamedayr
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Watch Former Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell’s Incredible Speech To The Alabama Football Team

Marcus Luttrell, the former Navy SEAL and inspiration for the movie, Lone Survivor, visited the Alabama football program this past weekend.  He was the guest picker on ESPN’s College GameDay and also gave an incredible speech to Nick Saban’s team.  Here’s his full speech. It’s pretty awesome.   It’s unsurprising that after hearing that speech, Alabama went on to defeat...
Via College Spun
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Live updates from Nick Saban's final press conference before Alabama's homecoming game

The Crimson Tide takes on Western Carolina on Saturday.
Via AL.com
21 hours ago

Alabama Forces Massive Mississippi State Auction

Alabama forced a massive Mississippi State auction after the Crimson Tide rolled over the Bulldogs.
Via Gamedayr
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Play the Game Tonight: Nick Saban, LSU, Texas A&M, and more.

Play the Game Tonight - Week 13 Wednesday edition. Two MAC games tonight, both kicking off at 8:00 PM ET. Bowling Green at Toledo will be on ESPN 2, while Kent State at Buffalo will be on ESPN U.It's good to be the king. Alabama head coach Nick Saban ranks at the top USA Today's annual survey of the highest paid coaches in college football. His total annual payout from the University...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama’s Nick Saban tops list of highest paid coaches

Tweet There was no disputing Nick Saban’s place in college football salary rankings. The Wednesday release of USA Today’s annual salary database demonstrated how wide the gap was between Alabama’s coach and the rest of the pack. According to the USA Today research, Saban’s total pay adds up to $7.16 million a year. That’s $1.5 million more than the second-highest paid...
Via Los That Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alabama jumps to No. 1

Keep winning and the Crimson Tide, Ducks and Seminoles should be in.
Via WholeHogSports
1 day ago

College Football Playoff Chairman Jeff Long Calls Alabama The Most Complete Team In America

It’s been a good night for Alabama football. The Crimson Tide were named the No. 1 team in America in the most recent College Football Playoff rankings. This was despite being ranked the No. 5 team in last week’s rankings, behind Mississippi State, Oregon, Florida State and TCU. College Football Playoff chairman Jeff Long was asked about the committee’s decision to rank the...
Via College Spun
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Recruit on meeting Saban: 'It was almost like talking to God'

Meeting Saban was a big deal for one recruit Nick Saban has already reached legendary status in Tuscaloosa. Alabama’s head coach has won three national championships and has accrued an 83-16 record ever since he stepped on campus in 2007. With how much success Saban has had with the Crimson Tide, you can’t blame potential recruits for holding him in extremely high regard...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Crimson Tide’s Lane Kiffin to Illinois idea gaining momentum

The idea of Alabama Offensive Coordinator Lane Kiffin becoming the next Illinois football Coach is starting to gain some legitimacy and momentum. People who work for the Illinois football program were talking about potential Tim Beckman successors this past gameday, and Lane Kiffin is the only name that came up. Not saying these people within the Illini football program are high...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Injured Alabama RB Kenyan Drake Is Walking Around Without His Medical Boot

Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake has been keeping Tide fans up to date with his recovery from a nasty broken leg earlier in the season, and posted video of a big step in his recovery…literally. Drake appears to be out of the boot, and can walk around in his cast.  6 weeks A video posted by Kenyan Drake (@roadrun17er) on Nov 11, 2014 at 2:57pm PST Drake won’t...
Via College Spun
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Sweet Home, Alabama: Post-Week 12 SEC Power Rankings

Well, Alabama's now the best team in the SEC again after the Crimson Tide beat Mississippi State, while Georgia suffered a phyrric victory while pummelling Auburn - they lost Todd Gurley for the season with a torn ACL (and probably the rest of his career). Meanwhile, we're proud to say Arkansas fans have their first win of the season after shutting out LSU, while Tennessee...
Via SEC Football Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Amari Cooper leads list of Biletnikoff semifinalists

Tweet The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation announced its 10 semifinalists for the Biletnikoff Award on Monday. That list includes Alabama’s Amari Cooper and nine other receivers. OK, so it shouldn’t be assumed that the Crimson Tide junior is going to win the award, but with just two weeks remaining in the regular season, the award appears to be his to lose. He’s...
Via Los That Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kirk Herbstreit’s Top Four Are High On The Tide

Kirk Herbstreit's top four with three weeks remaining are high on the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mississippi State Bulldogs at Alabama Crimson Tide Photo Highlights

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Via Athlon Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Alabama Starts Scoring Off Against Mississippi State With a Safety

If you thought it was a little shocking that Mississippi State, the No. 1 team in the land, was the underdog going in to a game against Alabama you are not alone. If you watched the Crimson Tide defense stuff Bulldogs running back Josh Robinson for a safety and started to understand why the odds makers called it that way--you are not alone.Josh Robinson should have know better than...
Via FatManWriting
4 days ago  |  Discuss

This Alabama Fan’s Car Has The Ultimate Nick Saban Motto

This Alabama fan's car is decked out for Nick Saban.
Via Gamedayr
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Game Preview and Prediction

The SEC West is once again the epicenter of a college football weekend. Alabama is usually the team at the top of the SEC West, but Mississippi...
Via Athlon Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Alabama Fan Rolls On Personalized ‘TEBOW’ License Plate

One Alabama Crimson Tide fan decided to roll on a personalized "Tebow" license plate, because why not.
Via Gamedayr
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Las Vegas Betting Insider Says Alabama Would Be Favored Against Any Team In America

Alabama might be on the outside-looking-in when it comes to the College Football Playoff’s field of four teams, but Las Vegas believes that the Crimson Tide could take down any team in America. According to Pregame.com’s RJ Bell, Alabama would be favored on a neutral field against any team in the sport. Vegas says Alabama would be favored over ANY college football team on a...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Egg Bowl will be on network TV for the first time since 1964

For the first time since 2007, the annual Alabama-Auburn Iron Bowl game will be on ESPN instead of CBS, airing at 6:45 p.m. CT on Nov. 29. The reason it isn’t on CBS – the network that gets the first choice on SEC football – is because the network will have used its maximum allotment of games with Alabama after Saturday’s Alabama-Mississippi State game. With this announcement...
Via Awful Announcing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Reuben Foster destroys Leonard Fournette on kickoff with hit (Video)

Alabama sophomore linebacker Reuben Foster has made a huge mark on special teams for the Crimson Tide, and that trend continued on Saturday against LSU. After Alabama kicked off following a field goal to tie the game at 13 with three seconds left, Foster came free on kickoff coverage and destroyed LSU’s Leonard Fournette on...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Manziel Says What Everyone Was Thinking During the Texas A&M-Alabama Game

Before the Alabama-Texas A&M game got started there were many that thought this game was going to be close. It did not take long for the Crimson Tide to put those thoughts to rest as Alabama could do no wrong and the Aggies could do nothing right.It got so bad at one point in during the second quarter that Texas A&M's favorite son (who could have stopped this mess by...
Via FatManWriting
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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