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Alabama Ranked No. 22 in FanSided’s Fandom 250

The Alabama Crimson Tide is ranked No. 22 in FanSided’s Fandom 250: the ultimate ranking of fandoms — from sports to entertainment, celebrities to brands. The Alabama Crimson Tide is ranked No. 22 in FanSided’s Fandom 250: the ultimate ranking of fandoms — from sports to entertainment, celebrities to brands. From the story … You […] Alabama Ranked No. 22 in FanSided...
Via Bama Hammer
16 minutes ago

Alabama QB Jalen Hurts to appear on cover of Sports Illustrated

Few could’ve seen this at the beginning of the season. Not that Alabama would be in the College Football Playoff, but that it would be freshman quarterback Jalen Hurts leading them there. Hurts started the final 12 games of the season for the Crimson Tide and led them to a perfect regular season and an appearance in the College Football Playoff. And while Hurts, or any of his teammates...
Via SEC Country
19 minutes ago

Alabama’s Jonathan Allen wins Nagurski award

As the 2016 college football season winds down with bowl season just around the corner, some of the top athletes in the nation are being rewarded for their outstanding efforts on the field. The latest person to add a piece of hardware to their trophy case is Alabama Crimson Tide defensive lineman Jonathan Allen. On Monday night, Allen claimed the the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given...
Via Campus Sports Net
2 hours ago

2016 Alabama Football Best Program Of Modern Era

According to the statistical analysis website fivethirtyeight.com, the 2016 Alabama Crimson Tide ranks as the most dominant unit of any team in the AP Poll Era (since 1936). With two very important games left to play, Alabama football can claim at least one more statistically impressive feat: the best single-season program of the modern era. […] 2016 Alabama Football Best Program...
Via Bama Hammer
2 hours ago

WATCH: Everything Alabama has done since its dynasty allegedly died

When Alabama fell to Ole Miss 43-37 in September 2015, people immediately began eulogizing the Crimson Tide dynasty. Sure, the Crimson Tide had won three of the last six national championships. But their third loss in less than a year signaled to many that Alabama’s time of overwhelming dominance was over. ESPN pundits talked about it around the clock. Columnists said the loss...
Via SEC Country
3 hours ago

Alabama Football DE Jonathan Allen Wins Nagurski Trophy

One of Alabama football’s defensive leaders, DL Jonathan Allen has recorded 52 tackles to rank fourth on the team, including 11.5 tackles for loss. Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy on Monday, signifying the nation’s most outstanding defensive player. The Nagurski Trophy is awarded by the Football Writers Association of […] Alabama...
Via Bama Hammer
13 hours ago

Alabama DL Jonathan Allen wins Bronko Nagurski Trophy

Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen has won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy, given to the nation’s best defensive player. The announcement was made Monday night during a ceremony hosted by the Charlotte Touchdown Club.  Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster, Florida State cornerback Tarvarus McFadden, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Clemson defensive end Christian Wilkins...
Via SEC Country
13 hours ago

Alabama's Allen wins Nagurski award as top defensive player

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Alabama senior defensive lineman Jonathan Allen has won the Bronko Nagurski Trophy given annually to the nation's best college defensive player. Allen was selected Monday night over four other finalists, including Crimson Tide teammate Reuben Foster. Florida State cornerback Tarvarus McFadden, Michigan linebacker Jabrill Peppers and Clemson defensive end Christian...
Via Associated Press
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alabama commit Dylan Moses wins prestigious high school award

Alabama players are used to winning individual awards. And now one supremely-talented Alabama commit is getting a taste of that. 5-star Alabama linebacker commit Dylan Moses won the High School Butkus award, which is given to the nation’s top high school linebacker. Moses beat out several talented prospects, such as 5-star linebacker Baron Browning or recent Texas A&M commit...
Via SEC Country
14 hours ago

Does Alabama have a QB depth problem?

Sources revealed to AL.com that Cooper Bateman intends to transfer from Alabama. Lauren Sisler and Michael Casagrande discuss how this impacts the depth chart at the quarterback position in the playoffs and next season.
Via Alabama Crimson Tide Athletics
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cheer on the Crimson Tide at the Peach Bowl with PrimeSport

Be sure to get the ultimate game experience when the Alabama Crimson Tide play in the Peach Bowl with PrimeSport. After a thrilling regular season of college football, there are a number of teams who will celebrate the end of the year with a bowl game. Now that bowl season is finally here, it’s time to start […] Cheer on the Crimson Tide at the Peach Bowl with PrimeSport -...
Via Bama Hammer
18 hours ago

Report: Alabama offensive lineman Josh Casher suffers broken foot in SEC Championship

Alabama didn’t make it through the SEC Championship game without any significant injuries. The Crimson Tide already lost linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton to a season-ending knee injury. And now it is being reported that offensive lineman Josh Casher suffered a broken foot in the 54-16 win over Florida in the SEC Championship game on Saturday. Alabama offensive lineman Josh Casher...
Via SEC Country
19 hours ago

Alabama is overwhelming favorite vs. Washington in Chick-fil-A Bowl

When the College Football Playoff field was set, the sportsbooks in Las Vegas immediately opened with the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide an overwhelming favorite against No. 4 Washington. Alabama sits as a 14.5-point favorite, but that didn’t stop anyone from putting down some cash on the Crimson Tide. In fact, a majority of the early bets went towards Alabama; approximately $11,000...
Via Campus Sports Net
1 day ago

BEST ALABAMA FOOTBALL PLAYER EVER: First-round voting, part 1

Vote now. Vote often. Vote every day in until Jan. 9, 2017, at BamaHammer.com to cast your choice for the BEST ALABAMA FOOTBALL PLAYER EVER! It’s an argument held around water coolers and card games and dinner tables around the state of Alabama: Who is the best Alabama football player of all time? Starting TODAY […] BEST ALABAMA FOOTBALL PLAYER EVER: First-round voting, part...
Via Bama Hammer
1 day ago

Alabama positioned to become 3rd wire-to-wire AP No. 1

Alabama heads into the postseason with a chance to become the third wire-to-wire champion in the history of The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide was No. 1 in the final AP Top 25 of the regular season Sunday, just as it has been since the preseason. Ohio State is No. 2, Clemson is No. 3 and Washington is No. 4. The College Football Playoff pairings were to...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Follow Jonathan Allen off the field after the SEC Championship

Follow senior Jonathan Allen as he heads victoriously to the locker room after the Crimson Tide defeated Florida for the 2016 SEC Championship.

Alabama LB Hamilton out at start 2nd half of SEC title game

ATLANTA (AP) Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton didn't return for the start of the second half after appearing to hurt his right knee at the end of the first half of Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game. The top-ranked Crimson Tide starter was helped to the locker room immediately after the play in the first half against No. 15 Florida. Hamilton appeared to...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Saban thinks Lane Kiffin is 'absolutely' prepared to be a head coach

It’s fair to say that Lane Kiffin’s collegiate head coaching career hasn’t been terribly successful, but with the Alabama offensive coordinator possibly set to get another chance at a head job, he has support from his current boss. Nick Saban thinks that Kiffin is “absolutely” ready to be a collegiate head coach again, praising him for his handling of the Crimson Tide...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
4 days 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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