University of Alabama President Judy Bonner announced today she will recommend to the Chancellor and Board of Trustees approval of hiring of Bill Battle as athletic director. The announcement comes on the heels that Mal Moore, Alabama’s athletic director since 1999, was stepping down from his position Wednesday. Bonner said she felt Battle is the best-available person to replace Moore. [...]Read more ›
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Nine of the players in The University of Alabama football team’s top-ranked recruiting class – seven on scholarship – enrolled early, taking an extra semester to learn the playbook and gel with their new teammates. Two of the recruits, running back Derrick Henry and tight end O.J. Howard were some of the highest ranked talents at their respective positions in [...]Read more ›
When a coach is as successful as Alabama’s Nick Saban has been in recent years, creativity is key when trying to motivate a team. Whether it is a rant to the media about not respecting an opponent or getting on to the team for committing a penalty, Saban uses every tactic possible to get the Tide prepared week in and [...]Read more ›
In sixth grade, on a mission trip to Haiti with his family and members of his Memphis-area church, Barrett Jones discovered his passion to serve others. He was leading Bible study for children at a Haitian church when he realized the Christian faith he had always been a part of was much more than just “going through the motions,” he [...]Read more ›
There has been tons of speculation pointing the Southeastern Conference’s run of six straight national championships as the No. 1 reason college football will be moving towards a playoff system in 2014. And having two SEC teams play in the BCS National Championship Game only added fuel to the fire. It is still undetermined, however, the logistics of when and [...]Read more ›