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Stopping Fournette: Alabama’s key to victory

Stopping Fournette: Alabama’s key to victory

November 3, 2016

The then-undefeated No. 2 LSU Tigers trotted in to Bryant-Denny Stadium with the utmost confidence in 2015. Their running back, Leonard Fournette, was the Heisman Trophy frontrunner and came into the game...

Injuries plague Alabama football before LSU game

Injuries plague Alabama football before LSU game

November 2, 2016

When you get halfway though an SEC schedule, your team will more than likely have injuries. This week, Alabama will be going to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with several players in question or out of the game....

PRACTICE REPORT: Running back missing before LSU

PRACTICE REPORT: Running back missing before LSU

November 2, 2016

Alabama football had its last practice open to the media before its trip to LSU on Saturday. The Crimson Tide was missing one of its running backs on Wednesday when Bo Scarbrough was nowhere to be found...

Saban: LSU is different with Orgeron

Saban: LSU is different with Orgeron

October 31, 2016

Alabama is facing what coach Nick Saban calls a different LSU team under coach Ed Orgeron this weekend in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Orgeron took over the head coaching position after LSU fired Les Miles...

GAMEDAY: Containing Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight

GAMEDAY: Containing Texas A&M QB Trevor Knight

October 20, 2016

The name Trevor Knight triggers an emotional response for most Alabama fans. The 2014 Sugar Bowl is a game many in the state want to forget, but can't. The then-No. 3 Crimson Tide couldn't stop the then-No....

Saban discusses preparations for Texas A&M

October 19, 2016

When College Gameday comes to town, you know that it is a big game. Alabama will be playing its second top 10 matchup in two weeks, when the No. 6 Texas A&M Aggies come to Tuscaloosa on Saturday.Coach...

Forget Tennessee, remember The Process

October 17, 2016

After taking down an AP top 10 opponent on Saturday, No. 1 Alabama will face another top 10 team exactly one week later. The Crimson Tide dismantled the No. 9 Tennessee Volunteers 49-10, and now faces...

The art of finishing: Saban talks about the importance of momentum for upcoming Tennessee game

The art of finishing: Saban talks about the importance of momentum for upcoming Tennessee game

October 13, 2016

Most Alabama fans do not remember what may be Nick Saban’s best comeback victory. That is because he was a coach at LSU and the opponent was Kentucky. Nov. 9, 2002, went down as the “Bluegrass Miracle”...

Foster, Taylor questionable for Tennessee game with concussions

Foster, Taylor questionable for Tennessee game with concussions

October 12, 2016

Injuries have been on the forefront of Alabama coach Nick Saban’s mind this week when he would rather focus on Saturday's matchup. No. 9 Tennessee is looking to upset No. 1 Alabama to end a nine-game...

PRACTICE REPORT: Injury concerns remain days before showdown with Tennessee

October 12, 2016

The Crimson Tide prepared for the Third Saturday of October one last time in front of the media on Wednesday. No. 1 Alabama will face off against its rival, No. 9 Tennessee, in Knoxville, Tennessee on...

Third Saturday in October: Is Tennessee the biggest rivalry?

Third Saturday in October: Is Tennessee the biggest rivalry?

October 10, 2016

Everyone was a little surprised after Nick Saban’s “Hey Coach” radio show last week. The University of Alabama football coach was asked about the Tennessee rivalry, and he put it above the Iron...

PRACTICE REPORT: Taylor, Foster not fully participating in drills

October 10, 2016

Before practice on Monday, Alabama coach Nick Nick Saban said starting offensive guard Alphonse "Shank" Taylor and linebacker Reuben Foster sustained concussions during the game against Arkansas last...

Three Alabama players earn weekly honors from the SEC after victory over Arkansas

Three Alabama players earn weekly honors from the SEC after victory over Arkansas

October 10, 2016

On Monday the SEC recognized an Alabama player from all three phases of the game as SEC Players of the Week after the Crimson Tide defeated Arkansas 49-30. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Jalen Hurts and JK Scott...

GAMEDAY: Touchdowns spark competition within Alabama defense

GAMEDAY: Touchdowns spark competition within Alabama defense

October 6, 2016

A competition has brewed among the Crimson Tide defense. Alabama has scored a nation-leading five defensive touchdowns in its first five games. Now each player is dreaming of being the next one to cross...

Nick Saban is not concerned about future injuries but is concerned about a possible early signing date

Nick Saban is not concerned about future injuries but is concerned about a possible early signing date

October 5, 2016

Last Wednesday the story broke that Alabama’s backup quarterback, Blake Barnett, would transfer. Coach Nick Saban said he has confidence in Cooper Bateman as a backup, but he doesn’t plan on starter...

Pair of Alabama coaches to be inducted in GCAA hall of fame

October 5, 2016

Alabama had two of its golf legends honored Wednesday by the Golf Coaches Association of America. Current men’s coach Jay Seawell and former men’s and women’s coach Dick Spybey were elected to the...

PRACTICE REPORT: Freshman tight end spotted among wide receivers before Arkansas

October 5, 2016

The No. 1 Alabama football team had its last practice in front of the media Wednesday before it heads to Arkansas. Players were imitating the No. 16 Razorbacks all over the field, as the first team players...

Jacobs named SEC freshman of the week

Jacobs named SEC freshman of the week

October 3, 2016

The Southeastern Conference announced that Alabama running back Joshua Jacobs was named the freshman of the week after his performance against Kentucky.“Really happy that Josh Jacobs got named SEC freshman...

Alabama football prepares to face well-balance Arkansas team

Alabama football prepares to face well-balance Arkansas team

October 3, 2016

The Crimson Tide will have its third-ranked football matchup this week, as Alabama travels up to Fayetteville, Arkansas, to play the Razorbacks, a team that's ranked No. 16 in the AP poll and have just one...

Taking the torch: Sophomore Davis Riley steps into leadership role on men's golf team

Taking the torch: Sophomore Davis Riley steps into leadership role on men's golf team

October 3, 2016

Davis Riley was 5-years old when he first started using his backyard for its purpose. He lived on hole nine at Canebrake Country Club. His father, David Riley, would throw a few balls on the fairway...

Saban confirms Barnett's departure from the program

Saban confirms Barnett's departure from the program

September 29, 2016

Wednesday No. 8 was missing during media availability at Alabama football practice. On Thursday head coach Nick Saban confirmed that redshirt freshman quarterback Blake Barnett is transferring."We received...

The SEC East is...

The SEC East is…

September 29, 2016

Alabama will be playing its yearly SEC East crossover game Saturday against Kentucky. The Crimson Tide is a 35-point favorite, according to Las Vegas against a SEC team. This may be astonishing, but the...

PRACTICE REPORT: Barnett missing among Alabama quarterbacks

September 28, 2016

The man who started as Alabama’s quarterback opening day was not seen at practice. Redshirt freshman Blake Barnett could not be found as the quarterbacks ran through drills Wednesday during media availability....

Alabama football names nine players of the week after Kent State

Alabama football names nine players of the week after Kent State

September 26, 2016

After No. 1 Alabama took down Kent State, 48-0, on Saturday, the coaches decided on nine players of the week. Three players were named each among offense, defense and special teams.Tight end O.J. Howard,...

Joshua Jacobs takes on more responsibility while Damien Harris remains questionable

Joshua Jacobs takes on more responsibility while Damien Harris remains questionable

September 26, 2016

Alabama running back Damien Harris got the ball on the opening drive with the words of his coach on his mind. Alabama coach Nick Saban had preached to his players to start the game well. On 3rd-and-2...

You don't know Dalvin

You don't know Dalvin

September 22, 2016

What strikes many fans about Dalvin Tomlinson is his quickness off the football, but for the people that really know him, there’s a side of him that doesn’t show on the field. There is more to Tomlinson...

Saban addresses Kent State, injuries and suspensions

Saban addresses Kent State, injuries and suspensions

September 21, 2016

No. 1 Alabama is looking to go 4-0 this weekend as it hosts Kent State on Saturday. Coach Nick Saban held his final press conference of the week Wednesday night before the game and talked about the...

PRACTICE REPORT: Stewart absent from wide receiver drills

September 21, 2016

After taking Monday off, the Alabama football team was back in front of media Wednesday for one last time before it takes on Kent State on Saturday. All drills looked normal, except ArDarius Stewart was...

Baseball schedule reveals the Crimson Tide will remain home for most of the season

September 20, 2016

First year coach Greg Goff now knows who he will play in his first season as the Alabama baseball coach. On Tuesday, Alabama announced its schedule. The Crimson Tide will open against Presbyterian College Feb....

GAMEDAY: Wide receiver duo fills offensive void

GAMEDAY: Wide receiver duo fills offensive void

September 15, 2016

By Elliot Propes | Senior Staff ReporterAlabama may have a true freshman or redshirt freshman starting at 
quarterback, but it doesn’t matter to redshirt junior ArDarius Stewart or 
sophomore Calvin...

Alabama football practices focus leading up to Ole Miss

Alabama football practices focus leading up to Ole Miss

September 14, 2016

Alabama coach Nick Saban was not happy when he walked off the sideline last Saturday in Bryant-Denny Stadium.No. 1 Alabama won, 38-10, against an unranked Western Kentucky, but Alabama did not play...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama football works to clean up offense before Ole Miss

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama football works to clean up offense before Ole Miss

September 14, 2016

After some meshing problems with read-option plays the first two weeks, Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin had the quarterbacks working through the play during Wednesday's practice. Alabama...

It's just business: Alabama eager to take on USC in Texas

It's just business: Alabama eager to take on USC in Texas

September 1, 2016

There isn't much time left until No. 1 Alabama takes the field against No. 20 Southern Cal in Arlington, Texas. The players are excited and anticipate a great matchup against a ranked opponent.“We’ve...

PRACTICE REPORT: Football adds final touches in practice before season opener

PRACTICE REPORT: Football adds final touches in practice before season opener

August 31, 2016

Wednesday marked the last Alabama football practice open to the media before the regular season begins in Arlington, Texas, against Southern Cal on Saturday.  Coach Nick Saban told the media Monday...

Cooper Bateman, Blake Barnett make strides in quarterback battle

Cooper Bateman, Blake Barnett make strides in quarterback battle

August 29, 2016

Nick Saban walked into the pressroom Monday and answered the question many people within Alabama's borders have had since former Crimson Tide quarterback Jake Coker graduated.It wasn't a concrete answer,...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama prepares for USC

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama prepares for USC

August 29, 2016

This is the last week of practice before Alabama travels to Arlington, Texas for the first game of the season. Today during media availability most of the team was working against scout teams. One big...

Analyzing Alabama's 2016 depth chart

August 29, 2016

Alabama football released a depth chart on Monday following coach Nick Saban’s first regular season press conference of the year. There were not many surprises. The one thing most fans were concerned...

​PRACTICE REPORT: Running backs get involved in the passing game

​PRACTICE REPORT: Running backs get involved in the passing game

August 24, 2016

On Wednesday the Alabama football team returned to the indoor facility as Sept. 3, becomes closer and closer. Coach Nick Saban had his team run through various drills in the facility to prepare for the...

Sabans host annual Nick's Kids luncheon

Sabans host annual Nick's Kids luncheon

August 3, 2016

Bryant-Denny Stadium was full of kids Wednesday, but they were not there for a ballgame. Alabama coach Nick and his wife Terry Saban hosted their annual Nick’s Kids Foundation Giveaway Luncheon, where...

Senior golfers seek to finish careers as national champions

Senior golfers seek to finish careers as national champions

April 21, 2016

Emma Talley and Janie Jackson walked off the 18th hole at Greystone Golf & Country Club as SEC women’s golf champions on Sunday. The two have known each other since they were both playing junior golf...

Alabama baseball falls to South Alabama

Alabama baseball falls to South Alabama

April 20, 2016

A hot South Alabama baseball team came to Sewell-Thomas Stadium Wednesday night to play the Crimson Tide. The Jaguars’ offense was able to score eight runs in an 8-2 victory for their 13th win in the...

Trending hashtag draws attention to Alabama baseball's student section

April 20, 2016

Recently, a new hashtag has surfaced on Twitter. #MakeRightfieldGreatAgain is becoming popular on the social media outlet in response to the lack of attendance at the Sewell-Thomas Stadium right-field...

Taylor Poe delivers: Alabama baseball defeats Troy

Taylor Poe delivers: Alabama baseball defeats Troy

April 19, 2016

Tuesday night featured an unlikely hero for the Alabama baseball team. Making just his second start of the season, catcher Taylor Poe delivered the game-winning blow in the bottom of the eighth inning....

A freshman sparks Alabama baseball's lineup

A freshman sparks Alabama baseball's lineup

April 18, 2016

With a lineup that has been struggling, Alabama baseball coach Mitch Gaspard has had to rely on one of his freshman. He has moved Cobie Vance up and down the lineup to just about every spot.“He kind...

Alabama takes series against No. 8 Ole Miss

Alabama takes series against No. 8 Ole Miss

April 17, 2016

The last time Alabama baseball scored above four runs in a SEC game was March 31 against UGA. Alabama’s offense had been struggling, but on Sunday the bats produced seven runs in a 7-2 win to take the...

Pitchers duel goes to Alabama in game two of Ole Miss series

April 16, 2016

Alabama baseball looked to even the series against No. 8 Ole Miss Saturday afternoon in front a sellout crowd. Again Alabama had an excellent performance from its starter, as Jake Walters pitched seven...

Despite Bramblett’s outing, Alabama baseball loses

April 16, 2016

By Elliott Propes | Staff ReporterAlabama hosted No. 8 Ole Miss on Friday. The two teams began the day tied in the SEC West. Alabama starter Geoffrey Bramblett threw seven innings with just one unearned...

GAMEDAY: A-Day results reveal eventual starting quarterback

GAMEDAY: A-Day results reveal eventual starting quarterback

April 14, 2016

When a quarterback leaves Alabama, the biggest topic of the off-season is who will fill the shoes for the next Greg McElroy or the next AJ McCarron?The first time the public gets to see the quarterbacks...

Eicholtz not worth being forgotten

Eicholtz not worth being forgotten

April 14, 2016

Alabama baseball’s weekend starters are some of the best in the SEC. Geoffrey Bramblett, Jake Walters and Nick Eicholtz combine for a 2.43 earned run average. The three players rank seventh, ninth and...

Alabama baseball gets revenge against UAB

Alabama baseball gets revenge against UAB

April 13, 2016

After being shutout by UAB 8-0 earlier in the season, Alabama baseball had revenge at home Tuesday night with a late 7-6 victory.In the bottom of the eighth inning the game was tied 6-6. UAB had come all...

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