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Allen grows as defensive lineman, remains humble (and more)

Allen grows as defensive lineman, remains humble (and more)

November 1, 2016

Despite his superman move during Alabama’s Week 9 beating of Texas A&M, defensive lineman Jonathan Allen doesn’t have a cape.The 6-foot-3, 291-pound beast flew – so much so that he was literally...

Behind the Process: Alabama defeats Texas A&M, loses star player

Behind the Process: Alabama defeats Texas A&M, loses star player

October 24, 2016

During the 2016 Alabama football season, The Crimson White’s Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to take readers Behind the Process.No....

Switch in defense propels Alabama to victory over Texas A&M

Switch in defense propels Alabama to victory over Texas A&M

October 22, 2016

He’s a 6-foot-3, 291-pound University of Alabama defensive lineman who can run for his life when needed. He proved so Saturday during No. 1 Alabama’s 33-14 creaming of No. 6 Texas A&M.Jonathan Allen...

Anderson says Crimson Tide members 'all love each other'

Anderson says Crimson Tide members 'all love each other'

October 18, 2016

Ryan Anderson has a soft side.The 6-foot-2, 252-pound linebacker is in the midst of his fifth and final season at Alabama and the one thing he wants to do before closing out this chapter of his life is...

Going Up In Smoke: Alabama lights up after Third Saturday in October

Going Up In Smoke: Alabama lights up after Third Saturday in October

October 16, 2016

During the 2016 Alabama football season, The Crimson White’s Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to take readers Behind the Process.No....

Alabama's non-offensive scoring streak lives on against Tennessee

Alabama's non-offensive scoring streak lives on against Tennessee

October 16, 2016

By Terrin Waack | Assisstant Sports EditorKNOXVILLE, Tenn. — It was a perfect pass to Ronnie Harrison, but the Alabama defensive back was by no means Tennessee quarterback Joshua Dobbs’ intended target.As...

No smoke without fire: Players discuss the cigar tradition

No smoke without fire: Players discuss the cigar tradition

October 13, 2016

Don’t let Jonathan Allen fool you.The University of Alabama defensive lineman isn’t a fan of cigars. He doesn’t even smoke one on the third Saturday in October after a good ole football game against...

Alabama linebacker dreams of riding live elephant mascot

Alabama linebacker dreams of riding live elephant mascot

October 11, 2016

Linebacker Rashaan Evans would love for The University of Alabama to have its own elephant as a live mascot.The real-life Big Al could even lead the team onto the field at Bryant-Denny Stadium. It could...

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban addresses media after defeating Arkansas, before Tennessee

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban addresses media after defeating Arkansas, before Tennessee

October 10, 2016

University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban addressed the media Monday prior to his team’s Week 7 matchup against Tennessee.Here are some highlights from Monday’s press conference: Alabama is...

Behind the Process: Alabama roasts Hogs

Behind the Process: Alabama roasts Hogs

October 9, 2016

During the 2016 Alabama football season, The Crimson White’s Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to take readers Behind the Process.No....

Alabama offense shows balance against Arkansas

Alabama offense shows balance against Arkansas

October 9, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Jalen Hurts proved he can do just about anything Saturday during No. 1 Alabama’s 49-30 defeat of No. 16 Arkansas at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.Although he threw two touchdown...

Hentges ready to step up when needed

Hentges ready to step up when needed

October 4, 2016

Tight end Hale Hentges was shocked when Alabama started recruiting him for football in high school.The Jefferson City, Missouri, native was sitting in class at Helias High School when all of a sudden he...

PRACTICE REPORT: Stewart returns to practice with wide receivers

PRACTICE REPORT: Stewart returns to practice with wide receivers

October 3, 2016

The Alabama football team returned to practice Monday for the first time since its weekend defeat of Kentucky, 34-6.The Crimson Tide has now scored seven non-offensive touchdowns this season, and five...

Behind the Process: Crimson Tide drowns Wildcats

Behind the Process: Crimson Tide drowns Wildcats

October 2, 2016

During the 2016 Alabama football season, The Crimson White’s Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to take readers Behind the Process.No....

Alabama defense continues to dominate against Kentucky

Alabama defense continues to dominate against Kentucky

October 2, 2016

Kentucky had just crossed over into Alabama territory, and the Wildcats were trailing by a single touchdown almost midway through the second quarter.Facing a third-and-five situation, Kentucky quarterback...

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban updates injuries, suspensions and more

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban updates injuries, suspensions and more

September 26, 2016

University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban addressed the media before Monday for the first time since the Crimson Tide’s 48-0 pummeling of Kent State. No. 1 Alabama hosts Kentucky for its homecoming...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama football looks to build of shut out

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama football looks to build of shut out

September 26, 2016

The University of Alabama football team completed its first shutout Saturday, 48-0, against Kent State, and the Crimson Tide returned to practice Monday as it prepares to host Kentucky this weekend for...

Behind the Process: Alabama shuts out Kent State

Behind the Process: Alabama shuts out Kent State

September 25, 2016

During the 2016 Alabama football season, The Crimson White’s Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to take readers Behind the Process.No....

Shut out complete: Alabama defense allows Kent State only one big play

Shut out complete: Alabama defense allows Kent State only one big play

September 24, 2016

The University of Alabama football team finally did it. Its defense came close already this season, but was unable to follow through with it until now.Alabama completed its first shut out of the season,...

Under Construction: Alabama seeks better performance against Kent State

Under Construction: Alabama seeks better performance against Kent State

September 22, 2016

The University of Alabama football team is undefeated three games into its season, but coach Nick Saban still isn’t exactly happy with where his team is at execution wise.Saban was proud of how the Crimson...

Sims ready to step up in receiving corps with Stewart questionable

September 20, 2016

Quarterbacks can overthrow Cam Sims, but the University of Alabama wide receiver says he’ll go get it regardless.Standing at 6-foot-5, Sims believes he brings a serious deep threat to the Alabama receiving...

Saban flashes back to Kent State shootings

Saban flashes back to Kent State shootings

September 20, 2016

In preparation for this weekend’s matchup, University of Alabama coach Nick Saban is watching film of a team he is all too familiar: Kent State University. It’s the 64-year-old coach’s alma mater,...

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban addresses media one last time before Ole Miss

HIGHLIGHTS: Saban addresses media one last time before Ole Miss

September 14, 2016

Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed the media Wednesday one last time before the team heads to Oxford, Mississippi, to take on the Ole Miss Rebels. The game is Saturday at 2:30 p.m. in Vaught–Hemingway...

The dream to start on Alabama offensive line

The dream to start on Alabama offensive line

September 13, 2016

Bradley Bozeman has playing a game of Ping-Pong on the Alabama offensive line for quite some time now.The redshirt junior really doesn’t seem to mind, though.“It’s just another day at the office...

GAMEDAY: A look back at the Crimson Tide and USC

September 1, 2016

When it comes down to NFL running backs, defensive lineman Jonathan Allen would pick Derrick Henry over Reggie Bush and Kenyan Drake over Lendale White.But that’s because the Alabama senior is loyal...

A lighter Reuben Foster is ready for season opener

A lighter Reuben Foster is ready for season opener

August 30, 2016

Reuben Foster has dropped 15 pounds since last season.Comparing the old and new versions of himself to cars, Foster believes he was a Tahoe, but not anymore. “Yeah, [it’s] like testing a new automobile,”...

Alabama football keeps health top priority, thanks to nutritionist

Alabama football keeps health top priority, thanks to nutritionist

August 25, 2016

Wide receiver Gehrig Dieter wears a black Fitbit on his left wrist, the type that’s able to track his heartbeat.The Bowling Green senior transfer doesn’t care so much about the number of steps he accumulates...

Alabama football keeps health top priority, thanks to nutritionist

Alabama football keeps health top priority, thanks to nutritionist

August 24, 2016

Wide receiver Gehrig Dieter wears a black Fitbit on his left wrist, the type that’s able to track his heartbeat. The Bowling Green senior transfer doesn’t care so much about the number of steps he...

Ryan Anderson, Gehrig Dieter adjust to new roles within Crimson Tide

Ryan Anderson, Gehrig Dieter adjust to new roles within Crimson Tide

August 24, 2016

Ryan Anderson spent four years flying under the radar among his Alabama football teammates. He wasn’t yelling in their faces. He wasn’t telling them what to do.The outside linebacker led by example.“I’ve...

PRACTICE REPORT: Football practices inside Friday before second scrimmage

PRACTICE REPORT: Football practices inside Friday before second scrimmage

August 19, 2016

Alabama wrapped up its last football practice Friday afternoon indoors before running its second scrimmage on Saturday.Bo Scarbrough led the running backs in each drill, followed by Damien Harris and...

PRACTICE REPORT: Cornerback Kendall Sheffield's number spotted at practice, but not him

PRACTICE REPORT: Cornerback Kendall Sheffield's number spotted at practice, but not him

August 17, 2016

Classes started Wednesday at the University of Alabama. Therefore, more walk-on football players were allowed to practice with the rest of the Crimson Tide during its first practice after fall camp. Taking...

Nick Saban unsure why cornerback Kendall Sheffield missed practices

Nick Saban unsure why cornerback Kendall Sheffield missed practices

August 16, 2016

People aren't exactly sure where Kendall Sheffield is. The freshman cornerback has missed three practices — two on Monday and one on Tuesday — and has not given any form of an explanation. "I don't...

Walk-on linebacker Jamey Mosley earns scholarship, receives praise

Walk-on linebacker Jamey Mosley earns scholarship, receives praise

August 16, 2016

After Alabama football coach Nick Saban made the announcement Monday night, there was a collective roar released in the room — in a good way. His team was happy. Jamey Mosley has received a scholarship."It's...

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama stays busy with football practice before classes start

PRACTICE REPORT: Alabama stays busy with football practice before classes start

August 16, 2016

Tuesday officially marked the last day of summer vacation, but there was no relaxing for the Alabama football team. The tight ends did a little bit of everything during the practice's viewing period....

Sports legend continues to give back to state with Bo Bikes Bama five years after the April 27 tornado

Sports legend continues to give back to state with Bo Bikes Bama five years after the April 27 tornado

April 27, 2016

At home with his wife in Chicago, Bo Jackson couldn’t take his eyes off the television in front of him as the news showed what was unraveling in the South on April 27, 2011. The former Auburn Tiger once...

Gymnastics finishes third at NCAA Championships

Gymnastics finishes third at NCAA Championships

April 17, 2016

The University of Alabama gymnastics team finished third in the 2016 NCAA Championships on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide posted a final score of 197.4375 for the Super Six finals in Fort Worth, Texas....

Gymnastics advances to NCAA Championship Super Six Team Final

April 16, 2016

The University of Alabama gymnastics team advanced itself to the NCAA Championship Super Six Team Final after posting an overall score of 197.3875 Friday night at semifinals in Fort Worth, Texas. Also...

GAMEDAY: Just for kicks

GAMEDAY: Just for kicks

April 14, 2016

When he was a freshman in 2014, people used to joke, “JK Scott for Heisman.” Scott totaled 55 punts for 2,640 yards, and he averaged 48 yards per punt, featuring a season-high 73-yard punt.Scott never...

Breaking Through: Bresette earns key spot in lineup

Breaking Through: Bresette earns key spot in lineup

April 14, 2016

University of Alabama gymnast Jenna Bresette doesn’t always throw the cleanest warm ups on the vault, and she knows it. Coach Dana Duckworth knows it too, and she’ll give Bresette a look, signifying...

Next man up? Alabama has to replace top two running backs this spring

Next man up? Alabama has to replace top two running backs this spring

April 11, 2016

It has been a long time since The University of Alabama football team has had to replace two key running backs. After winning the 2015 National Championship – the Crimson Tide lost Kenyan Drake and Derrick...

How the numbers look after football's second scrimmage

April 9, 2016

Here are the statistics Alabama's athletic communications office provided after football's second  scrimmage:RushingBo Scarbrough: 12 rushes, 11 yards, 1 touchdownDamien Harris: 8 rushes, 56 yards Ronnie...

Football completes second scrimmage, one week left of spring practices

Football completes second scrimmage, one week left of spring practices

April 9, 2016

After notching its 11th spring practice the previous day, the Alabama football team returned to Bryant-Denny Stadium for its second scrimmage in which coach Nick Saban saw his first teams play well on...

PRACTICE REPORT: Football practices in front of large crowd

PRACTICE REPORT: Football practices in front of large crowd

April 8, 2016

The University of Alabama football team had a large audience for its 11th spring practice Friday afternoon. Coach Nick Saban, along with the rest of the Alabama football coaching stuff, is currently hosting...

Sticking the landing: Seniors close out Coleman Coliseum, now seek championship

Sticking the landing: Seniors close out Coleman Coliseum, now seek championship

April 4, 2016

The University of Alabama gymnastics team held its senior night on Feb. 26, but Saturday officially marked the last time seniors Lauren Beers and Carley Sims will ever compete in Coleman Coliseum.Competing...

Alabama gymnastics takes first at regionals, advances to championships

Alabama gymnastics takes first at regionals, advances to championships

April 2, 2016

Despite facing a fall on the balance beam and on the floor exercise, the University of Alabama gymnastics team claimed first place with a score of 197.125 at the NCAA Tuscaloosa Gymnastics Regionals on...

PRACTICE REPORT: Football holds seventh spring practice, halfway mark for A-Day

April 1, 2016

The University of Alabama football team practiced Monday and Wednesday in full pads, but the players spent Friday afternoon's practice in mesh shorts, for a lack of complete padding. Friday marked Alabama's...

Student tickets available for Tuscaloosa NCAA Regional Gymnastics meet

March 31, 2016

The No. 4 University of Alabama gymnastics team will host the Tuscaloosa NCAA Regional meet on Saturday, April 2 at 4 p.m. CT in Coleman Coliseum. Alabama is the No. 1 seed and will be competing against...

Floor it: Gymnastics seeks to improve in regional appearance

Floor it: Gymnastics seeks to improve in regional appearance

March 31, 2016

It started against Auburn on Feb. 12 when the Alabama gymnastics team lost by 0.025, snapping its 117-winning streak over the Tigers. From that point on, the Crimson Tide focused on where that 0.025 could...

Read Bama Read: Alabama gymnastics coach gives back to community

Read Bama Read: Alabama gymnastics coach gives back to community

March 28, 2016

On a Sunday evening almost five years ago, Donna Benjamin walked out into her backyard and sat down on a step. She was on the phone with Dana Duckworth, the current University of Alabama gymnastics coach,...

Gymnastics places second at SEC Championships, a fraction of a point short

Gymnastics places second at SEC Championships, a fraction of a point short

March 19, 2016

The No. 4 University of Alabama gymnastics team, along with its opponents at the 2016 SEC Championships, waited – and then waited some more – for the judges to announce Florida’s Bridgette Caquotta’s...

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