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WASHINGTON – See what Alabama’s ceremony looked like from the prospective of one inside the White House on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama honored Alabama for its latest national championship at the White House on Wednesday.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Of all the former Alabama players in Monday night’s postgame locker room, Shaun Alexander may have been the proudest of all.
Nick Saban’s “Process” has little room for rest.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – A fourth national championship in seven years hasn’t got Nick Saban thinking about life after football.
Two days after winning the College Football Playoff National Championship, President Barack Obama called Nick Saban’s office at the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility Wednesday to congratulate him and the Alabama football team on its victory over Clemson.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Derrick Henry hasn’t yet decided if he will forgo his senior season at Alabama to enter the 2016 NFL Draft.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Alabama won the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night, then reacted as one might expect once the game clock expired.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Alabama beat Clemson, 45-40, in the College Football Playoff title game Monday night at University of Phoenix Stadium, but it almost came across as just another game for the Crimson Tide coach.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – After the Crimson Tide won its fourth national championship in seven seasons in a 45-40 shootout win over Clemson Monday night, the host of Tide 99.1’s “The Game” summarized the wild night in the desert as best as he could.
Glendale, Ariz. – If Monday night’s win was Derrick Henry’s final game at Alabama, he made sure to leave his mark before his departure.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Alabama tight end O.J. Howard and safety Eddie Jackson were named the College Football Playoff National Championship Players of the Game for their performances in Monday night’s win over Clemson.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – On Monday night, after Alabama upended Clemson in a 45-40 shootout at University of Phoenix Stadium, the players — and coaches — were more than accommodating.
Mere hours after Alabama won the College Football Playoff National Championship Monday night, Georgia made it official.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Alabama will have a few noticeable faces on its sideline during Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship at University of Phoenix Stadium.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – Alabama players haven’t forgotten Altee Tenpenny.
GLENDALE, Ariz. – In his likely final game in an Alabama uniform, Derrick Henry went out with a bang.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Alabama coach Nick Saban and Clemson coach Dabo Swinney met with reporters for the last time until after Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship game in a joint press conference Sunday morning.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Goodbyes are hard, apparently even for Nick Saban.
PHOENIX – Former Philadelphia Eagles coach Chip Kelly visited the Alabama coaching staff in Tuscaloosa last week, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban confirmed Saturday.
TEMPE, Ariz. – Alabama went through its final full practice before Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship on Saturday.
PHOENIX – Ahead of Monday night’s College Football Playoff National Championship, both Alabama and Clemson players and coaches met with reporters inside the Phoenix Convention Center for their media day Saturday.
PHOENIX – Alabama defensive backs coach Mel Tucker refused to discuss reports that he’s leaving the Crimson Tide for Georgia Saturday.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Former Alabama running back Bobby Humphrey will have to wait at least another year before induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Some are already asking if another Nick Saban national championship moves him ahead of Bear Bryant as the greatest college football coach ever.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Not long after he was selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame at the JW Marriott Camelback Inn Friday, Cunningham mentioned the former Alabama signal caller as a quarterback who inspired him to play the position himself.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Ryan Fowler, host of The Game,” details some of the schedule in the coming days before the big game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale.
Alabama will play for another national championship on Monday night.
Nearly a week before Alabama plays Clemson in the College Football Playoff National Championship, YouTuber Dalton Whitaker uploaded this hype video Tuesday, mashing together highlights from the Crimson Tide’s 2015 season with the latest “Star Wars” movie trailer audio playing in the background.
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart made a rare media appearance as a part of the team’s on-campus media day Wednesday to preview Monday’s College Football Playoff National Championship against Clemson.
ARLINGTON, Texas – Alabama will play for its fourth national championship in seven years after beating Michigan State, 38-0, in the second annual College Football Playoff semifinals Thursday.
ARLINGTON, Texas – During Saturday’s 38-0 College Football Playoff semifinals win over Michigan State, the Alabama junior running back became the first SEC player to reach the 2,000-yard mark rushing in a single season and just the 19th all-time in FBS history.
Alabama is headed back to the College Football Playoff for a semifinal matchup with Michigan State.
DALLAS — Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin said Sunday he would like to return for a third season with the Crimson Tide in 2016.
For the second straight season, Alabama will play in the College Football Playoff.
ATLANTA – The Georgia Dome has become something of a second home for Alabama in recent seasons.
ATLANTA — Alabama struggled offensively early, but it still found its way on the scoreboard first.
ATLANTA – Thirty-four years later, the record has fallen.
ATLANTA – Alabama won its 25th Southeastern Conference title on Saturday, and it made sure to celebrate it, too.
ATLANTA – Even the media was getting thanked after the win.
ATLANTA – After Alabama’s 25th SEC championship win, a 29-15 victory over Florida in the Georgia Dome, Ryan Fowler, host of Tide 99.1’s “The Game,” summarized the Crimson Tide’s performance and, once again, Derrick Henry was at the forefront of his review.
Alabama travels to Atlanta for its second consecutive SEC Championship Game appearance and will face the Florida Gators.
AUBURN – Following Alabama’s 29-13 win over Auburn on Saturday, Crimson Tide Sports Network sideline reporter and Tide 99.1 radio host Chris Stewart broke down the result from inside Jordan-Hare Stadium, where the game was held.
AUBURN – Alabama coach Nick Saban was in as good as a mood as he’s been all season after the Crimson Tide’s win over Auburn.
AUBURN — Ryan Fowler does not care for the Auburn Tigers, but he put those feelings aside — at least momentarily — after Saturday’s Iron Bowl.
AUBURN — Nearly two hours before the scheduled 2:30 p.m. kickoff Saturday, Alabama arrived at Jordan-Hare Stadium, home of the Auburn Tigers, for the teams’ annual Iron Bowl matchup.
AUBURN — Cam Newton doesn’t want to hear your accusations that he took money in college.
AUBURN — Behind a career-best performance, Derrick Henry broke numerous records, most notably Trent Richardson’s school records for rushing yards and rushing touchdowns in a single season, during the Crimson Tide’s 29-13 win on the Plains.
Alabama makes its first trip back to Jordan-Hare Stadium since the “Kick Six” finish ended the Crimson Tide’s chances for a third straight national championship in 2013.
The junior running back scored his 21st rushing touchdown this season, tying the single-season school record set by Trent Richardson in 2011.
Before last week, Alabama hadn’t returned a punt for a touchdown since 2013. On Saturday, it scored twice in one game, thanks to Cyrus Jones.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said there are two ways a team can come out to play in a game like Saturday’s against Charleston Southern. The Crimson Tide played the preferable one in its 56-6 win.
Senior right tackle Dominick Jackson dressed out but did not start or play in his usual right tackle position. Instead, redshirt junior Korren Kirven started his place.
The matchup might not be too attractive, but Alabama hosts its final home game of the 2015 season on Saturday so that should be motivation enough for Crimson Tide fans.
Behind six players scoring in double figures, Alabama outpaced Louisiana-Lafayette in a 105-93 victory in Coleman Coliseum.
After heavy rain earlier in the day, Alabama moved Wednesday afternoon’s practice inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility.
In an epic rant Wednesday night — littered with a few profanities — Nick Saban brought up that 2011 game against Georgia Southern where the then-FCS school gained 302 rushing yards to make a point about not taking the team’s upcoming game lightly.
On Saturday, Alabama (9-1, 6-1 SEC) plays host to FCS team Charleston Southern in its final home game of 2015, but on a personal level, for 25 seniors, the game will also double as Senior Day.
Alabama running back Kenyan Drake had successful surgery on his fractured arm, coach Nick Saban said Monday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Alabama running back Kenyan Drake sustained a fractured arm during the Crimson Tide’s 31-6 win over Mississippi State and is expected to miss three weeks, coach Nick Saban said during his postgame press conference Saturday.
Mississippi State didn’t beat Alabama on Saturday, but it may have had the game’s best moment.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Alabama struggled offensively throughout the first quarter Saturday, but it still struck first in scoring.
STARKVILLE,. Miss. — Not long after Cyrus Jones’ punt return touchdown gave Alabama a 7-0 lead Saturday against Mississippi State, wide receiver Calvin Ridley added it to it, showing off his own speed and moves in the process.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Following Alabama’s 31-6 win over Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon, Ryan Fowler, host of “The Game,” broke down the result from inside Davis Wade Stadium, the site of Saturday’s matchup between the two ranked teams.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Immediately after beating Mississippi State, 31-6, on the road at Davis Wade Stadium Saturday, Alabama’s Million Dollar Band started up “Rammer Jammer” with the Crimson Tide fans who made the short trip singing along in celebration.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Despite a slow start, the Crimson Tide beat the Bulldogs for the eighth straight time in a 31-6 win Saturday.
STARKVILLE, Miss. — Alabama coach Nick Saban was mostly smiles after the Crimson Tide’s 31-6 win over Mississippi State on Saturday.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup at Mississippi State.
In his official debut as Alabama men’s basketball coach, Avery Johnson’s Crimson Tide handled Kennesaw State for the majority of the night, dispatching the Owls, 77-64, in Coleman Coliseum.
For the first time since Week 3 of this football season, Alabama controls its own destiny again in the SEC West. But even after another huge win, the Crimson Tide can’t waste anytime refocusing because another ranked opponent awaits.
Alabama hosts Kennesaw State in its season opener Friday night and, notably, it will mark the first regular-season game played under new coach Avery Johnson.
Alabama continued its preparations for Mississippi State on Wednesday, its third day of practice this week.
Even after coming off their biggest win of the season to date, Alabama players will need to quickly re-channel their focus ahead of their next opponent, No. 20 Mississippi State, this Saturday.
After No. 4 Alabama beat No. 2 LSU, 30-16, Saturday night, Nick Saban gave credit where credit is due.
With 14 seconds left before halftime against No. 2 LSU on Saturday, the redshirt junior nailed a career-long 55-yard field goal to give Alabama a 13-10 lead going into the break.
A man his size isn’t expected to do that.
The Southeastern Conference announced Saturday that Alabama’s Nov. 14 road game at Mississippi State will kickoff at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS.
In Avery Johnson’s unofficial debut as Alabama coach Friday night, the Crimson Tide took down D-II Trevecca Nazarene, 87-65, in an exhibition at Coleman Coliseum.
The last time out, Alabama needed a touchdown drive in the final minutes to beat Tennessee and keep the championship goals alive. This week, the Crimson Tide gets its toughest test of the season against Leonard Fournette and the second-ranked LSU Tigers.
Men’s Basketball Practice Report: Tide Holds Final Practice Before Season-Opening Scrimmage [VIDEOS]
For the second time this preseason Thursday, Alabama men’s basketball allowed the media to watch a portion of the team’s practice.
Nearly eight months after its final game of last season, Alabama will return to game action Friday night in its exhibition against Division II Trevecca Nazarene.
Alabama continued its preparations for LSU on Wednesday, its third day of practice this week. The Crimson Tide practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields wearing full pads.
On Tuesday night, the first College Football Playoff rankings of the season were revealed.
On Wednesday night, Nick Saban was asked what they meant.
On Monday, seventh-ranked Alabama began its preparations for No. 4 LSU outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on an overcast day in Tuscaloosa.
Three Crimson Tide players, all of whom were injured in their last game against Tennessee on Oct. 24, are expected to practice this week ahead of the team’s Saturday meeting with No. 4 LSU, coach Nick Saban said Monday.
ESPN announced Saturday night that the popular three-hour college football pregame show will broadcast live outside Bryant-Denny Stadium next week ahead of Alabama’s meeting with No. 4 LSU.
NORTHPORT – For only the second time in its 93-year history, Tuscaloosa County finished a season winless.
Alabama concluded its bye week practice work outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Thursday.
The SEC announced the full 2016 football schedules for all 14 of its member institutions Thursday, including Alabama’s.
Immediately following the conclusion of the basketball portion of the inaugural Tide Tipoff event Tuesday night, Rae Sremmurd, a hip hop duo based out of Atlanta, performed in front of the Coleman Coliseum crowd.
Defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson, left guard Ross Pierschbacher and safety Geno Matias-Smith all spoke with reporters Wednesday afternoon in the midst of the team’s lone bye week this season.
Alabama practiced for the second time this week Wednesday after taking Monday off.
On Tuesday night, the Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted their inaugural Tide Tipoff to welcome the upcoming start of their seasons.
The Alabama men’s and women’s basketball teams hosted their inaugural Tide Tipoff at Coleman Coliseum Tuesday night, then Avery Johnson and Kristy Curry spoke afterward about it.
Alabama has the week off, but that didn’t deter Nick Saban from holding a press conference Tuesday night.
Derrick Henry scored the go-ahead touchdown with 2:24 remaining to lift the eighth-ranked Crimson Tide to a 19-14 win over Tennessee on Saturday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban evaluated the Crimson Tide’s performance Saturday like many who probably saw them play did: Far from outstanding, but just good enough.
Not long after Alabama’s 19-14 victory over Tennessee on Saturday, many Crimson Tide players were smoking victory cigars.
Tuscaloosa County scored late but were unable to complete its comeback, falling 15-7, Friday night.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Tennessee.
With each passing week, the Alabama football team continues to show improvements – and sometimes dominance – as it works its way back from an early season loss. After a stretch of top-10 road wins in three weeks, the Crimson Tide is back inside Bryant-Denny Stadium for the Third Saturday in October.
Former Alabama running back Altee Tenpenny was killed in a car accident Tuesday night.
Alabama continued its preparations for Tennessee on Wednesday, its third day of practice this week. The Crimson Tide practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields wearing full pads.
Alabama center Ryan Kelly has more work to do before he can return to full action, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Wednesday.
The news broke in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
During his weekly Monday press conference, Alabama coach Nick Saban spoke about the progression the Crimson Tide has made as a team since its 43-37 loss against Ole Miss in September.
Two key Alabama offensive players injured against Texas A&M aren’t expected to be out for long, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday.
Alabama returned to the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on Monday, two days after defeating then-No. 9 Texas A&M in College Station, Texas.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Minkah Fitzpatrick has put the ball into his hands three times in his Alabama career.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Derrick Henry has broken free for a few long touchdown runs already this season, but none required any open-field moves on his part.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — It wasn’t even the first time Alabama had a pick-six in the game.
ALABASTER – Tuscaloosa County were shutout for the second time this season, losing 27-0 to Thompson on Friday night.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Two Alabama offensive players were injured during Saturday’s 41-23 win over Texas A&M on Saturday.
The Southeastern Conference announced Saturday that Alabama’s Oct. 24 home game against Tennessee will kickoff at 2:30 p.m. CT on CBS.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Only moments into his postgame press conference, Alabama coach Nick Saban helped put the Crimson Tide’s 41-23 win at Texas A&M on Saturday into perspective.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup at Texas A&M.
Alabama fans have definitely seen a catch like this before.
When Texas A&M joined the SEC in 2012, most Alabama fans probably never envisioned a series that would impact the season as much as it has.
Alabama men’s basketball has already made a few modifications since Avery Johnson was hired as head coach back in April.
It made another Thursday evening.
After a rare opportunity for the local media to watch practice, Avery Johnson capped it off.
Alabama quarterback Blake Barnett has missed the team’s first three practices this week due to an undisclosed illness that required a hospital visit, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban confirmed Wednesday evening.
Alabama practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Wednesday ahead of its upcoming road game at No. 9 Texas A&M. The Crimson Tide practiced in full pads.
When Alabama travels to College Station, Texas this weekend, it will face one of its tougher opponents this season.
And Nick Saban knows it.
As soon as the video went viral, a request for comment from Nick Saban seemed inevitable.
To little surprise, that was, in fact, the case.
Alabama was back on the practice field Monday, two days after its homecoming victory over Arkansas.
Depending on the time and place, Nick Saban may not always see the same Adam Griffith.
Freshman Calvin Ridley hasn’t played like an ordinary freshman this season.
And Saturday’s game against Arkansas only reaffirmed that.
Derrick Henry won’t leave Alabama without his name at the top of at least one Crimson Tide record.
Alabama turned it around late in the second half, meaning coach Nick Saban was able to rest fairly easy afterward.
Jake Coker’s 81-yard touchdown pass to freshman Calvin Ridley late in the third quarter proved the biggest difference Saturday, putting Alabama up for good in its 27-14 victory over Arkansas on homecoming.
HOOVER – Tuscaloosa County was unable to keep up with Hoover for four quarters Friday night, falling 45-3 against the three-time defending state champions.
The Alabama Crimson Tide returns to Tuscaloosa for a homecoming game against the Arkansas Razorbacks after a big win in Georgia a week ago.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Arkansas.
Alabama took Wednesday’s practice inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility, ahead of Saturday’s homecoming game against Arkansas.
Even Nick Saban couldn’t score the perfect homecoming and prom date.
Asked by a reporter how he keeps players focused considering the “noise outside the program and the perception being fluid week to week,” Saban — usually reserved, especially after coming off an SEC win — went off.
Following its sizeable road victory at Georgia, Alabama was back on the practice field Monday in preparation for Arkansas, its homecoming game, this weekend at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
NORTHPORT — Tuscaloosa County fell in heartbreaking fashion against Mountain Brook Friday night.
ATHENS, Ga. — He’s just a freshman, but he’s already making big plays.
On Georgia’s first play from scrimmage in the second half Saturday, junior safety Eddie Jackson picked off Bulldogs backup quarterback Brice Ramsey for a 50-yard touchdown.
ATHENS, Ga. — Alabama coach Nick Saban didn’t have a lot of complaints after the Crimson Tide’s biggest road win since 2013.
ATHENS, Ga. — When Alabama wins, a familiar tune always plays immediately after the game, home or away.
ATHENS, Ga. — It wasn’t a “Blackout” game, but it was still a decisive, early knockout all the same.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup at Georgia.
The game most SEC fans have been waiting for since the schedules were announced has finally arrived. Although Alabama didn’t make it to this game undefeated like many expected, there’s still plenty on the line on Saturday afternoon.
Alabama practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Wednesday, the media’s last glimpse of the team before Saturday’s game at No. 8 Georgia.
After a year of ineligibility, a torn knee ligament and a four-game suspension, Alabama freshman running back Bo Scarbrough will suit up to play in a game for the first time this Saturday at Georgia.
Georgia has molded into a program that looks familiar to the one in Tuscaloosa — at least according to the latter’s coach, Nick Saban.
Alabama began its preparation for Georgia – whom the Crimson Tide plays in Athens this Saturday at 2:30 p.m. on CBS – outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Monday.
BIRMINGHAM – When the U.S. women’s national soccer team visited Legion Field last Sunday, the game was like any other friendly for most of the team’s players.
Another city in front of thousands of adoring fans in a game that ultimately resulted in a win.
Yet, for at least one player, though, it was also something of a homecoming on top of all that.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Louisiana-Monroe.
Eight years after its most shocking defeat in recent memory, Alabama finally evened the score.
Alabama coach Nick Saban won’t need to reference any catastrophic events in American history after the Crimson Tide’s most recent meeting against Louisiana-Monroe, a 34-0 shutout win in Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday afternoon.
Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Allen will not miss significant time despite sustaining a shoulder injury that forced him out of Saturday afternoon’s 34-0 win over Louisiana-Monroe, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said.
NORTHPORT — In one of West Alabama’s biggest rivalry games, Tuscaloosa County fell 35-7 at home to Hillcrest Friday night.
Following a loss to Ole Miss, Alabama will look to bounce back as Louisiana-Monroe comes to Tuscaloosa.
BIRMINGHAM – He never played at Legion Field during his two-year career in the SEC.
But 35 years after his best chance of playing at the “Old Gray Lady,” his daughter did.
Alabama practiced for the second time this week Wednesday, two days after taking Monday’s practice off. The Crimson Tide practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in full pads.
Alabama running back Derrick Henry was held out of Wednesday’s practice with an illness.
BIRMINGHAM — The U.S. was never going to lose against Haiti.
But that’s to be expected when you play reigning Women’s World Cup winners.
The women’s national soccer team played at Legion Field Sunday afternoon, routing the Haitians, 8-0, to extend its home unbeaten streak to 100 games.
Alabama wide receiver Robert Foster is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury suffered in last Saturday’s loss against Ole Miss, coach Nick Saban said Monday.
Despite its average yards per game, Alabama coach Nick Saban still doesn’t think the Crimson Tide has established an offensive identity this season.
BIRMINGHAM — Soccer may be rising in popularity, but football is still king in Alabama.
So with ESPN’s “College GameDay” just under 60 miles away in Tuscaloosa for then-No. 2 Alabama’s Saturday night showdown against No. 15 Ole Miss, it only made sense for a few U.S. women’s national team players to stop by the set before their own game in Birmingham on Sunday.
Carli Lloyd, Julie Johnston and Meghan Klingenberg, all three of whom started every game for the world champion U.S. team this past summer at the Women’s World Cup in Canada, made the trek from Birmingham to Tuscaloosa Saturday morning as special guests of the weekly college football pregame show.
BIRMINGHAM – Carli Lloyd can’t stop scoring.
Propelled by her first-half hat trick, the United States produced another rout on its Women’s World Cup Victory Tour, extending its home unbeaten streak to 100 games in an 8-0 win over Haiti Sunday afternoon.
Long before the clock hit zero, Alabama fans left Bryant-Denny Stadium in droves.
NORTHPORT — Tuscaloosa County dropped its fourth game of the season, first at home, 15-7, against Oak Mountain Friday night.
Cooper Bateman received the nod as Alabama’s starting quarterback against No. 15 Ole Miss Saturday, taking the opening snap behind center on the team’s first offensive series.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Ole Miss.
Saturday’s Alabama-Ole Miss game might be one of the most intriguing matchups in series history.
Alabama went indoors Wednesday, as it continues its preparations for its SEC opener against No. 15 Ole Miss on Saturday.
When Alabama takes the field Saturday, Nick Saban knows the team that will accompany it will be up for the task of playing the Crimson Tide.
When Alabama coach Nick Saban was asked about the team’s plan at quarterback between Jake Coker and Cooper Bateman heading into its Southeastern Conference opener against Ole Miss on Saturday, his response was more ambiguous than an actual definitive answer.
Alabama began its preparations for its third game of the season Monday, and it’s for a big one.
Austin Grammer, a redshirt junior who played at American Christian Academy, threw a 15-yard touchdown pass against Alabama.
HOOVER – The Tuscaloosa County Wildcats were unable to hang tight for four full quarters Friday night, falling behind in the second half in a 24-0 loss at Spain Park.
Alabama’s quarterbacks both had their opportunity to audition for the starting job, but there’s still no clear winner yet heading into next week’s revenge game against Ole Miss.
After splitting duties at quarterback last week against Wisconsin, both fifth-year senior Jake Coker and sophomore Cooper Bateman again saw reps at the position in the Crimson Tide’s 37-10 win over Middle Tennessee State.
As you could expect, Alabama coach Nick Saban was only half-pleased at best after the Crimson Tide’s performance in its 37-10 win over Middle Tennessee State Saturday.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Middle Tennessee State.
The University of Alabama’s home football schedule begins with a contest against Middle Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon.
Alabama continued its preparations for its home opener against Middle Tennessee State on Wednesday.
After refuting talk Monday that Alabama is a “heavy favorite” against Middle Tennessee State this weekend, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban took the time to better explain his reasoning Wednesday.
Alabama senior safety Jabriel Washington will miss a “couple of weeks” after spraining his knee in last Thursday’s practice, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Monday.
Nick Saban respects Middle Tennessee State. In fact, he respects them enough that he will make sure to downplay any talk that might say otherwise.
Alabama was back on the practice field Monday afternoon in its first full day of preparation for its home opener against Middle Tennessee State this weekend.
ARLINGTON, Texas — Which position battle was the biggest talking point for Alabama this offseason?
In his first career start, the fifth-year senior held off all comers – both Alabama quarterbacks and Wisconsin defenders alike – and the third-ranked Crimson Tide took out the No. 20 Badgers, 35-17, on Saturday at AT&T Stadium.
Of the 59 total players who saw action for the Crimson Tide in its season opener Saturday, 14 were making their team debut.
TRUSSVILLE — Tuscaloosa County dropped its second game this season, 38-13, at Hewitt-Trussville Friday night.
No position battle was bigger than quarterback this offseason for Alabama, but right guard may have been next in line.
Alabama football opens its season in primetime against Big Ten heavyweight Wisconsin and finds itself a pretty comfortable favorite.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2015 matchup against Wisconsin.
For the last time before the team hits the field against No. 20 Wisconsin Saturday in Arlington, Texas, Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed the media Wednesday to answer questions surrounding the team and its upcoming opponent.
Five months removed from a serious offseason knee injury, Alabama sophomore wide receiver Cam Sims could be back on the field in time for the team’s season opener against Wisconsin on Saturday.
Alabama has showcased itself on the field for the last time until Saturday’s season opener against Wisconsin.
Every year, on the Monday of the team’s season opener, Alabama releases a depth chart, listing the projected starters and backups at each position heading into the start of the season.
Though Alabama began Wisconsin game week preparations as early as last Friday, Monday marked the usual beginning of such arrangements.
For the first time of the 2015 season, Nick Saban met with the media Monday inside the Naylor Stone Media Room of the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility to talk Alabama football.
Tuscaloosa County fell 24-14 in its season opener at rival Northridge Friday night.
The Crimson Tide held its 21st day of practice this month Saturday, with players wearing full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility due to afternoon storms in the area.
For the second straight season, Tuscaloosa County’s season opener will feature one of the area’s biggest annual games.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took the podium Thursday for his final press conference before the Crimson Tide enters its game week schedule next Monday, providing plenty of updates about the team’s ongoing quarterback competition.
In his final press conference before game week Thursday, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban gave an injury update on three players currently dealing with recently sustained injuries.
Alabama, on its 18th day of fall practice, worked in full pads Wednesday, as the days grow closer to the team’s season opener against Wisconsin in Arlington, Texas next Saturday.
Eryk Anders needed only 40 seconds to knock out Josh Raspberry in his professional mixed martial arts debut Saturday night.
The Crimson Tide took the field in full pads for its second fall scrimmage at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday.
Following the team’s second fall scrimmage in two weeks on Saturday, Alabama coach Nick Saban spoke to the media to discuss the happenings of the event.
One week after completely holding out on providing statistics from its first fall scrimmage, Alabama coach Nick Saban gave a brief look at what the media and general public weren’t able to see from the Crimson Tide’s second fall scrimmage Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama hasn’t had any significant injuries this fall, and that remained the case following the team’s second scrimmage Saturday.
It was the Crimson Tide’s final workout before its second fall scrimmage Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Alabama’s practice schedule didn’t miss a beat Wednesday, despite the school beginning its first day of classes.
On Wednesday evening, following the completion of Alabama’s first day of practice of the new school year on campus, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban discussed the current status of the starting job heading into the team’s second scrimmage this weekend.
Less than five months after tearing the ACL in his left knee during a spring practice in March, sophomore wide receiver Cam Sims made his return to the practice field Wednesday afternoon.
Alabama spent Tuesday’s workout inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility after some afternoon showers in Tuscaloosa.
As fall practice approaches, the staff at Tide 99.1 is laying out its predictions on some of the bigger questions heading into Alabama’s 2015 season. Next up: the best and worst case scenarios for the final record.
As August approaches, the staff at Tide 99.1 is laying out its predictions on some of the bigger questions heading into Alabama’s 2015 season. Next up: the team’s final record.
As August approaches, the staff at Tide 99.1 is laying out its predictions on some of the bigger questions heading into Alabama’s 2015 season. Next up: the team’s offensive MVP.
As August approaches, the staff at Tide 99.1 is laying out its predictions on some of the bigger questions heading into Alabama’s 2015 season. Next up: the defensive MVP.
As August approaches, the staff at Tide 99.1 is laying out its predictions on some of the bigger questions heading into Alabama’s 2015 season. First up: the quarterbacks.
The New York Giants selected Landon Collins, a former Alabama safety, with the 33rd pick of the 2015 NFL Draft Friday.
The Jacksonville Jaguars selected former Alabama running back T.J. Yeldon with the 36th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft Friday.
Alabama cornerback Cyrus Jones was arrested late Tuesday night on two counts of third-degree domestic violence.
Add four new concrete slabs to the Walk of Fame surrounding Denny Chimes.
Robert Foster and ArDarius Stewart shared the Dixie Howell Memorial Most Valuable Player of the A-Day Game Award after the pair combined for 243 yards and two touchdowns on 14 receptions Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
All things considered, Alabama’s 2015 A-Day was a success. As coach Nick Saban put it after its conclusion Saturday, the Crimson Tide escaped with minimal injuries and the players – especially the quarterbacks – had an opportunity to showcase their abilities.
In terms of its outcome, A-Day is meaningless. But when factoring in statistics, it then becomes something of note.
Saturday’s A-Day won’t have any effect on the standings, but it still matters to the team for other reasons.
One week after introducing the hiring of its new head coach, Alabama men’s basketball had more to celebrate Thursday night at Coleman Coliseum.
Two days before its annual A-Day spring game played inside Bryant-Denny Stadium, Alabama released its Crimson and White rosters for the intrasquad scrimmage Thursday.
At least nine Alabama players won’t see the field for Saturday’s A-Day game, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Thursday evening.
Alabama returned to the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields for its 13th of 15 spring practices Tuesday.
Avery Johnson will have a few key holdovers on his inaugural Alabama men’s basketball team next season, but perhaps the most important one won’t be taking the floor.
Like all Alabama football scrimmages besides A-Day, the team’s action at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday afternoon was not for the public eye.
Alabama held its second and final scrimmage ahead of April 18’s A-Day game Saturday.
When Avery Johnson landed at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport as Alabama’s new men’s basketball coach Tuesday evening, it wasn’t his first time in his new city.
Alabama held its 11th practice of spring workouts inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility due to rain Friday.
Alabama’s basketball scene officially changed Monday, but Nick Saban’s didn’t.
Alabama practiced outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on a humid day in Tuscaloosa Wednesday. It was the team’s 10th of 15 spring practices.
Alabama coach Nick Saban had a press conference Wednesday and, at least on this day, it may not have been the main attraction on campus.
At approximately 5:19 p.m. Tuesday, Avery Johnson landed at Tuscaloosa Regional Airport in front of a mixed crowd of fans and media to begin his new life as the Crimson Tide’s head coach.
The school announced Monday evening that Avery Johnson, a former NBA head coach for the Dallas Mavericks and New Jersey/Brooklyn Nets, has accepted Alabama’s offer to become its next head coach.
Alabama held its first spring scrimmage Friday, and there are statistics to prove it.
One week after losing one skill player to a knee injury, Alabama may now have a second one on its hands.
Nick Saban was mostly pleased with his team’s performance Friday, even if it is still early and only a scrimmage.
Wichita State’s Gregg Marshall is staying with the Shockers.
Alabama took the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields for its seventh practice of spring workouts and its fifth in full pads Wednesday.
The Crimson Tide continued its spring workouts Monday afternoon outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields, its fifth practice in eight days.
Alabama wide receiver Cam Sims has a torn anterior cruciate ligament, UA coach Nick Saban confirmed Monday night.
Alabama safety Geno Smith has been suspended from the team, UA coach Nick Saban announced Monday night.
After two highly publicized arrests in one day over the weekend, the mood at Monday’s pre-scheduled news conference wasn’t about to catch anybody off guard.
Alabama defensive lineman Jonathan Taylor has been dismissed from the program following his Saturday night arrest on domestic violence charges, UA coach Nick Saban announced in a statement Sunday afternoon.
Alabama wrapped up its first full practice week with its fourth workout in seven days Saturday afternoon.
Alabama continued its preseason workouts with its fourth practice of the spring Friday afternoon.
Nick Saban’s NCAA tournament bracket had been decided before the influence of an old friend forced him to reconsider.
Alabama returned to the practice field for its second spring practice of the week, third overall, Wednesday afternoon.
For just the third day of spring practice, Nick Saban already has plenty to say.
Alabama left tackle Cam Robinson will not miss any significant time after spraining his ankle in practice this week, UA coach Nick Saban announced Wednesday.
After a nine-day break, Alabama restarted spring practice Monday in its second of 15 workouts that culminate on April 18 with the team’s A-Day game.
The ninth and final installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The eighth installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
In front of a sparse but vibrant crowd of 2,348, Alabama dominated Illinois, 79-58, in the first round of the National Invitational Tournament for a coach who wasn’t even there.
The seventh installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The sixth installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The fifth installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The fourth installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
When Alabama last defeated Florida, Anthony Grant was still an assistant coach for the Gators, who went on to win their first national championship in program history later that season.
Pro Day is a chance for players to showcase their talents in front of NFL scouts and coaches, but it’s also an opportunity for the media to talk to a school’s players for perhaps the final time.
The third installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The second installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
The first installment of a position-by-position breakdown of the Crimson Tide’s 2015 roster heading into spring practice.
When Alabama tips off at Vanderbilt on Saturday afternoon, it will likely be doing so without up to three of its top players.
This time, Alabama didn’t need a last-second shot for a chance at a win against South Carolina. It took care of that ahead of time.
Anthony Grant’s mind is on Georgia and, likely, the opportunity the Bulldogs provide for his Alabama team Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum.
One day after landing one Clay-Chalkville High School wide receiver, Alabama now finds itself in a position to land a second.
Only two weeks have passed since National Signing Day, but Alabama is already making moves for the 2016 class.
While it may have been Valentine’s Day, there was little to love about Alabama’s late-game performance Saturday night.
Of the more than 600 at-bats Alex Avila took in his three years at Alabama, one, in his mind, stands above the rest – and understandably so.
Lester Cotton was so eager to sign with The University of Alabama, he nearly forgot to formally announce the school’s name before placing the script “A” hat on his head and putting pen to paper.
2015 Alabama signee Anfernee Jennings
2015 Alabama signee Brandon Kennedy
2015 Alabama signee Hale Hentges
2015 Alabama signee Joshua McMillon
2015 Alabama signee Ronnie Harrison
When Brandon Rutledge scored on the opening possession of his varsity boys basketball game last Saturday, the basket proved to be more than just the first points of the game. As it turned out, they were the only points of the game.
The last time Alabama played a No. 1-ranked Kentucky team, there was a different feel surrounding the state of the program.
Of the 13 SEC teams Anthony Grant has faced since taking over as Alabama head coach in 2009, he has beaten 12 of the 13, not including his own. And after Tuesday night’s result, he’s still one win short.
The Alabama football team added to its trophy case Saturday night.
Lane Kiffin’s time at Alabama isn’t over yet.
Rodney Cooper wasn’t expecting the ball to end up in his hands, but he made the most of it when it did.
Alabama sophomore Breanna Hayden will serve a two-game suspension for her role in a fight during Thursday night’s game against Auburn.
Coach Anthony Grant is optimistic Justin Coleman can have more big games this season, beginning with Auburn on Saturday night.
Alabama freshman forward Jeff Garrett is expected to miss at least six to eight weeks after undergoing surgery for a fractured foot, coach Anthony Grant announced Wednesday.
Alabama will play host to top-ranked Kentucky in front of a sold-out crowd at Coleman Coliseum Saturday.
LSU has hired Alabama inside linebackers coach Kevin Steele as its next defensive coordinator, the school announced Tuesday evening.
University of Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart is on LSU’s shortlist to fill the same position with the Tigers, according to reports.
When Alabama starts its 2015 season, it will be doing so without a few of its top players.
NEW ORLEANS – Alabama will have to wait another year for a chance to win another national title.
NEW ORLEANS – It was not the way Alabama had hoped to ring in the New Year.
Jim and Patricia Myers narrowed down their list to as far as they could, trying to decide a name for their newborn son.
ATLANTA – Before Saturday’s SEC Championship Game, Blake Sims’ career has had mixed reviews at the Georgia Dome. By the end of it, it’s now mostly positive.
BIRMINGHAM — On a weekend that included an SEC Championship and a berth in the inaugural College Football Playoff, Alabama had even more to celebrate Sunday night.
ATLANTA — Alabama overmatched Missouri in more ways than one at Saturday’s SEC Championship Game.
ATLANTA – After Missouri turned an early Alabama lead into a one-score game entering the start of the fourth quarter, the top-ranked Crimson Tide scored 21 unanswered to beat No. 16 Missouri, 42-13, and secure a place in the inaugural College Football Playoff.
ATLANTA — Alabama was understandably happy Saturday night.
ATLANTA — If you were to describe Nick Saban’s postgame press conference in one word, “proud” might be it.
Alabama returns to the SEC Championship Game for the ninth time following a huge win against the Auburn Tigers.
Just a season ago, Nick Saban and Jim McElwain coached against each other for the first time. Now, there’s a chance those head-to-head matchups could happen a little more frequently.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 SEC Championship Game matchup against Missouri.
For the most part, Alabama is getting healthy just in time for Saturday’s SEC Championship Game against Missouri.
Nick Saban has coached in enough important games since he’s been at Alabama to know that the next one is as just big as any he’s ever experienced.
Alabama coach Nick Saban kicked off SEC Championship Game week with one of two weekly press conferences Monday.
Two injured Alabama players are likely to play in Saturday’s SEC Championship Game against Missouri but will need extra rest ahead of the pivotal matchup.
Alabama coach Nick Saban said Monday that he never received an explanation about the simultaneous catch between cornerback Bradley Sylve and Auburn wide receiver Quan Bray, though he added he meant to call the league office about it.
Alabama is heading into the Iron Bowl weekend with one thing on its mind: redemption.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup against Auburn.
If it wasn’t clear already, Nick Saban made it for you during his last press conference before Saturday’s regular-season finale against rival Auburn.
Sandwiched in between a matchup with then-No. 1 Mississippi State and an impending showdown with Auburn in the Iron Bowl, Alabama’s game against FCS Western Carolina on Saturday was intended to be a light week. Instead, the Crimson Tide took a few more punches than expected and a few left a mark.
Alabama coach Nick Saban was a little calmer than expected after a up-and-down performance at times against FCS school Western Carolina Saturday.
In what was intended to be a slight step back after back-to-back physical games against LSU and then-No. 1 Mississippi State the past two weeks, six Alabama starters were injured and had to leave the field during the Crimson Tide’s 48-14 win over Western Carolina.
Alabama is going up against Western Carolina this Saturday, which seems to be more of a bye week for the Crimson Tide than a game.
Alabama freshman forward Jeff Garrett will redshirt this season, coach Anthony Grant announced in a release ahead of Thursday’s game against Southern Miss.
At least on Thursday night, a simple smile was a good way to sum up Alabama’s performance in an 81-67 victory over Southern Miss at Coleman Coliseum.
Long before he became a Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, a potential Heisman Trophy candidate and a record breaker in nearly every other game, Amari Cooper was just one of many promising football prospects in a long list of them that Alabama had on their radar.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup against Western Carolina.
In their biggest game of the season to date, at least two Alabama players were at their best.
Running back T.J. Yeldon, wide receiver DeAndrew White and kicker Adam Griffith will all be “day-to-day” and evaluated this week due to nagging injuries, though none of the injuries are new, Alabama coach Saban said Monday.
Alabama’s running back corps took a hit on Saturday, and it came before the game even started.
Will Alabama be looking past this Saturday’s game against Western Carolina and on to bigger things? Not on Nick Saban’s watch.
Alabama’s 25-20 victory over No. 1 Mississippi State on Saturday wasn’t always pretty, but it was just good enough to please Nick Saban.
Alabama needed an answer to the problem Mississippi State was creating, and it came just when it needed it most.
ESPN “College GameDay” host Chris Fowler announced Friday morning that former Navy SEAL and “Lone Survivor” author Marcus Luttrell will be the show’s celebrity guest picker Saturday in Tuscaloosa.
Alabama punter JK Scott has been named a semifinalist for the Ray Guy Award, the Augusta Sports Council announced Friday.
Alabama enters Week 12 after an overtime win against LSU that keeps them alive for the College Football Playoff.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup at Mississippi State.
From the surface, it seems as if there have been two different Alabama teams that have taken the field in crimson and white this season.
Blake Sims didn’t actually see the play that sent Alabama into overtime at LSU on Saturday night, but he knew it happened as soon as it ended.
During his weekly game week press conference Monday, Alabama coach Nick Saban provided an update on running back T.J. Yeldon.
Nick Saban addressed the media Monday to unofficially start the game week for No. 1 Mississippi State.
Alabama began its practice week for Mississippi State on Monday afternoon.
Baton Rouge, La. – Another game, another record-breaking performance by Amari Cooper.
BATON ROUGE, La. — Two years removed from a thrilling game-winning drive in the final minute of regulation, Alabama took it to another level Saturday night.
BATON ROUGE, La. — The first thing Nick Saban did when he came into the small room holding his postgame press conference was kiss his wife, Terry.
Flashback Friday: Alabama Scores Two Touchdowns In Final Minutes To Extend Unbeaten Streak In Baton Rouge
Twenty-nine years after its last home victory against Alabama on its home field, LSU was just a few short minutes away from finally ending the drought that stretched all the way back to 1969.
Alabama heads to Death Valley to take on an opponent that looks much different from Week 1.
CENTREVILLE, Ala. – Over 90 minutes had passed, but Russ Wallace was still quietly seething.
It seemed innocent enough. As two teams of five worked on plays on the court, a group of kids – freshmen and junior varsity players – waited for their turn to play and shared a laugh.
If only they knew.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup at LSU.
Two key Alabama offensive starters may return from injury in time for Saturday’s game at LSU after all.
Saturday nights in Death Valley are already renowned, and Alabama only helps take it to another level.
Alabama completed its practice schedule for its bye week on Thursday.
Was Nick Saban watching the unveiling of the first-ever College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday night? If his comments less than an hour before the current projections were revealed are any indication, think otherwise.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Earlier this season, he was hailed as a potential future No. 1 overall NFL draft pick by both an opposing head coach and a legendary wide receiver after his hot start to the season.
Making his first trip back to Knoxville since he left in 2009, Kiffin’s offense raced out of the gates, slowed down halfway through, then turned it on again when it mattered most to help No. 4 Alabama take care of business in a 34-20 victory at Neyland Stadium.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Under Nick Saban, Alabama players only know one way to react after playing in its annual meeting with Tennessee.
Alabama coach Nick Saban discussed Lane Kiffin’s return to Tennessee and Amari Cooper’s record-breaking performance after the Crimson Tide’s 34-20 win Saturday.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Alabama scored a lot to begin the game and enough at the end to hand Tennessee its eighth straight loss in the rivalry series Saturday night.
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — The injury bug struck Alabama again on Saturday night at Tennessee.
Former Tennessee head coach Lane Kiffin, who left the program following his lone season at the school in 2009, returned to Neyland Stadium on Saturday for the first time since his departure.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup at Tennessee.
Relive Terrence Cody’s 2009 heroics against Tennessee.
This will be a homecoming party for Lane Kiffin, who will look to silence the boos as quick as possible and continue Alabama’s offensive tear.
The No. 4 Crimson Tide travels to Knoxville this weekend where it will face a rebuilding Tennessee team, but facts and statistics need not apply in this game, according to the Alabama coach.
Two Crimson Tide players, Austin Shepherd and Jonathan Allen, needed assistance off the field at two different points in Saturday’s contest.
Nick Saban gave his nod of approval after Alabama dominated Texas A&M in all facets of the game in a 59-0 blowout win Saturday.
Everything that had been a point of criticism for No. 7 Alabama in its last two games was from the case on Saturday, as the Crimson Tide thumped No. 21 Texas A&M, 59-0.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup against Texas A&M.
Alabama will be facing a Texas A&M team that has been on a roller coaster for the most part this season.
Alabama’s full 2015 football schedule was released Tuesday night on a live broadcast on the SEC Network’s “SEC Now.”
Nick Saban was pleased with the win. So was Austin Shepherd, T.J. Yeldon, Jonathan Allen and the rest of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Alabama coach Nick Saban reacts to the Crimson Tide’s 14-13 victory at Arkansas on Saturday night.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – For the second straight week, Alabama’s fate wasn’t decided until after a pivotal fourth quarter on the road played out. And when it did, this time, the result was different.
After a tough loss on the road to Ole Miss, Alabama is looking to redeem itself against a much-improved Arkansas team.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup at Arkansas.
GORDO, Ala. – Late in the fourth quarter of a Friday night high school football game in Gordo, Alabama, Ben and Wayne Davis stood on the sideline just a few feet apart, waiting for the final minutes of the game to tick off the clock.
Alabama continued its preparations for Arkansas on Wednesday in the media’s final look at the team before Saturday.
Nick Saban questioned why a player should prepare any differently whether he’s playing or not, and did so in an unusual way.
Running back Kenyan Drake, linebacker Denzel Devall and center Ryan Kelly will all miss several games due to injuries sustained against Ole Miss.
Fresh off its first loss of the season against Ole Miss last Saturday, Alabama began its practice preparation on Monday for Arkansas.
Watch the game-winning touchdown, the game-sealing interception and the fans’ reactions to those plays that carried over onto the field after the final whistle, all from a sideline point of view.
Following the Crimson Tide’s 23-17 loss at Ole Miss on Saturday, coach Nick Saban met with reporters to discuss what went wrong, Kenyan Drake’s injury and more.
OXFORD, Miss. — Before any of the late drama that sealed No. 3 Alabama’s fate in a 23-17 loss at No. 11 Ole Miss on Saturday, there was a raucous pregame atmosphere inside and around the stadium at the Grove.
OXFORD, Miss. — Alabama junior running back Kenyan Drake will “probably” need surgery after he was carted off with a major leg injury during Saturday’s 23-17 loss at Ole Miss, coach Nick Saban said in his postgame press conference.
No. 11 Ole Miss scored two touchdowns and made one final defensive stand, all in the last 5:29 of the game, to stun No. 3 Alabama, 23-17, at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium Saturday afternoon.
In the first 40 meetings between Alabama and Ole Miss, the game was never once played in Oxford. When it finally was in 1993, the Crimson Tide got a good one out of the Rebels.
Alabama will be facing its first true test this season as it heads over to The Grove to face sixth-ranked Ole Miss.
Add David Robertson to the list of people Nick Saban has turned into a believer.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup at Ole Miss.
A Minnesota Vikings stood in Eddie Lacy’s way. Instead of running around him, Lacy ran right through him.
Almost two weeks after a return from one injury, DeAndrew White might be sitting out again with another on Saturday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban put down concerns about Blake Sims’ status for Ole Miss on Saturday.
Alabama continued its practice preparation Wednesday ahead of its first true road game at Ole Miss.
Sims bruised the AC joint in his throwing shoulder against Florida two weeks ago.
If his decision had gone the other way, Tim Tebow’s visit to Tuscaloosa this weekend would have been a homecoming.
The Florida Gators were not the only team the University of Alabama hosted this weekend.
Before Alabama could even think about beating Florida Saturday, it needed to overcome itself. Fortunately for them, a near record-breaking performance from its quarterback helped make that happen.
Alabama coach Nick Saban had praise to give after the Crimson Tide’s 42-21 victory over Florida on Saturday.
Blake Sims will need to take a break following Alabama’s hectic 42-21 victory over Florida on Saturday, and it isn’t just to take a breather after his near record-breaking performance.
Alabama will take on Florida in its SEC opener at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
Flashback Friday: Langham’s Late Interception Return Lifts Alabama To First-Ever SEC Championship Win [VIDEO]
Since the debut of the SEC Championship Game in 1992, Alabama and Florida have played each other a record seven times in that game. Among all those meetings, it’s hard to argue that there has ever been a bigger play than the one that won the first.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup against Florida.
If there were any doubts about who would be Alabama’s starting quarterback on Saturday, there aren’t anymore.
Alabama continued its preparation for Saturday’s Southeastern Conference opener against Florida inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility on Wednesday.
One of the biggest storylines in Alabama’s Southeastern Conference opener against Florida won’t occur on the field, but on the sidelines.
Alabama coach Nick Saban discussed the injuries during his postgame press conference Saturday.
Alabama compiled 547 yards of total offense, including 333 yards on the ground, in the win.
One of Alabama’s biggest losses for next week’s Southeastern Conference opener against Florida won’t be due to injury, but from an ejection.
Alabama coach Nick Saban had a few things to say after the Crimson Tide’s blowout win over Southern Miss on Saturday.
Game preview of Alabama’s 2014 matchup against Southern Miss.
Saturday’s game is the ninth anniversary and first meeting between Alabama and Southern Miss since Tyrone Prothro’s unbelievable catch.
Quarterback is not the only position on offense that is still working on finding one definite starter.
Alabama practiced in full pads and 93-degree heat Wednesday afternoon in its third practice of the week leading into Saturday’s game against Southern Miss.
Alabama wide receiver DeAndrew White will miss his second straight game Saturday due to injury, coach Nick Saban said Wednesday.
Amari Cooper was one of eight Crimson Tide players named as one of the coaching staff’s players of the week on Monday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban made it a point to mention that the battle for the starting quarterback job remains “no different” than it has been over the past few weeks.
Alabama began its preparations for Southern Miss on Monday afternoon, two days after defeating Florida Atlantic, 41-0, at home.
Cooper caught 13 passes for 189 yards and one touchdown in Alabama’s 41-0 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
After Alabama’s weather-shortened 41-0 rout over Florida Atlantic on Saturday, Nick Saban evaluated the quarterback play of both Blake Sims and Jake Coker.
In a game that could ultimately help decide a definitive starter at quarterback, Blake Sims and Jake Coker matched each other nearly every step of the way in a split-playing time role during second-ranked Alabama’s 41-0 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
Sims breaks one defender’s ankles, then jukes past another against Florida Atlantic on Saturday.
Senior Christion Jones missed most of the second half of Saturday’s 41-0 win over Florida Atlantic with an ankle injury that sent him into the locker room early.
Jones was one of the few bright spots on an Alabama secondary that gave up 365 yards through the air to West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett last Saturday.
Alabama coach Nick Saban was asked Wednesday about McClain’s return to the NFL, where he’s poised to start for the Dallas Cowboys this season at middle linebacker.
Alabama continued its preparations for Florida Atlantic on Wednesday afternoon outside on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.
Alabama coach Nick Saban has said in the past that the only channel he watches is the Weather Channel, but on Wednesday he dropped a hint that he watches a little more television than just that.
The Alabama coaching staff announced eight players of the week Monday, following Saturday’s 33-23 victory over West Virginia in Atlanta.
At his weekly Monday press conference, Alabama coach Nick Saban said the plan at quarterback for Saturday’s home opener against Florida Atlantic has not yet been decided.
Alabama went back outside Monday for its first day of practice in preparation for Saturday’s home opener against Florida Atlantic.
Seven former Alabama players were cut from NFL rosters Saturday to meet the 53-man roster deadline ahead of the start of the regular season this weekend.
Nick Saban spoke to reporters after Alabama’s 33-23 season-opening victory over West Virginia in the Georgia Dome on Saturday.
ATLANTA – No. 2 Alabama pulled away late to beat West Virginia in its season opener on Saturday, but there was at least one casualty from it.
Blake Sims, Adam Griffith, JK Scott all had solid debuts as starters Saturday, but the defense struggled.
Making his first start since his high school finale, Sims finished where he left off years earlier, leading the charge to put No. 2 Alabama past West Virginia in a 33-23 victory Saturday.
Blake Sims will take the field as Alabama’s starting quarterback when the Crimson Tide takes on West Virginia in its season opener in Atlanta this afternoon, Alabama coach Nick Saban told ESPN’s Tom Luginbill mere hours before Saturday’s game.
Entering Saturday’s season opener against West Virginia, Sims is one of two leading candidates in position to replace AJ McCarron as Alabama’s new starting quarterback in 2014, and the path to get there was anything but straightforward.
Alabama coach Nick Saban still remained quiet on naming a starting quarterback Wednesday, but there was still plenty of other things to discuss too.
Alabama senior linebacker Trey DePriest will miss Saturday’s season opener against West Virginia due to a “minor NCAA infraction,” UA coach Nick Saban announced at his Wednesday press conference.
Alabama practiced for the final time in front of the media on Wednesday before heading to Atlanta for its season opener against West Virginia.
As is the case at the start of every season, new players must fill the voids left by departed ones from the previous year and, in most instances, that transition isn’t seamless.
Alabama started looking toward its season opener against West Virginia late last week, but Monday’s practice was the first official one of game week.
Nick Saban unofficially began Alabama’s 2014 season Monday at his first weekly game week press conference of the year.
Alabama’s first and only official depth chart was unveiled Monday afternoon.
Alabama practiced inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility for its afternoon workout on Saturday to avoid the 97-degree heat.