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Alabama Recruiting Update Alabama’s 2019 recruiting class has 15 verbal commits as high school football spring practices are geared to start soon or have already begun. Nick Saban and the rest of Alabama’s coaching staff is expected to visit some key targets during this period. Information on a couple of targets the Tide will visit and more is incl
Alabama welcomed seven new assistant coaches to Tuscaloosa this offseason, and plenty was said about more of them during the Crimson Tide’s 15 spring practices from March 8 to April 13. We didn’t hear from any running backs or outside linebackers, so there are no quotes on either Charles Huff or Sal Sunseri , but below is what Nick Saban and Alabam
ByHank South 16 hours ago It's a three-team battle between Alabama, Clemson and LSU for the top spot in the 247Sports Composite Team Recruiting Rankings, with each program spending time at No. 1 in the standings in recent weeks. The Bayou Bengals currently claim the No. 1 spot with the Crimson Tide coming in at No. 2, but with how narrow the margin
Yesterday, Alabama picked up the commitment of walk-on quarterback, Jayden George . That unusual last name should tip you off as to his pedigree — the son of former NFL occasional star/journeyman Jeff George . Here are the highlights from Jayden’s senior season in Indianapolis. George the Elder was an interesting player. He had one of the quickest
Alabama landed a preferred walk-on commitment from 2019 quarterback Jayden George of Indianapolis (Ind.) Warren Central on Wednesday evening. "It’s been a long process and I’m excited to announce I will be continuing my dream to play football at the University of Alabama next year!" George Tweeted . "I can’t wait to be a part of something special!
The offseason has arrived, and the countdown to Alabama’s 2019 season is getting shorter and shorter. But what are some of the things the Crimson Tide coaching staff and players need to do before the upcoming season arrives in order to get back to the College Football Playoff? Below, BamaOnLine takes a look at bullet points on Alabama’s offseason t
For about a century, there were three longstanding truisms about Alabama football: Alabama never had a Heisman winner, Alabama never won a national title with a Republican in the White House, and Alabama has never won a national title when being tabbed the No. 1 team in the nation. Nick Saban has upended the apple cart as to the first two of these,
Leaving the Alabama bubble for the NFL a challenge for some former Tide players His position coach, Burton Burns, was no longer in his ear and telling him to go to class. Then again, there was no class to attend. The 15-hour, semester-long course load had vanished along with the evening study halls and mandatory 6 a.m. workouts that ensured he’d be
Josh Jobe got his baptism by fire on the biggest stage. As a true freshman, he was inserted into the line-up in the national championship after starting corner Saivion Smith went down with an injury. Jobe was by no means perfect; but he acquitted himself well, considering the situation, and made two tackles to go along with a pass break-up. With Sm
Yesterday, Pat Forde read these tea leaves for Alabama’s swim and dive program... And, right he was: Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne has announced the hiring of Coley Stickels as The University of Alabama’s next head swimming and diving coach. Stickels comes to Tuscaloosa following a two-year stint as Indiana’s associate head sprint coach.
The Subtle Problem with Targeting: Turning officials into bad lawyers interpreting an even worse law
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports The NCAA just can’t seem to get this targeting rule nailed down. Last week, the NCAA announced some tweaks to the most subjective and inconsistently-thrown flag in the game. First, let’s see what has been changed with the terms of rule. Blindside blocks, for one. Not only will they be penalized, but the vicious cra