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Sun Dec 17 07:03:53 EST 2017 | AL
Day 2 of Alabama's Sugar Bowl preparation came on a busy Saturday on the Alabama campus. The second of two graduation ceremonies was finishing up next door in Coleman Coliseum as the Crimson Tide went through its second workout of December. Here's what we saw: -- Two members of the incoming class got their first practice in Saturday. Junior college transfer defensive back Saivion Smith and freshman outside linebacker Jarez Parks were in helmets and shorts while the rest of the team was in full g..


Day 2 of Alabama's Sugar Bowl preparation came on a busy Saturday on the Alabama campus. The second of two graduation ceremonies was finishing up next door in Coleman Coliseum as t..
After missing Alabama's two practices last week while tending to Tennessee responsibilities, Jeremy Pruitt is back with the Crimson Tide, as expected. Coach Nick Saban had said on ..
Alabama will have two more players practicing on Saturday. With the fall semester ending on Friday, defensive end Jarez Parks and junior college cornerback Saivion Smith will be&nb..
Noticeably absent was defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt, who coaches the middle linebackers. The new early signing period that starts Dec. 20 changed the dynamic for new head coa..
College football obviously isn't a popularity contest. The only 13 people who really matter are on the playoff committee. A few Alabama players answered questions on Saturday about..
As finals wind down, graduation day is Saturday at the University of Alabama. A group of 13 current Crimson Tide football players and five former team members will receive diplomas..
Add another unanimous All-American to Alabama's list. Minkah Fitzpatrick completed the set Wednesday when he made the fifth official All-American team to gain unanimous status. The..
Alabama returned to the field Friday for the first time since the end of the regular season. On the last day of the fall semester, the Crimson Tide practiced in shells and shorts i..
Two SEC players are members of the 2017 NCAA FBS consensus All-American team. The NCAA currently compiles a definitive All-American squad for its annual record book from the choice..
The injury bug has struck Alabama's defense once again. Freshman linebacker Dylan Moses, who stepped into a starting role on defense after a deluge of injuries this season, is "out..
The new world of December signing in college football is about to become a reality. High school seniors can ink those National Letters of Intent from Wednesday-Friday in the first ..
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban isn't happy about one major new distraction, and it has nothing to do with Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt's hiring at Tennessee. The..
Nick Saban was no fan in theory of the early signing period. The reality drew even more criticism from Alabama's head coach Friday evening. Asked about the impact he's seen in adva..
CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — This is Clemson coach Dabo Swinney's favorite time of the year — his league champion Tigers primed for bowl practice and ready to chase a national title. "This..
The news conference abruptly ended and Nick Saban darted away from the raised platform from which he spoke, not wasting a second before leaving the room.  Moments before, an A..
The Iron Bowl obviously didn't play out like anyone expected in the Alabama football complex. With the 26-14 loss to Auburn came a fair share of criticism. A decent share of that f..
For the fifth time in as many seasons under Gus Malzahn, Auburn is going bowling. The Tigers earned a berth in a New Year's Six bowl for the second consecutive year and will face u..
 Another former Alabama assistant is returning to Bryant-Denny Stadium as an opponent in 2018. Billy Napier, the Crimson Tide receivers coach from 2013-16, will be the next co..
It was this time last year that Alabama resorted to using some made up or exaggerated quotes as an additional means to motivating its players. There were four signs hanging on..
Of the 27 NFL tight ends who have caught at least five touchdown passes in their rookie seasons, O.J. Howard of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is the only one who's played in the pa..
By Dec. 6, 1992, Alabama was 12-0 and had just beaten Florida in the inaugural SEC championship game. Alabama was ranked No. 2 in the national polls, behind defending national cham..
Alabama has hired Texas-San Antonio defensive coordinator Pete Golding as an assistant coach, coach Nick Saban announced Friday night. Golding will fill the 10th assistant spot tha..
Quindarious Monday will have a hectic few days, but the four-star safety commit is hoping it will help him get a jump on his freshman season. Monday, who took his official vis..
Alabama freshman linebacker Dylan Moses is hurt.’s Matt Zenitz reports Moses “suffered what's feared to be a season-ending foot injury during the Crimson Tide's practice on ..
One of the biggest college football stories in 2017 was Auburn's return to national prominence. It's worth noting that Gus Malzahn did it the right way. In the SEC, there are alway..
Given a choice in the matter, Ronald Jones II would prefer to fly under the radar for the next few weeks. If it were up to him, all the talk surrounding the Cotton Bowl showdown be..
It was the cost of success, and Jimmy Johnson was willing to accept it. As the captain of a franchise in dynasty mode, he watched his competitors steal his chief lieutenants and th..
The early signing period is less than a day away, and the new normal in college football's recruiting world is about to set in. For the first time ever, recruits can begin signing ..
JK Scott's punting average dropped nearly four yards in his senior season. Not good, right? A phenom since arriving as a freshman in 2014, the Colorado product was blasting them an..
It's bowl season in college football, which can only mean one thing for NFL fans: It's your last chance to get a glimpse of draft-eligible players in action on a college field. MOR..
Nick Saban addressed the media Friday as Alabama begins preparations for its College Football Playoff semifinal matchup with Clemson. Here is a summary of what he said: -- Saban sa..
By David Ching, special to Roughly a month into college basketball season, one trend is becoming abundantly clear around the SEC: This is the season of the newcomer. It's no..
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They were on the plane when they heard what Trump said. On a late Friday night in September, the Seattle Seahawks were en route to Nashville, where they would face the Tennessee Ti..
The college bowl season will get underway Dec. 16, leading up to the College Football Playoff championship game on Jan. 9 in Atlanta. Some bowl games won’t offer much drama — Flori..