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  • Nick Saban on anthem protests: ‘I … respect everyone’s rights not to be censored’

    09/26/2017 11:15:22 AM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 47 replies
    SEC Country ^ | September 25, 2017 | Marq Burnett
    TUSCALOOSA, Ala. ― Asked about the national anthem protests taking place in the NFL, Alabama coach Nick Saban said Monday he’s “just a football coach” who hasn’t been following what’s going on. That doesn’t mean the former NFL coach doesn’t have an opinion. “To me, some of the things that we do in our country ― when I grew up ― they were unifying events, and it’s a little painful to see that those things are not so right now,” Saban said. “But I also respect everyone’s rights not to be censored in terms of the way they express their...
  • Tua Tagovailoa Dazzles In Alabama Debut, But Jalen Hurts' Starting Job Is And Should Be Safe

    04/24/2017 1:08:44 PM PDT · by blam · 12 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 4-22-2017 | Sam Cooper
    Tua Tagovailoa It seems silly to have to write this: Jalen Hurts is Alabama’s starting quarterback. Hurts was both the SEC’s freshman and offensive player of the year in 2016 as he led the Crimson Tide to a national runner-up finish. He threw for 2,780 yards and 23 touchdowns while also gaining 954 yards and scoring 13 times on the ground. This was all as a true freshman. Sure, he struggled in the College Football Playoff against top-notch defenses as a passer. Again, he was a true freshman. He had a fantastic season, but now the Tide, like always, brought...
  • Alabama Beats Washington 24-7 In 2016 Peach Bowl & Advance To Championship

    12/31/2016 3:52:49 PM PST · by blam · 109 replies
    Hollywood Life ^ | Mike Cherico
    Mike Cherico December 31,2016 Roll Tide! Alabama crushed the Washington Huskies, 24-7, in the 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, college football playoff game at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta on Dec. 31st. Keep reading for all the details on this epic matchup! What an amazing game! Alabama, the reigning National and SEC champions, defeated a strong Washington Huskies team 24-7 in the Peach Bowl. Washington jumped out to an early 7-0 lead in the first quarter but then the Crimson Tide, led by young quarterback Jalen Hurts, 18, came roaring back and controlled the rest of the game. Alabama will now...
  • Alabama Will Probably Play One Of These 7 Teams In The Playoff. Who’d Have The Best Shot?

    12/01/2016 1:35:52 PM PST · by blam · 99 replies
    SB Nation ^ | 12-1-2016 | Bill Connelly
    Bill Connelly December 1, 2016 This might be Nick Saban’s best team ever. But some of college football’s best teams ever have dropped games before. Is it possible for an Alabama team to be underrated? Have we just gotten bored with talking about Nick Saban's Tide? Most of the talk regarding college football's Championship Weekend has centered around the fun matchups in Penn State-Wisconsin, whether Colorado or Virginia Tech has a shot at an upset, or what the Playoff committee might do about Michigan. But we haven't had much to say about Bama, defending national champion and winner of four...
  • Bama Players take knee (in prayer) pregame Mississippi State

    11/13/2016 5:56:45 PM PST · by where's_the_Outrage? · 53 replies ^ | November 13, 2016 | Vanity
    Bama Players including Jalen Hurts taking a knee before the Miss State Game: Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts (2) kneels in prayer with his teammates before Alabama's SEC football game with Mississippi State, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016, at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Vasha Hunt/
  • ESPN Tweets Photo of Fan’s Sign About ‘Ole Miss Girls,’ Prompting Criticism

    09/19/2015 8:48:42 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    KTLA ^ | September 19, 2015 | CNN Wire
    The picture, taken outside the University of Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, shows a Crimson Tide fan holding a sign directed at opponents University of Mississippi. “Ole Miss Girls Are Easier Than Their Out-Of-Conference Schedule,” reads the sign, a reference to the first two games on the Rebels’ schedule. They scored 76 and 73 points in those games. The image, posted on the official College GameDay social media accounts, included the caption “Just no chill,” or not cool. Anchor Rece Davis and analyst Kirk Herbstreit rebuked the image as it flashed on the screen during the broadcast among other fan...
  • CFB AM: Vulgar Alabama fans get Dixieland Delight banned from games

    12/05/2014 8:09:43 AM PST · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | December 4, 2014 | Teddy Mitrosilis
    Do you enjoy hearing the song "Dixieland Delight" sung by a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium during Alabama football games? Well, it appears we’ve heard it for the last time – at least for now. The singing of "Dixieland Delight" has been a Crimson Tide tradition for years, but the school has decided to put a stop to the song because Bama fans turn it into a vulgar taunt of the opponent. An email was recently sent around Alabama’s marketing folks requesting the song be removed from all athletic events until the university’s AD decides otherwise.
  • Alabama fan, angry about loss to Auburn, guns down woman joking about it, victim's sister says

    12/03/2013 12:30:51 PM PST · by BBell · 82 replies ^ | December 03, 2013
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- A woman charged with killing a fellow Alabama fan after the end of last weekend's Iron Bowl football game was angry that the victim and others didn't seem upset over the Crimson Tide's loss to archrival Auburn, said the sister of the slain woman.
  • College Game Day Thread

    12/01/2012 10:04:52 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 30 replies
    fr football chat thread | freeatlanta
    TIME (ET) MATCHUP TV 12:00 PM No. 11 Oklahoma at TCU 12:00 PM No. 23 Oklahoma State at Baylor FX 12:00 PM UCF at Tulsa 2:30 PM Nicholls State at No. 15 Oregon State Pac-12 Network 2:30 PM Kansas at West Virginia 3:00 PM Middle Tennessee at Arkansas State 3:00 PM Louisiana-Lafayette at Florida Atlantic 3:30 PM No. 20 Boise State at Nevada 3:30 PM Cincinnati at Connecticut 4:00 PM No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Georgia* CBS 4:00 PM New Mexico State at Texas State 7:00 PM Pittsburgh at South Florida 8:00 PM No. 18 Texas at No. 6...
  • Notre Dame (1) v USC Thread - 8pm EST ABC TV

    11/24/2012 3:11:57 PM PST · by Perdogg · 110 replies
    Notre Dame (1) v USC Thread - 8pm EST ABC TV. If Notre Dame wins they will play for the National Championship, as unfair as that might seem.
  • And Now, The Perp Walk

    01/20/2012 6:55:26 AM PST · by LSUfan · 13 replies
    The Hayride ^ | 19 January 2012 | Oscar
    ’Bama fan in video accused of sexual battery now in NOPD custody The Crimson Tide fan accused of committing sexual battery on a passed out LSU fan is now in the custody of the New Orleans Police Department...
  • Brawl breaks out in Alabama State's cafeteria

    02/22/2011 3:47:11 PM PST · by ruination · 45 replies
    Alabama's 13 ^ | Feb. 22, 2011 | Shannon Delcambre
    A fight broke out on campus at Alabama State University Monday and now a full investigation by ASU's campus police department is underway. The fight involved two groups inside a campus cafeteria. There were no apparent serious injuries. ASU Police are not releasing any specifics because they don't want to jeopardize the investigation. Investigators did say the altercation involved only students. The incident was captured on video, and was posted on You Tube.
  • Sport Science of Mark Ingram (Alabama running back, Heisman winner)

    01/08/2010 11:38:05 AM PST · by STARWISE · 5 replies · 468+ views
    Sport Science examines the yards after contact skills of Mark Ingram VIDEO BCS Preview - ore commentary and detail added to above video
  • **THE 2009-10 BCS National Championship Game Live Thread**

    01/07/2010 12:10:45 PM PST · by GOP_Raider · 451 replies · 8,568+ views
    Well, here it is, the final game of the 2009 college football season. For much of the bowl season, I've had to work, get my car fixed, and Google search any insignificant question and computer problem my grandparents call me about. (You would think with their age and guile they'd have the answers to various things readily available. You would think). So needless to say, this has kept me from my assigned college football commenting duties. For that I apologize, but tonight I will get the festivities going. So without further ado... The BCS National Championship Game: Alabama vs. Texas...
  • Technical Evidence of Why the University of Alabama Needs to be Crushed Like a Bug Tonight

    01/07/2010 1:09:21 PM PST · by mnehring · 43 replies · 1,546+ views
    Sen. Barack Obama Tops Poll in University of Alabama Study....The University of Alabama at Birmingham students for Barack Obama...University of Alabama For Obama UT Winning will make BO cry.
  • Time out: Alabama judge delays trial for college football

    12/18/2009 8:11:22 PM PST · by UAConservative · 12 replies · 438+ views
    Yahoo News (CS Monitor) ^ | December 18, 2009 | Carmen K. Sisson
    Tuscaloosa, Ala. – Every good Southerner knows there are only two religions in Alabama – football and football. This week, a new maxim emerged: When it comes to the state judicial system, there’s a lot of crimson hiding beneath those billowing black robes. Circuit Judge Dan King announced Wednesday he would grant a delay in the civil suit Traywick v. Energen Corporation, which was scheduled for trial Jan. 4 in Bessemer, Ala., a suburb of Birmingham. The reason? Energen’s defense attorneys want to attend the showdown between the University of Alabama and University of Texas at Austin, scheduled for Jan....
  • Wishbone Magic

    11/16/2008 1:01:57 PM PST · by wendy1946 · 7 replies · 740+ views
    youtube | self
    Jack Mildren died earlier this year and a number of scenes from the Okie 71 season have been available on youtube. Just once in my life have I seen a situation in which an amateur version of a sport outgrew the pro version: the wishbone era of college football. The contrast with pro-style football is stark; instead of the offense being outnumbered 11-10 on running plays (the quarterback isn't contributing anything but a turkey imitation), if it's done right the DEFENSE is effectively being outnumbered something like 12 or 13 - 11. Note that when Mildren went to throw the...

    11/09/2008 12:16:37 PM PST · by chesley · 28 replies · 244+ views
    Well, I searched, and found nothing about Alabama's gutty win over LSU last night, so here it is, 27-21. So, Roll Tide. On a personal note, while I don't know Rashad Johnson, and have never even met him, I work with his father who is a foreman at the company at which I am employed. He's proud as a peacock, of course, and my bet is that once Rashad signs that NFL contract, he will retire and follow his son aound to every game.
  • Judge nixes $5M verdict against NCAA in Alabama boster suit

    04/30/2008 1:08:13 PM PDT · by SmithL · 15 replies · 28+ views
    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A judge threw out the $5 million verdict an Alabama football fan won in his lawsuit accusing the NCAA of slander, ruling in a decision made public Wednesday that jurors were wrongly swayed by prejudice against the sanctioning organization. Circuit Judge William Gordon granted the NCAA’s request for a new trial in a lawsuit filed by timber dealer Ray Keller of Stevenson, but he did not set a date. Gordon said in a 13-page opinion that the multimillion-dollar verdict wasn’t supported by evidence, and he ruled the award “is the result of passion or prejudice.” He also...
  • Alabama wins recruiting national title

    02/06/2008 1:33:58 PM PST · by bamahead · 35 replies · 266+ views ^ | Feb 6th, 2008 | Jeremy Crabtree
    The Tide came rolling in on National Signing Day. After an impressive flurry of commitments in the past 48 hours, and thanks to a solid recruiting foundation that was laid in the spring and summer, Alabama has been crowned by as the recruiting national champions for the class of 2008. The Crimson Tide finished with an amazing run in Nick Saban's second recruiting class in Tuscaloosa. Saban and his staff landed three five-star players and 18 four-star recruits, giving them enough of a push to edge Notre Dame and SEC rival Florida. As of 3 p.m. EST, the Tide...