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AP Top 25 Released, Clemson and Alabama at the Top

Cross off another milestone for Clemson, college football's newest superpower. For the first time, the defending national champion Tigers are No. 1 in The Associated Press preseason Top 25 presented by Regions Bank . Clemson won its second national title…

Alabama Football Lands 16 on Preseason Coaches All-SEC Team

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alabama football placed a total of 16 players on the 2019 Preseason Coaches All-Southeastern Conference Football Teams, the league announced on Thursday. The 16 selections are the most from one school on the 2019 squads. The Crimson Tide…

Alabama & Wisconsin Set to Play in 2024 & 2025

Alabama and Wisconsin will meet in 2024 and 2025 in a home-and-home series. The schools announced Monday the teams will play in Madison, Wisconsin, on Sept. 14, 2024. They'll meet in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on Sept. 13, 2025. Wisconsin and Alabama…

Alabama Football Announces Annual Fan Day

The University of Alabama announced their annual "Fan Day" at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The date has been set for August 3rd. Alabama will hold open practice from 2:30pm-4:30pm that fans will be allowed to attend. There will be an autograph session…

SEC Media Days In Review

Sports Anchor Darrell Puckett wraps up SEC Media Days 2019. Everything you missed is just over a minute.

Media Predict Alabama to Win SEC in Rematch with Georgia

SEC Football Media Days concluded on Thursday with media in attendance predicting Alabama to win the 2019 SEC Championship over Georgia in a rematch of last season’s dramatic SEC Championship Game. Alabama received 203 votes to be crowned SEC Champion…

Tuberville, Croom headline 14th annual Gridiron Kickoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – A couple of former Southeastern Conference head football coaches headline the schedule for the 14th annual Gridiron Kickoff, hosted by the Landmark Church. Tommy Tuberville and Sylvester Croom will talk football and life at the men’s only…

Public Memorial Service Scheduled for Bart Starr

Details have just been announced for a public memorial service to remember the life of Hall of Fame quarterback Bart Starr. A public memorial service called "Celebrating the Legacy of Bart Starr," will take place Sunday, June 9, from 3-5…

Former Alabama PG Named to NBA All-Rookie Team

Dallas' Luka Doncic and Atlanta's Trae Young are unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team. Phoenix's Deandre Ayton, Memphis' Jaren Jackson and Sacramento's Marvin Bagley III are also on the first team, which was announced Tuesday. It was…

Avery Johnson Out as Alabama Men's Basketball Coach

  The Avery Johnson era at Alabama is over. The University of Alabama announced this morning that he will no longer serve as the men's basketball coach. University Statement "After meeting with Coach Johnson, we made the decision to mutually…

Jalen Hurts Announces Transfer to Oklahoma

Former SEC Offensive Player of the Year, Jalen, Hurts, is headed to Norman, Oklahoma. In a letter published by "The Players' Tribune", Hurts wrote a heartfelt note to the fans of Alabama,…

Four Alabama Stars Declare for Early Entry into the NFL Draft

Four Alabama players are skipping their final seasons to enter the NFL draft, including All-America left tackle Jonah Williams and Outland Trophy-winning defensive lineman Quinnen Williams. Those projected first-rounders announced their intentions on Friday, along with versatile tailback Josh…

Reports: Jalen Hurts Takes Steps Towards Transferring

Two people familiar with the situation say Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts has entered his name into the NCAA transfer database portal. Putting his name on the list allows other schools to contact Hurts, who has already graduated and is eligible…

Tomorrow is Game Day. Will The Tide Roll?

2019 national championship odds, line: Clemson vs. Alabama picks, top predictions from proven model on 49-27 roll   ".......check out the 2019 College Football Playoff National Championship predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model. The model simulates every FBS college football…

3 Suspended Alabama Player Will Not Play Remainder of Season

Alabama coach Nick Saban says three players suspended this week will not play the rest of this season, adding that their status beyond that is uncertain. Starting left guard Deonte Brown, tight end Kedrick James and offensive lineman Elliot…

Alabama Tops Liberty behind Perfect Donta Hall

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) - Donta Hall made all six of his shots from the field, scoring 21 points as Alabama eased past Liberty 84-75 on Tuesday night in the neutral-site Rocket City Classic. A pair of players enjoying a homecoming…

Saban Comes in Second for AP Coach of the Year

Notre Dame's Brian Kelly is The Associated Press college football Coach of the Year, becoming the third coach to win the award twice since it was established in 1998. Kelly received 16 of 58 first-place votes from AP college football…

11 SEC Schools Get Bowl Game Bids

Eleven Southeastern Conference football teams learned their post-season bowl destinations on Sunday, including No. 1-ranked Alabama which will play No. 4 Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl on December 29 in a semifinal game for the College Football Playoff. On Sunday,…

Alabama vs Oklahoma in Playoff Semi-Finals

  By RALPH D. RUSSO AP College Football Writer Oklahoma is in the College Football Playoff, moving into the fourth and final spot in the rankings after winning the Big 12 championship. The Sooners (12-1) will face No. 1 Alabama…

Alabama Wins SEC Championship behind Jalen Hurts

ATLANTA (AP) - In a dramatic twist on last season's national championship game, Jalen Hurts came off the bench to pass for one touchdown and run for another in the fourth quarter, rallying No. 1 Alabama to a 35-28 win…

CBS Network Focuses on UA & Tuscaloosa

As Shell Rotella presents in CBS Sports' "What's Inside the SEC" series, the home of the Crimson Tide touts everything from historic architecture to unmatched student-athlete traditions.  

SEC Offers Ticket Exchange; Alerts Fans of Counterfeit Tickets

Tickets for Saturday’s SEC Championship game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium between Georgia and Alabama are sold out, prompting many fans to seek tickets through the secondary market.   The SEC encourages fans to use its SEC Ticket Exchange when buying tickets on…

Congressmen Make Friendly Wager on SEC Championship Game

Congressmen Bradley Byrne (R-AL) and Drew Ferguson (R-GA) today announced a friendly wager on the SEC Championship Game between the University of Alabama and the University of Georgia. Ferguson is staking Chick-fil-a on a Bulldog victory, and Byrne is…

Alabama Remains #1 While Auburn Topples to #21

The poll for Week 7 of the college football season is out. Alabama remains atop the poll while Auburn has fell out of the Top-20. Auburn has tumbled in the rankings from #8 to #21, following their loss to Mississippi…

Alabama Remains Atop AP Top 25 Poll

Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll. The Crimson Tide made its 106th overall appearance at the top of the AP rankings, which started in 1936, passing Ohio State for the most…

Alabama Officially Names Tagovailoa Starting QB

Nick Saban made official what anybody who has been paying attention to No. 1 Alabama already assumed: Tua Tagovailoa is the Crimson Tide's starting quarterback. The top-ranked Crimson Tide's coach didn't wait for the question to be asked Monday before…

5 Alabama Players Named to Preseason All-American Teams

Heisman Trophy runner-up Bryce Love of Stanford and Outland Trophy winner Ed Oliver of Houston highlight The Associated Press preseason All-America team. Chosen by AP poll voters, the team announced Tuesday also features West Virginia quarterback Will Grier and his…

Alabama Ranked #1, Auburn #9 in Preseason AP Poll

Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare feat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons.…

Nick Saban Receives 8-Year Deal Worth $74M

Alabama coach Nick Saban has received a new eight-year deal worth at least $74 million. The agreement runs through the 2025 season and was announced on Friday. Saban gets a one-year extension with a sizable raise for the 66-year-old coach,…

2018 SEC Media Days Underway in Atlanta

SEC Media Days is underway this week in Atlanta.  It's the first time since 1985 that SEC Media Days hasn't been held in the Birmingham area. SEC Media Days runs July 16-19 at the College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta. The…

Former Alabama LB Arrested on Felony Domestic Violence Charges

Authorities say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Reuben Foster has been charged with felony domestic violence after being accused of attacking his girlfriend. The Santa Clara County District Attorney says Foster was charged Thursday and is scheduled to be arraigned later…

Alabama Gets First NCAA Tournament Win in 12 Years

Collin Sexton scored 21 of his team-high 24 points after halftime to lead Alabama to an 86-83 victory over Virginia Tech on Thursday night for the Crimson Tide's first NCAA Tournament win in a dozen years. John Petty kept ninth-seeded…

John Petty, Alabama Tops #17 Auburn in Rivalry Match-up

John Petty scored 27 points, Dazon Ingram added 16, and short-handed Alabama defeated No. 17 Auburn 76-71 on Wednesday night. Alabama played without its starting point guard and leading scorer, Collin Sexton, who sat out with an abdominal injury. But…

Host of Alabama Underclassmen Declare for NFL Draft

National champion Alabama is losing four more underclassmen to the NFL draft, including All-America safety Minkah Fitzpatrick. Fitzpatrick, safety Ronnie Harrison and tailback Bo Scarbrough announced Thursday they're skipping their senior seasons. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says defensive tackle…

Tips for Buying Tickets to the National Championship Game

When scouting for discount tickets to a big sporting event or trying to snag seats to a sold-out concert, many consumers turn to the secondary ticket resale market, which includes online ticket exchanges and professional resellers (or brokers). Purchasing tickets…

SEC QB Transferring to Big Ten School Next Season

Mississippi quarterback Shea Patterson says he will transfer to Michigan. Patterson made his commitment in a tweet on Monday after visiting the Ann Arbor, Michigan, campus last weekend . Patterson is recovering from a right knee injury that cost him…

Alabama Defensive Coordinator Named New Head Coach of Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Tennessee has hired Alabama defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt as its head coach, capping a tumultuous search that cost an athletic director his job as the Volunteers attempt to recover from one of their most disappointing seasons.…

SEC Media Days 2018 Moving to Atlanta

The 2018 SEC Media Days will be held in Atlanta. The event was previously held in the Birmingham-Hoover area. This will be the first time in 33 years that the event will not be held in the Birmingham area.  

Auburn fined $250k After Iron Bowl

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference has fined Auburn $250,000 after fans rushed onto the field to celebrate a win over No. 1 Alabama. The SEC announced the fine a couple of hours after the sixth-ranked Tigers' 26-14 Iron…

Alabama now #1 in Playoff Rankings; Auburn #6

Alabama is the new No. 1 in the College Football Playoff rankings, with Clemson up to No. 2 and Miami and Oklahoma joining the top four for the first time. Wisconsin was fifth and Auburn was up to sixth in…

Alabama Freshman QB Arrested on DUI Charges

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT)- Alabama reserve freshman quarterback Mac Jones was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence, according to a statement from the Tuscaloosa Sheriff’s office. Jones was involved in a two car accident on 10th Ave.…

Auburn Basketball Players Suspended Indefinitely Amid FBI Investigation

Auburn will hold out sophomores Austin Wiley and Danjel Purifoy indefinitely in connection with a federal investigation into associate head coach Chuck Person. Auburn Athletics Department released following the following statement regarding the suspension of two star players: “To avoid…

Los Angeles Selected to Host 2023 CFP

Los Angeles was selected to host the 2023 College Football Playoff National Championship, the College Football Playoff (CFP) announced today. Los Angeles’ bid was led by the Los Angeles Sports & Entertainment Commission (LASEC).   “Los Angeles is a world-class city with…

Probe Prompts Soul-Searching Across NCAA Hoops

The federal corruption scandal enveloping college basketball has led more than two dozen prominent schools to review their programs and triggered uncomfortable soul-searching among the institutions at the heart of the sport. The future is at stake for a business…

Alabama to Play Miami in 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

There will be a second Chick-fil-A Kickoff game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in 2021 - the first-ever meeting between Louisville and Mississippi. Officials made the announcement Tuesday. The game is normally held over the Labor Day weekend, though an exact date…

Father-Son Arrested for Brawl at Alabama-FSU Game

A father and son from Alabama are facing charges after a fight at Atlanta's newest stadium sent one woman to the hospital. WSB-TV reports Atlanta police arrested Charles Kraver and Charles Kraver Jr. after a fight during the Alabama vs.…

Alabama Remains Atop AP Polls; Auburn Falls to 13

Florida State slipped all the way to the No. 10 in The Associated Press college football poll after losing to Alabama and losing quarterback Deondre Francois to a season-ending injury. The Crimson Tide is No. 1 again, securing 60 of…

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