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SEC Media Days: John Longshore Analysis of Alabama

The highlight of day three of SEC Media Days in Hoover was having Alabama head football coach Nick Saban at the microphone. He talked about the need to stay focused after the Crimson Tide lost 44-16 to Clemson in the National Championship Game in January. Despite that, Alabama News Network Sports Analyst John Longshore says Alabama remains the favorite to…

SEC Media Days: Nick Saban Says Team Needs to Focus

Day three of SEC Media Days features Alabama head coach Nick Saban. The last time the Crimson Tide took the field, it produced the most lopsided loss in Saban’s time in Tuscaloosa — a 44-16 defeat to Clemson in the National Championship Game in January. Saban told reporters his team didn’t play with the kind of discipline or preparation it…

SEC Fans Gearing Up For College Football

SEC Media Days are set to begin this week in Hoover. It means college football season is a little over a month away and fans are excited. “The SEC is the best conference in America,” Auburn fan Sean Miller says. “The atmosphere be wild, that’s the best time of the year to me,” Auburn fan and resident Mark Fitch says….

Alabama Falls to Clemson 44-16 in National Championship Game

Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) What had been a perfect ride for #1 Alabama became a season that slammed into a brick wall as the Crimson Tide fell 44-16 to #2 Clemson in the…

Alabama Fans React to SEC Champ Win, CFB Playoff Hopes

It was a fight to the finish and emotions were high as top-ranked Alabama faced the Georgia Bulldogs in the Southeastern Conference Championship game Saturday. Fans say they were on the edge of their seats all game. “It was a little nerve-wracking. Pretty much the whole game was nerve-wracking,” Crimson Tide fan Brady Medley says. “When we was behind, it…

Local Fans React to Wins for Auburn and Alabama Football

It’s been eight months since 2017’s last college football season ended with Alabama’s national championship. College football returned on Saturday for several of the state’s teams. Both top-ranked Alabama and 9th ranked Auburn won against top opponents. Auburn fans are expecting another big year. “I’m just super excited,” Auburn Tiger fan Blake Cowart said. “I love football, especially college football….

Tide’s National Football Playoff Championship Victory Means a Win-Win for Area Retailers

Bama fans are hitting the stores in droves to buy championship merchandise and that means big bucks for those who carry it

1/1IMG_0580 Show Caption Hide Caption Alabama fan Regina Gibbs-Lewis has a long shopping list when it comes to National Championship swag. “I got t-shirts going out to Virginia, I got t-shirts going to Birmingham, I got t-shirts going to Anderson, Indiana,” said Gibbs-Lewis. And she’s not alone. “Today I’m buying three shirts for me and my two sons and I’m buying…

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for National Title

Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the game-ender to give the Crimson Tide its fifth national championship…

John Longshore Gives Game Day Analysis for National Championship

Our Alabama News Network coverage of the National Championship Game in Atlanta wouldn’t be complete without hearing from our sports analyst John Longshore, who is eagerly awaiting kickoff along with everyone else. Longshore will be watching to see whether Alabama’s experience in playing in front of a national audience in big games will give the Crimson Tide the edge over…

Bama Fans Ready for Game Day in Atlanta

Game day is here in Atlanta for the college football national championship. Alabama and Georgia will play in an all-SEC showdown that has Bama fans ready for kickoff. We have crews in Atlanta following fans who are counting down the minutes until the Crimson Tide takes the field. Those fans have been through some ups and downs during the season,…