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Alabama Wins Another SEC Championship with 52-46 Victory over Florida

Alabama running back Najee Harris (22) and Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood (70) celebrate victory against Florida after the Southeastern Conference championship NCAA college football game, Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020, in Atlanta. Alabama won 52-46. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) Najee Harris scored five touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama advanced to the College Football Playoff with a perfect record, holding off No….

Former Alabama Head Football Coach Ray Perkins Dies at 79

Alabama head coach Ray Perkins explains techniques to his quarterbacks on the first day of spring practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala., March 23, 1983. This is Perkins’ first year as the Crimson Tide’s head coach, replacing the late Paul “Bear” Bryant. With Perkins are Ernest Carroll (15) and Walter Lewis (10). (AP Photo) The University of Alabama has announced that former…

Mac Jones Bolsters Heisman Case; No. 1 Alabama Throttles LSU 55-17

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones (10) throws during the first half of an NCAA college football game against LSU in Baton Rouge, La., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Matthew Hinton) Alabama quarterback Mac Jones passed for 385 yards and four touchdowns and No. 1 Alabama used a slew of explosive plays to run away from LSU 55-17 Saturday night in Baton…

Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban Tests Positive for COVID-19, Shows Mild Symptoms

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach in Saturday’s Iron Bowl game when the Crimson Tide hosts Auburn in Tuscaloosa. The positive test happened this morning. Here is a statement from team physician Dr. Jimmy Robinson and head trainer Jeff Allen: “This morning we received notification that Coach Saban tested positive for…

AP College Football Poll: Alabama Ranked #1 for First Time This Season

Alabama is No. 1 in The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this year. That extends the Crimson Tide’s record of consecutive seasons with at least one week on top of the rankings to 13. Notre Dame moved up two spots to No. 2 after upsetting Clemson in a dramatic double-overtime game and Ohio State remained No….

AP Poll: Alabama Remains #2, Auburn Back at #24

The new Associated Press college football poll has been released. It has Alabama remaining at #2 behind Clemson, but not by much. In addition, Auburn has returned to the poll at #24 after the Tigers’ dominating win over LSU. Top-ranked Clemson has 1,515 points and 33 first place points, compared to Alabama’s 1,513 and 29. Clemson played Saturday without quarterback…

Jones, Smith Give Nick Saban a 41-0 Birthday Present as Alabama Shuts Out Mississippi State

On Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s 69th birthday Saturday night, quarterback Mac Jones threw four touchdown passes to DeVonta Smith, who had 203 receiving yards, as No. 2 Alabama cruised to a 41-0 victory over Mississippi State in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide (6-0) turned in a dominant defensive performance and Smith caught first-quarter touchdowns of 35 and 53 yards against…

Update: Nick Saban Cleared to Coach after Negative COVID-19 Tests

CBS Sports reports that Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has been cleared to coach Alabama tonight as the #2 Crimson Tide hosts #3 Georgia at Bryant-Denny Stadium. CBS Sports reports Saban tested negative for COVID-19 today, making the third straight negative test. On Wednesday, he had received a positive test. With three negative tests on Thursday, Friday and Saturday,…

Report: Nick Saban Tests Negative for COVID-19 for a Second Time

There appears to be a path for Nick Saban to be on the sidelines to coach Alabama tonight as the Crimson Tide hosts Georgia at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. ESPN reports that Saban tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time on Friday. That could indicate that Saban’s original positive test on Wednesday was a false positive. As earlier reported,…