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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,…

Saban vs. Smart: Fans Sound Off

It will be teacher versus student in Monday's night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game

1/1IMG_0306 Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart served as defensive coordinator for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide for ten years. But, can the protégé beat his former boss? Fans say it’s a match-up made in football heaven. Alabama coach Nick Saban will try for a record-tying sixth National Championship. “I just like his personality,…

Fans Weigh In On All-SEC National Championship Game

Critics say the All-SEC match-up is a call to overhaul the College Football Playoffs

1/1IMG_0303 Show Caption Hide Caption This year’s college football National Championship Game is  football heaven for SEC fans. Monday night millions will watch the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs battle on the gridiron. That power, Auburn fan Michael Broadway says, is found in strength of schedule. “I think every week is sort of a playoff game, you know…

Alabama, Auburn Fans Sound-off on SEC Championship, College Football Playoff

Fans give opinion on playoffs over lunch at Baumhower's Restaurant in Montgomery

1/1IMG_0532 Show Caption Hide Caption Talk of Auburn’s loss in the SEC Championship Game, as well as Alabama’s birth in the College Football Playoff were the hot topics at Baumhower’s Sunday. “I’ll be honest with you, we were in in church and everybody’s phones started going off in church when ESPN came through,” said Lisa Bruner. Bruner, an Alabama Crimson…

Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Sets Attendance and Viewership Records

The most significant college football game ever played in Atlanta delivered on all levels, as the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl set records for attendance, viewership and live streaming audience, officials announced today. An all-time Georgia Dome record crowd of 75,996 was on hand for top-ranked Alabama’s 24-7 defeat of fourth-ranked Washington Saturday afternoon. This represents…

Congresswomen Wager BBQ & Salmon on Peach Bowl Matchup

Congresswomen from Alabama and Washington are wagering barbecue versus salmon on the outcome of the football game between the universities in their home states. The University of Alabama and the Washington Huskies meet Saturday afternoon in the championship semifinal. The winner will advance to the national championship game. Rep. Terri Sewell of Alabama and Rep. Suzan DelBene, both Democrats, announced…

Tide Set to Play Blue Devils in 2019 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game

ATLANTA (www.Chick-fil-AKickoffGame.com) – The Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game returns to its ACC-SEC roots to open the 2019 college football season in Atlanta. The 12th installment of the nation’s longest-running kickoff game will feature the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Duke Blue Devils in the first meeting between the two schools since 2010, an Alabama win in Durham. The Crimson Tide lead…

University of Alabama Football Star Arrested on Gun Charges

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama linebacker Tim Williams has been charged with carrying a pistol without a permit. The incident report shows that campus police arrested Williams on the misdemeanor charge at about 1 a.m. Thursday in his vehicle. Williams emerged as a star pass rusher for the top-ranked Crimson Tide last season, recording 10.5 sacks without starting a game….

Status of Bills’ Ragland uncertain after left knee injury

PITTSFORD, N.Y. (AP) – The status of Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Reggie Ragland is uncertain after initial tests were inconclusive for his left knee injury. Bills coach Rex Ryan provided the update before the team’s evening practice on Saturday. Ryan said the Bills must wait for the swelling in Ragland’s knee to go down in order to get a clear…