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Miami Dolphins Have Selected Tua Tagovailoa as the Fifth Pick in the NFL Draft

Regardless of the hip injury that Tua Tagovailoa suffered from during a game against Mississippi State in November, The Miami Dolphins have decided to make the Alabama quarterback the fifth overall pick in the NFL draft. The Dolphins hope Tagovailoa can become a franchise quarterback and the centerpiece of their rebuilding effort that began a year ago. They were undeterred…

Tua Tagovailoa Will Enter 2020 NFL Draft

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says is entering the NFL draft. He made the announcement this morning at a news conference in Tuscaloosa that Alabama News Network carried Live. Alabama head coach Nick Saban was also at the news conference and introduced Tagovailoa as he made his decision. WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT: Alabama News Network on Facebook Tagovailoa had surgery on his…

Update: Tua Tagovailoa Expected to Announce Decision at 11AM Monday

Tua Tagovailoa Injured Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and head football coach Nick Saban have announced a news conference at 11AM Monday on campus. It is expected that Tagovailoa will announce his decision whether he will return to the Crimson Tide or enter the NFL draft. Tagovailoa is recovering from season-ending hip surgery and has not played since being injured at…

Alex Leatherwood to Forgo NFL Draft to Play Another Season at Alabama

Thank you for the endless support Bama Nation! We’re coming for it all in 2020! pic.twitter.com/qMToSUPQp7 — Alex Leatherwood (@Alskee_) January 2, 2020   Alabama offensive tackle Alex Leatherwood took to Twitter to announce that he will not be entering the NFL Draft. Instead, he will be returning to play another season at Alabama. Leatherwood is a junior from Pensacola,…

Alabama Continues Preparations for Citrus Bowl Matchup with Michigan

Source: CBS Sports TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (UA Athletics) – The Alabama Crimson Tide put in another two hours of work on Friday, practicing in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.  Today’s session was the fifth of seven bowl practices in Tuscaloosa before the holiday break and 12 practices overall prior to Alabama’s matchup against No. 14 Michigan in the Vrbo Citrus…

Jones, No. 5 Alabama rout Western Carolina, 66-3

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa watched from a cart as his Alabama teammates treated him to a dominant performance against a badly outclassed opponent. Mac Jones passed for 275 yards and three touchdowns in little more than a half and No. 5 Alabama began life without Tagovailoa with a 66-3 romp Saturday over Western Carolina of the Football Championship Subdivision. With…

Alabama falls to No. 5 in College Football Playoff Rankings; LSU sits No. 1

Alabama is fifth in the latest College Football Playoff rankings, behind LSU, Ohio State, Clemson and Georgia, which took over the fourth spot in the selection committee’s second top 25. LSU replaced Ohio State as No. 1 after the Tigers won at Alabama on Saturday. The Buckeyes were bumped to No. 2. Clemson moved up two spots to No. 3…

Alabama to Play on ABC 32 in Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game on August 31

ABC 32 will air Alabama’s football season opener.  The Crimson Tide will play in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Duke at 2:30PM CT on August 31 in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. “We look forward to welcoming another national television audience to the Capital of College Football for the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game,” said Gary Stokan, Peach Bowl, Inc. CEO and president…

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….