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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….

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 in the day in San Jose. Prosecutors say the 24-year-old Foster attacked his girlfriend in February at their Los Gatos…

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…

Alabama Dominates Clemson in Sugar Bowl, Will Advance to National Championship Game

A pair of Alabama defensive players scored touchdowns 13 seconds apart in the third quarter, and the No. 4 Crimson Tide dominated top-ranked Clemson 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night to give coach Nick Saban another shot at his record sixth national title. The third straight playoff meeting between the college football powerhouses was a dud compared…

Alabama Ranked #4 in Final CFB Playoff Ranking, Faces Clemson in Semifinals

Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1, likely in the Sugar Bowl. Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the other semifinal – probably the Rose Bowl – on New Year’s Day. Tide or Buckeyes was the question facing the selection committee, the toughest…

Sports Analyst Longshore Weighs in on Iron Bowl

    There was a lot of excitement in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday as Auburn knocked off the Number One team for the second time in two weeks. Sports Analyst John Longshore says Auburn was the better team. “I thought Auburn won the game in every aspect. I think Gus Malzahn out-coached Nick Saban and his staff. I think Auburn was…

No. 6 Auburn Holds Off No. 1 Alabama, 26-14 in Iron Bowl

Tigers Win First Iron Bowl Since 2013-2014 Season

The 82nd edition of the Iron Bowl did not disappoint for Auburn fans as the Tigers defeated top ranked Alabama, 26-14. Tigers quarterback Jarrett Stidham exemplified moments of excellence throwing for 237 yards on 21-of-28 attempts, while also adding 51 yards off 12 carries and one rushing score. Kerryon Johnson kept the chains moving on the ground for Auburn as…

College Football Fans Plan Slew of Activities for Bye Weekend

Local Alabama and Auburn fans gear up for off-Saturday

1/1IMG_0214 Show Caption Hide Caption Both Alabama and Auburn fans will have one thing in common Saturday and that’s… withdrawal. Eight weeks into the season, both the Tide and Tigers have that much-needed and well-deserved bye-weekend. For the players, it’s a great time to heal those bumps and bruises. But, for the fans, well, it leaves them with a blank…