alabama football

Tide preps for SEC schedule opener with Ole Miss Saturday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The University of Alabama football team put in a 90-minute session in shells on Monday afternoon outdoors on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields in preparation for this weekend’s Southeastern Conference opener against No. 19/17 Ole Miss. The Crimson Tide’s first practice of the new week focused on planning and preparation for an Ole Miss passing game that…

Tide scrimmages for first time in Fall camp

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – The University of Alabama football team took part in its first scrimmage of the fall on Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. The scrimmage lasted roughly 135 plays and was just over two hours under overcast skies with short, heavy rainstorm early in the scrimmage. The temperatures for the day hung in the 80s. “If I was…

Alabama hires Marynowitz as associate AD for football

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Former Philadelphia Eagles executive Ed Marynowitz has returned to Alabama as associate athletic director for football. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced Marynowitz’s hiring on Wednesday. Formerly Alabama’s director of player personnel, Marynowitz was the Eagles’ vice president of player personnel in 2015. He oversaw the Eagles player personnel department, ran their pro and college scouting…

Single game tix for select Tide home football games on sale Thursday

  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com)– The public sale of football tickets for select 2016 football home games will begin on Thursday, June 2, at 8 a.m. CT. A limited amount of tickets are available for games against Western Kentucky (Sept. 10), Kent State (Sept. 24), Kentucky (Oct. 1) limit of 2 each, and Chattanooga (Nov. 19). Tickets were made available from…

Alabama defensive line coach Bo Davis resigns

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama defensive line coach Bo Davis has resigned. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the resignation on Friday in a two-sentence statement. He didn’t elaborate on reasons behind the decision. Davis began his second stint coaching the line for Saban in 2014 after three seasons at Texas. He also was Saban’s defensive line coach from 2007-10….

Saban, Malzahn get Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge pairings

  ATLANTA, GA (Chick-fil-APeachBowlChallenge.com) – The Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge today announced the official pairings for its 10th annual charity golf tournament. A 13-team field of NCAA head coaches and celebrity alumni will compete for a first-place prize of $100,000 in scholarship and charity. All participating teams will receive a portion of the $540,000 total purse. “We created this event…