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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…

Alabama Signs Two Top-Five JUCO Linemen

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama has signed a pair of junior college linemen to start its 2017 recruiting class. The Crimson Tide on Wednesday announced the signing of offensive lineman Elliot Baker and defensive end Isaiah Buggs. Baker is a 6-foot-7, 295-pounder out of San Francisco Community College. A four-star prospect, he’s rated as the top junior college tackle prospect….

Nick Saban: I voted with an absentee ballot

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama coach Nick Saban says he forgot about Election Day, not about voting. The top-ranked Crimson Tide’s coach said after Saturday’s 51-3 win over Mississippi State that he had an absentee ballot. The comment came in response to an unrelated question. On Wednesday, Saban responded to a question about the presidential election by saying that he…

Hurts leads No. 1 Alabama’s 51-3 rout of Mississippi State

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Jalen Hurts passed for career highs of 347 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 100 yards in less than three quarters in No. 1 Alabama’s 51-3 rout of Mississippi State on Saturday. The freshman quarterback’s prolific performance wiped out any concerns that the Crimson Tide (10-0, 7-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) would have a…