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Alabama extends win streak against No. 15 LSU, 10-0

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Jalen Hurts broke loose for a 21-yard touchdown run to break a scoreless tie early in the fourth quarter, and No. 1 Alabama’s defense thoroughly stifled Leonard Fournette and LSU in a 10-0 victory over the 15th-ranked Tigers on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (9-0, 6-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) won for the sixth…

Saban: Eddie Jackson has successful surgery to repair leg

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama safety Eddie Jackson had surgery to repair a fractured left leg. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Tuesday that the operation “went really, really well.” Saban says Jackson shouldn’t have any problems in the future and had overcome a similar but unrelated injury early in his career with No. 1 Alabama. The senior was injured…

Tide’s Allen named Lott IMPACT Player of the Week

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – Alabama senior Jonathan Allen was named the Lott IMPACT Player of the Week for his performance last Saturday in the Crimson Tide’s 33-14 win over then-No. 6 Texas A&M. The Lott IMPACT Player of the Week is presented weekly by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation. A disruptive force against the Aggies on Saturday, Allen finished the…

Tide at LSU game to be broadcast on CBS8

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – Kickoff for the Nov. 5 away game between Alabama and LSU is set for a 7 p.m. CT kickoff on CBS, the SEC office announced on Monday afternoon. The Crimson Tide and Tigers will meet for the 81st time in series history of the two schools, with UA holding a 50-25-5 advantage, including a 27-9-2 mark…

Allen’s TD helps No. 1 Alabama overpower No. 6 Aggies, 33-14

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Jonathan Allen returned a fumble 29 yards for a touchdown late in the third quarter to help No. 1 Alabama beat sixth-ranked Texas A&M 33-14 Saturday. The Crimson Tide (8-0, 5-0 Southeastern Conference) moved on as the powerhouse league’s last unbeaten team, getting yet another in a long string of defensive scores. Allen, a lineman, scooped…

Saban: Alabama safety Eddie Jackson out for season

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama coach Nick Saban says star safety Eddie Jackson is out for the season with a fractured leg. Jackson didn’t return to the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s 33-14 win Saturday over No. 6 Texas A&M following a fourth-quarter punt return. Fans chanted “Eddie” as Jackson was taken into the locker room on a cart moments after the…

Texas A&M safety Donovan Wilson ejected for targeting

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Texas A&M strong safety Donovan Wilson has been ejected for targeting. Wilson appeared to deliver a hit to Alabama tailback Damien Harris’s head on an interception return in the second quarter. Harris was trying to tackle linebacker Claude George in Alabama territory when he was hit. George had picked off a pass from Jalen Hurts. Harris,…

Tide trounces Vols in 49-10 runaway

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Jalen Hurts and Bo Scarbrough each rushed for over 100 yards Saturday and No. 1 Alabama again got points from its defense and special teams in a 49-10 blowout of No. 9 Tennessee. Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC) earned its 19th straight victory overall and its 10th consecutive win in this annual series. Tennessee (5-2, 2-2) has…

Tennessee’s Jalen Hurd expected to play vs. No. 1 Alabama

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) – Tennessee coach Butch Jones says he expects Jalen Hurd to play Saturday against No. 1 Alabama after the junior running back missed a 45-38 overtime loss at Texas A&M last week with an unspecified injury. Jones said Wednesday at the Southeastern Conference coaches’ teleconference that Hurd is “back full strength.” Hurd was at Tuesday afternoon’s practice…

Tide trio earns SEC Player of the Week honors

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (rolltide.com) – Alabama’s Minkah Fitzpatrick, JK Scott and Jalen Hurts were all chosen as Southeastern Conference Players of the Week, the league office announced on Monday morning. Fitzpatrick was chosen on defense, Scott on special teams and Hurts as co-freshman player of the week for their performances in the Crimson Tide’s victory at Arkansas this past weekend. Fitzpatrick…