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Alabama defeats Texas A&M

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Mac Jones passed for a career-high 435 yards and four touchdowns, including a pair of deep throws to John Metchie III and an even longer one to Jaylen Waddle, and No. 2 Alabama romped past No. 13 Texas A&M 52-24. Jones launched touchdown passes of 78 and 63 yards to Metchie, Alabama’s latest major receiving threat….

Alabama defeats Missouri 38-19

The (2)Alabama Tide offense rolled over Missouri 38-19 to open their season. Alabama Quarterback Mac Jones threw for 249 yards and two touchdowns. On the ground Najee Harris rushed for 98 yards and three touchdowns. Jaylen Waddle had 8 catches for 134 yards and two touchdowns. The tide will return back to Bryant-Denny Stadium next weekend to host Texas A&M….

Alabama picked to win SEC, Auburn is third(Western Division) in Media Preseason Predictions

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (September 23, 2020) —- Alabama has been predicted to win the 2020 SEC Championship, according to a preseason poll of media covering SEC football. Alabama received 77 votes to be crowned SEC Champion on December 19in Atlanta at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, while Georgia and LSU tied for second with seven votes each. Florida was selected to win the SEC…

Alabama’s Nate Oats reacts to Maui Invitational being moved to North Carolina

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – For the first time in it’s 36 year history, the Maui Jim Maui Invitational will not be held in its namesake location — moving over 4,000 miles to North Carolina. On Friday morning, tournament officials made the announcement that the 2020 Maui Invitational will be moved to the Harrah’s Cherokee Center in Asheville, North Carolina. Trading…

Alabama, Auburn well represented on Coaches Preseason All-SEC teams

2020 Preseason Coaches All-SEC Football Team (* – ties) First Team Preseason All-SEC OFFENSE TE Kyle Pitts, Florida OL Alex Leatherwood, Alabama Trey Smith, Tennessee Darian Kinnard, Kentucky Landon Dickerson, Alabama C Drake Jackson, Kentucky WR DeVonta Smith, Alabama Jaylen Waddle, Alabama QB Kyle Trask, Florida RB Najee Harris, Alabama Kylin Hill, Mississippi State AP Jaylen Waddle, Alabama DEFENSE DL…

New Peanut Shelling Facility Coming to Atmore Expected to Bring 100-plus Jobs to Alabama

Coastal Alabama Growers LLC is planning to build a peanut shelling facility in Atmore. The new facility will bring 100 or more jobs to the area. The new $87 million facility will be built on 60 acres of land. The average pay for workers is expected to be more than $17/hour. The company is also offering temporary jobs during high…

Governor Ivey Issues Statement Ahead of Tropical Storm Sally

  As Tropical Storm Sally approaches, Governor Kay Ivey issued the following statement Sunday: From Governor Kay Ivey: “As we head in to a new week, we are keeping a close eye on Tropical Storm Sally. It is likely that this storm system will be impacting Alabama’s Gulf Coast. While it is currently not being predicted as a direct hit…

Alabama Last in Census Response as Much of Deep South Lags

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – Alabama ranks last in the country for response to the 2020 U.S. Census with Louisiana, Mississippi and Georgia also in the bottom five. . Numbers from the U.S. Census show Alabama so far has the lowest percentage of households responding of any state in the country. About 81.5% of Alabama households have been counted as of…