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Saban adds Svodoba to Coaching Staff

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the addition of Drew Svoboda to the Crimson Tide staff on Monday as the special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. “We are pleased to have the opportunity to add Drew Svoboda to our staff to coordinate special teams and coach the tight ends,” Saban said. “He is a bright…

Alabama solidifies top Draft Class, Auburn adds several including Carver’s Gaston

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama football announced the addition of Terrion Arnold and Camar Wheaton to its 2021 recruiting class during the February signing period on Wednesday. The two players join the Crimson Tide’s 25 student-athletes from the early signing period in December to bring Alabama’s total to 27 in the 2021 class. Alabama’s 2021 signing class ranks No. 1 nationally…

Saban adds former Jaguars head coach Marrone to staff

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the addition of Doug Marrone to the Crimson Tide coaching staff on Monday as the offensive line coach. “We are extremely fortunate to be able to add Doug Marrone to our staff,” Saban said. “He knows our new offensive coordinator Bill O’Brien well and will do a fantastic job with…

Alabama officially adds O’Brien as Offensive Coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the addition of Bill O’Brien to the Crimson Tide coaching staff on Thursday as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Tide. “We are pleased and happy to be able to add Bill O’Brien to our coaching staff,” Alabama head coach Nick Saban said. “He has a wealth of…

Several Alabama players declare for NFL Draft

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Four University of Alabama football players announced at a press conference on Thursday afternoon that they will forego their senior seasons to enter the 2021 NFL Draft. Alabama’s NFL early entrants, Christian Barmore, Mac Jones, Patrick Surtain II and Jaylen Waddle declare for the draft. Dylan Moses would later do the same by making his announcement on…

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith wins the Heisman Trophy

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama’s DeVonta Smith is your Heisman winner.  The first receiver to win the award since Michigan’s Desmond Howard in 1991. Smith sits at 105 catches, 1,641 yards and 20 touchdowns on the year. The next closest receiver is 448 yards shy of Smith. That makes three Heisman winners for Nick Saban and Alabama as Smith joins Mark…

Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban Tests Positive for COVID-19, Shows Mild Symptoms

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and will not coach in Saturday’s Iron Bowl game when the Crimson Tide hosts Auburn in Tuscaloosa. The positive test happened this morning. Here is a statement from team physician Dr. Jimmy Robinson and head trainer Jeff Allen: “This morning we received notification that Coach Saban tested positive for…

Jones, Smith Give Nick Saban a 41-0 Birthday Present as Alabama Shuts Out Mississippi State

On Alabama head coach Nick Saban’s 69th birthday Saturday night, quarterback Mac Jones threw four touchdown passes to DeVonta Smith, who had 203 receiving yards, as No. 2 Alabama cruised to a 41-0 victory over Mississippi State in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide (6-0) turned in a dominant defensive performance and Smith caught first-quarter touchdowns of 35 and 53 yards against…