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Alabama, Georgia Confirm Cochran to Leave Tide and Join Bulldogs Staff

Georgia announced Monday that former Alabama head strength and conditioning coach Scott Cochran is now the Bulldogs’ special teams coordinator. Cochran has been at Alabama since Saban arrived in 2007. Coach Saban Statement on Scott Cochran: “We appreciate Scott’s contribution to our organization over the last 13 years. We can’t thank him enough for his service and dedication to our…

Tua Tagovailoa Will Enter 2020 NFL Draft

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa says is entering the NFL draft. He made the announcement this morning at a news conference in Tuscaloosa that Alabama News Network carried Live. Alabama head coach Nick Saban was also at the news conference and introduced Tagovailoa as he made his decision. WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT: Alabama News Network on Facebook Tagovailoa had surgery on his…

Update: Tua Tagovailoa Expected to Announce Decision at 11AM Monday

Tua Tagovailoa Injured Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and head football coach Nick Saban have announced a news conference at 11AM Monday on campus. It is expected that Tagovailoa will announce his decision whether he will return to the Crimson Tide or enter the NFL draft. Tagovailoa is recovering from season-ending hip surgery and has not played since being injured at…

Alabama ends season with a win, defeated Michigan 35-16 in Citrus Bowl

ORLANDO, Fla. — Jerry Jeudy could have sat out Alabama’s bowl game and still almost certainly would have been a first-round draft pick. He played instead — and if this was his finale, his stock likely soared. Mac Jones threw three touchdown passes, Jeudy became the first Alabama player to top 200 receiving yards in a bowl game and the ninth-ranked Crimson Tide…

Nick Saban and Wife Make Million-Dollar Donation to Fund New Children’s Center in Tuscaloosa

University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban is helping fund a new children’s center in Tuscaloosa. Officials announced Friday that Saban and his wife Terry are making a $1 million donation for what will become the Saban Center. Saban’s private foundation, Nick’s Kids, will donate another $250,000. The more than 100,000-square-foot complex will be located in the existing Tuscaloosa News…

NO.15 AUBURN TAKES DOWN NO.5 ALABAMA IN THE 84TH IRON BOWL, 48-45

Shaun Shivers scored on an 11-yard run with 8:08 left to put No. 16 Auburn ahead and another failed field goal by Alabama in the Iron Bowl wiped away the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide’s playoff hopes in a wild 48-45 victory for the Tigers on Saturday. Auburn (9-3, 5-3 Southeastern Conference) survived a final, marathon Crimson Tide drive when Joseph Bulovas’ 30-yard…

Saban, players react to Tagovailoa’s hip surgery

“Tua underwent successful surgery on his right hip Monday morning in Houston. The procedure went as planned, and he is resting comfortably. Tua’s prognosis is excellent, and we expect him to make a full recovery. He will return to Tuscaloosa in the next several days to begin his rehab.” Dr. Lyle Cain Team Orthopedic Surgeon, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopedic…

Update: Tua Tagovailoa Flown to Hospital after Hip Injury

Tua Tagovailoa has been flown from Starkville, Mississippi, to Birmingham for treatment after he injured his hip while being dragged down late in the first half in Alabama’s game against Mississippi State. It was likely to have been his final series of the day. Alabama went on to beat Mississippi State 38-7. But the victory was greatly overshadowed by the…

SEC Media Days: Nick Saban Says Team Needs to Focus

Day three of SEC Media Days features Alabama head coach Nick Saban. The last time the Crimson Tide took the field, it produced the most lopsided loss in Saban’s time in Tuscaloosa — a 44-16 defeat to Clemson in the National Championship Game in January. Saban told reporters his team didn’t play with the kind of discipline or preparation it…