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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…

Alabama Falls to Clemson 44-16 in National Championship Game

Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts after the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson, Monday, Jan. 7, 2019, in Santa Clara, Calif. Clemson beat Alabama 44-16. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) What had been a perfect ride for #1 Alabama became a season that slammed into a brick wall as the Crimson Tide fell 44-16 to #2 Clemson in the…

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for National Title

Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes, including the game-ender to give the Crimson Tide its fifth national championship…

Saban vs. Smart: Fans Sound Off

It will be teacher versus student in Monday's night's College Football Playoff National Championship Game

1/1IMG_0306 Show Caption Hide Caption Georgia head football coach Kirby Smart served as defensive coordinator for Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide for ten years. But, can the protégé beat his former boss? Fans say it’s a match-up made in football heaven. Alabama coach Nick Saban will try for a record-tying sixth National Championship. “I just like his personality,…

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…

Saban unsure if Barnett still with team

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) – Alabama coach Nick Saban says he doesn’t know if backup quarterback Blake Barnett remains with the team. Saban says the redshirt freshman came to see him before Wednesday’s practice “with some concerns about his future.” He says he hasn’t received a final decision on Barnett’s plans. A report by Alabama Media Group cited unidentified sources saying…

Hundreds turn out for 10th annual Nick’s Kids luncheon

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com)– The 10th annual Nick’s Kids Foundation luncheon was held Wednesday in The North Zone at Bryant-Denny Stadium where checks totaling $475,000 were presented to 150 local and state non-profit organizations. Since Nick and Terry Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa in 2007, approximately $5.5 million has been given to more than 250 deserving charities and organizations throughout the state…

Alabama to help West Virginia High School affected by flooding

  TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (rolltide.com) – Alabama head football coach and West Virginia native Nick Saban is asking that football coaches from across Alabama come together to help the football teams in the West Virginia communities devastated by recent flooding. Saban, along with the Alabama High School Athletics Directors and Coaches Association, is asking high schools from across the state of…

Nick Saban Tees It Up at The Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) – University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban will tee it up in his native state during The Greenbrier Classic’s pro-am event. A news release from The Greenbrier resort says Saban will play in the event in southern West Virginia on July 6. The event precedes PGA Tour competition at the resort that weekend. Saban…

Saban reacts to Robinson, Jones arrests

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AlabamaNews.Net) — Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban says the university is in the fact-gathering stage after the early morning arrests of two Crimson Tide football players in Monroe, Louisiana. In an e-mailed statement late Tuesday morning, Coach Saban stated “We are aware of the situation involving Hootie Jones and Cam Robinson and are in the process of gathering…