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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…

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…