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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…

Alabama dominates Tennessee, loses Waddle

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Losing their most dynamic player left Alabama in no mood to celebrate — not even a big win over a longtime rival. Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle broke his right ankle on the opening kickoff Saturday, about the only thing that didn’t go the Crimson Tide’s way in a 48-17 victory over Tennessee. Mac Jones threw for…

Alabama’s Jaylen Waddle done for the Season

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban said junior wide receiver Jaylen Waddle is out for the rest of the season after hurting his right ankle on the opening kickoff Saturday against Tennessee. “It’s a shame because the guy’s a great player,” Saban told CBS at halftime. “It’s exciting for college football to see a guy playing like that. I hate…

Alabama, Saban react to Georgia win as Tennessee prep begins

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama football’s Mac Jones was selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Jones’ second this season as the redshirt junior also picked up league honors following the Texas A&M matchup.= Offensive Player of the Week Mac Jones Guided Alabama to a commanding 41-24 win over then-No….

Update: Nick Saban Cleared to Coach after Negative COVID-19 Tests

CBS Sports reports that Alabama head football coach Nick Saban has been cleared to coach Alabama tonight as the #2 Crimson Tide hosts #3 Georgia at Bryant-Denny Stadium. CBS Sports reports Saban tested negative for COVID-19 today, making the third straight negative test. On Wednesday, he had received a positive test. With three negative tests on Thursday, Friday and Saturday,…