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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,…

Report: Nick Saban Tests Negative for COVID-19 for a Second Time

There appears to be a path for Nick Saban to be on the sidelines to coach Alabama tonight as the Crimson Tide hosts Georgia at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa. ESPN reports that Saban tested negative for COVID-19 for a second time on Friday. That could indicate that Saban’s original positive test on Wednesday was a false positive. As earlier reported,…

Nick Saban tests Negative for Covid19 on Thursday

Friday Statement from Alabama and Jeff Allen: “Coach Saban was evaluated again today by Dr. Robinson. He continues to be asymptomatic and without fever. We are continuing to follow the SEC Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force Protocol for testing asymptomatic positives. A PCR test was repeated Thursday by the SEC appointed lab and was negative. For clarification,…

WATCH: Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban Talks about His Positive COVID-19 Test

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban spoke to reporters via Zoom tonight to discuss his positive COVID-19 test result. Alabama News Network was the only Montgomery TV station to carry Saban’s news conference live. Saban says he got the positive results at around 1 p.m.  He says it was a surprise to him because it was a routine test and…

Alabama HC Nick Saban, AD Greg Byrne Test Positive for COVID-19

Alabama’s Nick Saban says he has tested positive for COVID-19, but has no symptoms; Athletic Director Greg Bryne also has positive test. This comes four days before a Top-3 match-up against #3 Georgia Bulldogs. Both Saban and Byrne received positive tests Wednesday. Saban says he isn’t experiencing any symptoms. He says he immediately left the football facility to quarantine at…

Harris is SEC Player of the Week, Alabama reacts to Ole Miss and Georgia

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Alabama football’s Najee Harris was selected as the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The honor is Harris’ first this season. Offensive Player of the Week Najee Harris The senior running back turned in a career effort with 248 all-purpose yards against Ole Miss Rushed for program-high tying and career-best five touchdowns…