Welcome to our college football conference previews, in which we will tell you what you need to know about various conferences, with an emphasis on watchability. First up was the Pac-12. Now, the SEC.
The unilateral closing of UAB’s football team still has students, fans, and players rightfully upset. Senior linebacker Derek Slaughter elected to make one final statement on the program’s demise by wearing his helmet to graduation:
You could say Richie Petitbon III's senior year took a dramatic turn.
Okay, yes, this is an incredibly silly thing to base a news report on, but please try to remember that these people live in Huntsville, Ala., where the current temperature being 20 degrees is probably making a lot of residents feel like they have been transported to some strange ice planet. It's a crazy time!
The University of Alabama at Birmingham announced today that it was shutting down its football program, leading to an emotional day on campus. Before the decision was announced publicly, UAB president Ray Watts met privately with the team. One of the UAB students in the room shot the above video, which captures a…
The University of Alabama at Birmingham is reportedly shuttering its football program, becoming the first FBS football program to close since University of the Pacific in 1995.
This past week, four of the top five teams in the Associated Press College Football Poll hailed from the SEC West Division. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini, among others, wondered aloud whether ESPN's ownership of the brand-new SEC network, which launched this year, might be responsible for such a coincidence.
The insane ending to last week's Iron Bowl had sports fans wondering if any college football game had ever ended in such an improbable fashion. NCAA records show that even in the missed-field-goal-returned-for-touchdown department, Chris Davis's score was especially rare.
The offenses are bursting at the seams! A.J. McCarron just threaded the needle! He's got the Heisman sewn up! I already used that one, crap! What's next, the Ironing Bowl?
The Taiwanese studio Next Media Animation, which will animate pretty much anything nowadays, have offered their calculatingly bizarre take on this weekend's Auburn-Alabama rivalry game. Come for the players attacking a giant panda, stay for the Toomer's Corner oaks being destroyed (again) by urine and nuclear waste.
According to the Reddit user who uploaded this wonderful GIF, this is Pistol Pete unloading both barrels on the Alabama student section after a game in 1970. They probably deserved it.
College GameDay is in Tuscaloosa this morning for tonight's game against LSU. There are signs and some of them are about toilet stores. Yay! Others are about teabagging people. Boo. Let's check 'em out.
Warren: Hey Joel, know what I think I'm gonna do?
In one series, in the less than two minutes, Johnny Manziel made Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide both seethe and clap stone-facedly with delight.
Tracy Wolfson: How do you plan to control Johnny Manziel?
With Alabama-Texas A&M this Saturday, fans of both teams are gearing up for what should be one of the most entertaining games of the college football season. One Alabama bar is getting ready by bringing in "Lil' Johnny Piñata."
Alabama high school football coaches coming to blows after a game shouldn't be that surprising, considering how seriously Alabama takes football in general, but that doesn't make the incident any less ridiculous.
Theory: people with three-word names are either assassins or college football fans.