Alabama football head coach Nick Saban, who never seems pleased, seemed especially displeased with radio host Paul Finebaum today on SEC Network. Finebaum asked about his decision to not suspend two players after they were arrested on drug and weapons charges, and Saban pushed back.
A little over a month ago, Alabama teammates Cameron Robinson and Laurence Jones were arrested in Louisiana after police found them with a bunch of weed and a pair of guns, one of which was stolen. Robinson, a starting tackle and All-SEC player, caught a felony charge for possession of the stolen gun.
There’s been a fairly mundane controversy swirling about the college football offseason regarding the legality of satellite football camps (little coaching clinics put on by schools used as a recruiting tactic) and whether or not head coaches should attend. In April, the NCAA banned satellite camps, then reversed the…
Alabama offensive tackle Cam Robinson and cornerback Hootie Jones were arrested in Louisiana early this morning. Both were charged with marijuana possession, and Robinson was also charged with felony illegal possession of stolen firearms.
Eli Gold, the legendary stock car racing announcer and Alabama football play-by-play guy, didn’t show up for Tuesday night’s broadcast of NASCAR Live, his weekly syndicated radio show.
We’ve long suspected a link between Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban and the dark lord Satan—the names are just one letter away, jeez!—but here’s televangelist David Uth pointing out that the link between Alabama and sin is one inscribed in the Holy Bible.
Alabama football turned a $46.5 million profit last year, according to a financial report filed by the university.
It’s recruiting season, which means it’s the one time of year when we get to relish self-serious millionaire coaches embarrassing themselves in order to scoop up the next crop of talented freshman. Take it away, Nick Saban!
Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin might have just won a title, but the team bus waits for no one. The coach found himself scrambling for a ride after Monday’s National Championship Game.
It’s not right to call any part of Alabama’s 45-40 victory in last night’s national championship game fluky, but there’s no denying that they were carried to to the win by precisely the kind of wild, momentum-swinging plays that we usually see buoying an underdog’s chances. ’Bama was of course the favorite coming into…
Alabama, it will not surprise you if you know Nick Saban’s near-sociopathic attention to detail, had been practicing precisely that onside kick every week since August. But it wasn’t until long film study had identified a potential weakness in Clemson’s kick return coverage, and firsthand observation confirmed its…
On most plays during the national championship game, it seemed that the outcome favored Clemson. Their defensive line sacked Alabama QB Jake Coker five times and harried him endlessly, while Clemson QB Deshaun Watson frequently had all day to stand in the pocket. Besides a 50-yard TD scamper (we’ll come back to it),…
♫ 18 beers, 18 beers, tied with Clemson at half & he’s had 18 beers ♫
Greg Huegel’s 44-yard field goal attempt fell short after Clemson found themselves without a chance to run an additional play when officials allowed several seconds to run off the clock after a first down late in the first half of tonight’s national championship.
In a very good, lengthy, well-researched editorial for the Washington Post, Donald Yee digs into the economics of college sports, makes the case for paying college football players, examines the racial lines along which this injustice is served, and suggests that a boycott of tomorrow’s national championship game…
Kentucky won today’s SEC basketball battle in Tuscaloosa today 77-61, but it was the Crimson Tide that contributed to the college basketball corpus of literature as forward Jimmie Taylor introduced a new way of boxing out defenders to secure the offensive rebound. Despite this innovation, Taylor was whistled for a…
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