To the surprise of college football fans around the world Saturday, the game in Athens, Georgia between UGA and South Carolina was actually worth watching. Well, let me rephrase: it was worth seeing to the result.
Big plays on offense and special teams helped No. 1 Alabama to a 47-28 road victory against No. 24 Texas A&M at Kyle Field on Saturday in College Station, Texas.
Last Saturday, Alabama flexed its offensive muscles in a way that would make the Hulk blush. Tua Tagovailoa was deadly accurate and Devonta Smith was extraordinarily X-Box-ish. Those two made records fall like an earthquake in Motown.
Alabama wideout DeVonta Smith had himself more than a day as he shattered multiple school records and tied the Southeastern Conference receiving touchdowns mark Saturday. Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa also broke several records of his own as No. 2 Alabama beat Ole Miss, 59-31 in Br…
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Alabama football’s Anfernee Jennings was one of three Alabama football players who have been named to the 2019 Dick Butkus Award Watch List announced Monday by the Butkus Foundation. Terrell Lewis and Dylan Moses were also named to the list.
The picks are in. On Friday, following the conclusion of SEC Media Days, the SEC released the media’s predictions for the upcoming season, and both Auburn and Alabama were represented well on the three preseason All-SEC teams.
University of Alabama football player and Dadeville alumnus Anfernee Jennings had a special message for children at the Back to School Jamboree and Fun Day on Saturday.
Kids at Adullam House in Wetumpka were treated to a special visit Wednesday when former Alabama football star O.J. Howard came to campus to hang out for the morning. Howard, who now plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the NFL, grew up in Prattville and returned home for some time during th…
SEC Media Days are finally here and that means football season isn’t far behind. Here are a few miscellaneous thoughts and comments heading into SEC Media Days...
Alexander City native and former University of Alabama swimmer Robert Howard wasn’t in the country for the Fourth of July but he still found a way to celebrate the holiday.
The Southeastern Conference is finally allowing alcohol sales in its member schools’ stadiums. Although the drinks will include only beer and wine under very strict conditions, some people think the conference has gone too far. I don’t think it has gone far enough.
Brad Ford has spent a lot of his adult life giving back to youngsters trying to get into football. A 1992 graduate of Dadeville who then went on to play for the University of Alabama and the Detroit Lions, Ford has wanted to bring his football camps home to the Tigers for a few years now aft…
For the 21st consecutive season, Alabama softball will play in the NCAA Tournament. The Crimson Tide earned a No. 8 national seed in this year’s field of 64 and will host Arizona State, Lipscomb and Alabama State this upcoming weekend in Tuscaloosa.
While the NFL isn’t exactly the topic du jour around here, I could not be more fired up for the draft which starts Thursday night. No professional leagues’ draft comes within 100 yards of being as interesting, fun, compelling and captivating as that of the National Football League.
The Alabama football team concluded its spring season with the annual Golden Flake A-Day Game on Saturday afternoon in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The White team came out on top of Crimson, 31-17.
Alabama fans have plenty of reasons to feel confident heading into the 2019 season. It’s easy to overlook any perceived flaws — no matter how obvious — and hard not to be impressed with the litany of future NFL stars — and they are very obvious.
Before I get into this week’s column, let me say congrats to the Auburn basketball team. Making it to the Final Four is a dream come true and huge accomplishment. As a ’Bama fan, I am truly jealous.
Alabama’s next basketball hire will be a big one. The rest of the SEC isn’t going to wait for the Tide to catch up to the league’s increasingly lofty standards. Four rivals are in the Sweet 16 this year and the conference won’t be any easier next season.
As if breaking two Southeastern Conference records and winning four gold medals wasn’t enough for Benjamin Russell graduate Robert Howard, he also added a pair of huge honors — one academic and one athletic — after last weekend’s SEC Swimming & Diving Championships.
Major college athletics needs a commissioner — someone who is willing to listen to multiple arguments for improvement then make tough (even if unpopular) decisions, someone who understands today’s landscape of player empowerment while maintaining valuable traditions unique to college sports.