When Alabama football quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa spoke to a group of Hawaii middle-schoolers, his message was about persevering in the face of adversity. Most of the coverage of Tua Tagovailoa speaking to students in Hawaii has centered on his inclination to leave Alabama football during last season. The information is accurate but somewhat mislea
May 18, 2018 ESPN 300 running back Devyn Ford has committed to Penn State , announcing his decision to be a member of the 2019 recruiting class on Friday when he unzipped his jacket to reveal a Nittany Lions T-shirt. Ford had been deciding between Virginia Tech and Penn State. "What I like about Penn State is just the fans," Ford said. "They have 1
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports Freshman Tua Tagovailoa was this close to leaving Alabama. But at halftime of the National Championship game, coach Nick Saban would turn to Tagovailoa to lead a comeback attempt. The rest, of course, is history. According to Taryn Hatcher of Hawaii News Now , though, it all comes back to that last game. “I told mys
So it was true that Tagovailoa considered leaving 'Bama. Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports The talk about Tua Tagovailoa considering transferring away from Alabama apparently was quite legitimate. Tagovailoa spoke at his former middle school in Hawaii on Thursday. According to Hawaii News Now, the Alabama quarterback told the students that he was di
Add ESPN’s Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon among those critical of Alabama coach Nick Saban’s comments about UCF. Recently, the analysts shared their stinging commentary on ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption about Saban, who made headlines when he criticized UCF for celebrating a self-declared national title following the 2017 season. On Tuesday, US
Alabama is off to an excellent recruiting start, and you should expect the Crimson Tide to continue their success. SEC Country’s Chris Kirschner will answer the Recruiting Question of the Day each weekday. You can ask him your questions on  Twitter  or on  Facebook.  Find our previous questions and answers  here. There are several Alabama targets w
The Alabama Crimson Tide football program could get used to playing USC in the first game of every college football season. After demolishing the Trojans 52-6 in the Cowboy Classic at AT&T Stadium to open the 2016 season, the Crimson Tide will line up against Southern California again in 2020 , and the athletic department needs to be ready for
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Should they or shouldn’t they have restrictions? That’s the question graduate transfers face from Alabama football and every program in the country. Alabama coach Nick Saban has said he believes programs should follow the rules in place unless there is a special academic circumstance that benefits the players. Personally, I belie
Welcome to SEC Country’s daily  Alabama Crimson Tide podcast  with Ryan Fowler. In this edition, we talk with a former SEC quarterback, Josh Booty, who played for Nick Saban at LSU. Topics discussed: Josh Booty was an MLB and NFL player who played for Nick Saban at LSU following his baseball career. He talks about playing for Saban and what Saban h
The folks at Druid City Brewery have done it again, as they’ve given Alabama, and SEC fans, another great piece of chalk art. This time featuring Nick Saban depicted as Thanos, the villain from Avengers: Infinity Wars. The brewery has done past works of art like Bret Bielema as Santa Claus and Steve Spurrier as the baby from Nirvana’s album Nevermi