Alabama football opens the season against Louisville with both teams facing unknowns. Let’s consider how three of those unknowns may play out. Almost no one in the college football world believes Louisville will seriously challenge Alabama football. Even with the game predicted to be one-sided, the Crimson Tide will challenge itself to play up to a
Aug 28, 2018 ESPN 100 guard Tre Mann verbally committed to Florida on Tuesday. He chose the Gators over North Carolina, Kansas and Tennessee. He recently checked in at No. 30 on our updated player rankings board . Why he committed: The Gators have had impressive recruiting classes since Mike White's arrival. Mann is the first impact in-state player
Aug 29, 2018 Email print Texas head coach Tom Herman was the assistant coach who accompanied former Buckeyes assistant Zach Smith to a strip club while on a recruiting trip, an Ohio State spokesperson confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday. The 2014 strip club trip also included high school coaches. Smith's $600 involvement in the Miami-based excursion was n
Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  By Grey Papke  |  Last updated 8/27/18 The college football season is upon us, and expectations vary per team. Only a select few programs have a realistic shot of reaching the College Football Playoff. For some schools, it will be a disappointing season if they don’t achieve that goal. There are a dozen o
Oct 1, 2016; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban and offensive coordinator Lane Kiffen prior to the game against Kentucky Wildcats at Bryant-Denny Stadium.  Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports Lane Kiffin loves to troll Nick Saban and take jabs at his former boss, but this time he decided to come to the Alabama coach’s defens
REALTIME RUMORS, GOSSIP, OPINIONS AND HUMOR FROM THE BEST SPORTS BLOGS GET OUR NEWSLETTER! Originally posted on Larry Brown Sports  |  By Larry Brown  |  Last updated 8/23/18 Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports It took a couple of years and a couple of transfers, but Blake Barnett is a starting college quarterback once again. Barnett has been told that h
Alabama football came in second to Georgia in the number of players named to the Coaches Preseason All-SEC team. The Tide had 10 selections to 12 for UGA. Should Alabama football fans feel slighted the SEC coaches value more Bulldogs than Crimson Tiders? More importantly, should Alabama football players be offended? It is best to not […]Alabama Foo
The third installment of ESPN’s Training Days: Rolling with the Tide follows the Alabama football team through a grueling week of fall camp. The opening shot of Training Days catches a weary-looking Nick Saban during practice as his Alabama football squad seems to have reached a breaking point. To further illustrate this, ESPN shows him wiping his
The Alabama football team worked outside in full pads again on Wednesday. Najee Harris appeared to be close to returning to practice action. For those Alabama football fans wondering exactly how many shotgun snaps Jalen and Tua took from Ross Piersbacher, our report may be lacking. There was no new practice information (same as Monday […]Alabama Fo
Nigel Owens/Getty Images College football is back. Like Herm Edwards back. Like Chip Kelly back. And while this first week’s slate of games is short, just four tantalizing morsels of collegiate gridiron goodness, it still marks the beginning of all that is good in the world. People like to call it “Week Zero” and say it doesn’t really count, but it