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Bill O’Brien named Alabama offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach

O’Brien spent six-plus years as the head coach of the NFL’s Houston Texans.

  Mac Jones, Jaylen Waddle included in 5 Alabama players to declare for NFL Draft

Nick Saban wins 2020 Paul ‘Bear’ Bryant Coach of the Year Award

  Alabama men’s hoops undefeated in SEC play after beating Kentucky 85-65

  14 arrested as National Championship celebration draws massive crowd to The Strip

Mac Jones on Alabama’s 2020 season: ‘I think we’re the best team to ever play.’

Nick Saban wins 7th national championship, surpasses Paul Bear Bryant for most national titles

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  Alabama defeats Ohio State 52-24 in CFP National Championship Game

Former Alabama quarterback and high school coach Andrew Zow going to Clemson

  Parents of Alabama players on the 2020 football season: ‘It’s been emotional’

Alabama football players take home six more national honors

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith wins Biletnikoff Award, Walter Camp Player of the Year

Nick Saban says WR Jaylen Waddle a ‘game-day decision’

  Nick Saban: ‘There were discussions’ on postponing CFP National Championship

After reports surfaced earlier this week about the national championship game possibly being pushed back a week due to COVID-19 concerns within the Ohio State program, Nick Saban confirmed Thursday there were discussions.

Alabama WR Jaylen Waddle back at practice, teammates: ‘He’s looking good’

Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle is back at practice this week after fracturing his right ankle against Tennessee in October.

  DeVonta Smith on winning Heisman Trophy: ‘I never sat up and thought I could possibly win it’

For the first time in 30 years, a wide receiver captured college football’s most prestigious award, the Heisman Memorial Trophy.

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith was awarded the 2020 Heisman Trophy in a virtual ceremony Tuesday evening.

Heisman Trophy shipped to each school ahead of virtual ceremony

CFP Exec. Director, Ohio State AD: National Championship game still on

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith named 2020 Paul Hornung Award Winner

Alabama women’s basketball player wins $20,000 CFP/Dr. Pepper tuition grant

Alabama Offensive Line wins the 2020 Joe Moore Award

Heisman Trophy: Mac Jones, DeVonta Smith all business

Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian takes head coaching job at UT

Sarkisian will coach Alabama through the National Championship - but after that, he's a Longhorn.

Alabama topples Fighting Irish 31-14; advances to CFB National Championship

A stellar offensive performance to secure the Tide’s spot in the College Football Playoff National Championship for the fifth time in six seasons.

  Watch! Alabama leaves for College Football Playoff semifinal game

The Crimson Tide boarded buses Thursday afternoon outside the Mal Moore Athletic Complex before taking the hour and 10 minute flight to Dallas.

  Alex Leatherwood on Alabama’s 2017 recruiting class: ‘We’re the greatest of all time’

When you have three of the top five Heisman candidates, Alabama knows it’s got something special on offense, and it all goes back to the 2017 recruiting class.

Alabama star WR wins AP Player of Year award

Alabama’s DeVonta Smith is The Associated Press college football player of the year and the first wide receiver to win.

Alabama Football Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian wins Broyles Award

Alabama Offensive Coordinator Steve Sarkisian was named the winner of 2020 Broyles Award.

Alabama’s Jones, Smith, Harris lead 6 Tide AP All-Americans

Heisman Trophy finalists Mac Jones and DeVonta Smith have been selected to The Associated Press All-America team, leading a contingent of five Alabama players on the first-team offense.

Heisman finalists named: Jones, Smith, Harris all in Top 5

Alabama quarterback Mac Jones and Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith are both finalists along with Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle Trask.

2020 SEC Football Awards littered with Alabama players

The Southeastern Conference announced Tuesday that Alabama picked up six SEC individual awards voted on by the league’s coaches.

College football playoffs announced

AP has released the playoff games

  Alabama wins SEC Championship, Nick Saban’s favorite one

Nick Saban said this is his favorite SEC Championship win given the adversity the team has had to overcome with COVID-19.

Alabama survives Gator battle to win SEC Championship 52-46

Saturday night brought the best out of the east and west, when SEC division heavyweights Alabama and Florida met under the Mercedes dome in Atlanta for the SEC Championship title.

  Nick Saban on retirement: ‘I want to continue to do it as long as I can’

During the SEC coaches press conference Thursday afternoon, Nick Saban was asked when he might retire.

Mac Jones wins Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award

Mac Jones joins AJ McCarron (2013) and Jay Barker (1994) as the only Alabama players to capture the award.

‘I have a tremendous amount of respect for Gus’: Nick Saban reacts to Auburn firing head football coach

During an SEC Championship teleconference, Alabama head football coach Nick Saban said he has a lot of respect for Malzahn.

Bear Bryant’s Houndstooth hats sells for $73k at auction

The piece of college football history is listed as: Black and white checkered size 7 3/8 hat shows heavy wear with feather in the band, red satin liner with “The Original Paul Bear Bryant” logo in the center and gold replica signature on the sweatband.

Offense continues score streak, 3rd quarter injuries, Bama still rises to the top over Arkansas

Alabama smokes the Razorbacks 52-3

Quinnen Williams’ foundation helping 100 Birmingham-area families this Christmas

The Quinnen Williams Foundation is using $50,000 to help families.

  Alabama football radio voice Eli Gold tests positive for COVID-19, will do pregame show remotely

Eli Gold, the radio voice of the Crimson Tide, says he has tested positive for COVID-19. Gold made the announcement Thursday evening on 'Hey Coach'.

  UPDATE: Funeral arrangements announced for former Alabama head coach Ray Perkins

Perkins coached at the University of Alabama from 1983 to 1986.

SEC releases fan advisory for 2020 championship game

The Southeastern Conference released details Tuesday about safeguards to be taken for the 2020 SEC Football Championship Game in Atlanta coming up on Saturday, December 19 between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Florida Gators.

Jalen Hurts named starting quarterback for Philadelphia Eagles this weekend

Coach Doug Pederson tweeted he’s looking “for that spark again to try and get the team over the hump.”

LSU yields under Alabama’s weight in Death Valley

The true standard of a team set apart is consistency, and Alabama is capable of creating one outstanding moment after another.

It’s official: Alabama will play Arkansas on December 12

Alabama will conclude the regular season at Arkansas Saturday, Dec. 12 (rescheduled from Dec. 5), the league office announced Friday.

Nick Saban cleared to return to the field this weekend

Coach says he’s feeling good and ready to coach his team from the sideline Saturday as they take on LSU.

Alabama remains atop the College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama remains unbeaten going into Saturday’s game at LSU.

No. 22 Auburn falls to No. 1 Alabama in the 85th Iron Bowl

In the 85th Iron Bowl matchup, the Auburn Tigers fell to the Alabama Crimson Tide 42-13.

LSU to host Bama Dec. 5; Ole Miss game to be rescheduled

The LSU and Alabama game that was originally scheduled for Nov. 14, but was postponed due to a COVID-19 outbreak within the Tigers football program may finally have a tentative date to make-up that game, according to a report from The Advocate newspaper.

  Man will attend his 61st Iron Bowl

He’s gone every year since 1959, when his father, the late Alan Cohn, took him.

Crews getting Bryant-Denny ready for Iron Bowl

The Assistant Director of Athletic Fields at The University of Alabama tweeted some pictures of field prep Thanksgiving morning.

Operation Iron Ruck raises awareness for veteran suicide

Student veterans from the University of Alabama and Auburn University walk 151 miles in three days from Jordan-Hare Stadium to Bryant-Denny Stadium.

  Alabama Head Football Coach Nick Saban tests positive for COVID-19, will probably miss Iron Bowl

He has very mild symptoms, so this test will not be categorized as a potential false positive.

Former Alabama player, Hendrick pit crew team member killed with wife in crash

Rowdy Harrell died in an automobile crash during his honeymoon in Florida. His wife Blakley was also killed.

Alabama tops the College Football Playoff rankings

Alabama remains unbeaten going into Saturday’s Iron Bowl against Auburn.

Tuscaloosa native and White Sox shortstop donates 205 turkeys

In addition to this annual turkey drive, the 2020 Silver Slugger Award winner created Anderson’s League of Leaders (ALOL) to provide youth affected by gun violence with mentorship and the tools needed to succeed.

Tuscaloosa and Auburn mayors continue Iron Bowl wager tradition

The two mayors have agreed that if the Alabama Crimson Tide wins, Anders will make a $100 donation to the Tuscaloosa Pre-K Initiative. If the Auburn Tigers prevail, Maddox will make a $100 donation to the United Way of Lee County.

Alabama men’s basketball program placed on 3-year probation

The probation does not include a loss of scholarships or postseason ban.

Alabama overshadows Kentucky effort in 63-3 win

The Alabama Crimson Tide delivered an exceptional win over Kentucky Saturday, after coronavirus and scheduling kept them off the field for almost three weeks.

Auburn, Bama players selected in first round of NBA Draft

Two players - one from Auburn and one from Alabama - were selected in the first round of the NBA Draft Wednesday evening.

SEC to allow scheduling flexibility for remainder of 2020 football season

The Southeastern Conference announced Friday they will utilize December 19 as a play date for college football games that need to be rescheduled during the 2020 regular season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

THE INVESTIGATORS: Incident report details what led officers to encounter with Koy Moore

As the Baton Rouge Police Department continues to investigate claims that LSU freshman wide receiver, Koy Moore, was violated by three officers, an incident report obtained by the 9News Investigators details what led officers to that encounter in the first place.

  Alabama at LSU game postponed because of COVID-19

Coach Ed Orgeron said Monday several players had tested positive for COVID-19.

  ‘Kind of like you’re at the kids’ table’: Bama QB Mac Jones on going home during the pandemic

Jones said going home was definitely different this year.

Alabama, LSU prepare despite game being in jeopardy

It’s one of the biggest college football games of the year and it’s now potentially in jeopardy.

LSU starting QB Myles Brennan ruled out for Alabama game, Orgeron says

LSU head coach Ed Orgeron said starting quarterback Myles Brennan has been ruled out for Saturday’s matchup with Alabama.

USA Today: Alabama new No. 1 in Amway Coaches Poll

The Tide had a bye week Saturday as former No. 1 Clemson lost in double-overtime to Notre Dame 47-40.

  Alabama running back Trey Sanders hurt in car accident

“Trey Sanders was involved in a car accident this morning and is in stable condition after sustaining non-life threating injuries."

Raven’s Marlon Humphrey, former Bama standout tests positive for COVID-19

Humphrey posted his diagnosis on Twitter.

  Stingy Alabama defense leads to shutout against Mississippi State

Alabama gets a week off next week and then will play LSU in Death Valley on Nov. 14.

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5-star top recruit from Pinson picks Bama

McKinstry picked the Tide over Auburn and LSU.

Not in the NFL yet, but happy National Tight Ends Day!

According to ESPN, it’s something that started as an inside joke in the Niners' locker room and has now become a league holiday on the fourth Sunday of October.

Alabama’s 48-17 win over Tennessee costs the Tide one of its star receivers

On the opening kick, superstar wide receiver Jaylen Waddle suffered a season ending ankle injury on the return.

Alabama Wide receiver Jaylen Waddle out for the season following leg injury

One of the Crimson Tide’s most explosive players, Jaylen Waddle is out for the season

  ‘This is nothing to play with’: Alabama great Trent Richardson said he and family had COVID-19

Richardson said he got COVID-19 along with his 6-year-old son and other family members. He said his son had headaches. Richardson lost his sense of taste, smell, voice, fever and headaches..

  ’Not expecting to hear the news so fast’: Tua’s mom talks about her #1 starting for the Miami Dolphins

Diane Tagovailoa says they weren’t expecting to hear the news so fast considering Miami has a bye this weekend, but as soon as Tua called them, she says it was an emotional moment.

Former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa makes NFL debut in Miami Dolphins’ shutout win

First round draft pick and former Saint Louis quarterback Tua Tagovailoa made his NFL debut on Sunday in the final minutes of the Miami Dolphins dominant 24-0 win over the New York Jets.

Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban will coach the Tide against Georgia Saturday night

Saban was cleared Saturday morning to coach the game.