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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Alabama or Auburn? Mercer coach says that’s a tough call

By Michael Southern Special to Tidesports.com   As one of the few people to lead a team into both Jordan-Hare Stadium and Bryant-Denny Stadium this season, Mercer head coach Bobby Lamb declined the opportunity to offer an Iron Bowl prediction following a...

NOTEBOOK: Injured Tide players get the day off against Mercer

Alabama starting left guard, Ross Pierschbacher, a three-year starter, did not play Saturday. Senior J.C. Hassenauer started in his place. Pierschbacher sustained a high ankle sprain in the first quarter last week in Alabama’s 31-24 win against Mississippi State. Hassenauer...

Another routine day for Tide star receiver Calvin Ridley

It’s been pretty clear all season that Calvin Ridley is Alabama’s No. 1 receiving option. The Mercer Bears learned it first-hand Saturday. The Crimson Tide’s junior wideout caught only three passes, but he went for 101 yards and a touchdown...

Josh Jacobs plays multiple roles in win over Mercer

Josh Jacobs owns an expansive resume. He does his job well as a running back, he’s involved in Alabama's passing game, and, the most recent addition, he has a spot on special teams. The only thing missing is defense. “It’s huge...

Dylan Moses & Alabama defense finish with a shutout

It was the final moment of Rashaan Evans' playing career in Alabama’s home stadium. It was one of the first moments for Dylan Moses. The senior linebacker left the field with three tackles and a 56-0 shutout. "That's kind of how...

ANALYSIS: Back-ups get their time to shine in Tide rout

The back-up quarterback entered the game with nearly 12 minutes remaining…in the second quarter. That’s the kind of day it was for No. 1 Alabama in a 56-point shutout thrashing over Mercer on Saturday afternoon. And that’s the kind of...

Emotional senior day in Alabama rout of Mercer

In No. 1 Alabama’s final home game of the 2017 season, Nick Saban showed a side that sometimes goes unnoticed. He was emotional — and generous. The generosity was evident in the offensive output as eight different players scored touchdowns in...

CECIL HURT: Now we can turn our attention to the ‘Game of the Year’

Now we can all talk about what we've all been talking about anyway. Now we can dispense with the loser-takes-paycheck game and proceed to the winner-takes-all game between Alabama and Auburn. We can compare scores. Auburn will lead with Mississippi...

VIDEO: Rashaan Evans, Hootie Jones, Josh Jacobs and Cam Sims Interviews After Mercer Game...

Rashaan Evans: https://youtu.be/gRGjBmIxn74 Hootie Jones: https://youtu.be/g0ijxv9S9aM Josh Jacobs: https://youtu.be/PswRcNBqwnI Cam Sims: https://youtu.be/s6IT176lipE

PHOTOS: Alabama Whips Mercer 56-0

The Crimson Tide dominated Merecer in the final home game of the season.

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