Tuesday, February 19, 2019

CECIL HURT: Rescheduling SEC games not a problem — until it is

Football schedulng in the Southeastern Conference isn’t necessarily the source of most conspiracy theories. That would be SEC officiating, which provides new fodder for the paranoia mill on every fall Saturday. Scheduling comes close, though, largely because in a 14-team...

Tide earns 2020 defensive back’s commitment

Alabama bolstered its 2020 recruiting class Monday morning by landing a commitment from 3-star cornerback Jahquez Robinson. After visiting Tuscaloosa this past weekend, the Jacksonville, Florida, native took to Twitter to announce his pledge to the Crimson Tide. “After a Great...

PODCAST: 5 takeaways from Alabama’s new coaching staff

The TideSports staff gets together to discuss Alabama's new coaches, which were officially announced on Friday. They talk about the breakdown of offensive and defensive coaches, Nick Saban splitting up the secondary, staff turnover and where the new staff...

Trent Richardson’s late score wins it for Birmingham Iron

BIRMINGHAM — Trent Richardson ran left — nothing. He ran right — zip. He ran up the middle — forget it. For most of the game, everywhere the Birmingham Iron running back went the Salt Lake Stallions defense was waiting on him. But...

Alabama names 2019 football coaching staff

Alabama coach Nick Saban announced the addition of seven new assistant coaches to the staff. The coaches were announced in a news release Friday. Steve Sarkisian was named offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Pete Golding, who spent last season as...

PODCAST: Ranking SEC towns

Cecil Hurt and Ben Jones sit down to rank SEC towns based on their experience traveling around the conference for games. They talk about the game day experience, traditions, best stadiums, best restaurants and more which all factor into...

CECIL HURT: AAF financial success not yet determined

Is the Alliance of American Football going to be a financial success? That’s not certain and one weekend, albeit a successful first weekend in terms of positive reviews and decent television ratings, isn’t enough data to make any final...

PODCAST: Alabama radio play-by-play announcer Eli Gold

Alabama radio play-by-play announcer Eli Gold joins Ben Jones on the podcast. They discuss how Gold got the Alabama job in 1988, how he handles big moments on the radio, the maddest Nick Saban ever got at him and...

Birmingham Iron wins in AAF debut; Trent Richardson scores twice

BIRMINGHAM — A few things are missing — there are no kickoffs or extra points. There are new twists to the rules — defenses can’t rush more than five and there are no onside kicks. Despite the changes, it was still...

Birmingham Iron football team has Crimson Tide feel to it

The Alabama football season is over and recruiting has wrapped up but that doesn’t mean fans have to wait until spring to see some Crimson Tide football. Ten former Alabama players dot the roster for the Birmingham Iron, which will...
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