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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Officials to coaches: Get back

Get back, get back Get back to where you once belonged – The Beatles, “Get Back”   The Beatles sent the message out in 1969. Almost 50 years later, college football coaches are hearing it from officials. Get back. Back on the sideline. Coaches have been...

Four Alabama players named to Walter Camp Award Watch List

Minkah Fitzpatrick, Calvin Ridley, Bo Scarbrough and Jalen Hurts were named to the 2017 Walter Camp Award list, announced by the Walter Camp Foundation on Friday. Fitzpatrick, Ridley and Scarbrough are all juniors, Hurts will be a sophomore. The quartet...

B.J. Emmons, Aaron Robinson to transfer

Sophomore running back B.J. Emmons and sophomore defensive back Aaron Robinson intend to transfer from the University of Alabama football program, The Tuscaloosa News learned. AL.com first reported the news Thursday afternoon. Emmons played in seven games in 2016, rushing for 173...

Alabama duo named to Doak Walker watch list

Bo Scarbrough and Damien Harris have been named to the 2017 preseason Doak Walker Award watch list. The award is given annually to the nation’s premier running back for his accomplishments on the field, achievement in the classroom and citizenship...

Alabama-Florida State playing for conference pride

It’s talking season. That’s not the official name of the various media days taking place all over the country the last two weeks, but it might as well be. Talking season is just that: talking. Soon it will be playing season...

Alabama recruiting roundup 7/17/2017. Alabama finds recruits during media days

While all the media’s attention was on SEC Media Days, Alabama had a strong week of recruiting. All-star ratings and rankings come from the 247Sports composite: Three-star defensive tackle Jalen Cunningham announced his top three schools on Twitter early last...

How did Alabama do in the Capital One Cup?

The University of Alabama finished 15th in the final Capital One Cup standings for the 2016-17 school year, with the women raking 42nd. The cup is awarded annually to the top men’s and women’s NCAA Division I athletic programs, based...

Fitzpatrick has a ‘different type of motivation’

HOOVER -- Minkah Fitzpatrick feels the Alabama Crimson Tide has a chip on its shoulder, despite winning 17 consecutive SEC games and making the national championship game the past two seasons. Fitzpatrick is treating the loss to Clemson in last...

Alabama players make Butkus/Hornung watch lists

Three more University of Alabama football players were named to preseason award watch lists Monday morning, joining a bevy of Crimson Tide players named last week. Minkah Fitzpatrick saw his list of preseason accolades grow when he was named to...

Bozeman has an important role for Alabama football this season

HOOVER — Being the only senior starter returning to an offense is no light burden, but Bradley Bozeman knows the important role he needs to play for Alabama to reach its full potential. “We have to stay strong in our...

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