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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Alabama season opener time set

The University of Alabama and Florida State will open the 2017 season in prime time on ABC, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game announced Thursday. Alabama and FSU will play in Atlanta at 7 p.m. CT on Sept. 2. This will be the...

Alabama defensive coordinator names newborn son after two Crimson Tide stars

Jeremy Pruitt is a loyal man. The University of Alabama defensive coordinator proved the depth of that loyalty Tuesday afternoon announcing to the world that his newborn son, Flynt Anderson-Foster Pruitt, had been named after two of the stars of...

Tampa Bay signs first-round draft pick O.J. Howard

The Associated Press TAMPA — Tight end O.J. Howard has signed his rookie contract with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Howard, who was the 19th overall pick in last month's NFL draft, signed a four-year deal on Monday that includes a team...

Alabama recruiting roundup 5/22/2017: Four-star running back decommits from Alabama

Alabama recruiting continued to stay busy in the last week. Here are the latest updates Alabama’s recruiting targets. All star ratings and rankings come from the 247Sports composite: -Four-star running back Dameon Pierce has decided to decommit from Alabama. Pierce,...

Florida takes its 27th SEC All-Sports Award

  By Pat Dooley GateHouse Media Services GAINESVILLE, Florida — It hasn’t taken Scott Stricklin long to get used to the athletic culture at the University of Florida. “It’s amazing how quickly you become accustomed to it,” said the Florida athletic director between...

Former Alabama coach Gene Stallings recovering after mild stroke

Former University of Alabama head football coach Gene Stallings was hospitalized in Montgomery on Thursday night after suffering a mild stroke, but is now back at his Texas home. Stallings, speaking from his Paris, Texas, ranch on Saturday, said that...

CECIL HURT: QB debate is a rite of spring

For a second straight media opportunity this week, first on an SEC teleconference Monday and then in his pro-am appearances at the Regions Tradition golf event on Wednesday in Birmingham, Nick Saban was able to avoid any quarterback questions....

Nick Saban talks about lessons learned from Clemson loss

HOOVER | The man famous for instituting the 24-hour rule at the University of Alabama has been asked often recently to relive his team’s painful last-second loss in the College Football Playoff National Championship. To Nick Saban’s credit, he’s handled...

Alabama Recruiting Roundup 5/16/17: Alabama offers LSU commit

Alabama recruiting kept rolling along last week. Here are the latest updates Alabama's recruiting targets. All star ratings and rankings come from the 247Sports composite: -During an SEC coaches' teleconference on Monday, head coach Nick Saban said the Crimson Tide...

CECIL HURT: Little football talk at coaches’ discussion

The Southeastern Conference football coaches held a spring teleconference on Monday, with the questions centering far more on new rules (or possible future new rules) than plain old football. Well over half the questions asked were about the new...

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