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John Parker Wilson excited about new role

John Parker Wilson never has strayed far from Alabama football. The former Alabama quarterback has remained close to the program while living in Birmingham after his NFL career ended. Now he’ll be back at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturdays this...

Michael Williams returns to Pickens County High as head football coach

A decade later, Michael Williams is back in the hometown where his football career began, to take over the Pickens County High School program. Williams, a 2008 PCHS graduate who went on to play tight end at Alabama and in...

John Parker Wilson tabbed for radio analyst position

Former Alabama quarterback John Parker Wilson will be color analyst on the Alabama football radio broadcast team this fall, with fellow former Crimson Tide player Rashad Johnson reporting from the sideline. Wilson will replace Phil Savage, who announced earlier this...

Notes: Joey Jones and Will Friend back in the SEC

WEDNESDAY RECAP FROM SEC MEDIA DAYS A couple of former Alabama players will be filling new roles as assistants on SEC coaching staffs in 2018. Will Friend is offensive line coach at Tennessee and Joey Jones is special teams coach...

One hit changed former Alabama football player’s life

By Jesse Dougherty The Washington Post NORCROSS, Ga. – They watched the same episode of “Sesame Street” four times. He fed his baby daughter lunch while pacing around the house. The midday sun ducked behind a rain cloud, dimming the...

Ex-NFL, Alabama player Keith McCants arrested on drug charge

The Associated Press ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A former defensive end for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the University of Alabama has been arrested on drug charges in Florida. Pinellas County Jail records show 50-year-old Keith McCants was arrested early Monday...

Report: Brandon Kennedy enrolling at Tennessee

Offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy has joined the Tennessee program, transferring from Alabama, according to a report by GoVols247. Kennedy is a graduate transfer and will be eligible to play immediately this fall. He is expected to enroll in as a...

Minkah Fitzpatrick named Alabama Amateur Athlete of the Year

Minkah Fitzpatrick finished his Alabama career as one of the most decorated players in program history. He added one more honor this week when he was named the state’s Amateur Athlete of the Year by the Alabama Sports Writers’...

E.J. Junior back on College HOF ballot

For a second consecutive year, former University of Alabama linebacker E.J. Junior was named to the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame Ballot, which was released on Monday. Junior was also on last year’s ballot but was not chosen as...

Misdemeanor marijuana charge dropped against Reuben Foster

By Ben Jones and Stephanie Taylor TideSports.com A judge has dismissed a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge against former Alabama linebacker Reuben Foster, according to court documents. Foster, 24, was arrested on the charge in Tuscaloosa on Jan. 12. It was dismissed Friday...

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