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...

Alabama leads way with 11 players invited to NFL combine

Alabama had 11 players announced to the 2019 NFL combine, it was announced on Thursday. Alabama and Clemson each had 11 players invited, the most of any school in the country. The 11 players, listed alphabetically, are: DL Isaiah Buggs RB Damien...

PODCAST: Could Alabama have 6 defensive starters on one NFL team?

Kareem Copeland, who covers the Washington Redskins for The Washington Post, joins Ben Jones on the podcast. They talk about the eight Alabama players who are currently signed to the Redskins and the possibility that six or even seven...

UA’s Jack Rutledge leaves behind legacy of love for family, people

Former University of Alabama assistant football coach Jack Rutledge, who passed away last Thursday at the age of 80, has been remembered for his playing prowess and his role as a coach or administrator on five national championship teams....

CECIL HURT: Jack Rutledge ‘The Governor’ embodied Alabama football

There were times during University of Alabama football practice in the 1970s when you’d look around for Jack Rutledge, who coached the centers and guards on the offensive line, and couldn’t spot him right away. Then you’d take a...

Pierschbacher not flying under the radar at Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Where: Ladd-Peebles Stadium, Mobile TV: NFL Network Alabama participants: Christian Miller, Isaiah Buggs, Ross Pierschbacher MOBILE — Offensive linemen aren’t usually the subject of attention. This week, though, former Alabama lineman Ross Pierschbacher knows he’s not flying under...

Isaiah Buggs’ goal for Senior Bowl is to improve versatility

MOBILE — Alabama likes to advertise itself as home of some of college football's most competitive practices. When those practices come to an end, there's one more place for some Alabama football players to compete before their NFL careers begin....

Alabama in the NFL: Conference championship games

Here is a look at how former University of Alabama football players fared in the National Football League in conference championship games: • Mark Barron, Los Angeles Rams linebacker, 9 tackles vs. New Orleans Saints • Gehrig Dieter, Kansas City Chiefs...

Deionte Thompson entering NFL draft

Redshirt junior safety Deionte Thompson is leaving for the NFL. He made the announcement on Twitter on Sunday. He’s the sixth Alabama player who could have returned for 2019 to turn pro, the most in a season in school history....

Four Alabama underclassmen declare for 2019 NFL draft

The three-year NFL plan was always a possibility for Jonah Williams. For Quinnen Williams, Josh Jacobs and Irv Smith Jr., it would have been too good to be true. All four underclassmen will enter the 2019 NFL draft, they announced at...
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