Former Alabama QB new head coach at Bessemer City

Former University of Alabama quarterback Andrew Zow has taken a head coaching job with the Bessemer High School football team. Zow, who played for the Crimson Tide from 1998-2001, was the head coach of the Calera Eagles since 2016. Zow takes...

Bart Starr remembered at memorial in Alabama

Associated Press BIRMINGHAM — Former NFL quarterbacking great Bart Starr was remembered Sunday at a public memorial event in his native Alabama. An event celebrating Starr's legacy as a star of professional and college football was held Sunday afternoon at Samford...

Revised plans to Bryant-Denny Stadium add $17 million to the budget

By Ed Enoch Staff Writer The University of Alabama System board of trustees on Friday will consider plans to revise the designs for the renovation of Bryant-Denny Stadium and increase the budget of the project by $17 million. The full board meets...

Former UA standouts Samuels, Junior on 2020 College HOF ballot

    Two former University of Alabama football greats were on the ballot for the 2020 College Football Hall of Fame announced by the National Football Foundation on Monday.   E.J. Junior III, an All-American defensive end on two of Coach...

CECIL HURT: Starr, as quarterback and person, was the legend of a lifetime

To say that Bart Starr was, in my eyes, the definitive NFL player of his time actually understates the case. That’s partly a measure of the greatness of Starr, who passed away Sunday at the age of 85 after a...

Former Alabama, NFL great Bart Starr dies at 85

Former Alabama quarterback and NFL Hall of Famer Bart Starr died early Sunday at the age of 85 in Birmingham. The health of the Crimson Tide and Green Bay Packers great had been in decline since suffering a stroke in...

Browns coach Freddie Kitchens surprises Kareem Hunt at baptism

By Tom Withers The Associated Press ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Browns coach Freddie Kitchens, a former Alabama player, has been watching Kareem Hunt work toward redemption. On Sunday, he showed the running back that he’s got his full support. Kitchens and general manager...

Julio Jones does not report at start of Falcons’ OTAs

By D. Orlando Ledbetter The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (TNS) FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. — Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, who was promised a contract extension this offseason, did not report Monday to the start of the team’s organized team activities. The Falcons, like...

Report: After one play, linebacker Reuben Foster suffers season-ending ACL injury

By Chris Biderman The Sacramento Bee (TNS) SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Reuben Foster’s 2019 season ended after just one practice rep. The former 49ers linebacker and former Alabama player sustained a season-ending ACL tear, as first reported by NFL Media, during his...

Quinnen Williams eager to be big building block for Jets’ D

Associated Press FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Quinnen Williams stepped through the doors of the New York Jets' training facility for the first time and couldn't help but get a bit starstruck. The No. 3 overall draft pick from the University of...
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