Alabama in the NFL: Week Two

Here is a look at how former University of Alabama football players and others with area ties fared in the National Football League in Week Two: Jonathan Allen, Washington Redskins defensive tackle, made 4 tackle with 2 quarterback hurries vs....

Alabama in the NFL: Week One

Here is a look at how former University of Alabama football players and others with area ties fared in the National Football League in Week One: Jonathan Allen, Washington Redskins defensive tackle, made 1 tackle with 2 quarterback hurries vs....

Eight former Alabama players on NFL coaching staffs

Eight former Alabama football players will be on National Football League coaching staffs when the NFL season opens this week. That's in addition to the 54 current players on 28 NFL teams. John Mitchell, who played defensive end in the...

Alabama in the NFL: 54 former players on league payrolls

The National Football League season will open with only five teams having no former Alabama players on their rosters. The Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers are carrying no former Crimson Tide players. Two...

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...
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