Alabama recruiting roundup 1/15/2018: Dead Period Ends

The recruiting dead period officially ended at midnight on Jan. 11 and National Signing Day is less than a month away. Alabama will be hot on the recruiting trail. The Crimson Tide will host at least 11 prospects next...

CECIL HURT: Early signing just dampens both days

Imagine if the nation decided collectively to split Independence Day into two national holidays. There’d still be a Fourth of July, but we’d also have an Eleventh of May. Which day would you choose for your fireworks display? Which...

Bios for all 15 of Alabama’s early signees

Eyabi Anoma (pictured) 247Sports Composite ranking: 5-star High school: St. Francis Academy (Baltimore) Height: 6-5 Weight: 230 Position: Defensive end Chose Alabama over: Michigan, Maryland Of note: Ranked No. 4 overall in ESPN300 and No. 2 defensive end, Anoma was the top-rated prospect in Maryland. Jalyn...

Alabama addresses secondary needs, signs 15 in early signing period

For the first time in a long time, Nick Saban was a rookie. That’s not entirely accurate, but neither the Alabama coach nor any other coach in America had ever experienced an early signing period in college football. That’s because...

PODCAST: Recapping signing day with Chris Kirschner

TideSports' Ben Jones is joined by Chris Kirschner of SECcountry.com to discuss Alabama's class after the December signing date. They discuss the Tide's biggest gets, like 5-star defensive end Eyabi Anoma, the toughest misses, and what the class might...

Signing Day Central: December 2017

The first December signing date for college football is here. Alabama has closed strong with six commitments this month to move up to the top 10 in the team rankings. Follow along here all day long for updates as...

Nick Saban is no fan of early signing day

Nick Saban spoke out against the early signing day when it was first announced. He weighed in again a couple weeks later with the backdrop of SEC spring meetings, and he wasn't alone. His opinions haven't changed on it now...

Will early signing period bring any surprises for Tide?

On the eve of the first early signing date for college football, Alabama’s current 16 commitments rank seventh nationally in the 247Sports.com composite rankings. Of those commitments, one is already on campus, and the majority are expected to sign...

Alabama QB target Bo Nix leads Pinson Valley to state championship

Pinson Valley quarterback Bo Nix accomplished something that his father never did, winning a high school state championship at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Next year, he’ll have to decide if he wants to continue the family tradition and head to Auburn like...

Jalyn Armour-Davis helped Alabama’s late recruiting flurry

Jalyn Armour-Davis was a busy man last week. He helped Alabama’s recruiting class land three more prospects in two days. He made a key play for St. Paul’s Episcopal in its 5A state championship game at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Then he...

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