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Alabama season opener time set

The University of Alabama and Florida State will open the 2017 season in prime time on ABC, the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game announced Thursday. Alabama and FSU will play in Atlanta at 7 p.m. CT on Sept. 2. This will be the...

Alabama defensive coordinator names newborn son after two Crimson Tide stars

Jeremy Pruitt is a loyal man. The University of Alabama defensive coordinator proved the depth of that loyalty Tuesday afternoon announcing to the world that his newborn son, Flynt Anderson-Foster Pruitt, had been named after two of the stars of...

Former Alabama coach Gene Stallings recovering after mild stroke

Former University of Alabama head football coach Gene Stallings was hospitalized in Montgomery on Thursday night after suffering a mild stroke, but is now back at his Texas home. Stallings, speaking from his Paris, Texas, ranch on Saturday, said that...

CECIL HURT: QB debate is a rite of spring

For a second straight media opportunity this week, first on an SEC teleconference Monday and then in his pro-am appearances at the Regions Tradition golf event on Wednesday in Birmingham, Nick Saban was able to avoid any quarterback questions....

Nick Saban talks about lessons learned from Clemson loss

HOOVER | The man famous for instituting the 24-hour rule at the University of Alabama has been asked often recently to relive his team’s painful last-second loss in the College Football Playoff National Championship. To Nick Saban’s credit, he’s handled...

CECIL HURT: Little football talk at coaches’ discussion

The Southeastern Conference football coaches held a spring teleconference on Monday, with the questions centering far more on new rules (or possible future new rules) than plain old football. Well over half the questions asked were about the new...

Saban cautious about effects of early signing period

Nick Saban is the voice of college football and not just in this region of the country. So when he speaks, people listen. It was only natural, then, for the veteran head coach to be asked his opinion on a...

The cost of winning: Expense outweighs revenue in UA’s CFP run

It’s not cheap to operate the nation's most dominant football program. A postseason run to play for the 2016 national championship, in fact, cost the University of Alabama considerably more than it generated in revenue. The UA athletic department spent...

VIDEO: Nick Saban Peach Bowl Challenge 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GkifmNnRQM Watch Alabama coach Nick Saban discuss his experience with the Peach Bowl Challenge.

Nick Saban, football assistants get raises

New University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne, head football coach Nick Saban, nine assistant football coaches and a key staffer all got new or approved contracts Tuesday morning. The UA board of trustees’ compensation committee approved all 12 contracts via conference...

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