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The top 5 plays from the SEC championship highlight what was a bare knuckle brawl of a football game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. The Crimson Tide walked away from this match up with a victory and a shot at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the National Championship.
The Alabama Crimson Tide have secured a commitment from heralded receiving prospect Robert Foster of Monaca (Pa.) Central Valley. This commitment solidifies a stellar recruiting class for the Crimson Tide and adds additional firepower to an already loaded receiving corp for the Alabama. With AJ McCarron returning for his senior season, he will have many weapons to choose from when he leads the offense again in the fall of 2013.
Alabama’s Chance Warmack, Barrett Jones, and Dee Milliner were named ESPN First Team All-Americans. The Alabama Crimson Tide will play the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the BCS National Championship in Miami, Florida on January 7th.
Sports broadcast commentators Brent Musburger and Kirk Herbstreit analyze the match up between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. They will meet in Miami, Florida on January 7th to play for the BCS National Championship.
Alabama is already working on a replacement for defensive backs coach Jeremy Pruitt, who is reportedly leaving the program to become the new defensive coordinator at Florida State. Tennessee’s safeties coach Josh Conklin and cornerbacks coach Derrick Ansley, and Utah State’s Bill Busch have been approached by Alabama, with Conklin and Busch having already interviewed this week, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
It started innocently on Facebook and is blossoming into the state’s next fashion fad. “Can I get a Roll Tide?” Slap that question, written in white, on a crimson t-shirt and watch out. That’s what Justin Crisler of Huntsville has discovered. He maintains a popular Facebook site known as “Can I get a Roll Tide?” and, given that more than 20,000 people have “liked” the page, Crisler thought the group needed a t-shirt. But now the whim has turned into a cause. Crisler is now soliciting donations to send the t-shirts to soldiers overseas on a second Facebook page: TideforTroops.
Harry Hiestand traded Tennessee orange for the golden domes of Notre Dame before the 2012 season, but he just can’t get away from Alabama. The BCS National Championship game will mark the third time in as many years that the veteran offensive line coach will prepare his unit for Alabama’s defensive line.
Not much has changed since Tuesday’s practice, as the same players–Barrett Jones, Jesse Williams and Jarrick Williams–are still wearing their black non-contact jerseys. One assistant coach was MIA, however.
On another nice afternoon, the Alabama football team is holding its second postseason practice Wednesday as it continues to preparation for the BCS Championship Game. The second-ranked Crimson Tide (12-1) will meet top-ranked Notre Dame (12-0) on Jan. 7 in Miami Gardens, Fla.
As Alabama started practice for the BCS National Championship Game, Crimson Tide Coach Nick Saban enumerated the fundamentals work that will take place in the first five days before the team breaks for Christmas after Saturday’s practice.
Make it three Coach of the Year awards for Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly. The third-year Fighting Irish coach was named the Associated Press’ coach of the year today. He received 25 of a possible 49 votes, beating out Penn State’s Bill O’Brien, who was second with 14.
In the 5-star culture of college recruiting, it is not always easy for players to live up to the considerable hype. When they participate in postseason events like last week’s Alabama-Mississippi Classic, some get lost in the wash. Then there are players like Auburn High’s Reuben Foster.
Senior linebacker Nico Johnson, one of the leaders on an Alabama defense that ranks No. 1 in the nation, has accepted an invitation to the Senior Bowl. He’s the first Alabama player to be announced as a 2013 participant, and he’s unlikely to be the last.
Alabama linebacker Nico Johnson is coming to the Senior Bowl, the all-star game confirmed via Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. The former Andalusia High School star is the Crimson Tide’s third-leading tackler this season heading into its meeting with Notre Dame in the BCS national championship game on Jan. 7. Johnson is the first Alabama player confirmed for the 2013 game. He is not expected to be the last.