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Here’s What The Turnout For Alabama’s Championship Parade Looked Like

The Alabama Crimson Tide held its national championship parade in Tuscaloosa this afternoon.<p>Winning isn’t exactly a new thing at Alabama. The team …

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CFP Semi-Final Grades

There are some things you just do not want to do.<p>You know what I’m talking about. Obviously bad ideas, actions with such foreseeable adverse …

2017 Championship Grades

Back in the day……when dinosaurs ruled the Earth…..freshmen at the Capstone enrolled in the College of Arts and Sciences took a core curriculum …

Tire Store Report National Championship

As we all expected, an epic set of The Grades for an epic season. Thank you, Commissioner. In this case, the classics were sort of upside down, in …

Alabama had never won a championship quite like this

When you need all of your fingers and most of your toes to count your national championships, the latest addition to the trophy hallway could be just …

Legendary sports broadcaster Keith Jackson dies at 89

Keith Jackson, one of the most distinctive voices in college football for half a century, died Friday night. He was 89.<p>ESPN, the sister Disney company to ABC where Jackson spent much of his career, said the family had confirmed Jackson’s death.<p>Jackson called the biggest events in college football …

Saban Adds Ace Recruiter to Staff

After losing defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt and secondary coach Derrick Ansley in the same year that teams are allowed to add a tenth on-field …

The 10 important lessons we learned from the 2017 college football season

These are things to remember as we transition into the 2018 offseason<p>As confetti fell from the roof of Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta and a joyous …

Why Nick Saban Turned to Tua Tagovailoa to Write a New Alabama Legend

He held his headset in his hands, and if he hadn’t needed it, he might have thrown it all the way from Atlanta to Tuscaloosa. Alabama coach Nick …

Alabama receiver Calvin Ridley says he will enter draft

Alabama junior wide receiver Calvin Ridley is entering the NFL draft.<p>Ridley announced his decision in a Twitter post Wednesday, two days after the …

Finally, some good news for Alabama football: 1,000-yard RB Damien Harris reportedly returning for senior season

lol<p>Looking over Alabama’s depth chart going into next season produced only a couple worries. Almost every top contributor in the defensive backfield is leaving, including Minkah Fitzpatrick, and most expected top running backs Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough to leave. Oh, and ace punter JK Scott is …

Four takeaways from Alabama title game win: The Tua Effect and intriguing last play

What a game.<p>What a thrilling ending to a season full of twists and turns.<p>Alabama's 26-23 victory over Georgia in the College Football Playoff …

How Alabama’s National Championship-winning touchdown pass worked

The 41-yard pass that won the title was a blend of Alabama skill and Georgia mistakes.<p>Football game-planning can be complicated sometimes. Coaches and players spend long hours developing intricate strategies to outsmart the opposition.<p>The play that Alabama used to sink Georgia in overtime of …

Georgia Lets a National Title Slip Through Its Fingers in Heartbreaking Fashion

The line to get into the Georgia locker room as the confetti stopped falling inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium was almost as bad as the lines to get …

Nick Saban had a simple explanation for why he made the game-changing decision to switch quarterbacks in the middle of the national championship game

The Alabama Crimson Tide won the 2017 college football national championship on Monday night, beating the Georgia Bulldogs in overtime, 26-23, in Atlanta at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.<p>It was a game filled with big moments. But undoubtedly the biggest decision in the game came at halftime, when …

College Football

Why You Should Pull for Alabama

Dynasties don’t last forever, so let’s roll with the Tide while we can<p><i>Editor’s note: With the all-SEC national championship game set for Monday in Atlanta, we asked two prominent Southern writers—and unabashed fans—for their take on the big game. See Tommy Tomlinson’s essay about Georgia here.</i><p>When …

Lane Kiffin explains why Alabama wanted to face Georgia in title game

According to former Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin, Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide got exactly what they wanted when the Georgia Bulldogs beat Baker Mayfield and Oklahoma in the Rose Bowl, setting up an All-SEC title game.<p>In an interview with ESPN, the Florida Atlantic head coach broke …

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Georgia Wants Alabama. Gulp.

The Southeastern Conference rivals have played three times since 2008. Georgia fans wince at the mere sound of Alabama because of what happened in those three games. But will this time be different?<p>The story of college football in the playoff era can be told in three words: “We Want Bama.”<p>For at …

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Four Takeaways from Alabama's CFP win vs. Clemson: Brian Daboll's course correction & more

Alabama authored one of its most impressive performances of the season by recapturing its identity.<p>The Crimson Tide flashed brawn with a physical …

Alabama starting LB to miss title game with knee injury

Alabama will be without another starting linebacker for Monday's national championship game.<p>Anfernee Jennings on Wednesday said he had successful …

All-SEC finale validates league, but irritates many outsiders

CHAMPIONSHIP<p>All-SEC finale validates league, but irritates many outsiders<p>Alabama vs. Georgia. Mentor Nick Saban vs. Protege Kirby Smart.<p>SEC West vs. …

No. 4 Alabama’s defense delivers payback, big statement

Alabama’s defense not only delivered some payback to Clemson but a strong statement entering the national championship game.<p>For all the injuries and …

College Football

How Many National Championships Has Alabama Won?

No. 4 Alabama defeated No. 1 Clemson 24–6 in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game on Monday night, which means head coach Nick Saban will get another chance …

CFP National Championship 2018: Early Predictions for Alabama vs. Georgia

Critics would hate to admit it, but it seems the College Football Playoff selection committee made the right choice in locking the Alabama Crimson Tide into the top four.<p>Alabama avenged its championship loss to the Clemson Tigers last year in a convincing 24-6 victory in the semifinal round …

Is the College Football Playoff championship getting a little too familiar?

LOS ANGELES — College football, that kooky, coast-to-coast concoction, relies heavily on its occasional cross-regional, cross-cultural, nonconference matchups, and the way they foment all the arguments, envies, resentments, contempts, immodesties and other invaluable bad vibes.<p>When Southern …

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Alabama's Nick Saban critical of College Football Playoff scheduling

Alabama coach Nick Saban lamented what he feels is a quick turnaround from the College Football Playoff semifinal games to the championship game, …

Ticket prices for the national championship game skyrocketed after Georgia won the Rose Bowl

Georgia defeated Oklahoma in a double-overtime thriller at the Rose Bowl on Monday night to punch their ticket to the national title game. But fans of the Bulldogs looking for tickets of their own to attend the game will be paying a premium to get into the arena on January 8.<p>With the game being …

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Lane Kiffin has excellent advice for what to do when Nick Saban screams at you

Getting yelled at by Nick Saban has to be terrifying, and everyone watching the Sugar Bowl on Monday night got a front-row seat to Alabama’s head coach ripping offensive coordinator Brian Daboll apart.<p>Daboll replaced Lane Kiffin this season, and the now-Florida Atlantic coach clearly remembers what …

Alabama's Brown: Dabo Swinney disrespected us

After experiencing the sweetness of a Sugar Bowl victory over Clemson on Monday night, Alabama safety Tony Brown unloaded his sour feelings toward …

Cris Carter reacts to No. 4 Alabama defeating No. 1 Clemson in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the National Championship

Cris Carter reacts to the No. 4 Alabama Crimson Tide defeating the No. 1 Clemson Tigers in the Sugar Bowl to advance to the National Championship.

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