Evening Alabama news & recruiting update

Those looking for Nick Saban’s secret to recruiting, it rests in communication and honesty. Funny things considering Saban’s prickly nature and liar ways (if you believe the media’s portrayal of the man.) Need some proof? This is a quote from a recruit Alabama is after this year. It is a quote that is repeated every year about Alabama’s Nick Saban.

According to Scout.com, “The Tide were McKnight’s first offer when he was still a sophomore and are recruiting him the hardest. ‘They are just real honest with me,’ he said. ‘They tell me what’s up and have been after me since the beginning. They said there’s a good chance I’d start as a freshman.'”
An international arms smuggling story with an Alabama connection. Money was transferred from a Dutch Dubai bank to an Alabama bank in payment for some arms. You can read the Reuters report embedded below: