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Your Alabama Crimson Tide Schedule & Planner

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A complete Alabama Crimson Tide Sports Calendar. Sync with your personal calendar to get reminders about all the sports happenings involving the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Alabama Football Spring Scrimmage 1: Bo Scarbrough stands out

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Alabama Football’s First Scrimmage of the Spring in the Books Bo Scarbrough rushes for 132 yards and three scores while Dalvin Tomlinson and Rashaan Evans lead defense with eight tackles TUSCALOOSA – The University of Alabama football team held its first scrimmage of the spring Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.   “This scrimmage was a lot…

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Nick Saban has interest in Alabama Football growing

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Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban coaches during Spring Practice 2016

Since Nick Saban arrived in Tuscaloosa to coach the Alabama football team two things have been going up–interest in the Alabama Crimson Tide and revenue from the Alabama football program. Licensed merchandise sales for the Alabama Crimson Tide has surged up 250% since 2005, and in the same period of time, another indicator of interest…

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The History of Alabama and the Houndstooth Hat

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Bear Bryant wearing houndsooth hat depicted on US Postage Stamp. This pattern became known as Alabama houndstooth as fans adopted the iconic pattern.

In this article on the history of the “Bear” Bryant Houndstooth Hat or as it has become known the Alabama Houndstooth Pattern, we answer many of the frequently asked questions including: Why the hat is important to fans, when it started to be associated with football, what is houndstooth, what the Alabama houndstooth pattern looks…

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Spring Practice 2016: Alabama in pads for first time

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For the first time since Alabama won the national championship, the Alabama Crimson Tide hit the field in pads. The third practice of Spring 2016 provided a chance for the Alabama coaching staff to see players in full gear. Here are some photographs from the session.

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Where to watch Alabama A-Day and every SEC Spring Game

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The SEC Network launches August 21, 2014 at 6 p.m. Central.

Alabama’s A-Day Spring Football Game is set for ESPN at 2 p.m. Central on April 16. Your TV listing for every SEC Spring Football Game including time, network and broadcast team Date Time (ET) Team (streaming link)/Commentators Network Fri, March 25 7 p.m. Vanderbilt Spring Game: Black & Gold Game Mike Morgan, Cole Cubelic &…

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Best Alabama Football Jerseys for Dogs

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Tips for buying the Best Alabama Football Jersey for Dogs

We dress up our pets for Halloween, so why not dress up your pet to show how loyal they are to the Alabama Crimson Tide? One of the best ways to do this is with an officially licensed Alabama Football Dog Jersey. As the market for dog-related sports apparel has grown, new options are available…

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Alabama Football Greatest Run: “Bear” Bryant or Nick Saban?

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The two greatest coaches in the history of Alabama football are Paul W.  “Bear” Bryant and Nick Saban. While Bryant has many more overall wins and bowl victories, Saban has a higher winning percentage and is arguably coaching in an era that is much more competitive. Let’s examine the coaches and their respective eras to…

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VIDEO: Alabama Football: Spring Practice Running Back Replacement

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Expectations are high in 2016 for the Crimson Tide, but there are areas of concern. Pete Fiutak breaks down how Nick Saban will decide which running back is the right choice to replace Derrick Henry. Check out the video below: To stay in the loop, bookmark our homepage. Thanks for checking us out. Please take…

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An Open Letter to Southern Baptists

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Southern Baptists do you know what is happening with the finances at IMB? This post is for Southern Baptists. There are many of those here in Alabama and around the SEC. We may be fans of different teams, but we share something and this post discusses some information and concerns with brothers. So, if you…

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Alabama fans should get ready to visit Atlanta over the next few years

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The SEC Championship Game will be held in Atlanta until 2026. Here is the SEC’s press release making that arrangement official. ATLANTA—The Southeastern Conference (SEC), along with AMB Sports & Entertainment (AMBSE) and the Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), today at the College Football Hall of Fame announced an agreement to host the SEC…

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Sunday Politics: Trump giving Republican insiders exactly what they deserve

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Donald Trump could help himself with GOP voters by taking a pledge to do whatever it takes to defeat Hillary Clinton If Republican insiders have their way, they will stick the GOP with another “electable” and bland candidate along the lines of Mitt Romney or Bob Dole or John McCain—all candidates that were more connected…

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Alabama Basketball Coaching Search Update

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Get ready for trial balloons When Alabama hired Nick Saban, Athletic Director Mal Moore knew who he wanted to be Alabama’s football coach. And even then, it almost ended in disaster as Moore, while under pressure, averted his gaze from the Miami Dolphins head coach and flirted with Rich Rodriguez. Fortunately for Mal Moore and…

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Anthony Grant supporters attempt to divide Alabama fans

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Alabama Basketball: Coach Anthony Grant Tenure Death Watch Alabama basketball Coach Anthony Grant’s future is in doubt. As the ultimate Alabama reporter dropped a hint on Twitter last night about pressure building to fire Anthony Grant. According to Cecil Hurt, “Sounds like substantial 11th-hour pressure being brought to bear on Bill Battle re: UA basketball…

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Why is Alabama the most hated team in college football?

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Last year, a survey found the Alabama Crimson Tide was the most hated team in college football, we try to explain just why Alabama football is so hated The Alabama Crimson Tide washes over all of its opponents at some time or another. The history books prove it. Alabama is a team that has had…

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Theology influences Auburn coaching hires

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Bruce Pearl ‘repented’ and that landed him at Auburn “The one who conceals his sins will not prosper, but whoever confesses and renounces them will find mercy.” Proverbs 28:13 Understanding how a known liar ended up coaching at another SEC school is a big mystery. How a known liar ended up coaching at the one…

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Who will be Alabama’s starting quarterback in 2015?

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Alabama has five quarterbacks on the roster, but only one has real experience entering 2015 Alabama entered the 2014 football season with a battle for the quarterback position. It boiled down to senior Blake Sims against FSU transfer Jacob Coker. It was close going during Fall Camp, but Blake Sims resiliency through the good and…

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Amanda Pflugrad strives for more than human approval

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Amanda Pflugrad: “I’ve come to learn by trials that I have gone through that God always has plans for something better. His plans are far greater than our dreams.” One of the best things about college football is getting to know people over time. Amanda Pflugrad came to everyone’s attention while cheering for the University…

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A very telling photograph about Alabama Football & the SEC

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#SEC fans rock! #UofSC J-school lecture pic.twitter.com/RMhZqzMKAj — Charles Bloom (@CharlesBloomSC) November 20, 2014 This photograph tells you everything you need to know about SEC football and Alabama football. So, what teams and leagues do you think are followers?

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Alabama Football: 8 named players of the Week for WVU win

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Alabama played West Virginia in the Chick-Fil-A College Kickoff. The Tide won 33-23. [/caption]The Alabama football coaching staff praised eight players for their performance in Alabama’s win over West Virigina. The players named Players of the Week included Amari Cooper, Jalston Fowler and TJ Yeldon on offense, and Johnathan Allen, Landon Collins and Cyrus Jones…

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GAME NOTES: Alabama 33 West Virginia 23

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ALABAMA FOOTBALL (via UA Media Relations) POSTGAME NOTES – WEST VIRGINIA VS. ALABAMA SATURDAY, AUGUST 30, 2014 • GEORGIA DOME • ATLANTA GENERAL NOTES GAME CAPTAINS: Alabama’s captains for today’s game against West Virginia are Landon Collins, Christion Jones and Austin Shepherd. The Crimson Tide won the coin toss and elected to defer the opening…

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IMB trustee Hershael York should be called out for his hateful remarks

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Southern Baptist Convention headed for schism Editor’s note: This is not related to football, so skip it if you don’t care about theology or denominational business. I’m posting it here because I am tired of keeping silent while serious issues fester within my extended family. Trustees should be seen and not heard. Seriously, that is…

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Why CBS Sports Fantasy Football is a winner

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This post brought to you by CBS Sports. All opinions are 100% mine. I love fantasy football. What I don’t love is all the mindless recordkeeping and stacks of papers and binders filled with information that running a fantasy football league once required. Thankfully, technology has made the entire task easier. Some of my most…

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3 Alabama fan resolutions for the 2014 college football season

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It isn’t the new year, but it is the start of a new college football season for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Here are my resolutions for the start of the 2014 college football season. Jinx Auburn Over the last few years, I’ve learned an important lesson. I can jinx Auburn. It isn’t hard at all….

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Media Alert: SiriusXM broadcasting from Alabama Fall Camp

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Phil Savage and Jack Arute host from Tuscaloosa, AL, on SiriusXM College Sports Nation, channel 91 If you want more information about how things are going in Tuscaloosa as Alabama football prepares for the 2014 college football season, you might want to listen to one of the most knowledgeable voices about the Alabama football team–Phil…

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Rank the Best Alabama Football Teams of All-Time

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Here is your chance to rank the best Alabama Football Teams of All Time. Tell us which Alabama Football team you think is the best ever.

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A-Day matters at Alabama

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Alabama Spring Practice: We’ll take football any way we can get it By The Conduit I admit it, I’m a freak for Spring practice games. I don’t understand why more people don’t enjoy them. It’s a free football game in the middle of the non-football season, the weather is fantastic for spectating, plus the only…

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Alabama Football: Can AJ McCarron succeed in the NFL?

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It’s been a long time since an Alabama quarterback made it in ‘The League’ The legacy of Bart Starr, Joe Namath and Kenny Stabler is ancient history to most football fans these days. Go back to Harry Gilmer and you must be a great-grandpa. All of the above mentioned were quarterbacks for The University of…

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Michael Sam: A gutsy announcement, or a brilliant PR move?

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Michael Sam is news because of SEC ties Call me cynical, but I have a feeling Michel Sam’s announcement that he is gay was an orchestrated PR move. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. Maybe the fact that he is a football player from an SEC school makes it news. But I just don’t…

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Alabama Crimson Tide Gymnastics: Four Decades of Championships

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Sarah Patterson has built an amazing following for Alabama Gymnastics By Hunter Ford The story of Alabama gymnastics sounds like something out of a Hollywood movie. In 1974, the first gymnastics team was formed. The team competed for the first time in 1975. In 1978, with the team yet to have a winning season, legendary…

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