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Recruiting: Does National Signing Day Need Fixing?

Do you enjoy what National Signing Day has become? Some people believe it illustrates the worst and not the best of college football.

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RECRUITING: Auburn loses a coach; Does it have anything to do with NCAA cloud over program?

Auburn assistant coach Rich Bisaccia is headed to Dallas, according to al.com. The spin is that this job is the opportunity of a lifetime. It is everyone’s dream to work for Jerry Jones. Certainly, Jones is known for how stable his coaching situation is. You don’t take play calling responsibilities away from the coach without […]

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Recruiting: Alabama’s Nick Saban is a rock star, Auburn’s Gus Malzahn is irrelevant

Nick Saban is a rock star. But where does that leave Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn? The truth is Auburn’s Malzahn is insignificant. The AJC provides two good examples of the situation in this state and beyond. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution explains the frenzy the Alabama football coach creates when he visits a high school. In […]

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Nothing to see here! NCAA talks to Auburn RB Jovon Robinson’s summer coach

Biased Memphis Commercial Appeal at it again! Paper continues to publish stories about Auburn football and NCAA recruiting invsetigation.

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BREAKING: NCAA to meet with 5-star Auburn commit Reuben Foster

Nothing going on with Reuben Foster just like nothing going on in Memphis with Jovon Robinson’s false transcript. Auburn football fans should not worry about these obviously false accusations. These are the times that try a Tiger’s soul.

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Recruiting: Alabama lands commitment from #6 pro style QB Cooper Bateman

Alabama needed a quarterback in the next recruiting class, and it landed a commitment from one of the top pro-style quarterbacks available. Wednesday morning Cooper Bateman committed to Alabama. In a statement emailed to the Daily Bama Blog Bateman said, “I have chosen to attend the University of Alabama. I am honored that I will […]

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RECRUITING: Two things you should know about Georgia Coach Mark Richt

The Atlanta Journal Constitution’s recruiting coverage was enlightening today about the state of Georgia football. If you want to know about Georgia’s recruiting and leadership, then listen to what a football recruit had to say about the Bulldogs. The AJC asked about the most creative recruiting gimmicks, and this was Kenyan Drake’s answer: “There really […]

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RECRUITING: Alabama has two five-star recruits committed in Maxprep’s rankings

Alabama football recruiting continues to roll with Nick Saban at the helm of the Crimson Tide. Alabama had two five-star recruits committed from Tom Lemming’s Maxprep’s 2013 Top 100 recruits. See the entire Top 100 here. Alabama has a commitment for the #3 prospect in the nation Reuben Foster, LB Troup County Georgia. Foster is […]

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REPORT: Alabama signee Dalvin Tomlinson suffers ‘significant’ knee injury

Alabama signee Dalvin Tomlinson suffered a knee injury, according to reports from Georgia’s Henry Herald and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The injury occurred while playing soccer. In addition, it will require surgery. However, Tomlinson said he should be ready for football season. According to the Henry Herald, “I’ll be over it by the time the season […]

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Monday Afternoon Briefing: Saban’s contract extended with pay raise; Football recruiting update

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and Alabama agreed to a two-year contract extension that takes his deal to January 31, 2020. This commitment is good news for Alabama fans who believe Saban could finish his coaching career at Alabama. According to the Daily Bama Blog, Saban’s pay increases to almost $6 million ($5.72 million) […]

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Darius Philon story just another attempt by the media to attack that mean ole Nick Saban

In the never ending effort to try and besmirch the good name of Alabama head coach Nick Saban, the latest soup du jour among the media and Crimson Tide detractors involves former Alabama commitment and current Arkansas signee Darius Philon. An Alabama commmitment from September, Philon never took another visit. But as Mike Herndon of […]

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RECRUITING: Alabama starts National Signing Day 2012 with 8 already on campus

The Alabama Crimson Tide football team had a nice head start on National Signing Day 2012 with eight players already enrolled at the Capstone and eligible to take part in Spring Practice. Below you will find some information about the early enrollees. Also, check back throughout the day for more information about this year’s signing […]

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RECRUITING: ArDarius Stewart explains his choice of Alabama for 2013

Watch video of Alabama Crimson Tide 2013 commitment ArDarius Stewart talk about why he picked Alabama. While most everyone is talking about the 2012 recruiting class, Alabama has already landed a few commitments for 2013. One of these is Ardarius Stewart of Fultondale. Stewart is a 6’1″, 170-lbs. quarterback/defensive back with some impressive stats. According […]

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Signing Day 2012: The Official Thread For New Crimson Tide Signees

Signing day is here, and we’ll be updating this article throughout the day as Alabama’s commitments for 2012 make it official. SIGNING DAY! • Consensus five-star prospect and the No. 1 safety in the nation by ESPNU and 247sports.com and a unanimous top player in the state of Louisiana • Parade All-American • First-team USA […]

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RECRUITING: Alabama plans TV coverage of National Signing Day on Tide TV

The University of Alabama will use Tide TV to present coverage of Alabama’s 2012 National Signing Day. Anchoring the live coverage will be Chris Stewart and Christopher England. Unfortunately, there is no mention of Fax Girl in this year’s coverage package. There will be a stream of the updating commitment board, and that means there […]

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RECRUITING: It is treason, again! Alabama sways recruit committed to another school!

Alabama football coach Nick Saban is mean. First he gets recruit T.J. Yeldon to switch from Auburn to Alabama. Today, Alabama coach Nick Saban convinced Alphonse Taylor to switch from Florida State to Alabama. The Yeldon decision rocked the college football world—or at least the state of Alabama. The Mobile Press Register was so outraged […]

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Top JUCO cornerback Travell Dixon announces it’s ‘Bama

As the Alabama Crimson Tide prepares to play for its 14th National Championship, and in the wake of getting good news from Trent Richardson’s likely heir apparent (T.J. Yeldon), tonight Bama got even more good news. Travell Dixon, the top JUCO cornerback in the land, dispelled rumors that he had shifted to Florida State, announcing […]

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RECRUITING: Alabama could go heavily into JUCO for 2012 class

The Alabama Crimson Tide continues to look at junior college players to fill needs, according to this video report from WIAT with Scout.com’s Andrew Bone. Bone said Alabama continues to do well in junior college recruiting. Bone said Alabama could use junior college to “reload” at several of the defensive positions expected to head to […]

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Recruiting: Amari Cooper announces commitment to Alabama

Wide receiver Amari Cooper announced his verbal commitment to the University of Alabama. Cooper announced his commitment on ESPNU during a broadcast of its Recruiting Nation program. Cooper picked Alabama because, “I felt like it was the best choice for me,” he said. “I felt like the opportunities there were great.” Cooper was also impressed […]

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AUDIO: Nick Saban talks about the Arkansas game & recruiting Florida

Listen to Alabama football coach Nick Saban preview this week’s game against Arkansas. There were a few other interesting comments from Alabama’s football coach too. Click play to listen. There are few additional notes below about recruiting since this is always an important topic for college football fans. Alabama’s Nick Saban talked about recruiting the […]

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Recruiting: Alec Morris picks Alabama

REPORT: Alabama gets commitment from quarterback Alec Morris Tidesports.com via twitter reported that Allen, Texas quarterback Alec Morris committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide. The new Alabama football recruit stands 6’3” and weighs 235 lbs. Morris is a three-star prospect, according to Rivals. Scout lists Morris as a three-star prospect. According to Scout’s analysis, “Average […]

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Recruiting: Receiver Chris Black picks Alabama

The Alabama Crimson Tide picked up a big recruiting commitment Friday when Jacksonville, Florida native Chris Black selected Alabama over Florida State. Black made his announcement on ESPNU. Black is ranked the third best Wide Receiver in the 2012 recruiting class by ESPN. Black is a four-star recruit, according to Scout. Rivals lists Black as […]

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Jameis Winston picks FSU over Alabama

Hueytown star quarterback Jameis Winston picked Florida State over Alabama. Winston announced his decision on ESPNU Wednesday. “It has been tough the whole time, and I feel very confident with my decision,” Winston said as he pulled a Florida State cap out and placed it on his head before the television cameras. “I think I […]

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Recruiting: Alabama target Gunner Kiel narrows his list?

Standout high school quarterback Gunner Kiel has the Alabama Crimson Tide on his list of schools, but Kiel might not commit to a school that takes two quarterbacks in this year’s recruiting class. According to Bryan D. Fischer of CBS Sports, “One notable thing he mentioned Monday was the fact that he would not go […]

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Alabama Football: 2013 recruits Reuben Foster & O.J. Howard commit

The Alabama Crimson Tide landed commitments from prospects O.J. Howard and a top linebacker for the 2013 recruiting class, according to reports from recruiting services including Tidesports.com. According to Tiderinsider ($) O.J. Howard committed to Alabama, “The 6-5, 215-pounder, who is expected to be one of the state’s top prospects in the 2013 class… Howard […]

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Nick Saban still laments loss of spring recruiting

Alabama Crimson Tide football coach Nick Saban continues to lament the loss of the spring evaluation period for head coaches. Saban was in Montgomery for two days of the Alabama High School Athletic Association’s Coaching Clinic. Saban spoke to CBS 42 during a trip to Montgomery to meet with Alabama high school football coaches. Saban […]

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Alabama football: Duron Carter arrives in Tuscaloosa

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide got a big lift at wide receiver Friday as transfer Duron Carter arrived in Tuscaloosa. Carter announced his arrival via twitter. Carter wrote, “I’M HERE!!!!!!” When asked if here was Tuscaloosa, he replied with a “Yes.” Carter decided on Alabama for a number of reasons. According to ESPN, “We […]

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REPORT: SEC proposes major recruiting changes

CBSSports.com reports that a letter it obtained from SEC Commissioner Mike Slive to the NCAA outlines several major areas the conference would like to see changed regarding football recruiting. According to the report, “The SEC endorses the return of text messaging. …” “An earlier date for the first off-campus contact by coaches with recruits.” The […]

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Basketball Recruiting: Shooting headed to town

Interested in some information on Alabama basketball recruiting? Here you go video and a brief summary if you prefer to skip the interview. VIDEO: Alabama Basketball Signee Levi Randolph Tide signee talks winning 6A Boys Player of the Year & his recruitment of Trevor Lacey. Levi Randolph was rated a four-star shooting guard by Rivals. […]

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RECRUITING: Jameis Winston in Top 100

For fans of recruiting Tom Lemming released his top 100 recruit list. You can check it out here. Of interest to those in the state of Alabama and fans of the Alabama Crimson Tide is the #20 spot. Lemming ranked Jameis Winston, QB Hueytown High School, 6’3”, 190 pounds, as the second quarterback on the […]

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