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Who could be the freshman impact players for Alabama this season

There are a few names that have been circulating as to who may be playing significant roles in the 2014 season as true freshman. Head coach Nick Saban wants to put the best talent on the field, as does every coach, but it is not very easy to come in and contribute as a freshman.  However, the players that Nick Saban and staff recruit could compete for a starting position on nearly every team in the country ...

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A new era for Alabama Gymnastics begins with Dana Duckworth

  [gallery type="slideshow" ids="5129,5128,5124,5123,5122,5121,5127,5116,5117,5118,5119,5120,5126,5125" orderby="rand"]   A press conference was held this afternoon in the Naylor Stone Media Room where The University of Alabama Athletics Director Bill Battle formally introduced Dana Duckworth as the new Gymnastics head coach. Duckworth is in her 20th year at the Capstone after four years as a gymn ...

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Sarah Patterson steps down after 36 years as gymnastics head coach

It’s the end of an era at the University of Alabama and the Crimson Tide Gymnastics program.  On Tuesday morning Sarah Patterson has decided to step down as the Gymnastics head coach after 36 seasons, 1,006 wins and 43 postseason championships Patterson sent a letter stating that after several non-life threatening physical problems have degenerated to a point requiring her to have several surgeries as the p ...

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Alabama Media Guides Released

[gallery type="slideshow" ids="5108,5107,5106,5105" orderby="rand"] With SEC Media Days getting under way today the media guides were also released as they are each year.  The media guides allow a first look at each of the teams for the upcoming year.  The University of Alabama released the four media guide covers that will be used for the 2014 season featuring safety Landon Collins and wide receiver Amari ...

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Two Alabama football juniors earning their way into Saban’s doghouse

Only eight days after Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested for misdemeanor obstruction of governmental operations defensive lineman Jarran Reed was arrested Sunday morning in Tuscaloosa and charged with DUI. There is little doubt that some unsuspecting person will ask head coach Nick Saban about both arrests during the SEC Media days this week. There is also little doubt that said person might get ...

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One of Alabama football’s biggest concerns heading into 2014, or is it?

With the SEC Media Days starting this week, which has traditionally signaled the start of the upcoming season, there is no doubt that the Alabama football coaching staff has been hard at work recruiting and planning for the 2014 season as well as future seasons.  On the recruiting front the Crimson Tide is already listed as having the top class (again) for 2015 with star players committed to the Tide from c ...

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Coker and Trickett to potentially face one another again but both as starters this time

The Alabama offense needs to fill a couple of holes this upcoming season, but not too many due to every contributing receiver, most of the running backs, and a majority of the line all returning.  In case you missed RB Alvin Kamara’s transfer saga, he plans to join the Tennessee Vols after a brief stint at a Kansas Junior College.  Now, back to the story, there is one position in particular that every Alaba ...

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Alabama has two named to the e 2014 USA Softball Women’s National Team

Alabama Softball pitcher Jaclyn Traina and outfielder Haylie McCleney were both selected to the 2014 USA Softball Women’s National Team roster.  The two Crimson Tide representatives join Florida, Tennessee, Arizona and California as those that also sent multiple players to the final 2014 roster.  The 17 former and current players from all schools will participate in summer events as well as the Internationa ...

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Four-star quarterback Blake Barnett of Corona, CA commits to the Tide

On Wednesday head football Coach Nick Saban and new offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin received a very large commitment for the Crimson Tide.  It’s not the atypical “large” type of defensive lineman or linebacker or even offensive lineman that Saban normally gets during the off-season.  This time it happens to be one of the highest-rated quarterback that Saban has brought to the Capstone.  The Corona, Calif. ...

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Alabama Baseball defeats Georgia Southern in elimination game

Alabama baseball continues to win with good pitching, this time from Geoffrey Bramblett, in its third game of the NCAA Tallahassee Regional to defeat Georgia Southern 6-0.  Today’s game was Alabama’s second elimination game and now lives on for a rematch against Kennesaw State. The Georgia Southern Eagles suffered their first loss of the regional last night after a long rain delayed game against the Owls. B ...

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