Durante flips to Alabama

WR Jovon Durante of Miami-Northwestern has flipped his commitment from West Virginia to Alabama. Durante ranks as one of the top receivers in the country.

Star LB picks Tide

Leo Lewis, a standout LB at Brookhaven, MS, is the fourth prospect to commit at the Tide's A-Day

Top WR tweets commitment to UA

Calvin Ridley, one of the nation's to receivers, announced via twitter that he's committed to Alabama. Ridley is prep teammate of Shawn Burgess-Becker, who also committed to Alabama today.

Minkah Fitzpatrick to Alabama

Minkah Fitzpatrick, the nation's top cornerback according to some, has committed to Alabama.

Bama lands Burgess-Becker

Top safety/receiver Shawn Burgess-Becker tweeted that he committed to UA during his visit to Tuscaloosa today.

Saban's post A-Day comments

Coach Saban spoke with the media following today's game. Here are his remarks.

White squad holds off Crimsons at A-Day

Let them eat steak. That's the mantra for the winning White squad, which knocked off the Crimsons 17-13 at Alabama's annual A-Day game before an announced crowd of 73,506 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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Nation's top RB in Tuscaloosa

Another of the nation' stop prospects tweets that he's in T-Town. Join the forum discussion.

More top prospects in town

Prospects tweeting this morning they are already in Tuscaloosa or are on their way to town include UA LB commit Mekhi Brown of Columbus-Carver, GA, star linebacker Leo Lewis of Brookaven, MS and 2016 WR T.J. Simmons of a Clay -Chalkville, AL.

No. 8 Alabama baseball defeats No. 29 Tennessee, 8-5, to open series

The No 8-ranked Alabama baseball team opened its Southeastern Conference series at No. 29 Tennessee with an 8-5 win. With the victory, the Crimson Tide has won five straight games and improves to 27-11 overall and 11-5 in SEC play, holding sole possession of first place in the conference standings. The Volunteers drop to 24-12 overall and 6-9 in conference action.

Top prospects set to visit for A-Day

The Tide's annual spring game has always been a popular event for prospects. Even though Sunday is Easter and even though other schools have their spring games on Saturday, UA is still expected to host an impressive group of players. Here's a look at some of them.

Day 14: Saban encouraged by Tide's energy, enthusiasm

Following today's practice, Coach Saban spoke with the media. Here are his comments.

Saban comments on Drake, Tenpenny

Following today's practice, Nick Saban addressed the reason running backs Kenyan Drake and Altee Tenpenny didn't participate in practice. Join the forum discussion.

Day 14 photos

Here are scenes from the fourteenth day of spring practice.

A-Day Rosters

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Making spring strides

Several players have made improvement this spring. Here's a quick look at seven players whose names continue popping up for making strides.

Elite TE recaps Alabama visit

For the second time this spring, tight end Hale Hentges made the trek from Jefferson City, Missouri to Tuscaloosa to visit UA. The Helias HS standout was in town today meeting with the UA staff and becoming more familiar with the program.

No. 8 Alabama baseball evens series with UAB with a 5-2 win

The No 8-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide evened the season series against the UAB Blazers with a 5-2 win on Wednesday night from Regions Field. With the victory, Alabama improves to 26-11 overall, while the loss drops the Blazersí overall record to 24-13.

2016 Arkansas DE is one to watch

A rising star in the 2016 class is Hope, AR defensive end McTelvin Agim. The 6-3, 247-pound prospect appears to have it all -- size, speed, strength, instincts and the grades.

No. 8 Alabama Baseball uses seven-run inning to defeat Jackson State, 8-1

The eighth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide got seven no-hit innings from Tucker Hawley and a grand slam from Ben Moore to down the Jackson State Tigers, 8-1, on Tuesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. With the victory, Alabama improved to 25-11 overall and 7-2 in midweek matchups, and Jackson State falls to 23-16.

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Mississippi star set to visit for A-Day

As the head coach of Yazoo City HS, Tony Woolfolk has coached some great players, including current NFL standout defensive lineman Fletcher Cox. Woolfolk thinks he has another rising star in defensive end Gabriel Campbell. The 6-6, 250-pound Campbell has offers from Alabama, Mississippi State and Ole Miss. He's also drawing interest from Auburn and Oklahoma, among others.

UA is home for Holcombe

When he reports at UA on May 25, linebacker Keith Holcombe from Hillcrest HS in Tuscaloosa will be only a few miles from home. That's perfectly fine with the 6-3, 213-pound standout who's ready to continue the family tradition of playing for the Tide.

2015 CB flips to Tide

Montrell Custis, a standout cornerback from Hampton-Lovejoy, GA, has committed to Alabama. The 6-1, 173-pounder, who recently ran a laser-timed 4.63, switched his commitment from Kentucky to UA. Custis chose Alabama over offers from Auburn, Clemson, Kentucky, Mississippi State, Oregon and Tennessee, among others. More later.

Madison Academy star remains tight-lipped

Kerryon Johnson of Madison, one of the state's top prospects for 2015, is set to make his announcement at 2:30 tomorrow at his high school.

Bama the team to beat for Robinson?

Star JUCO running back Jovon Robinson spent a good part of this past weekend visiting UA. According to a few sources close to the 6-0, 230-pounder from Georgia Military, the visit went very well. Those sources say that Alabama is the team to beat for Robinson.

Justin Kamplain Named SEC Pitcher of the Week on Monday

Alabama junior left-handed pitcher Justin Kamplain (Jasper, Ala.) was named the Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, as announced by the conference office on Monday. In his only appearance of the week, Kamplain earned the win after throwing 8.2 innings in a 4-1 Crimson Tide victory over Auburn on Saturday.

Miller is counting the days to Tuscaloosa

One of the Tide's major catches in its 2014 signing class was Christian Miller from Spring Valley HS in Columbia, South Carolina. The 6-4, 210-pound linebacker will soon give up the green and gold of Spring Valley for the crimson and white of Alabama.

No. 9 UA baseball defeats AU 4-3 with walk-off RBI double

With two outs in the ninth inning, Casey Hughston blasted a first-pitch RBI double to deep right to lift the ninth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide to a 4-3 walk-off victory over the Auburn Tigers in a Sunday Southeastern Conference matchup at Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

No. 9 Alabama baseball evens series against Auburn with 4-1 victory

Justin Kamplain held Auburn to one run in a career-high 8.2 innings to help lift the ninth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide to a 4-1 Southeastern Conference win on Saturday night in front of 6,142 fans at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Alabama (23-11, 9-5 SEC) and Auburn (21-15, 6-8) will meet again at The Joe for the rubber game on Sunday, with first pitch set 1:05 p.m.

Day 12: Improvement made, but more is needed

Nick Saban and his staff pinpointed several areas from last Saturday's scrimmage that needed improvement. According to Saban, many of those areas saw "dramatic improvement" in today's second scrimmage.

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Day 12 photos

Here are scenes from the twelfth day of spring practice.

No. 9 Alabama baseball drops series opener to Auburn, 2-1

Auburnís Dillon Ortman and projected Saturday starter Keegan Thompson combined to hold the ninth-ranked Alabama baseball team to one run, as the Crimson Tide dropped the series opener to the Tigers, 2-1, in Friday night Southeastern Conference action from Sewell-Thomas Stadium.

Day 11 photos

Here are scenes from the eleventh day of spring practice.

McBride has set goals for UA career

Montel McBride of Plant City HS in Plant City, Florida is one of the impressive offensive linemen in the Tide's 2014 class. The 6-5, 355-pound standout is looking forward to starting his new life in Tuscaloosa.

OL talks about UA visit and three favorites

One of the priorities for UA's 2015 class is to find a few offensive tackles. An in-state prospect who fits the bill is Gadsden-Southside standout Tyler Carr. The 6-5, 317-pound Carr has offers from Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Georgia, Louisville, Penn State and Vanderbilt, among others. He was in Tuscaloosa on Wednesday at the Tide's practice.

Albuquerque QB eager to visit Tuscaloosa

Many of the nation's top quarterbacks have already made their college decisions. But some are still looking for the right fit. One of top uncommitted quarterbacks considering Alabama is Zach Gentry of Eldorado HS in Albuquerque, NM. The 6-7, 230-pound Gentry plans to make his first visit to Alabama for the A-Day Game on April 19.

Dwight is ready to go

The Tide signed several versatile defensive linemen in its 2014 class. One of the best is 6-3, 295-pound Johnny Dwight of Wilcox County HS in Rochelle, Georgia. Dwight will graduate in late May and is ready to report to UA in early June.

No. 9 Alabama baseball falls to UAB, 2-1

UAB used eight pitchers to hold ninth-ranked Alabama to one run, as the Crimson Tide fell to the Blazers, 2-1, in a Wednesday night matchup at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. With the loss Alabama falls to 22-10, while UAB improves to 23-10 on the year.

Comments from O.J. Howard and Brandon Ivory

Tight end O.J. Howard and defensive lineman Brandon Ivory spoke with the media following Wednesday's practice. Here are their comments.

Day 10: Nick Saban post-practice comments

Following today's practice, Coach Saban spoke with the media. Here are his comments.

Saban post-practice snippets

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Day 10 photos

Here are scenes from the tenth day of spring practice.

Emerging OL plans to visit UA

Offensive lineman Darryl Williams of Bessemer City HS in Bessemer is an emerging prospect in Alabama. The 6-3Ĺ, 304-pound Williams has offers from Cincinnati, Kentucky, Memphis, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi State and Southern Miss, among others, and he's drawing interest from Alabama and Auburn.

UA in the mix for one of nation's best

According to several recruiting services, CeCe Jefferson ranks as one of the nation's top five prospects. The standout defensive lineman for Glen St. Mary-Baker County, FL has offers from Alabama, Auburn, Clemson, Florida, FSU, LSU, Nebraska, Notre Dame, Ohio State, UCLA and USC, among others. Last week, Jefferson made an unofficial visit to UA.