Alabama will welcome an outstanding group of prospects to campus this weekend. Here is a look at the players set to make their official visit.
Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron was presented with the 77th Maxwell Award for the Collegiate Player of the Year on Thursday night at the ESPN Home Depot College Football Awards Show. He is the first Crimson Tide player to receive the prestigious award.
Tide assistants Lance Thompson and Kirby Smart were in Washington DC on Wednesday meeting with elite cornerback Jalen Tabor (6-1, 187) of Friendship Collegiate Academy. FCA head coach Aazaar Abdul-Rahim says the meeting went very well.
Nick Saban and defensive coordinator Kirby Smart met with star linebacker Raekwon McMillan this morning. The Tide coaches just wrapped up the visit with the Hinesville-Liberty County, GA standout a short while ago.
One of Nick Saban's stops today was to see UA linebacker commit Zach Whitley of Galena Park-North Shore, Texas. The 6-2, 220-pound Whitley has been committed to Alabama since last spring.
Alabama is one of only a few top programs that hasn't extended an offer to standout running back Joe Mixon of Oakley-Freedom, CA. But the Crimson Tide is definitely interested in the 6-1, 212-pound Mixon. Alabama assistant Greg Brown was in Oakley today to meet with the star player.
Nick Saban was in Cleveland, OH earlier this week meeting with the Glenville HS trio of offensive Marcelys Jones (6-4, 350), defensive back/receiver Marshon Lattimore (6-0, 185) and safety Erick Smith (6-0, 180). The three Ohio standouts had made an official visit to Alabama on the weekend of November 23. All three have offers from UA.
Nick Saban has been on the road trying to put the finishing touches on the Tide's 2014 recruiting class. On Monday, Saban was in Elizabethtown, KY meeting with John Hardin HS standout noseguard Matt Elam. The 6-6, 370-pound Elam ranks as one of Alabama's top remaining targets.
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Alabama head coach Nick Saban expects safety Ha Ha Clinton-Dix to be ready for the Sugar Bowl against game against Oklahoma on January 2. Clinton-Dix underwent surgery for a torn meniscus last week.
Alabama senior quarterback AJ McCarron is one of six finalists for the 2013 Heisman Memorial Trophy, which was announced Monday evening on ESPN's SportsCenter.
The No. 3 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide will play No. 11 Oklahoma Sooners in the the 80th Allstate Sugar Bowl Thursday, January 2, 2014. The Sooners received a bid to play in the Sugar Bowl after a dramatic come-from-behind 33-24 win against rival Oklahoma State Saturday.
The senior quarterback is the second Alabama player to win the Golden Arm Award.
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Tide coaches have been on the road recently visiting prospects, including several of those on the 2014 class committed to Alabama. One of UA's top commitments in the class is linebacker Christian Miller of Spring Valley HS in Columbia, SC. Nick Saban was in Columbia last week to meet with Miller and his family.
AJ McCarron, C.J. Mosley and Kevin Norwood were named captains.
Alabama senior linebacker C.J. Mosley is the recipient of the 2013 Butkus Award, presented annually to the nationís top collegiate linebacker.
2014 defensive end Malik McDowell made an official visit to Alabama this weekend. Join the forum discussion. <
The Alabama Crimson Tide will face the Oklahoma Sooners in the 80th Allstate Sugar Bowl on Thursday, January 2, 2014, at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, La. The game will be televised by ESPN and will kick off at 7:30 p.m. (CST).
The Alabama menís basketball team fell at South Florida Saturday night by a score of 66-64. Retin Obasohan led the Crimson Tide with a career-high 20 points, while Trevor Releford chipped in 17 points before fouling out late in the second half.
The Alabama coaching staff is out on the road this week working on putting the final touches on what might become the most heralded class in school history.
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Junior guard Levi Randolph scored a career high 20 points, and junior college transfer Algie Key celebrated his 21st birthday and first start by scoring six points with four assists and two steals to help the Alabama Crimson Tide basketball team to a 76-48 win over North Florida at Coleman Coliseum.
For Jarran Reed, it's been a long and winding road to Tuscaloosa. But he's almost there.
AJ McCarron adds Walter Camp Player of the Year to his impressive list of honors during his senior campaign.
Get the latest on Tide targets Raekwon McMillan, Malachi Dupre, Tony Brown, D.J. Pettway and more.
Don't count the Tide out just yet for standout cornerback Tony Brown of Beaumont-Ozen, Texas. The 6-0, 190-pound Brown still has Alabama , LSU, Ohio State, Texas, Texas A&M and USC on his list.
As expected, blue-chip safety Laurence 'Hootie' Jones of Monroe-Neville, LA announced this morning that he had picked Alabama over LSU. With the commitment from Jones, Alabama has now made a clean sweep through the Monroe area. The 6-2, 215-pound Jones, one of the nation's top safety prospects, joins West Monroe offensive tackle Cameron Robinson and Ouachita Parish wide receiver Cameron Sims in selecting Alabama.