Niblack picks Alabama

As expected, Alabama has landed a commitment from three-star tight end/athlete Amari Niblack (6-4, 220, 4.75) of Clearwater-Lakewood, FL. Niblack earned a Tide offer with a stabdout camp performance earlier this week in Tuscaloosa. Niblack chose Bama over Indiana and Maryland. He also had offers from Florida, FSU, Georgia and LSU, among others.

Another big recruiting weekend coming up in Tuscaloosa & more

Alabama is slated to host several prospects on visits this coming weekend. TI previews the top visitors slated to be in Tuscaloosa and we touch on a few others who were already in town this week.

The Texas five set to visit Alabama

In its 2021 class, Alabama made an epic run through Texas by landing seven of that state's elite prospects. While Alabama had never had that kind of recruiting success in Texas before, and might never again, the Tide could have another strong haul in the Lone Star State in 2022. This weekend the Tide is scheduled to host five of the hottest 2022 prospects from Texas. Here's a quick look at each of those players.

Alabama to battle Baylor in Big 12/SEC Challenge

The Alabama menís basketball team will host Baylor in the ninth annual Big 12/SEC Challenge, the Southeastern Conference announced on Wednesday. The Crimson Tide and Bears will go head-to-head in their ninth meeting as the two teams face off at Coleman Coliseum in Tuscaloosa on January 29, 2022. Television designations and tipoff times will be announced at a later date.

Tider Insider TV for June 22

Niblack set to announce on Thursday

Following his camp performance at Alabama on Monday, Clearwater-Lakewood, FL three-star tight end Amari Niblack tweeted that he had landed an offer from Nick Saban. Today, the 6-4, 225-pound Niblack tweeted that he'd announce his commitment this Thursday.

Where things stand with six top Tide targets

In this update, we take a look at where we think things stand with six top Alabama targets who might make decisions later this summer.

Monday morning recruiting recap on The Gary Harris Show

Rodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss Alabama sports. Here is that interview.

Quick Sunday evening recruiting notes

We've been saying for two months or longer that Sal Sunseri has been "locked in" on two five-star prospects, both of whom made officials to Alabama this weekend...

Running down some of this weekend's top visitors

Earlier this week, TI provided an in-depth preview of the upcoming visit weekend. Here's a highlight refresher of some of those expected in Tuscaloosa.

Quick Thursday football tidbits

Earlier this week we posted a few quick hitters on the summer workouts. Here are some more tidbits we've picked up on this week.

Anderson, Neal, Jobe selected to Walter Camp Preseason All-America Team

Offensive lineman Evan Neal earned first-team honors, joining Will Anderson Jr. who was named to the defensive first team as a linebacker. Josh Jobe rounded out the group, being tabbed to the outlet's second team as a defensive back.

Quick Wednesday recruiting notes

As detailed in our reports earlier this week, the Tide will be hosting several top prospects this weekend. One top 2022 prospect who will be making his second visit to Tuscaloosa this summer is...

Tider Insider TV for June 15

A few quick football snippets

A source observing Bama workouts (the same source who told us about Will Anderson a few years ago before most even knew who Will Anderson was) says that a few players really caught his attention during brief observation recently.

Monday morning Bama football discussion

Rodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss Alabama sports. Here is that interview.

Another big recruiting week on tap in Tuscaloosa

An action-packed month of June rolls on in Tuscaloosa. Over the course of the next week, the Crimson Tide will host more campers and visitors. Here's a look at an impressive list of some of the prospects expected to set foot in Tuscaloosa in the next few days.

Tide lands 2021 Aussie punter

Punter James Burnip of Mount Macedon, Victoria, Australia announced via twitter on Sunday evening his commitment to Alabama. The 6-6, 215-pound Burnip was originally committed to Ole Miss.

Saturday recruiting mailbag

In this edition of the TI mailbag, we address questions on several prospects, preview upcoming visits and more.

Tide a strong contender for top Texas DBs

Alabama is strongly in the mix with several top 2022 defensive backs from the state of Texas. Here's a quick update on two of the best in the Lone Star State.

Bama gaining more ground on West Coast stars?

One of the top 2022 prospects who visited Tuscaloosa last weekend is Las Vegas-Bishop Gorman four-star offensive tackle Jake Taylor. We'll breakdown Bama's chances of landing him. Plus, our latest feedback on 2021 five-star defensive lineman JT Tuimoloau.

Tider Insider TV for June 8

TI on Three Man Front discusses transfer portal, recruiting & more

Rodney joined hosts Pat Smith and Landrum Roberts on Three Man Front on WJOX in Birmingham to discuss Bama in the transfer portal, recruiting, Nick Saban's contract extension and more.

Seminoles end Tide softball season

Alas and alack, Team 25 saw its softball season end. A last game was played, and a lack of early hitting played a role in No. 3 Alabama's 8-5 loss to tenth-seeded Florida State Monday in Oklahoma City at the Womenís College World Series.

A few quick notes from week #1 of visits

With the dead period in recruiting finally lifted last Wednesday, prospects flocked to Tuscaloosa last week and over the weekend for camps and visits. TI detailed most of the visitors in our reports last week. Here are three quick notes coming from the visits.

Monday morning recruiting discussion

Rodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss Alabama sports. Here is that interview.

Sabanís contract extended through the 2028

University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Monday that head football coach Nick Saban and the University have agreed to a contract extension.

Softball team falls to Florida State Sunday

Alabama softball fell to Florida State, 2-0, Sunday to force an if-necessary game Monday night for a spot in the national championship series.

Alabama baseball suffers heartbreaking loss to No. 20 La Tech on Sunday

A wild back-and-forth baseball game between Alabama and 20th-ranked Louisiana Tech came down to the final at-bat with the Bulldogs holding on for the 10-8 victory. The loss ended the Crimson Tideís run in the NCAA Ruston Regional and set UA at 35-26 on the season.

Bama lands four-star RB

Following his visit to Alabama this weekend, Baton Rouge four-star running back Le'Veon Moss announced via twitter his commitment to the Tide.

Edwards hits the portal

For the second time this week an Alabama running back has entered the transfer portal. On Tuesday, news broke that sophomore Keilen Robinson was in the portal. On Saturday morning, it was reported that redshirt freshman Kyle Edwards entered the portal.

TE from Sweden lands Bama offer

After an impressive performance at Bama's camp on Saturday, this 6-6, 245-pound tight end from Sweden picked up an offer from Nick Saban.

Smith's complete game carries Alabama baseball to win over Rider on Saturday

Alabama starter Dylan Smith picked up the win in a complete game effort as the Crimson Tide downed Rider, 3-1, in the elimination round of the NCAA Ruston Regional on Saturday afternoon. The win moves UA to 32-25 on the season and 1-1 in Regional play.

Montana Fouts throws perfect game as Alabama defeats UCLA

A perfect game from Montana Fouts kept Alabama softball in the winnerís bracket at the 2021 Womenís College World Series as the Crimson Tide defeated the defending national champions UCLA, 6-0, Friday night.

Alabama falls to No. 16 NC State in Ruston Regional opener

Alabama suffered an 8-1 loss to No. 16 NC State in the opening round of the NCAA Ruston Regional on Friday afternoon at J.C. Love Field. The loss moves UA to the elimination game on Saturday and sets the Tide at 31-25 on the season.

Weekend visitor notes and more

Earlier this week, we detailed most of the 2022 prospects scheduled to visit Alabama over the next few days. One official visitor for this coming weekend we did not mention is...

Fouts, Hemphill lead Tide softball over Arizona in WCWS

If youíve played any baseball or softball tournaments you know this: The winnerís bracket is the place to be. Thatís precisely where the Alabama softball team finds itself at the Womenís College World Series in Oklahoma City after a 5-1 opening round win over the ďother UA,Ē the tradition-laden University of Arizona and legendary coach Mike Cambria.

Emptying the TI mailbag

In this mailbag, we touch on Keilan Robinson's decision to enter the portal. We also address several recruiting questions.