Tide offensive leaders zooming in on season

Alabama RB Najee Harris and QB Mac Jones talked with the media via ZOOM Friday about their reasons for wanting to play this fall in spite of the coronavirus.

Jackson closing in on his decision

Kyhree Jackson of East Mississippi CC, arguably the nation's top JUCO corner, is closing in on his decision. At 6 PM this coming Saturday night, Jackson will announce between Alabama, Florida, Oklahoma and Oregon (although the Ducks seem to be fading as Jackson's announcement nears).

Bama recruiting heating up again?

After a red-hot month in July, Alabama's recruiting, in terms of commitments, has cooled off in August. But things might heat up again soon.

Tider Insider TV for August 11

Mac Jones set for a big season? One former Tider thinks so

Lost in the twists and turns of the coronavirus and its effect on football is the battle for the starting quarterback position at Alabama.

Will there be a college football season?

Rodney joined host Gary Harris on Monday morning on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss the latest on the college football season being played.

Tide adding Missouri & Kentucky to 2020 schedule

TI with the latest on Bama football, recruiting

Rodney joined host Ryan Fowler on The Game on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa. Here is that interview (conducted prior to the announcement of Missouri and Kentucky as Alabama's additional opponents this season).

Bama is having a good summer

Back in early July, TI posted an update of some of the standouts in the summer workouts and 7-on-7 passing drills. Here's an update on the latest we've heard.

Tider Insider TV for August 4

SEC delays start of practice

Last night TI reported we had been informed there was a possibility that the SEC would issue a delay to the start of August camp...

Petty returning

Statement from Coach Nate Oats: "It's great to have John back for his senior year. He is certainly one of the best, if not the best, shooters in the country, which is extremely important to us with how we play. He's made it clear that it's his goal to become a first round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft and we're going to work with him to make sure he's in the best position to reach that goal. Let's get to work!" See discussion on the All Sports Forum.

TI on SEC scheduling, PAC 12 player demands, recruiting & more

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

August might be another good month for Bama recruiting

Wow! What a July! Recruiting explosions throughout the month for Alabama. The Tide added commitments in July from seven outstanding prospects, including...

Statements from Alabama AD Greg Byrne and Coach Nick Saban

Greg Bryne: "We've continued to stay optimistic about having a fall season, and today's decision to move to a 10-game, conference-only schedule provides us with an opportunity to still compete and move our program forward in the safest way possible. The health and well-being of our student-athletes, coaches, staff and fans has always been at the forefront of our decision making, and we are thankful to now have plans in place that allow us to move forward. We appreciate the hard work of Commissioner Sankey and the SEC staff as well as everyone involved across our 14 campuses to make these collective decisions together."

Nick Saban: "We are pleased to have a plan in place for the Southeastern Conference this season. We believe it is the best option to keep players and staff safe and still maintain the integrity of the season. The safety of our team will be our highest priority throughout the season, but we are also excited that our players will have the opportunity to compete and play this season. I want to thank the leadership from our administration, our medical staff, the SEC and all of the medical experts that are guiding us through this process."

Could Alabama overtake Ohio State for the top class?

There's still a long way to go until the early signing period in December. But Bama's hot streak on the recruiting trail this month has put the Tide in position to possibly challenge Ohio State for the number one class. What would it take for Bama to overtake the Buckeyes?

Damon Payne's coach on Talkin Ball

Belleville, Michigan head coach Jermaine Crowell joined hosts Drew DeArmond and Scott Theisen on Talkin Ball on 97.7 The Zone in Huntsville to discuss his five-star defensive lineman Damon Payne. Last Sunday, Payne committed to Alabama. Here is that interview.