Alabama baseball fell behind early but battled back for the 6-3 win over Jacksonville State on Wednesday night at Rudy Abbott Field, using a three-run ninth inning to secure the midweek victory.
There were a lot of clues given at Alabama’s recent A-Day game about who will get the bulk of the playing time this season. We recently examined special teams. Now we'll breakdown the Tide's 2019 defense.
Late last week, Alabama landed a commitment from 2020 four-star defensive back Brian Branch from Tyrone-Sandy Creek, Georgia. Branch is a versatile player who has been highly productive as a safety, wide receiver and kick returner. Here are some things to know about Bama's latest commitment.
Statement from Dr. Lyle Cain on Nick Saban’s hip replacement surgery“Coach Saban underwent successful robotic assisted right hip replacement surgery this afternoon with our hip specialist, Dr. Benton Emblom and the team at Andrews Sports Medicine. Coach is resting comfortably and we anticipate a full recovery. He should be able to return to work in the very near future, and we’ll have him back out on the golf course, with hopefully a few more yards off the tee, as soon as possible.”
TI talks Bama football recruitingRodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss the latest on Alabama football recruiting. Here is that interview.
The Tide is squarely in the mix for Quandarrius Robinson, who might just be the state’s top rising senior. The 6-5, 217-pound defender from Jackson-Olin HS in Birmingham has offers from Alabama, Auburn, Florida, LSU, Nebraska, Oregon and Tennessee, among others.
Great pitching is tough to beat in college softball. When you have an ace on the mound, your offense doesn't have to work as hard. Patrick Murphy’s Team 23 had the aces on the mound Easter weekend in Gainesville and got a rare road sweep over a ranked team.
Despite an impressive pitching performance by the Crimson Tide staff, Alabama baseball fell, 2-0, in a pitchers’ duel with fifth-ranked Vanderbilt on Sunday afternoon at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Following the holiday pairing, the Tide now holds a 24-17 overall mark, including a 4-14 record in Southeastern Conference play.
Four home runs proved the difference on Saturday night as Alabama baseball fell, 13-5, to fifth-ranked Vanderbilt at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Crimson Tide is now 24-16 on the season, 4-13 in Southeastern Conference play.
Alabama baseball fell in a back-and-forth contest with fifth-ranked Vanderbilt, 7-4, on Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Following the series opener, the Crimson Tide is now 24-15 on the season and 4-12 in Southeastern Conference play.
Alabama men’s basketball head coach Nate Oats officially announced two additions to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 signing class on Friday. The two new signees are graduate transfer James “Beetle” Bolden and freshman Raymond Hawkins. Both will be able to suit up for the 2019-20 campaign.
Four-star safety picks AlabamaFour-star safety Brian Branch of Tyrone-Sandy Creek, GA announced via twitter tonight that he's committed to Alabama. Branch ranks as one of the nation's top five safety prospects in the 2020 class.
My presence will go with you— Alpha🐕 (@BrianBB_1) April 20, 2019
And I will give you rest
After careful consideration about my future and thoughtful conversations with my family I have chosen to commit to .... pic.twitter.com/zaSKbcqoGz
With the end of spring practice, the team will take the next few weeks off to recover before the start of summer conditioning drills. Here are a few post-spring thoughts.
Rodney joined hosts John Longshore and Barry McKnight on WMSP in Montgomery to discuss the latest on Alabama football. Here is that interview.
The Tide already has one great running back, Roydell Williams, committed in the 2020 class. Bama hopes to add another one. A five-star back on an official visit in Tuscaloosa now is Clovis, CA star Kendall Milton.
The Tide used five pitchers to complete the 2019 series sweep of the Blazers in a 3-2 win at Regions Field in Birmingham on Tuesday night
After Alabama’s two spring scrimmages prior to A-Day, fans were left to wonder how special teams, and more specifically, the specialists, were shaping up. All there was to go on were reports from the few who were allowed to attend the closed stadium skirmishes. That changed Saturday at A-Day. Several rumors that had circulated all spring gained substance. Here are some A-Day observations about how the various aspects of the Tide’s 2019 kicking game are shaping up.
Montana Fouts, Alabama’s ace pitcher, has returned from the injured list. After missing three weeks with what sources said was a hairline rib fracture, Alabama softball’s freshman righty returned to the pitching circle Monday night against Georgia at the Rhodes House.
TI recaps A-DayRodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa to recap last Saturday's A-Day Game. Here is that interview.
In Saturday's A-Day game, the two offenses combined for just 45 rushing yards on 47 carries. That lackluster statistic should not cause fans concern. It was a consequence of design.
Alabama baseball fell to fifth-ranked Mississippi State, 13-3, on Sunday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field. Following the series finale, the Crimson Tide is 23-14 overall, 4-11 in Southeastern Conference play.
Bama basketball lands BoldenWest Virginia grad transfer point guard James "Beetle" Bolden announced via twitter that he is transferring Alabama. Last season, Bolden averaged 12.2 points, 2.5 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game. In his career with the Mountaineers, Bolden shot 43.4% from the field and 40.3% from three-point land. Bolden visited Tuscaloosa this weekend.
Chapter 2— Beetle (@jamesbolden3) April 14, 2019
Title: Roll Tide Roll 🐘
Beyond blessed and just want to thank everyone who took the the time to recruit and get to know me and after talking with my family I’m going to further my education and athletic career at the University of Alabama. Can I get a ROLL TIDE🔴 ! pic.twitter.com/lLgHLJF87k
Alabama baseball suffered a 9-1 loss to fifth-ranked Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon at Dudy Noble Field. With the win, the Bulldogs claim the series victory while the Crimson Tide moves to 23-13 overall, 4-10 in Southeastern Conference play.
Here are shots from the Tide's A-Day game.
Here are some post-game comments from Coach Nick Saban, QB Tua Tagovailoa and LB Xavier McKinney
Remember the old saying “statistics are for losers?” When queried after the A-Day game about stats put up by two members of the winning team, Coach Nick Saban sounded almost like ESPN’s Lee Corso. It was as if he was saying, “Not so fast, my friend.”
The official estimated attendance at the 2019 Golden Flake A-Day Game was 62,219 at Bryant-Denny Stadium (capacity: 101,821), the 13th-largest attendance mark for an A-Day football game.
Coach Saban talked with the media Saturday after the A-Day game. Here is audio of what he said.
Alabama baseball came up short in a 6-0 loss to fifth-ranked Mississippi State on Friday evening at Dudy Noble Field. Following the series opener, the Crimson Tide is now 23-12 overall and 4-9 in Southeastern Conference play.
Rosters for Saturday's A-Day game were released by Alabama today.
The Tide’s annual spring game is a popular draw for many of the top prospects in the country. Here’s a look at some of the names set to be on campus for Saturday’s scrimmage. We will continue updating this list.
Coach Saban addressed the media following practice on Thursday. Here are some of his comments.
Here are scenes of the Tide's final practice before A-Day.
Coach Saban talked with the media Thursday after practice. Here is audio of what he said.
The Tide was working outside in shorts and helmets this afternoon in its final practice before A-Day. Here are some notes from the media viewing period.