Annual football awards banquet held Sunday

The Alabama football team held its annual awards banquet Sunday evening at Birmingham Sheraton.

Saban, Petersen talk about Tide, Huskies matchup

Washington coach Chris Petersen called it the “biggest challenge we’ve ever had as coaches, as players, to play this great Alabama team” and oddsmakers agreed, installing the top-ranked Crimson Tide as an early, two-touchdown favorite in the College Football Playoff semifinal on Dec. 31 at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl.

Foster Wins 2016 Dick Butkus Award

Alabama senior linebacker Reuben Foster is the recipient of the 2016 Butkus Award, presented annually to the nation's top collegiate linebacker.

Bama gets Huskies in Peach Bowl

As expected, Alabama is the number one seed in the final college football playoff poll. The Tide will face PAC 12 champion Washington, the fourth seed, in the Peach Bowl in Atlanta. The other semifinal game will match number two Clemson and number three Ohio State in the Fiesta Bowl. Both semifinal games are scheduled for New Years Eve.

Jalen Hurts post-game interview

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Saban, Tide win third straight SEC crown

“I’m so very proud of our team for, first of all, having an undefeated season, but secondly, for winning the SEC Championship,” Saban said. “I think to do that three years in a row is a really significant accomplishment, especially these guys who have been challenged all year long by playoff game after playoff game, but this was the first championship game we had, and they certainly responded well in the game, and I'm very proud of them.”

Florida post-game notes

With the win over Florida, Alabama has reached the 13-win mark for the fourth time in school history.

Florida stats


Injury update on LB Shaun Dion Hamilton

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Men’s hoops falls to Texas Longhorns

The Alabama men’s basketball team lost a 77-68 decision to the Texas Longhorns on Friday night at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. The Crimson Tide falls to an overall 4-3 record, while the Longhorns improve to 4-3. Freshman Dazon Ingram and sophomore Avery Johnson Jr. led the Tide offense with 12 and 10 points, respectively.

Florida predictions

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Inside the 5: Alabama vs. Florida

The SEC Championship will be on the line when No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0 SEC) squares off against No. 15 Florida (8-3, 6-2 SEC) tomorrow afternoon. Kickoff inside the Georgia Dome is set for shortly after 3 p.m. Here are five storylines for the game.

Thursday morning recruiting notes

Last week everybody was saying star linebacker Baron Browning was headed to Alabama. At that time, due to Browning's scheduled visit to Ohio State for the Michigan game, TI was a bit leery of those reports. I knew Urban Meyer wasn't going down easily....

Nick Saban's Wednesday press conference

Coach Saban addressed the media following today's practice. Here are some of his comments.

A few quick notes from Wednesday practice

Team working indoors in full pads.

Tider Insider TV for Tuesday, November 29

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Tide freshman Keys hoops rout over Charleston Southern

Sometimes a sports team needs a good old fashioned home rout over a hapless opponent, a game where the winning coach can clear the bench and even play his walk-ons. Welcome to Alabama 76, Charleston Southern 46, before a sparse Coleman Coliseum crowd (affected by a tornado watch) and an SEC TV audience.

Tuesday recruiting notes

Here's an update on some of the Tide's top remaining targets in the 2017 class.

A few quick notes from Monday practice

Team working in shorts and helmets.

Coach Saban's press conference

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Nick Saban's press conference

Coach Saban addressed the media at his weekly press conference today. Here are some of his comments.

Ten players of the week named for Auburn game

The Alabama coaching staff recognized 10 players following the Saturday’s 30-12 victory over in-state rival Auburn in the annual Iron Bowl. Bradley Bozeman, Cam Robinson, ArDarius Stewart and Jonah Williams were the honorees on offense, while Jonathan Allen, Ryan Anderson, Shaun Dion Hamilton and Dalvin Tomlinson represented the defense. Minkah Fitzpatrick and Adam Griffith made the special teams list.

Cam Robinson Selected as SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week

The junior left tackle posted a grade of 89 percent and did not allow a sack or quarterback hurry.

Saban, McElwain discuss SEC Championship Game

In a media teleconference Sunday, Alabama coach Nick Saban and Florida coach Jim McElwain talked about next Saturday's matchup between their two teams.

Bama lands a big one!

LB Chris Allen of Baton Rouge-Southern Lab, LA has committed to Alabama. The 6-4, 235-pound Allen ranks as one of the nation's elite outside linebackers. He committed to Alabama over the hometown LSU Tigers. More later.

Sunday recruiting talk

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