Smoked in the Smokies: Tide tramples Vols

Christmas came early in Knoxville, and Phil Fulmer didnít even have to dress up like Santa Claus. Heisman front-runner Tua Tagovailoa lit up the Vols like a Yuletide tree en route to a 58-21 win for top-ranked Alabama (8-0, 5-0 SEC), the Tideís school record 12th straight win over its No. 2 rival.

Tennessee post-game notes

Alabamaís 58 points in the win over Tennessee are the most by the Crimson Tide in the 101-game history of the series. The previous record was 56 in a 56-28 win in 1986 in Knoxville. Alabamaís only other game with more than 50 points came in a 51-0 win over the Vols in Birmingham in 1906. The Tideís total is also the most scored by either team in series history.

Tennessee box score

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Tennessee predictions

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Inside the 5: Alabama vs. Tennessee

The Third Saturday in October is upon us, and that means itís time for No. 1 Alabama (7-0, 4-0 SEC) to take on rival Tennessee (3-3, 1-2 SEC). Kickoff inside Neyland Stadium is set for shortly after 2:30 p.m. tomorrow. Here are five storylines for the game.

Tennessee week on the Nick Saban radio show

Weíre only a few days from the Third Saturday in October. That was the theme this week on the Nick Saban Show, radio version. Here are some snippets.

Saban's Wednesday press conference

Nick Saban's Wednesday post-practice comments

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

Audio of Saban's Wednesday press conference

Coach Saban talked with the media today after practice. Here is audio of what he said.

Quick Wednesday practice notes

The Tide was out on the practice field this afternoon in full pads. Here are some observations from the media viewing period.

Wednesday recruiting ramblings

Some questions popped up last night about what Houston, TX corner Marcus Banks' de-committing from LSU might mean for Alabama. We discuss that and share some notes on Jeffery Carter, Ishmael Sopsher, Henry To'oto'o, Nakobe Dean and more.

Bama at SEC Basketball Media Days: an optimistic time of the year

Alabama Coach Avery Johnson along with players Herbert Jones and John Petty represented the Crimson Tide at SEC Media Days at the Grand Bohemian Hotel Wednesday. As is typical of this time year, optimism abounds throughout the league, including in Tuscaloosa.

Tider Insider TV for October 16

Tide Tip-off featured scrimmages

A spirited two-half, 30-minute scrimmage by the menís team highlighted the 2018 Tide Tipoff event at Coleman Coliseum. The White team won 64-52 over the Crimsons.

Quick Monday practice notes

The Tide was working outside in shorts and helmets this afternoon. Here are some observations from the media viewing period.

Monday player interviews

Alabama sophomore offensive tackle Jedrick Wills Jr, sophomore wide receiver Jerry Jeudy, junior defensive back Shyheim Carter and junior Mack Wilson meet with the media as Alabama prepare for its rival the Tennessee Volunteers.

Saban's Monday press conference

What Nick Saban had to say at his Monday press conference to kick off Tennessee week

Here are some snippets from Nick Sabanís Monday talk with the state's media ahead of Saturdayís 2:30 p.m. start in Knoxville. The game will air on CBS-TV.

TI on The Gary Harris Show

Rodney joined host Gary Harris on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa to review Bama's win over Missouri and look forward to Saturday's game at Tennessee.

Audio of Saban's weekly press conference

Coach Saban talked with the media today about preparations for Tennessee. Here is audio of what he said.

Eight players of the week named for Missouri game

Josh Jacobs, Jerry Jeudy and Jedrick Wills Jr. on offense; Christian Miller, Saivion Smith, Quinnen Williams and Mack Wilson on defense; and Joseph Bulovas along with Jacobs again on special teams all earned the recognition for their performance against Mizzou.

Wills named SEC Offensive Lineman of the Week

Alabama footballís Jedrick Wills Jr. was selected as the SECís Offensive Lineman of the Week for his standout performance in the Tide's Homecoming matchup with Missouri.