Inside the 5: Alabama vs. Florida

No. 1 Alabama (2-0) travels to Gainesville take on No. 11 Florida (2-0). It’s the SEC opener for both programs. Kickoff inside Ben Hill Griffin Stadium is set for shortly after 2:30 PM tomorrow. Here are five storylines for the game.

Florida predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the game at 2:30 Saturday afternoon on CBS.

Recap of Nick Saban's radio show

Nick Saban, Eli Gold and guest media host Jim Dunaway gathered at Baumhower’s Victory Grill Thursday for Saban’s weekly radio show. Here are highlights of what was said.

What Nick Saban said following Wednesday's practice

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

Saban's Wednesday PC video

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Tider Insider TV for September 14

Tuesday practice video

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Tuesday player interviews video

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A few quick thoughts on Alabama-Florida

"The Swamp" will be overflowing with rabid Gator fans on Saturday. How will Bryce Young and the Alabama offense respond in the hostile atmosphere?

Bryce Young preparing for his first big SEC road test

In the season opener in Atlanta against Miami, Bryce Young wasn't fazed in his first start as Alabama's quarterback. But this Saturday will be a different kind of road test when the Tide travels to Gainesville to play a top ten Florida team in front of a hostile crowd. Earlier today, Young spoke to the media via Zoom about several topics, including the upcoming game. Here are some of his comments.

Monday practice video

See the forum for video of today's practice.

Monday player interviews video

See the forum for video of Monday player interviews.

Saban's Monday PC video

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What Nick Saban said at his Monday press conference

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

Six players of the week named for the Mercer game

JoJo Earle and Evan Neal on offense; Christian Harris, Kool-Aid McKinstry and Drew Sanders on defense; and Jase McClellan on special teams all earned the honors for their efforts against the Bears.

Monday morning football discussion on The Gary Harris Show

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

Tide maims Mercer; Gators up next

Top-ranked Alabama was supposed to handle Mercer with ease in the Tide’s home opener. Though the Crimson Tide came out flat, in the end it handled business by prevailing, 48-14.

Saban post-game PC video

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Player post-game interview video

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Mercer photos

Here are scenes from the Tide's 48-14 win over Mercer.

Mercer box score

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Inside the 5: Alabama vs. Mercer

After making fairly quick work of Miami last Saturday, No. 1 Alabama (1-0) is prepared for its home opener against Mercer (1-0). Kickoff inside Bryant-Denny Stadium is set for shortly after 3 PM. Here are five storylines for the game.

Mercer predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the game at 3:00 Saturday afternoon on SEC Network.

Recapping Nick Saban’s radio show ahead of Mercer

Media guest Jordan Rodgers, who will call Saturday’s game, joined Eli Gold and Alabama coach Nick Saban on the latter’s weekly radio show. Here are some snippets of what was said Thursday night.

Decision day for Finkley; Texas five-star closing in on a decision

At 4:15 this afternoon, four-star defensive lineman Justice Finkley of Hewitt-Trussville, one of the state's top five 2022 prospects, will announce his college decision. Several weeks ago, the 6-2, 255-pound Finkley narrowed his choices down to Alabama, Colorado and Texas.

What Nick Saban said after Wednesday's practice

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

Saban's Wednesday PC video

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Bryce Young named Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week

Quarterback Bryce Young picked up Davey O’Brien National Quarterback of the Week honors for his performance against No. 14/16 Miami in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game last weekend, it was announced by the Davey O’Brien Foundation Wednesday. The honor comes one day after being named the Southeastern Conference Offensive Player of the Week and earning a spot on the Davey O’Brien Award’s Great 8 and the Manning Award’s Stars of the Week.

Nimari Burnett suffers season-ending knee injury

Alabama men's basketball player Nimari Burnett suffered a knee injury that will keep him sidelined for the 2021-22 season, head coach Nate Oats confirmed Wednesday. The 6-4, 190-pound sophomore guard underwent successful surgery on his right knee Tuesday afternoon and is expected to make a full recovery.