Tide avoids upset by Bulldogs; wins 8th straight SEC game

Mississippi State gave Alabama a stiffer challenge than expected Saturday night at Coleman Coliseum. The Crimson Tide of Nate Oats made some key stops down to stretch against the Bulldogs and won the game 81-73, just shy of covering the nine-point spread.

Mississippi State predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the men's basketball game at 5:00 Saturday evening.

A couple of things from Texas...

Sources tell TI that Texas is trying to enter the race for Tennessee transfer linebacker Henry To'oto'o. The Longhorns chances might depend on if former Tide linebacker coach/DC Tosh Lupoi chooses to become the linebacker coach at Texas or stay in the NFL.

Could Alabama land Tennessee transfer linebacker?

Two years ago, when Henry To'oto'o came out of Concord-De La Salle, CA, the highly-regarded linebacker chose Tennessee over Alabama in a tight recruiting battle. Now, after two seasons in Knoxville, To'oto'o is in the transfer portal, and a California source tells TI that Bama might again be a finalist for the standout linebacker.

Bill O’Brien named OC and QB coach

Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the addition of Bill O’Brien to the Crimson Tide coaching staff on Thursday as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach for the Tide.

Quick Thursday morning coaching notes

While there has been no official announcement from Nick Saban, it appears that Bill O'Brien (offensive coordinator) and Doug Marrone (offensive line coach) have filled two vacancies on Bama's staff. Here's a couple of notes on other positions to be filled.

TI looks back at Tide's NC season & forward to 2021

Rodney joined host Ira Kaufman on Ira On Sports to discuss Alabama's national championship season and for a sneak preview of 2021.

Bama softball preview with Patrick Murphy

Tide softball coach Patrick Murphy joined Gary Harris on Tide 100.9 in Tuscaloosa to preview the upcoming season.

Tuesday night note on Doug Marrone

According to TI sources, Nick Saban has found his replacement for OL coach Kyle Flood, who departed last week for Texas.

Petty, Tide destroy LSU in Red Stick

John Petty kept it short and sweet while summing up the thrashing he and his Alabama basketball teammates put on LSU Tuesday night in Baton Rouge ...

Tider Insider TV for January 19

Quick Tuesday morning coaching notes

Last weekend, when Pete Golding's name was circulating as Steve Sarkisian's top defensive coordinator target, TI posted that our sources did not think Golding was the frontrunner. It was actually another Pete...

Mac Jones wins the Manning Award

Jones becomes the first Crimson Tide signal-caller to earn the award after leading the Crimson Tide to a perfect 13-0 record and its 18th national championship in program history.

LSU predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the men's basketball game at 8:00 Tuesday evening.

Monday football discussion

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

Petty named SEC Player of the Week

For the second time in the last three weeks, Alabama guard John Petty Jr. has been selected as the Southeastern Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week, the league office announced Monday. The Crimson Tide has now earned the league’s weekly honor in three of the last four weeks (Jaden Shackelford on Dec. 28 and Petty on Jan. 4).

Men’s basketball vaults into national rankings

The Alabama men’s basketball team cracked the top-25 rankings this week, checking in at No. 18 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 16 in the USA Today Coaches Poll, which were both released Monday.

Alabama men's hoops wins big over Arkansas on Saturday

The Alabama men’s basketball team claimed its seventh consecutive victory, and sixth-straight Southeastern Conference win, as it rolled past Arkansas, 90-59, on Saturday afternoon in Coleman Coliseum. With the victory, the Crimson Tide improved to 11-3 overall and a perfect 6-0 in league play, which is its best conference start since beginning the 1987 conference season with eight consecutive wins.

Arkansas predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the men's basketball game at 2:30 Saturday afternoon.

Tide juniors opt for NFL draft

As is the case each January, Alabama held a press conference to announce which Tide underclassmen are declaring for the NFL Draft. This one was on Zoom. Here is a list of who is turning pro that hadn’t previously announced and what Tide coach Nick Saban had to say.

Thursday coaching moves, rumors & more

A former Penn State/NFL player raves about Bill O'Brien as the possible replacement for Steve Sarkisian at Alabama...

Saban wins Paul “Bear” Bryant Coach of the Year Award

The American Heart Association announced tonight that head coach Nick Saban has been named the recipient of the 2020 Paul “Bear” Bryant Award.

First place Tide takes down Cats at Rupp

Not since Mark Gottfried’s 2006 team had Alabama gone to Rupp Arena and left with a win. Nate Oats’ 2020-21 team has now joined that elite club after an 85-65 win over Kentucky Tuesday night, the largest margin of defeat at home for UK in the John Calipari era in Lexington.