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Saban, Fickell give early reaction to Cotton Bowl semi matchup

Alabama coach Nick Saban and Cincinnati coach Luke Fickell spoke to the national media Sunday afternoon via Zoom to discuss their teams’ matchup in the playoff semifinal in Arlington, TX on New Year’s Eve. Here are some highlights of what each had to say.

Annual awards banquet held Sunday

The University of Alabama football team held its annual awards banquet Sunday evening inside Coleman Coliseum.

Tide's amazing run continues

Georgia is a phenomenal football team. Alabama is too. Yesterday, in the SEC Championship Game in Atlanta, Alabama put Georgia in a position that the Bulldogs had not been in all season. Alabama was a battle-tested team, having come through the gauntlet that is the SEC West. The West Division has been superior to the East for many years now. That matters.

Number one Bama to meet undefeated Cincinnati in playoffs

Coming off its SEC Championship Game win over Georgia on Saturday, the Crimson Tide has jumped to the top spot heading into the playoffs. Alabama will face fourth-ranked and undefeated Cincinnati in the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic in Arlington, TX on December 31. Second-ranked Michigan will face third-ranked Georgia in the Orange Bowl in Miami on the same day.

Offensive explosion puts No. 16 Alabama past No. 3 Gonzaga in Battle in Seattle

Junior guard Jaden Shackelford tied his career high with 28 points on the strength of six three-pointers to help lead the No. 16 Alabama men’s basketball team to a 91-82 victory over No. 3 Gonzaga Saturday night in the Battle in Seattle. The win marks the Crimson Tide’s first road victory over a top-five team since it defeated then-No. 4 Mississippi State 77-73 on Feb. 21, 2004.

Tide muzzles Dogs, doubters to claim 29th SEC crown

Alabama clinched a spot in the college football playoffs en route to a 41-24 in over Georgia in Bryant-Denny East, aka Atlanta’s Mercedes Stadium Saturday.

Postgame interviews video

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Georgia photos

Here are scenes from the Tide's 41-24 win over the Bulldogs.

Georgia box score

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Inside the 5: Alabama vs. Georgia

The 2021 SEC champion will be crowned tomorrow when No. 3 Alabama (11-1, 7-1 SEC) takes on No. 1 Georgia (12-0, 8-0 SEC) in Atlanta. Kickoff inside Mercedes-Benz Stadium is set for shortly after 3 p.m. Here are five storylines for the game.

Georgia predictions

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

What Saban said on his UGA week radio show

Host Eli Gold, Nick Saban, media guest Nick Kelly of the Tuscaloosa News along with dozens of fans gathered at Baumhower's Victory Grille for the show. Here are snippets.

Saban's SEC Championship PC video

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TI on Three Man Front

Rodney joined hosts Pat Smith and Landrum Roberts on Three Man Front on WJOX on Thursday morning to preview the SEC Championship Game.

Touching on some of the Tide's top remaining targets

In most years, with just two weeks from the start of the early signing period, Alabama is putting the final touches on its class. But this year, several recent coaching changes around the country have opened the door for Alabama to get back in on a few top prospects.

Tider Insider TV for November 30

Tuesday player interviews video

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Monday player interviews video

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Saban's Monday PC video

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What Nick Saban said at Monday's press conference

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

Seven players of the week named for the Auburn game

The Alabama coaching staff named seven players of the week following the Crimson Tide’s 24-22, quadruple overtime win in last Saturday’s Iron Bowl. John Metchie III on offense; Will Anderson Jr., Jordan Battle, DeMarcco Hellams and Phidarian Mathis on defense; and Khyree Jackson and Will Reichard on special teams were all recognized for their play in the come-from-behind win at Auburn.

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.

Will Anderson selected as SEC Defensive Player of the Week

Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. was selected as the Southeastern Conference’s Defensive Player of the Week, the league office announced on Monday. The conference honor is Anderson Jr.’s fifth of the season.

2nd half offensive explosion leads to 32-point win over Miami

Alabama used a dominant second half to roll to an impressive 96-64 win over Miami on Sunday in the final round of the ESPN Events Invitational. The Crimson Tide outscored the Hurricanes 63-34 over the final 20 minutes of play.

Saban, Smart discuss SEC title game

Nick Saban and Kirby Smart joined a teleconference Sunday to discuss Saturday’s SEC Championship game. Here are snippets.

Miami predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the basketball game at 5:30 this (Sunday) evening on ESPNU.

Young leads Tide to thrilling OT win in Jordan-Hare

There had never been an Iron Bowl that went to overtime. That changed Saturday on the plains of Auburn where after trailing for most of the contest, Alabama quarterback Bryce Young and his mates erased a 10-point deficit to salvage a season-saving, 24-22 win.

Player postgame interviews video

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Saban postgame PC video

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Auburn photos

Here are scenes from the Tide's 24-22 win over the Tigers.

Auburn box score

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Juwan Gary’s double-double helps lift No. 10/9 Alabama past Drake

Alabama forward Juwan Gary earned his first start of the year and recorded his second double-double of his career to help lead the No. 10/9 Crimson Tide to an 80-71 victory over the Drake Bulldogs in the consolation bracket of the ESPN Events Invitational. With the victory, Alabama advances to take on Miami Sunday night at 5:30 p.m. CT (6:30 p.m. ET).

Drake predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the basketball game at 3:30 this afternoon on ESPNU.