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Bama basketball in the portal

As of Wednesday, Alabama basketball has landed commitments from two transfers, 6-5, 185-pound guard Houston Mallette from Pepperdine and 6-4, 218-pound wing player Chris Youngblood from USF. Both players averaged around 15 ppg this past season. Youngblood was the Co-Player of the Year in the American Athletic Conference last season. Below is the current list of Tide players who have entered the portal. None have chosen a school yet: Rylan Griffen, Sam Walters, Nick Pringle, Davin Cosby, Kris Parker, and Max Sharnowski (walk-on)

Tider Insider TV for April 16

Proctor announces return

Former Alabama starting left tackle Kadyn Proctor has officially announced his plans to return to Tuscaloosa. Proctor, who started 14 games for the Tide as a freshman last season, transferred to Iowa back in January. Last month, it was reported that Proctor would again hit the portal when it opened today. The 6-7, 360-pounder was on the sideline as a spectator last Saturday for A-Day. Proctor will enroll at UA in the summer.

Quick note on QBs Ty Simpson and Dylan Lonergan

Since some have asked, as of now, I'm hearing that both Ty Simpson and Dylan Lonergan are likely to...

Monday review of A-Day on The Gary Harris Show

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

Tider Insider TV for April 16

Proctor announces return

Former Alabama starting left tackle Kadyn Proctor has officially announced his plans to return to Tuscaloosa. Proctor, who started 14 games for the Tide as a freshman last season, transferred to Iowa back in January. Last month, it was reported that Proctor would again hit the portal when it opened today. The 6-7, 360-pounder was on the sideline as a spectator last Saturday for A-Day. Proctor will enroll at UA in the summer.

Quick note on QBs Ty Simpson and Dylan Lonergan

Since some have asked, as of now, I'm hearing that both Ty Simpson and Dylan Lonergan are likely to...

Monday review of A-Day on The Gary Harris Show

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

Adams' brilliant outing leads to 5-0 shutout of top-ranked Arkansas

Alabama leaned on starter Zane Adams on Sunday afternoon, securing a 5-0 shutout victory over top-ranked Arkansas at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The series-clinching win moved the 16th-ranked Crimson Tide to 24-12 on the season and 6-9 in Southeastern Conference play.

Bama snags another standout LB prospect

Alabama defensive coordinator Kane Wommack has added yet another standout linebacker to the Tide's 2025 commitment list. Jaedon Harmon, a 6-1, 215-pounder from Rome, GA, has announced his commitment to Alabama. Harmon chose Alabama over offers from numerous schools, including Auburn, Clemson, Florida, Michigan, Ohio State, Texas, Texas A&M and USC, among others. Harmon becomes the fifth linebacker to join Bama's class. Other linebacker commits include Duke Johnson, Abduall Sanders, Luke Metz and Myles Johnson.

A-Day photos

Here are scenes from the A-Day game.

Video recap of A-Day

Following Saturday's A-Day Game, Rodney joined WVUA 23 sports director and TI TV co-host Gary Harris for a quick recap of today's scrimmage.

Offense holds off defense in DeBoer's A-Day debut

Kalen DeBoer's first A-Day is in the books and his offense looked pretty sharp, especially during the first half of the scrimmage. Miller Jammed, Booker Booked and the offense downed the defense by a final score of 34-28. Offense got points the regular way while the defense was rewarded for stops and turnovers (of which there were none).

Tide lands dynamic New Jersey playmaker

Alabama has landed a commitment from dynamic 2025 Millville, New Jersey playmaker Lotzier Brooks. The 5-9, 175-pound Brooks is one of the nation's fastest rising slot receivers. He had offers from Alabama, Georgia, Nebraska, Oregon, and Texas A&M, among others. See his highlights:

Tuscaloosa native Chris Youngblood announces transfer to Bama hoops

Chris Youngblood, a 6-4, 218-pound wing player, has announced he's transferring from USF (South Florida) to Alabama. This past season Youngblood was named American Athletic Conference Co-Player of the Year. He averaged 15 ppg and shot 41-percent from three. Former Tide Hendrix breaks down Youngblood is this X post.

Quick A-Day visitors list

Here's a quick look at some of the top 2025 prospects tentatively slated to visit Tuscaloosa for A-Day on Saturday.

What Kalen DeBoer said following Thursday's practice

Coach DeBoer spoke to the media following today's practice. Here are some of his comments.

Kalen DeBoer sits down with Gary Harris

Alabama head coach Kalen DeBoer sat down with WVUA 23 sports director/Tider Insider TV co-host Gary Harris this morning. Here is that interview.

TI Thursday on Three Man Front

Rodney joined hosts Pat Smith and Landrum Roberts on Three Man Front on WJOX in Birmingham.

Rodney on WMSP in Montgomery

Rodney joined host John Longshore on Sports Radio 740 WMSP in Montgomery on Thursday morning.

Young players, newcomers who have flashed this spring

As A-Day approaches, we thought we'd review some of the buzz that we've heard on a few (not all) of the younger players and newcomers who have flashed this spring.

Tider Insider TV for April 9

Day 13: Practice video

The Tide returned to the practice field on Tuesday. Here are some scenes from the practice.

Day 13: Jalen Milroe post-practice

Quarterback Jalen Milroe spoke to the media following Tuesday's practice. Milroe and his Tide teammates will practice again on Thursday leading up to Saturday's A-Day Game.

Nate Oats puts skids on Kentucky rumors

Amid speculation that he was a top candidate to become the next head basketball coach at Kentucky, Nate Oats released a statement tonight that he will remain in Tuscaloosa to continue pursuing Alabama's first basketball national championship.

Monday morning 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 sweeps Rebels

How hard is it to sweep an SEC opponent in softball? "It's a feat," said Alabama coach Patrick Murphy after his team did just that with a 5-1 Sunday afternoon win at the Rhoads House.

Tide falls to Huskies at Final Four

Alabama's fantastic March Madness run ended in Phoenix Saturday at the hands of a generationally good Connecticut team. The Crimson Tide fought hard and competed head to head with the defending national champs, but in the end UConn was too much and pulled away late for an 86-72 win.

Kalen DeBoer's post-scrimmage press conference

Kalen DeBoer spoke to the media following Saturday's scrimmage.

Day 12: Bama shows improvement in scrimmage 2

The Tide wrapped up its second scrimmage of the spring today. According to head coach Kalen DeBoer, the scrimmage, held at Bryant-Denny Stadium, went roughly 85-90 plays.

UConn predictions

Make your predictions before the start of the men's basketball game at 7:49 Saturday evening on TBS.

Day 11: What Nick Sheridan said following Friday's practice

Alabama held its eleventh practice of the spring on Friday. The practice was closed to the media. Following the practice, offensive coordinator Nick Sheridan met briefly with reporters. Here are some of his comments.

Quick Friday morning pre-scrimmage notes

There's a football scrimmage tomorrow at Bryant-Denny Stadium that precedes the big event in Phoenix. A quick note or two on spring practice.

TI Thursday on Three Man Front

Rodney joined hosts Pat Smith and Landrum Roberts on Three Man Front on WJOX in Birmingham.

Rodney on WMSP in Montgomery

Rodney joined host John Longshore on Sports Radio 740 WMSP in Montgomery on Thursday morning.

Day 10: Post-practice comments from Kane Wommack and Tim Keenan

The Tide held practice number 10 of spring drills on Wednesday afternoon. The practice was closed to the media. Here are some post-practice comments from defensive coordinator Kane Wommack and defensive lineman Tim Keenan.