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Food for thought following Holstein's commitment to Bama

When Eli Holstein arrives at Alabama next spring, he'll be part of a QB room that has drawn some very impressive comparisons.

Eli Holstein commits to Alabama

Four-star quarterback Eli Holstein of Zachary, LA announced his commitment to Alabama this morning via twitter. The 6-3, 225-pound Holstein, who was originally committed to Texas A&M, chose Alabama over Florida and LSU, among others. This spring, Holstein has been one the most impressive performers in the Elite 11 competition. We expect him to be a five-star by the end of this recruiting process. Holstein led his high school team to a 15-0 record and a state title last season. More later

Arch makes June 10th weekend even bigger for Alabama

As if Alabama's visitors list for June 10-12 wasn't already impressive enough, the addition of five-star quarterback Arch Manning to the group might make it the most celebrated lineup of prospects ever assembled in Tuscaloosa for a summer weekend.

Monday morning 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.

Team 26 split when it needed to sweep Stanford

Back in the day, legendary Chicago Cubs player Ernie Banks used to say, “Let’s play two.” Alabama’s softball team was hoping he was a prophet, as it needed two wins Sunday at Rhoads House against Stanford in order to host a Super Regional and continue its season. The Tide needed a sweep, but got a split.

Bama softball falls to Stanford, then eliminates Chattanooga in Tuscaloosa Regional

With its season on the line and a 44-game home regional winning streak dating back to 2007 already snapped, Patrick Murphy’s Team 26 played its second game of Saturday against Chattanooga in a loser-goes-home situation. The result was a 6-2 Bama win.

Offense powers Alabama to series-clinching win Saturday over No. 5 Arkansas

Alabama’s offensive explosion led the Crimson Tide to an 18-5 win over fifth-ranked Arkansas on Saturday afternoon at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The victory in the regular-season finale clinched the series for the Tide and moved UA to 29-25 overall and 12-17 in Southeastern Conference play.

Six-run fifth propels Tide over No. 5 Arkansas Friday night

Alabama baseball used a six-run fifth to clinch an 8-6 win over fifth-ranked Arkansas on Friday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The victory evens the series up at one game apiece and moves the Crimson Tide to 28-25 overall and 11-17 in Southeastern Conference

UA softball shuts out Mocs in NCAA opener

Alabama softball didn’t see its bats wake up as hoped, but the pitching and defense were good enough to beat Chattanooga 3-0 Friday afternoon at the Rhoads House. Bama left nine runners on base to open its regional.

Tide baseball falls to No. 5 Arkansas Thursday night

Alabama fell to fifth-ranked Arkansas, 7-3, on Thursday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. The Crimson Tide is now 27-25 overall and 10-17 in Southeastern Conference play.

Duckworth steps down as head coach of gymnastics

Dana Duckworth has elected to step down as head coach of Alabama gymnastics following her eighth season at the helm.

Recruiting expected to heat up in June

So far, the 2023 recruiting process has been slow, but things are about to heat up. In the month of June, Alabama is slated to host several top prospects on official visits. Here's a quick look at some of those prospects expected to visit Tuscaloosa next month.

Tide basketball lands St. Bonaventure transfer guard

Nate Oats has added a big piece to his 2022 roster with the addition of St. Bonaventure transfer guard Dominick "Dom" Welch. The 6-5, 200-pound Welch averaged over 12 points, shooting 37% from three-point range, and six rebounds a game last season.

Tider Insider TV for May 17

Is Texas feeling good about Addison again?

Following his visit to USC over the weekend, the tide of emotion surrounding Jordan Addison's eventual transfer destination is swaying back to Texas -- if you listen to some in Austin.

Monday morning football discussion -- Jordan Addison, Arch & Eli, the 2022 offense, NIL & more

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

Tide softball learns postseason fate

Patrick Murphy’s Team 26 is once again hosting an NCAA Regional, and should it win that, a Super Regional. The team watched the selection show on ESPNU at the Tide softball complex.

Tide suffers loss at Auburn on Saturday

Alabama baseball suffered a 6-4 loss to 20th-ranked Auburn on Saturday afternoon at Plainsman Park. The Tigers clinched the series with the win in game two, while the Crimson Tide moved to 27-24 overall and 10-16 in Southeastern Conference play.

Alabama baseball falls at No. 20 Auburn Friday

Alabama fell to 20th-ranked Auburn, 3-2, on Friday night at Plainsman Park. The Crimson Tide is now 27-23 overall and 10-15 in Southeastern Conference play.

Where will Jordan Addison end up?

Former Pitt Biletnikoff winner Jordan Addison, who entered the transfer portal last week, just wrapped up an official visit to Texas. Addison is slated to make an official visit to USC this coming weekend. Pete Thamel tweeted today that Addison is also "expected" to visit Alabama before making a decision. So where will he end up? For TI's take, see the forum.

Tide falls to Missouri Thursday at SEC Softball Tournament

Alabama softball fell in its opening game at the 2022 SEC Softball Tournament Thursday afternoon, dropping a 3-0 decision to Missouri.

How the Tide might line up against Utah State: Defense/Special teams

The following is a guess at how the 2022 Alabama Crimson Tide may line up when it opens the season at home against Utah State. It is NOT a depth chart, although some positions have open competitions. Today we'll focus on the projected defense and special teams.