Armour-Davis excited about decision, ready to help recruit

On Friday, Jalyn Armour-Davis publicly committed to Alabama, giving the Tide the state’s top defensive back in the 2018 class. The rising senior from St. Paul’s HS in Mobile chose Alabama over Auburn and FSU.

Tide WR announces transfer

Rising sophomore receiver T.J. Simmons announced via Twitter his plans to transfer from the Alabama program. The 6-2, 200-pound Simmons, who played at Clay-Chalkville HS, tweeted that he was transferring to West Virginia. Simmons will have to sit out this coming season .

Armour-Davis brings a lot to the table

Early last spring, Mobile-St. Paul's standout cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis favored Auburn and FSU. But by the end of spring, Alabama had moved to the forefront. This morning, St Paul's head coach Steve Mask announced that Armour-Davis, one of the state's elite prospects in the 2018 class, had committed to the Crimson Tide.

Armour-Davis commits to Alabama

Star cornerback Jalyn Armour-Davis has committed to Alabama. Armour-Davis, of Mobile-St. Paul's, is a versatile player who could play multiple roles in the secondary. More later.

Five Friday thoughts

It is June 23rd and Alabama is sitting on four public commitments. That's upsetting to some. It shouldn't be. There is more to it than meets the eye. Alabama could have 10-12 or more public commitments if Nick Saban wanted them right now.

TI discusses Alabama football, recruiting on The Suttles Approach

TI joined host Aaron Suttles on Tide 102.9 to discuss Alabama football. Here is that interview.

JUCO DL blown away at Bama

Caleb Tremblay has taken the long road to becoming one of the nation's top JUCO defensive linemen in the 2018 class.

Top OL says Bama would be hard to turn down

With offers from Auburn, Cal, Colorado, Michigan, Oregon and UCLA already in hand, Tommy Brown had some impressive college choices. But when the 6-7, 315-pound 2018 offensive tackle at Mater Dei HS in Santa Ana, CA got an offer from Alabama last week, it was a special, because Brown's father, Vince Brown, was a shot putter at UA back in the early 80s and has followed Alabama football through the years.

Star 2018 OT talks in-depth about the Tide

Star 2018 offensive tackle Tommy Brown of Santa Ana-Mater Dei, CA recently landed an offer from the Crimson Tide. Brown spoke in-depth with host Drew DeArmond of 97.7 The Zone in Huntsville about his recruitment, his ties to Alabama and his upcoming plans. Here is that interview.

Tider Insider TV for Tuesday, June 20

Presented by WVUA 23 in Tuscaloosa, the home of Tider Insider TV.

TI discusses Bama football recruiting

TI joined host Drew DeArmond on The 97.7 in Huntsville to discuss Alabama football. Here is that interview.

Fast-rising OL talks Tide offer

This past weekend, the UA staff extended offers to some talented players in the class of 2019. One of those who received an offer is Harry Miller, a 6-3½, 299-pound offensive lineman from Buford, Georgia.

Decatur-Austin star facing tough decision

There's not an abundance of great talent in Alabama this year, but that doesn't mean that there's not any. Take Decatur-Austin 2018 running back Asa Martin. Some longtime observers say he's the best athlete to come out that area of the state in more than 20 years.

Tide in position with top prospects

Alabama's recruiting continues to trickle along, but that will change. The Tide is in good position with several top prospects around the country, and eventually the commitments will start rolling in.

2019 OL lands offer from Nick Saban

Amari Kight came to Bama's OL/DL camp on Saturday thinking he might earn an offer. The 6-6, 301-pound 2019 offensive tackle from Alabaster-Thompson left with good news from Coach Saban.

Tragedy and Triumph: Former Alabama star Siran Stacy shares his message

Paul “Bear” Bryant retired from coaching before Siran Stacy ever suited up for Geneva High School, but the shifty runner with great vision and blazing speed never lost sight of his dream to play college football at the University of Alabama. Read more on River Regions Sports.

2019 OL lands offer from Nick Saban

Amari Kight came to Bama's OL/DL camp on Saturday thinking he might earn an offer. The 6-6, 301-pound 2019 offensive tackle from Alabaster-Thompson left with good news from Coach Saban.

Tragedy and Triumph: Former Alabama star Siran Stacy shares his message

Paul “Bear” Bryant retired from coaching before Siran Stacy ever suited up for Geneva High School, but the shifty runner with great vision and blazing speed never lost sight of his dream to play college football at the University of Alabama.

UA welcoming campers, visitors

Saturday will be another busy day in Tuscaloosa, as Alabama is set to host its first OL/DL camp of the summer. There will be plenty of talent on display. Here is a preliminary look at some of the players expected to camp or visit tomorrow.

TI on The Suttles Approach

TI joined host Aaron Suttles on Tide 102.9 in Tuscaloosa to discuss the latest on Alabama football. Here is that interview.

2019 star making another visit to Tuscaloosa

Elite 2019 linebacker King Mwikuta was in Tuscaloosa last week participating in the Tide's first summer camp. The 6-4, 226-pound star will make a return visit to Alabama this weekend.

Tide flips nation's top punter

With the commitment of Skyler DeLong, Alabama might have answered a big question for the 2018 season a year in advance. DeLong, the nation's top-rated punter in the 2018 class from Nation Ford HS in Fort Mill, SC,flipped his commitment from Tennessee to Alabama. With Bama All-American punter J.K. Scott entering his senior season, the arrival of DeLong will be perfect timing. DeLong is noted for having a strong leg and excellent hang time.

JUCO star liked what he heard in Tuscaloosa

When TI spoke with star JUCO defensive lineman Emmit Gooden back in late May, he was very excited about his recent offer from Alabama. Last week, Gooden took an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa. The 6-4, 320-pounder from Independence CC in Independence, KS says that two things Coach Saban said got his attention.

TI on Boomo Bugg Show

TI joined co-hosts Harold Bugg and Brett Beaird of the Boomo Bugg show on WYTK 939 the Score earlier. Here is the interview.