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Alabama Coach Retires With Bryant-Like Record

Nick Saban won seven national titles

(Newser) - Nick Saban, a stern coach who won seven national championships and turned Alabama back into a national powerhouse that included six of those titles in just 17 seasons, is retiring, ESPN reports. The 72-year-old Saban restored a Crimson Tide program once ruled by Paul "Bear" Bryant to the top...

Rose Bowl Teams Limit iPad Use
Hacking Concerns
Rose Bowl Teams

Hacking Concerns Rose Bowl Teams

Alabama, Michigan limit viewing of game film

(Newser) - The Alabama Crimson Tide caused a stir at the Rose Bowl when they revealed they've restricted their players' game film viewing on iPads heading into the College Football Playoff semifinal against Michigan because of concerns about hacking. As it turns out, Michigan is also taking precautions. The Wolverines also...

Here's the No. 1 Pick in This Year's NFL Draft

Carolina Panthers take Bryce Young at No. 1 overall in NFL draft

(Newser) - The Carolina Panthers believe they’ve finally found their franchise quarterback. The Panthers selected Alabama’s Bryce Young with the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night, the first time the team has selected a QB with the top overall pick since Cam Newton in 2011,...

Report: Alabama Player Fled Cops at 141mph—With a Haul

Tony Mitchell, suspended from football, is charged with marijuana possession

(Newser) - An Alabama freshman defensive back has admitted to fleeing from law enforcement when he put the pedal to the metal and reached speeds of 141mph last week, according to a police report. Tony Mitchell, a five-star recruit and top 150 prospect, was arrested Wednesday in Florida on a charge of...

College Player's Pre-Game Ritual Comes Under Fire
College Player's Pre-Game
Ritual Seen as Awful Timing
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College Player's Pre-Game Ritual Seen as Awful Timing

Alabama's Brandon Miller undergoes a fake pat-down, even after link to fatal shooting

(Newser) - Before his team's win on Saturday, star Alabama player Brandon Miller did his usual pre-game ritual: After his name was announced in the starting lineup, a teammate gave him a fake weapons pat-down. Watch it via video tweeted by WVTM sports anchor Ryan Hennessy. The problem? Last week, court...

Police: Alabama Player Who Ferried Gun Won't Be Charged

They say there's nothing to charge Brandon Miller with

(Newser) - At a preliminary hearing for the two men—one of them a former Crimson Tide basketball player— charged in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old woman near the University of Alabama campus last month, police testified that another Alabama basketball player is linked to the murder, though not in a...

Alabama Basketball Player Charged With Murder
Cops: Darius Miles
Supplied Gun Used in Murder

Cops: Darius Miles Supplied Gun Used in Murder

Another man allegedly fired shot that killed Jamea Jonae Harris

(Newser) - A former University of Alabama basketball player didn't fire the shot that killed a young mother in Tuscaloosa early Sunday, but he supplied the gun that was used, investigators say. Darius Miles, who has been removed from the team, and Michael Lynn Davis have both been charged with capital...

After a Win 16 Years in the Making, Fans Steal Goalposts, Toss One in River

Tennessee is asking for donations to replace them

(Newser) - The University of Tennessee enjoyed an upset football win against the University of Alabama on Saturday; it was the Tennessee Volunteers' first time beating the Alabama Crimson Tide since 2006. Needless to say, fans were excited—a bit too excited. After the win at Tennessee's Neyland Stadium, they stormed...

This Year's Heisman Race Was a Rout

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young wins easily

(Newser) - Bryce Young didn't just meet the standard set by the star quarterbacks who preceded him at Alabama, he exceeded it. Young became the first Crimson Tide quarterback to win the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, making Alabama the fifth school with consecutive winners of college football's most prestigious...

Heisman Trophy Win Is First of Its Kind in Decades

DeVonta Smith is just the 4th wide receiver ever to win

(Newser) - On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football while playing a position that rarely gets that kind of recognition. Smith became the first wide receiver to win the Heisman Trophy in 29 seasons Tuesday night, breaking the monopoly quarterbacks have had...

Iconic Coach Tests Positive, for Real This Time

Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban last tested positive on Oct. 14

(Newser) - Alabama football is No. 1 in the country, and coach Nick Saban won't be leading his team in Saturday's annual Iron Bowl rivalry game against No. 22 Auburn. The university on Wednesday confirmed Saban has tested positive for COVID-19. The same thing happened in mid-October , but that diagnosis...

Iconic Coach Gets COVID Right Before Big Game

Alabama Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says he's isolating at home

(Newser) - Alabama coach Nick Saban and athletic director Greg Byrne have tested positive for COVID-19, three days before the second-ranked Crimson Tide is set to face No. 3 Georgia in a clash of Southeastern Conference and national powers, the AP reports. Both said their tests Wednesday morning came back positive, but...

Player Who Missed Huge Kick Writes Letter to Fans

Alabama's Joseph Bulovas says no one was more disappointed than he was

(Newser) - The Alabama Crimson Tide was down by three points late in the second half of Saturday's Iron Bowl, which pitted the team against rival Auburn, when Alabama's Joseph Bulovas missed a 30-yard field goal that would have tied the score. Instead, it remained 48-45 in favor of the...

Baby Trump Balloon Has Met Its End

Protest symbol stabbed as president gets warm welcome at Alabama-LSU game

(Newser) - President Trump appears to have found his sports sweet spot after getting booed at the World Series and a mixed reception at an MMA fight : The commander in chief got a warm welcome in the Deep South at a college football game between Alabama and Louisiana State, reports CNN . Per...

We Can All Learn Something From This Benched QB
We Can All Learn Something
From This Benched QB

We Can All Learn Something From This Benched QB

Jalen Hurts reacts with class after epic benching in championship: columnist

(Newser) - It was, as Mike Vaccaro writes in the New York Post , "one of the most devastating public benchings we'll ever see." He's referring to Alabama coach Nick Saban's decision to lift starting QB Jalen Hurts at halftime in the college championship and put in freshman...

Player Shouts Against Trump Before College Football Game

Critics say president mangled national anthem

(Newser) - President Trump was greeted with a mixture of cheers and boos when he took to the field in Atlanta before the College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama and Georgia Monday night—and one Alabama player did more than boo. The players were kept in the locker room, as is...

The Game Went Into Overtime. Then, an 'Unbelievable' End

Alabama Crimson Tide beats Georgia Bulldogs 26-23

(Newser) - Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship in Atlanta Monday night. Tagovailoa entered the game at halftime, replacing a struggling Jalen Hurts, and threw three touchdown passes,...

Alabama Shuts Down Clemson for Place in Final
Alabama Win Sets Up
All-SEC Final

Alabama Win Sets Up All-SEC Final

They shut down Clemson for 24-6 win

(Newser) - Alabama and Georgia won their College Football Playoff semifinals on Monday and will meet in the national championship next week in Atlanta, the home of the Southeastern Conference title game. "Couldn't have scripted it better in some ways," SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey said. "It will be...

College Playoff Set After Toughest Decision Yet

Ohio State fans will not be happy

(Newser) - Alabama is in. The Crimson Tide got the nod over Ohio State and will play Clemson in the College Football Playoff on Jan. 1 in the Sugar Bowl, per the AP . Oklahoma and Georgia will meet in the Rose Bowl on the same day. Tide or Buckeyes was the question...

'Let's Be Legendary:' Clemson Wins With 1 Second

Takes title in 'one of the greatest games of all time'

(Newser) - Deshaun Watson took the snap, rolled right, and with one of the easiest throws he had to make all night, completed Clemson's journey to the top of college football. A frantic fourth quarter and a championship rematch between Clemson and Alabama was decided with one second left on a...

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