2:09 AM EDT, Mon September 25, 2017
TD Alabama 15 hours ago

Freshman wide receiver has statement performance against Vanderbilt

NASHVILLE — Another talented five-star wide receiver took flight in a Southeastern Conference opener for the University of Alabama football program over the weekend.   Following the pattern of Julio Jones, Amari Cooper and Calvin Ridley, freshman target Jerry Jeudy made Vanderbilt Stadium his canvas to put the college football world on notice.  Regardless of words being sown through […] The post Freshman wide receiver has statement performance against Vanderbilt appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.
Tuscaloosa News 16 hours ago

Tagovailoa passes first test drive for Alabama

NASHVILLE – It was really more of a test drive, but Tua Tagovailoa got handed the keys on Saturday at Vanderbilt Stadium.He did more than take care of the car and motor safely around the block. He also revved the engine and shifted gears a few times.Alabama’s backup quarterback marched onto the field with Alabama well ahead, four minutes into the second half, and got his chance to sling it around against a defense that came into the game ranked No. 1 in the [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

NOTEBOOK: Hillcrest's Robinson sees action for Crimson Tide

It was a proud moment for Hillcrest High School as former Patriot Brian Robinson Jr. saw his first action as an Alabama freshman, entering the Crimson Tide’s win over Vanderbilt as a running back in the second quarter.Robinson finished the game with 51 yards and a rushing touchdown on five carries (a 10.2 yards-per-carry average).“I was very surprised at Brian especially because this is his first game at running back and he got an opportunity to score a touchdown, [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

Rashaan Evans' return gives Alabama defense a boost

NASHVILLE — You won’t like him when he’s angry.Rashaan Evans’ nickname is Razor, a moniker given to him by his position coach, Tosh Lupoi, but Saturday afternoon it might as well have been Hulk Smash.The last time Evans was on a football field, he walked out of Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a groin injury. Leaving the stadium that night, he looked a mix between dejected and angry.For the senior linebacker, who knew 2017 was his year to come into [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

Offensive line opens holes, backs run wild against Vandy

NASHVILLE - Alabama's rushing total against Vanderbilt was garish. The celebration will be subdued.It will be a dinner or a movie for the offensive linemen, courtesy of the running backs."Whatever they want," junior Damien Harris said. "They won't have to pay for anything. I really want to reward those guys."Alabama's blocking was rewarded by 496 total rushing yards in the 59-0 win against the Commodores at Vanderbilt Stadium. It was the most rushing yards Alabama has [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

FOUR DOWNS: Alabama answers some questions after Saturday's 59-0 rout of Vandy

The top-ranked Alabama football team played its first true road game of the season on Saturday, and ventured to Vanderbilt with key questions to answer. Here are four of them, and how UA responded: 1. Is the Crimson Tide ripe for an upset?Not even close. Vanderbilt was undefeated and fresh off an upset victory of a ranked Kansas State team, but Alabama isn’t Kansas State. The Crimson Tide may have displayed a hint of vulnerability against [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

No. 1 Alabama crushes Vanderbilt, 59-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Vanderbilt, trimmed in gold, learned a harsh lesson on Saturday.Silence is golden.Actually, no amount of pre-game chatter was entirely responsible for the No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide’s 59-0 annihilation of the Commodores at Dudley Field, a cataclysm forged in years of recruiting and development. But even a slight contribution from pre-game chatter was enough to focus the Crimson Tide into a dominant performance that even pleased Alabama head coach Nick [...]
TD Alabama Sep 23, 2017

Alabama Shuts Up and Shuts Out the Vanderbilt Commodores 59-0

In a game that was never close, the top-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide shut out the Commodores of Vanderbilt on both sides of the football. Alabama’s typically ferocious defense reappeared to hold Vandy to just 78 total yards on the day. Brian Daboll and his offense turned in their most impressive performance, as well. Alabama’s offense put up […] The post Alabama Shuts Up and Shuts Out the Vanderbilt Commodores 59-0 appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.
TD Alabama Sep 23, 2017

Alabama rushing attack, defense shuts Vanderbilt out in first half

NASHVILLE – After all the hype provided from defensive lineman Nifae Lealao and Vanderbilt’s fan base, Alabama’s run game and defense carried it to a 31-0 lead.  Both Damien Harris and Bo Scarbrough set the tone, as Harris leads the duo with 109 rushing yards and two touchdowns on nine attempts – including a 61-yard burst to the end zone.   Scarbrough, on the other […] The post Alabama rushing attack, defense shuts Vanderbilt out in first half appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.
TD Alabama Sep 23, 2017

5 Tide players on the clock against Vandy

A feeling of expectation is alive in Nashville as the Vanderbilt Commodores look to upset top-ranked Alabama at home. Vandy endured a 34-0 defeat at the hands of head coach Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide in 2011 at Bryant-Denny Stadium.  After having some issues with consistency in week one versus Florida State, offensive coordinator Brian Daboll wants to […] The post 5 Tide players on the clock against Vandy appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

GAME DAY: Staff picks, Vanderbilt vs. Alabama

Joey ChandlerAlabama 35, Vanderbilt 10Alabama opens SEC play on the road in dominant fashion. Vanderbilt puts up a good fight, but its defense won’t be able to limit the Crimson Tide as handily as it did its first three opponents. The end result: Alabama remains undefeated and Vandy picks up its first loss. Drew HillAlabama 35, Vanderbilt 7The biggest game in Vanderbilt's [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

GAME DAY: Players to watch, Alabama vs. Vanderbilt

AlabamaRobert FosterSr./WR6-2/194Key Stat: Has three catches for 75 yards and a touchdown this season.Buzz: Shaun Dion Hamilton said the Alabama defense was waiting for Foster to finally get loose for a long touchdown like he did on his 52-yard score last week. He described the redshirt senior as “Cheetah fast” in practice, and Alabama will need his speed against a strong [...]
Tuscaloosa News Sep 23, 2017

GAME DAY: Blue-collar players make up backbone of Alabama

It is the blue chip players that have been the forefront of the Alabama defense in recent years. Jonathan Allen, Reuben Foster and Marlon Humphrey were all five-star recruits before they were national champions and first round NFL draft picks.So were other cornerstones of recent Crimson Tide rosters: A’Shawn Robinson, Landon Collins, Dee Milliner, Ha Ha Clinton-Dix and a parade of other players. The 2017 team in Tuscaloosa has its share of superstars, like Minkah Fitzpatrick [...]
TD Alabama Sep 22, 2017

C.J. Mosley Becoming an Early Favorite for Defensive Player of the Year

An absolute menace in Tuscaloosa, C.J. Mosley may have been the best linebacker Nick Saban has ever coached at Alabama. After racking up multiple years of success for the Crimson Tide, Mosley was taken by Ozzie Newsome’s Baltimore Ravens with the 17th overall pick in 2014. In his first three seasons since entering the league, […] The post C.J. Mosley Becoming an Early Favorite for Defensive Player of the Year appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.
TD Alabama Sep 21, 2017

How Alabama-Vanderbilt matchup could open doors to freshman WR Jerry Jeudy

This is not exact science, but the angle does provide conversation.  During his 11 seasons as head coach for the University of Alabama football program, Nick Saban has witnessed three freshmen wide receivers – Julio Jones, Amari Cooper and Calvin Ridley – record at least one moment that propelled them to have a successful first year.   For the trio in question, it just so […] The post How Alabama-Vanderbilt matchup could open doors to freshman WR Jerry Jeudy appeared first on Touchdown Alabama.

Crimson Tide Player News

  • 1 Calvin Ridley

    Calvin Ridley

    Freshman wide receiver has statement performance against Vanderbilt

  • 1 Tua Tagovailoa

    Tua Tagovailoa

    Tagovailoa passes first test drive for Alabama

  • 1 Jerry Jeudy

    Jerry Jeudy

    Freshman wide receiver has statement performance against Vanderbilt

  • Jalen Hurts

    Jalen Hurts

    Alabama Football vs Vanderbilt Second Half Open Thread

  • Damien Harris

    Damien Harris

    Offensive line opens holes, backs run wild against Vandy

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