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Oct 9, 2017

Kickoff time set for Oct. 21 Alabama-Tennessee game

The Alabama-Tennessee game on Oct. 21 will kick off at 2:30 p.m. at Bryant-Denny Stadium, the SEC office announced Monday.The game will be televised nationally by CBS.This will mark the 100th time the Tide and Vols have faced each other in football. Alabama leads the series with 54 wins, 37 losses and eight ties. UA has won the last 10 meetings between the two teams.UA's homecoming game is Saturday against Arkansas. The game will kick off at 6:15 p.m., with ESPN [...]
Oct 9, 2017

UA golf leads after two rounds of Jerry Pate National Inercollegiate

VESTAVIA HILLS — It may not have rained on the Alabama men’s golf team, but the heat and humidity were in full swing Monday, as the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide and 11 other universities competed on a wet and soggy Old Overton golf course at the 32nd Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate golf tournament.“I had a mindset going into it that it was going to be pouring down rain,” Davis Riley said. “So it was a little bit better than I thought, [...]
Oct 9, 2017

Processing the Aggies: Alabama manages a victory at Texas A&M

For the 2017 University of Alabama football season, TideSports intern Terrin Waack will provide select stellar stats, obscure facts and notable quotes from the most recent game to show how the Crimson Tide uses "The Process" against its opponents.COLLEGE STATION, Texas — No. 1 Alabama defeated Texas A&M, 27-19, at Kyle Field on Saturday in front of 101,058 people.Stellar [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Alabama volleyball rallies for five-set win over Tennessee

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – Facing a 2-1 match deficit, Alabama volleyball rallied with a hard-fought win in the fourth set against Tennessee to force a deciding fifth set, which the Crimson Tide won, 15-9, to secure the comeback victory.Alabama (13-6, 2-4 SEC) won the opening set, 25-20, before Tennessee (8-7, 1-5 SEC) evened the match with a 25-23 win in the second. The Volunteers took the match lead with a 25-18 win in set three before the Tide rallied with the narrow two-point [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Alabama-Arkansas kickoff time announced

The kickoff for Alabama’s Oct. 14 home game against Arkansas is set for 6:15 p.m. Central time, it was announced on Sunday. The game will be broadcast on ESPN.Saturday’s game is also Alabama’s 2017 homecoming game.Alabama coach Nick Saban is 10-0 against Arkansas during his career in Tuscaloosa. He was 3-2 against the Razorbacks while coaching at LSU.Arkansas is entering the game at 2-3 overall after losing 22-48 at South Carolina this past weekend. [...]
Oct 8, 2017

CECIL HURT: Aggies are a reminder that it won't always be easy for Tide

COLLEGE STATION, TexasSometimes, on the road in the Southeastern Conference, it doesn't come easy. It's not 50-0 every week, much less 59-0 or 66-3 or any of the astronomical scores Alabama had made a two-week habit of recording.Even with all the talk of how the SEC has morphed into a Mountain West Conference clone, the fact remains there are nights when you have to go on the road, play in front of 100,000 fans against an opponent that's ready for its shot at [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Crimson Tide offense takes a step back

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Nick Saban wants his players to know, he wants the fans to know and he wants the media to know that his team isn’t going to light up scoreboards every week.“We’re not going to beat everybody 66-3,” he said.That sentence ended a patented Saban rant that likened media coverage of his team to players being served rat poison. This, of course, came after his team, though victorious, didn’t dominate the way it had in [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Alabama defense makes big plays, hangs on against Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Let’s get ready to fumble.In the first half of Saturday night’s game at Kyle Field, Alabama forced a season-high three fumbles against Texas A&M. Two were returned, which also set a new benchmark.The fun stopped in the second half, but Alabama still held on to win, 27-19.“I guess my biggest disappointment would be, and I shared this with the team so it’s no secret, we were ahead 24-3 in the game, and we [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Alabama overcomes slip-ups to hold off Aggies

COLLEGE STATION, Texas - The Alabama avalanche did not continue this week. Only an adequate number of rocks rolled down - and that left Nick Saban seeking answers.No. 1 Alabama had Texas A&M in position for a knockout punch early in the third quarter but the Aggies bobbed and weave enough to stay alive until the final whistle, falling 27-19 in a game in which the Aggies were competitive even if they didn't pull off a monumental upset.The Crimson Tide got a 124-yard rushing [...]
Oct 8, 2017

Damien Harris' TD run the big bright spot for Alabama offense

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — While the white towels were waving and Kyle Field was shaking, Damien Harris slipped through a hole in the Texas A&M defensive line.Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts handed the ball off to the running back, who took off on a career-long 75-yard touchdown run with 9:46 left in the first quarter. Defenders reached for him but couldn't catch him. Harris was coming for the castle and he wanted to be running back king.It took him 13 seconds of clock [...]
Oct 7, 2017

CECIL HURT: Texas A&M a reminder it won't always be easy for Alabama

COLLEGE STATION, TexasSometimes, on the road in the Southeastern Conference, it doesn't come easy. It's not 50-0 every week, much less 59-0 or 66-3 or any of the astronomical scores Alabama had made a two-week habit of recording.Even with all the talk of how the SEC has morphed into a Mountain West Conference clone, the fact remains there are nights when you have to go on the road, play in front of 100, [...]
Oct 7, 2017

ANALYSIS: Five plays critical in Alabama win

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — For the second straight week Alabama was in prime time, but for the first time in a while, the team didn’t find itself a blowout. UA was in a dog fight.This are the five key plays that shaped Alabama’s win. Too fastWhen Damien Harris took the carry off right tackle and 75 yards into the end zone, no Texas A&M defender caught him.That’s only noteworthy for the critics who opined [...]
Oct 7, 2017

NOTEBOOK: Texas A&M lead against Alabama didn't last long

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — When Texas A&M kicker Daniel LaCamera booted a 52-yard field goal early in the first quarter, it was the first time Alabama trailed in a football game since the Florida State Seminoles led 7-3 at the 13:41 mark in the second quarter of the season-opener.That lead against Florida State lasted 2:13.The Aggies’ lead lasted for a significantly shorter amount of time.On the first play from scrimmage after the field goal, junior [...]
Oct 7, 2017

GAME DAY: Bear's influence can still be found

Years ago, two of the Southeastern Conference’s top young coaches – Bill Battle of Tennessee and Charley McClendon of LSU – had a conversation about their mentor, Alabama coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant, a visit that Battle recalled in an interview with The Tuscaloosa News this week.“Cholly Mac came up to me once at the SEC meetings and he said, ‘Bill, all they want to talk about is how many people he puts into head coaching jobs. They [...]
Oct 7, 2017

GAME DAY: Players to watch, Alabama vs. Texas A&M

Texas A&M Christian KirkJr./WR5-11/200Key Stat: Has 23 receptions for 264 yards and four touchdowns in 2017.Buzz: Kirk is an NFL prospect at wide receiver and began the season as a preseason All-American at receiver and punt returner. Without question the junior will be the Crimson Tide’s toughest receiver to cover so far this season. He has piled up more than 2,000 yards for his [...]