Crimson Tide

Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson are facing ranked foes this weekend, but the conventional wisdom is neither will be tested. The Crimson Tide, after running roughshod over LSU last week, returns home to face No. 18 Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. Alabama is a 25-point favorite. Later, the Tigers visit No. 17 Boston … Continue reading Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race past Missouri 39-10

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  — Tua Tagovailoa passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns before leaving early in No. 1 Alabama’s 39-10 victory over Missouri on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) shrugged off another would-be challenger in the league, but got a scare when the star quarterback went down after sliding at the … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race past Missouri 39-10

OXFORD, Miss. | No. 1 Alabama blows past Mississippi 62-7

OXFORD, Miss.  — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, Jerry Jeudy caught two scoring passes and No. 1 Alabama buried Mississippi 62-7 on Saturday night. Alabama (3-0) gave up a touchdown on the first play of the Southeastern Conference opener, but responded by scoring the next 62 points. The Tide’s offense had … Continue reading OXFORD, Miss. | No. 1 Alabama blows past Mississippi 62-7

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama blow out Arkansas State , 57-7

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Tua Tagovailoa passed for three first-quarter touchdowns and Jalen Hurts added two more before halftime, combining to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 57-7 victory over Arkansas State on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (2-0) racked up big plays on the way to a 40-0 halftime lead while rotating the quarterbacks who battled for … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama blow out Arkansas State , 57-7

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Saban makes official what “everybody knows,” it’s Tua’s job

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Nick Saban made official what anybody who watched No. 1 Alabama’s opener likely assumed: Tua Tagovailoa is the Crimson Tide’s starting quarterback. The top-ranked Tide’s coach didn’t wait for the question to be asked Monday before saying Tagovailoa will start Saturday against Arkansas State, but even he acknowledged it wasn’t much of a … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Saban makes official what “everybody knows,” it’s Tua’s job

ORLANDO, Fla | Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51-14

ORLANDO, Fla — Alabama doesn’t rebuild. The Crimson Tide simply reload. College Football Playoff hero Tua Tagovailoa threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third in his first college start, helping top-ranked and defending national champions open the season with a 51-14 rout of Louisville on Saturday night. Essentially ending the debate — at … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Tagovailoa shines, No. 1 Alabama routs Louisville 51-14

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

Alabama will begin its quest for a second consecutive national championship with a rare three-peat. The Crimson Tide is just the second team to be ranked No. 1 in the preseason Associated Press Top 25 poll for three straight seasons. Alabama received 42 out of 61 first-place votes. No. 2 Clemson received 18 first-place votes. … Continue reading No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25; Clemson, Georgia next

MONTGOMERY, Alabama | Alabama gives Saban 8-year deal worth more than $74 million

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Alabama coach Nick Saban has received a new eight-year deal worth at least $74 million. The agreement runs through the 2025 season and was announced on Friday. Saban gets a one-year extension with a sizable raise for the 66-year-old coach, who has led the Crimson Tide to five national championships over the … Continue reading MONTGOMERY, Alabama | Alabama gives Saban 8-year deal worth more than $74 million