Latest Alabama Crimson Tide football News

Clemson WR Ross out for the year due to spinal condition

Jun. 1, 2020 5:15 PM EDT

Clemson receiver Justyn Ross, considered a first-round NFL draft pick next spring, will miss the upcoming college season due to a spinal condition uncovered after he was hurt at practice in March. Tigers coach Dabo Swinney said Ross will have surgery on Friday because of a congenital fusion of vertebrae he has...

Alabama and Arizona schedule football series

May. 21, 2020 2:10 PM EDT

TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Alabama and Arizona have agreed to a home-and-home football series in 2032 and 2033. The first meeting between the Crimson Tide and Wildcats will be Sept. 4, 2032 in Tuscaloosa. The rematch will take place in Tucson on Sept. 3, 2033. Arizona has played seven games all-time against...

Taulia Tagovailoa transferring from Alabama to Maryland

May. 15, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Taulia Tagovailoa, a backup quarterback at Alabama behind star brother Tua Tagovailoa, is transferring to Maryland. He announced the decision Friday on Twitter. “This decision was not easy & has been prayed on non stop. Thank you to my Pastors & my family for always...

FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2019, file photo, Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa plays in an NCAA football game in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Tagovailoa is a likely first round pick in the NFL Draft Thursday, April 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

AP Top 25 Podcast: Who takes Tua? Catching up with Kiffin

Apr. 22, 2020 5:29 PM EDT

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa is the most intriguing player in the NFL draft. On the latest episode of the AP Top 25 College Football Podcast, Dane Brugler from The Athletic breaks down the upside and the risk of drafting Tagovailoa, who is coming off a serious hip injury, and which teams might be ready to...

FILE - In this March 20, 2018, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban works with defensive backs during drills at the NCAA college football team's spring practice in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Saban doesn’t believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season. Saban said Thursday, April 2, 2020, that he'd prefer some “teaching sessions on the field” over the summer to prepare for camp, even if it is in shorts and T-shirts. The coronavirus pandemic led to the cancellation of spring sports, including football practices, across the nation. (Vasha Hunt/AL.com via AP, File)

Nick Saban favors extra teaching time, not longer fall camp

Apr. 2, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

Alabama coach Nick Saban doesn’t believe extending preseason camp for college football teams around the country is necessarily the best way to get them ready for the season. Saban said Thursday that he'd prefer some “teaching sessions on the field” over the summer to prepare for camp, even if...