Latest Alabama Crimson Tide football News

Alabama's Sarkisian undergoes successful heart procedure

Jul. 7, 2020 4:32 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian has undergone a procedure to correct a congenital cardiovascular anomaly. The university said in a statement Tuesday that the anomaly was uncovered in an annual executive physical last week. Sarkisian had what the school described as a...

Texas Tech again taps SEC for grad transfer in LSU's Monroe

Jun. 29, 2020 5:21 PM EDT

Texas Tech added another graduate transfer from an SEC power Monday by signing former LSU safety Eric Monroe. Monroe joined the Red Raiders about a week after running back Chadarius Townsend came over from Alabama. Monroe played in LSU's 42-25 victory over Clemson for the national championship last season and...

Alabama mayor resigns after post on Crimson Tide's BLM video

Jun. 29, 2020 8:28 AM EDT

CARBON HILL, Ala. (AP) — A controversial Alabama mayor has resigned after posting disparaging comments about the University of Alabama football team voicing its support for the Black Lives Matter movement. Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers submitted his resignation letter to the city clerk on Saturday, news...

FILE - In this Sept. 28. 2019, file photo, Alabama coach Nick Saban leads the team onto the field before an NCAA college football game against Mississippi in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The Alabama football team released an emotional video Thursday, June 25, 2020, speaking out against racism and ending with the message that “all lives can’t matter until Black lives matter.” Saban and many prominent players, both Black and white, appear in the video that was written by Alabama left tackle Alex Leatherwood. (AP Photo/Vasha Hunt, File)

Alabama players, Saban appear in anti-racism video

Jun. 25, 2020 9:26 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — The University of Alabama football team released an emotional video on Thursday speaking out against racism and ending with the message that “all lives can’t matter until Black lives matter.” Head Coach Nick Saban and many prominent players, both Black and...

Texas Tech adding grad transfer from Alabama in backfield

Jun. 19, 2020 6:14 PM EDT

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech is adding Alabama graduate transfer Chadarius Townsend, who was used sparingly at running back by the Crimson Tide and has two years of eligibility remaining. Townsend was a standout high school quarterback in Alabama before joining the Crimson Tide in 2017. After a...

Ohio State-Alabama set first home-and-home football series

Jun. 18, 2020 5:37 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama and Ohio State have scheduled a home-and-home football series for the 2027 and 2028 seasons. The two powerhouse programs announced the matchups on Thursday. The first game will take place in Columbus, Ohio on Sept. 18, 2027, with the Buckeyes coming to Tuscaloosa the...

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...

Alabama stadium project resumes after positive virus tests

May. 20, 2020 1:07 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Work on Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium has resumed after an undisclosed number of workers tested positive for the coronavirus, temporarily halting work on the construction project. Montgomery-based Caddell Construction Company, the project's chief contractor, told The Tuscaloosa...

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...