Latest Alabama Crimson Tide football News

Hall of Famer Croom: 'Not enough progress' for Black coaches

Dec. 06, 2022 19:00 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sylvester Croom had a Hall of Fame career as an offensive lineman at Alabama, and was among the first Black players to become a star and team leader under coach Bear Bryant. Three decades later, Croom became the Southeastern Conference's first Black head football...

Alabama's Anderson repeats as Bronko Nagurski award winner

Dec. 05, 2022 23:00 PM EST

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Alabama outside linebacker Will Anderson Jr. has become the second two-time winner of the Bronko Nagurski Award given to the nation’s top collegiate defensive player. Anderson was presented the award on Monday night by the Charlotte Touchdown Club. ...

AP All-SEC: Hooker, Anderson, Heupel, win individual honors

Dec. 05, 2022 13:05 PM EST

Tennessee quarterback Hendon Hooker is the Southeastern Conference offensive player of the year and Alabama linebacker Will Anderson Jr. was named the top defensive player for the second straight year. Tennessee coach Josh Heupel was picked as coach of the year by the Associated...

Sugar Bowl pits Alabama vs. Kansas State for first time

Dec. 04, 2022 20:55 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Alabama and newly crowned Big 12 champion Kansas State will meet for the first time at the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Eve. The Crimson Tide (10-2, No. 5 CFP) is headed to the Sugar Bowl for the 17th time after narrowly missing out on the four-team College Football...

Sugar Bowl features first Alabama-Kansas State matchup

Dec. 04, 2022 15:32 PM EST

Alabama (10-2, SEC, No. 5 CFP) vs Kansas State (10-3, Big 12, No. 9 CFP), Dec. 31, 12 p.m. ET LOCATION: New Orleans TOP PLAYERS Alabama: QB Bryce Young, 3,007 yards passing, 27 touchdowns, five interceptions. Kansas State: RB Deuce Vaughn,...

POLL ALERT: Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State top the final AP Top 25 of the regular season; Alabama, Tennessee next

Dec. 04, 2022 11:34 AM EST
NEW YORK (AP) — POLL ALERT: Georgia, Michigan, TCU and Ohio State top the final AP Top 25 of the regular season; Alabama, Tennessee next.

TCU's loss gets Tide a last look, but Frogs should make CFP

Dec. 04, 2022 10:03 AM EST

Alabama is going to get one last look from the College Football Playoff selection committee. Whether the Crimson Tide deserves it is debatable, at best, but after both TCU (12-1) and Southern California (11-2) lost the committee has to at least talk about making Alabama (10-2) the...

Ohio State is 5 in second-to-last CFP rankings behind USC

Nov. 29, 2022 21:43 PM EST

Ohio State was No. 5 on Tuesday night in the second-to-last College Football Playoff rankings, positioned to possibly take advantage if one of the top four slips up on championship weekend. Georgia (12-0) was No. 1 again. No. 2 Michigan (12-0) and No. 3 TCU (12-0) both moved up a...

Georgia Tech promotes Brent Key from interim to head coach

Nov. 29, 2022 19:44 PM EST

Georgia Tech named interim coach Brent Key to the full-time position on Tuesday after he led the team to a 4-4 finish. Key, 44, was in his fourth season as assistant head coach, run game coordinator and offensive line coach before Geoff Collins was fired on Sept. 26, two days after...

Young, No. 8 Alabama roll past Auburn 49-27 in Iron Bowl

Nov. 26, 2022 20:26 PM EST

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young and Alabama got to win No. 10, even if title No. 7 isn't in the cards. Young passed for 343 yards and three touchdowns and ran for another score in perhaps his final home game for No. 8 Alabama, leading the Crimson Tide past Auburn 49-27 in...