Latest Nick Saban News

SEC West defenses making presence felt on field, in rankings

Oct. 05, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

Seeing top-ranked Alabama firmly among the national leaders defensively isn’t shocking considering its steady influx of top talent and grooming under Nick Saban. The pleasant surprise is having some of the Crimson Tide’s West Division brethren representing the Southeastern...

College Football Picks: All eyes on ... Lawrence, Kansas!

Oct. 05, 2022 14:46 PM EDT

So, about that game of the year ... The much-anticipated matchup between Texas A&M and Alabama, after an offseason feud between the team's championship-winning coaches, is not nearly as interesting as expected. Jimbo Fisher's Aggies did upset Nick Saban's Crimson...

Saban: Bryce Young day-to-day with shoulder sprain

Oct. 03, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Alabama quarterback Bryce Young's sprained throwing shoulder has usurped the offseason coaching spat as the big story heading into the top-ranked Crimson Tide's grudge match against Texas A&M. Alabama coach NIck Saban called Young day-to-day on Monday and said he didn't have any...

AP Top 25 Takeaways: Bleak outlooks for Oklahoma, Wisconsin

Oct. 02, 2022 09:34 AM EDT

Can't hide problems when conference play starts. The second month of the college football season often reveals issues that nonconference play might have masked and which teams could be in for long seasons. Things have quickly gotten bleak for No. 18 Oklahoma and...

No. 2 Alabama loses QB Bryce Young, beats No. 20 Arkansas

Oct. 01, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alabama did it once. That was probably enough for Nick Saban's tastes. The second-ranked Crimson Tide lost starting quarterback Bryce Young to a shoulder injury in the second quarter against Arkansas on Saturday in a 49-26 win over No. 20 Arkansas. For a...

Alabama QB Bryce Young exits with AC joint shoulder injury

Oct. 01, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Bryce Young suffered an AC joint injury in his shoulder and left No. 2 Alabama's 49-26 win over No. 20 Arkansas in the second quarter Saturday. The Heisman Trophy winner came off the field after Alabama's fifth drive ended at its own...

Young, No. 2 Alabama face SEC road test at No. 20 Arkansas

Sep. 29, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — The last time Arkansas knocked off Alabama, Nick Saban was coaching the Miami Dolphins. The Razorbacks’ 2006 win over the Crimson Tide came a year prior to Saban taking over at Alabama. Since his arrival, Arkansas has lost 15 straight to its SEC West...

No. 20 Arkansas going for 1st win over No. 2 Tide since 2006

Sep. 29, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

No. 2 Alabama (4-0, 1-0 SEC) at No. 20 Arkansas (3-1, 1-1 SEC), 3:30 p.m. ET (CBS). Line: Alabama by 17 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. Series record: Alabama leads 24-8. WHAT’S AT STAKE? Arkansas's 42-35 loss in Tuscaloosa last...

No. 2 Alabama faces 3-game stretch of ranked foe

Sep. 26, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

Alabama has mostly breezed through the first month of the season, with one big scare and three games that were frightfully but predictably easy. How good is 'Bama, really? Check back in a few weeks. The second-ranked Crimson Tide (4-0, 1-0 Southeastern Conference)...

Young, No. 2 Alabama top Vanderbilt 55-3 in SEC opener

Sep. 24, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young was flinging the ball around and his receivers were delivering big plays, just like during his Heisman Trophy run. Young passed for a season-high 385 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Vanderbilt 55-3 Saturday night in the...