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Bengals place AJ McCarron on non-football injury list

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AJ McCarron played the role of spectator as the Cincinnati Bengals began training camp on Monday.
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Bills place DT Marcell Dareus on non-football injury list

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Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus won't be ready for the start of training camp after he was placed on the active/non-football injury list. More>>

Alabama suspends Kenyan Drake, Jarran Reed

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Kenyan Drake and Jarran Reed are still part of the Alabama football program despite recent run-ins with the law. More>>

SEC Media Days 2014: Alabama seeking redemption after disappointing end to 2013 season Video included

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Alabama players have a different motivation going into this season. Instead of trying for a second or third straight national title, the Crimson Tide is seeking redemption from back-to-back losses.
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SEC Media Days 2014: List of preseason All-SEC teams, predicted finishes

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A list of the preseason All-Southeastern Conference teams and predicted finishes selected by media covering the league with total points out of 293 voters:
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  • Alabama sits atop SEC preseason predictions

    Alabama sits atop SEC preseason predictions

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:39 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:39:58 GMT
    The media has picked Alabama to win the SEC Championship again. The Crimson Tide got more than twice as many votes as Auburn to win the league in the media poll.More >>
    The media has picked Alabama to win the SEC Championship again. The Crimson Tide got more than twice as many votes as Auburn to win the league in the media poll.More >>
  • Nick Marshall preseason SEC pick, Tide have nine first team selections

    Nick Marshall preseason SEC pick, Tide have nine first team selections

    Thursday, July 17 2014 6:02 PM EDT2014-07-17 22:02:25 GMT
    Auburn's Nick Marshall didn't attend SEC Media Days but is front and center in the preseason predictions.More >>
    Auburn's Nick Marshall didn't attend SEC Media Days but is front and center in the preseason predictions.
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  • Alabama football to open 2016 season against USC at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

    Alabama football to open 2016 season against USC at AT&T Stadium in Arlington

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 5:32 PM EDT2014-07-16 21:32:06 GMT
    The University of Alabama football team will open the 2016 season in the Cowboys Classic against Southern California at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.More >>
    The University of Alabama football team will open the 2016 season in the Cowboys Classic against Southern California at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:25:52 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
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  • Alabama football picks up two commitments for Class of 2016

    Alabama football picks up two commitments for Class of 2016

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:02 PM EDT2014-07-16 02:02:08 GMT
    The Tide received commitments from cornerback Shyheim Carter (Kentwood, La.) and athlete Demetris Robertson (Savannah, Ga.) to be part of its class of 2016.More >>
    The Tide received commitments from cornerback Shyheim Carter (Kentwood, La.) and athlete Demetris Robertson (Savannah, Ga.) to be part of its class of 2016.More >>
  • Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson stepping down after 36 years

    Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson stepping down after 36 years

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-15 17:25:29 GMT
    Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson is stepping down after leading the Crimson Tide to six national titles in 36 seasons.More >>
    Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson is stepping down after leading the Crimson Tide to six national titles in 36 seasons.More >>
  • Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson shares open letter on decision to step down

    Alabama gymnastics coach Sarah Patterson shares open letter on decision to step down

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 11:00 AM EDT2014-07-15 15:00:48 GMT
    After much thought and prayer and after much consultation with Athletics Director Bill Battle and our President, Dr. Judy Bonner, I have decided to step down from the only job I have ever known since graduating from college.More >>
    After much thought and prayer and after much consultation with Athletics Director Bill Battle and our President, Dr. Judy Bonner, I have decided to step down from the only job I have ever known since graduating from college.
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  • Dana Duckworth to replace Sarah Patterson as Alabama gymnastics coach

    Dana Duckworth to replace Sarah Patterson as Alabama gymnastics coach

    Tuesday, July 15 2014 10:59 AM EDT2014-07-15 14:59:40 GMT
    Two-time NCAA balance beam champion Dana Duckworth has been named head coach of the University of Alabama gymnastics team, Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced Tuesday.More >>
    Two-time NCAA balance beam champion Dana Duckworth has been named head coach of the University of Alabama gymnastics team, Director of Athletics Bill Battle announced Tuesday.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:16:22 GMT
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.More >>
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.
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  • Alabama, Auburn linebackers named to Butkus Award watch list

    Alabama, Auburn linebackers named to Butkus Award watch list

    Monday, July 14 2014 5:43 PM EDT2014-07-14 21:43:23 GMT
    Alabama's Trey DePriest and Reggie Ragland, and Auburn's Kris Frost carry the weight of expectations into the 2014 season. All three are on the watch list for the Dick Butkus Award, given to the top linebacker in college football.More >>
    Alabama's Trey DePriest and Reggie Ragland, and Auburn's Kris Frost carry the weight of expectations into the 2014 season. All three are on the watch list for the Dick Butkus Award, given to the top linebacker in college football.
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  • Alabama football releases covers for 2014 fall media guide

    Alabama football releases covers for 2014 fall media guide

    Monday, July 14 2014 3:50 PM EDT2014-07-14 19:50:58 GMT
    The University of Alabama released images Monday of the covers for the 2014 fall football media guide as the annual SEC Media Days got underway in Hoover.More >>
    The University of Alabama released images Monday of the covers for the 2014 fall football media guide as the annual SEC Media Days got underway in Hoover.
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  • AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb tie the knot at wedding in Orange Beach

    AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb tie the knot at wedding in Orange Beach

    Saturday, July 12 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-07-13 02:37:14 GMT
    Well, it's official. AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb are husband and wife after being married in Orange Beach.More >>
    Well, it's official. AJ McCarron and Katherine Webb are husband and wife after being married in Orange Beach.More >>
  • Alabama's Landon Collins earns spot on Thorpe Award watch list

    Alabama's Landon Collins earns spot on Thorpe Award watch list

    Friday, July 11 2014 7:56 PM EDT2014-07-11 23:56:29 GMT
    Landon Collins has added to his ever increasing list of preseason accolades. Alabama's junior safety is on the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, recognizing the top defensive back in college football.More >>
    Landon Collins has added to his ever increasing list of preseason accolades. Alabama's junior safety is on the watch list for the Jim Thorpe Award, recognizing the top defensive back in college football.More >>
  • Jimmy Nelson set to make first big league start

    Jimmy Nelson set to make first big league start

    Friday, July 11 2014 5:07 PM EDT2014-07-11 21:07:48 GMT
    The Milwaukee Brewers are ready to show off it's top pitching prospect. Former Alabama pitcher Jimmy Nelson will start Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Nelson is listed by MLB.com as the top prospect in the Brewers organization.He's 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA for the Triple-A Nashville Sound this season. Nelson was scheduled to start the Triple-A All-Star Game for the second consecutive year, but his call-up likely means he will miss the game. Nelson will start in place of Marco Estrada, w...More >>
    The Milwaukee Brewers are ready to show off it's top pitching prospect. Former Alabama pitcher Jimmy Nelson will start Saturday against the St. Louis Cardinals. Nelson is listed by MLB.com as the top prospect in the Brewers organization.He's 10-2 with a 1.46 ERA for the Triple-A Nashville Sound this season. Nelson was scheduled to start the Triple-A All-Star Game for the second consecutive year, but his call-up likely means he will miss the game. Nelson will start in place of Marco Estrada, w...More >>
  • Auburn, Alabama on Outland Trophy watch list

    Auburn, Alabama on Outland Trophy watch list

    Thursday, July 10 2014 10:41 PM EDT2014-07-11 02:41:16 GMT
    If the race for the Outland Trophy is a numbers game, Alabama and Auburn are out in front. Both the Tide and Tigers have three players on the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, for the top interior lineman in college football. Auburn center Reese Dismukes, guard Alex Kozan and defensive tackle Gabe Wright made the initial watch list cut along with Alabama center Ryan Kelly, guard Arie Kouandjio and defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson.South Carolina, Texas AM, Florida State and Oregon ...More >>
    If the race for the Outland Trophy is a numbers game, Alabama and Auburn are out in front. Both the Tide and Tigers have three players on the preseason watch list for the Outland Trophy, for the top interior lineman in college football. Auburn center Reese Dismukes, guard Alex Kozan and defensive tackle Gabe Wright made the initial watch list cut along with Alabama center Ryan Kelly, guard Arie Kouandjio and defensive tackle A'Shawn Robinson.South Carolina, Texas AM, Florida State and Oregon ...More >>
  • Amari Cooper, Christion Jones, Landon Collins represent Alabama at SEC Media Days

    Amari Cooper, Christion Jones, Landon Collins represent Alabama at SEC Media Days

    Wednesday, July 9 2014 6:35 PM EDT2014-07-09 22:35:37 GMT
    Rival defenses scheme for ways to slow down Amari Cooper and Christion Jones. Alabama's dynamic duo will have to stay in one place for at least a little while at SEC Media Days.More >>
    Rival defenses scheme for ways to slow down Amari Cooper and Christion Jones. Alabama's dynamic duo will have to stay in one place for at least a little while at SEC Media Days.More >>
  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:40:33 GMT
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.More >>
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:15:11 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
  • Alabama running back Kenyan Drake arrested in Tuscaloosa

    Alabama running back Kenyan Drake arrested in Tuscaloosa

    Saturday, July 5 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-05 20:52:09 GMT
    Police say University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested after he entered a crime scene.More >>
    Police say University of Alabama running back Kenyan Drake was arrested after he entered a crime scene.More >>
  • Rolando McClain traded to Cowboys

    Rolando McClain traded to Cowboys

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 9:33 PM EDT2014-07-02 01:33:52 GMT
    The Dallas Cowboys have traded for former Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain.More >>
    The Dallas Cowboys have traded for former Alabama linebacker Rolando McClain.
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  • Marcell Dareus trial to be held during NFL season

    Marcell Dareus trial to be held during NFL season

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-07-01 23:42:04 GMT
    Marcell Dareus is scheduled to be back in court two days after the Buffalo Bills season opener. The non-jury trial for what authorities call a street-racing incident will begin Sept. 9 in Hamburg, NY. The Bills and their pro bowl defensive tackle open the 2014 season at Chicago on Sept. 7.More >>
    Marcell Dareus is scheduled to be back in court two days after the Buffalo Bills season opener. The non-jury trial for what authorities call a street-racing incident will begin Sept. 9 in Hamburg, NY. The Bills and their pro bowl defensive tackle open the 2014 season at Chicago on Sept. 7.More >>
  • Bills DT Marcel Dareus turns down plea deal in alleged street-racing crash

    Bills DT Marcel Dareus turns down plea deal in alleged street-racing crash

    Tuesday, July 1 2014 3:17 PM EDT2014-07-01 19:17:06 GMT
    Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will still try to resolve charges stemming from an alleged street-racing accident despite turning down a plea deal Tuesday.More >>
    Buffalo Bills defensive tackle Marcell Dareus will still try to resolve charges stemming from an alleged street-racing accident despite turning down a plea deal Tuesday.
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  • Trevor Releford to play for Atlanta Hawks summer league team

    Trevor Releford to play for Atlanta Hawks summer league team

    Monday, June 30 2014 4:36 PM EDT2014-06-30 20:36:21 GMT
    Former Alabama player Trevor Releford will suit up for the Atlanta Hawks summer league team. Releford, the Tide's all-time leader in steals (263) and totals games played (134), did not get selected in last week's NBA Draft so he had the opportunity to pick and choose which summer league team would give him the best opportunity to showcase his skills.Former Florida player Casey Prather and former Vanderbilt player John Jenkins are also expected to play for the Hawks next month in Las Vegas.More >>
    Former Alabama player Trevor Releford will suit up for the Atlanta Hawks summer league team. Releford, the Tide's all-time leader in steals (263) and totals games played (134), did not get selected in last week's NBA Draft so he had the opportunity to pick and choose which summer league team would give him the best opportunity to showcase his skills.Former Florida player Casey Prather and former Vanderbilt player John Jenkins are also expected to play for the Hawks next month in Las Vegas.More >>
  • Report: Alonzo Gee dealt to Charlotte Hornets

    Report: Alonzo Gee dealt to Charlotte Hornets

    Friday, June 27 2014 6:56 PM EDT2014-06-27 22:56:14 GMT
    The Charlotte Hornets are reportedly set to acquire former Alabama star Alonzo Gee.Gee has played the last four seasons with the Cavaliers. Cleveland will reportedly get center Brendan Haywood and rookie forward Dwight Powell in exchange for Gee.NBA trades cannot be completed until July 1, per league rules.Gee was Cleveland's starting small forward for most of the 2012-13 season and averaged 10.3 points and 3.9 rebounds.He's averaged 8.4 points and 3.4 rebounds throughout his four years with ...More >>
    The Charlotte Hornets are reportedly set to acquire former Alabama star Alonzo Gee.Gee has played the last four seasons with the Cavaliers. Cleveland will reportedly get center Brendan Haywood and rookie forward Dwight Powell in exchange for Gee.NBA trades cannot be completed until July 1, per league rules.Gee was Cleveland's starting small forward for most of the 2012-13 season and averaged 10.3 points and 3.9 rebounds.He's averaged 8.4 points and 3.4 rebounds throughout his four years with ...More >>
  • WVU names Clint Trickett starting QB for opener vs Alabama

    WVU names Clint Trickett starting QB for opener vs Alabama

    Tuesday, June 24 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-06-24 22:12:16 GMT
    A former Florida State quarterback will get the start when Alabama and West Virginia kickoff the 2014 season.More >>
    A former Florida State quarterback will get the start when Alabama and West Virginia kickoff the 2014 season.
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  • Former Alabama golfer Bobby Wyatt at 2-over at Travelers Championship

    Former Alabama golfer Bobby Wyatt at 2-over at Travelers Championship

    Thursday, June 19 2014 7:49 PM EDT2014-06-19 23:49:15 GMT
    Bobby Wyatt's first round of professional golf was a mixed bag. The former Alabama golfer, who helped the Tide to back-to-back National Championships, shot 2-over par 72 in the opening round of the Travelers Championship Thursday morning.Wyatt birdied the first hole and No. 18, but also bogeyed No. 5 and 13, and recorded a double bogey on No. 14.He's currently one of 15 golfers who is tied at 2-over, which is tied for 121st on the leaderboard.Bud Cauley, another former Alabama golfer who turn...More >>
    Bobby Wyatt's first round of professional golf was a mixed bag. The former Alabama golfer, who helped the Tide to back-to-back National Championships, shot 2-over par 72 in the opening round of the Travelers Championship Thursday morning.Wyatt birdied the first hole and No. 18, but also bogeyed No. 5 and 13, and recorded a double bogey on No. 14.He's currently one of 15 golfers who is tied at 2-over, which is tied for 121st on the leaderboard.Bud Cauley, another former Alabama golfer who turn...More >>
  • Alabama pitcher Justin Kamplain signs with NY Yankees

    Alabama pitcher Justin Kamplain signs with NY Yankees

    Thursday, June 19 2014 3:54 PM EDT2014-06-19 19:54:07 GMT
    Justin Kamplain is passing up his final year of college baseball for the major leagues. Alabama's left-handed pitcher signed his contract with the New York Yankees. He will begin his pro career with the Staten Island (NY) Yankees of the New York-Penn League.Kamplain was picked by the Yankees in the 18th round in his months First-Year Major League Baseball Draft.The former Walker High School star was 7-3 with a 2.90 ERA in 15 starts last season. He finishes his Alabama career with a 9-7 record...More >>
    Justin Kamplain is passing up his final year of college baseball for the major leagues. Alabama's left-handed pitcher signed his contract with the New York Yankees. He will begin his pro career with the Staten Island (NY) Yankees of the New York-Penn League.Kamplain was picked by the Yankees in the 18th round in his months First-Year Major League Baseball Draft.The former Walker High School star was 7-3 with a 2.90 ERA in 15 starts last season. He finishes his Alabama career with a 9-7 record...More >>
  • Alabama picks up commitment from four-star quarterback Blake Barnett

    Alabama picks up commitment from four-star quarterback Blake Barnett

    Wednesday, June 18 2014 4:14 PM EDT2014-06-18 20:14:40 GMT
    Alabama football picked up a commitment from one of the top dual threat quarterbacks in the Class of 2015.Blake Barnett, from Santiago High School in California, is said to have fallen in love during a visit this week and committed to the Crimson Tide Wednesday morning.Barnett had been committed to Notre Dame until he changed his mind earlier this month.The 6-foot-3, 195 pound Barnett is rated by as the No. 65 overall prospect and the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback for 2015 by 247Sports. His h...More >>
    Alabama football picked up a commitment from one of the top dual threat quarterbacks in the Class of 2015.Blake Barnett, from Santiago High School in California, is said to have fallen in love during a visit this week and committed to the Crimson Tide Wednesday morning.Barnett had been committed to Notre Dame until he changed his mind earlier this month.The 6-foot-3, 195 pound Barnett is rated by as the No. 65 overall prospect and the No. 3 dual-threat quarterback for 2015 by 247Sports. His h...More >>
  • Tide outfielder Ben Moore signs with Boston Red Sox

    Tide outfielder Ben Moore signs with Boston Red Sox

    Tuesday, June 17 2014 10:06 PM EDT2014-06-18 02:06:27 GMT
    Alabama outfielder Ben Moore is going from college to the pros after signing with the Boston Red Sox.The former Cullman Bearcat had year of eligibility remaining but the Red Sox offered him a signing bonus worth $152,700.Moore will join Boston's Gulf Coast League (rookie) team in Fort Myers, Fla."I just felt like it's the right thing to do if the right opportunity came," Moore told ABC 3340 after he was drafted by Boston in the fifth round of MLB's First Year Player Draft. "It presented itsel...More >>
    Alabama outfielder Ben Moore is going from college to the pros after signing with the Boston Red Sox.The former Cullman Bearcat had year of eligibility remaining but the Red Sox offered him a signing bonus worth $152,700.Moore will join Boston's Gulf Coast League (rookie) team in Fort Myers, Fla."I just felt like it's the right thing to do if the right opportunity came," Moore told ABC 3340 after he was drafted by Boston in the fifth round of MLB's First Year Player Draft. "It presented itsel...More >>
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Biletnikoff Award list

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-07-16 17:25:52 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will go into the 2014 season in good hands. All three programs have a player on the watch list for the Fred Biletnikoff Award.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB players on Lombardi Award watch list radar

    Monday, July 14 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-07-14 22:16:22 GMT
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.More >>
    College football released it's latest award watch list, complete with many of same names Auburn and Alabama fans are used to hearing.
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  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB represented on Mackey Award watch list

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:40 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:40:33 GMT
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.More >>
    Alabama's O.J. Howard, Auburn's C.J. Uzomah and UAB's Kennard Backman are on the watch list for the John Mackey Award, which goes to the nation's top tight end.
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  • Alabama State, Southern favorites in SWAC

    Alabama State, Southern favorites in SWAC

    Friday, July 18 2014 5:11 PM EDT2014-07-18 21:11:55 GMT
    Defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Southern and Alabama State are the favorites to win their divisions.More >>
    Defending Southwestern Athletic Conference champion Southern and Alabama State are the favorites to win their divisions.
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  • JSU football picked by media to win OVC championship

    JSU football picked by media to win OVC championship

    Friday, July 18 2014 4:08 PM EDT2014-07-18 20:08:13 GMT
    Jacksonville State is picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference championship by media covering the league.More >>
    Jacksonville State is picked to win the Ohio Valley Conference championship by media covering the league.
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  • JSU running back Troymaine Pope wounded by gunfire outside AJ's Sunset Grill in Anniston

    JSU running back Troymaine Pope wounded by gunfire outside AJ's Sunset Grill in Anniston

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 8:57 PM EDT2014-07-09 00:57:24 GMT
    ANNISTON, Alabama -- Anniston police are investigating a shooting outside a local bar that wounded Jacksonville State running back Troymaine Pope. Pope, 20, suffered a gunshot wound to his right bicep while trying to run for safety after gunfire erupted in the parking lot of AJ's Sunset Grill around 5:20 a.m. Sunday. The injury was non-life threatening, police said. Pope, an Anniston High School product, is preparing for his sophomore season with the Gamecocks. He played in seven games in 201...More >>
    ANNISTON, Alabama -- Anniston police are investigating a shooting outside a local bar that wounded Jacksonville State running back Troymaine Pope. Pope, 20, suffered a gunshot wound to his right bicep while trying to run for safety after gunfire erupted in the parking lot of AJ's Sunset Grill around 5:20 a.m. Sunday. The injury was non-life threatening, police said. Pope, an Anniston High School product, is preparing for his sophomore season with the Gamecocks. He played in seven games in 201...More >>
  • Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Alabama, Auburn, UAB, JSU represented on college football watch lists

    Tuesday, July 8 2014 4:15 PM EDT2014-07-08 20:15:11 GMT
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
    Alabama, Auburn and UAB will carry star power into the 2014 season.The top college football awards will release their preseason watch-lists this week and many of the names will be familiar to fans.Alabama defensive back and return man Christion Jones and UAB receiver and return man J.J. Nelson are on the Paul Hornung Award watch list, presented to the most versatile player in major college football.Alabama quarterback Jacob Coker, running backs Derrick Henry and T.J. Yeldon, and receiver Amar...More >>
  • JSU's DaMarcus James on preseason watch list for Payton Award

    JSU's DaMarcus James on preseason watch list for Payton Award

    Monday, July 7 2014 4:28 PM EDT2014-07-07 20:28:26 GMT
    Jacksonville State's DaMarcus James is one of the top football players at the FCS level. That sentiment was reinforced when the Gamecocks junior running back was named to the Walter Payton Award watch list. The Sports Network released the list of 20 FCS players who are the frontrunners to earn the honor awarded to the FCS's outstanding player.James set a JSU single season record with 1,477 yards rushing last season. His 29 rushing touchdowns were the most in a single season in the history of ...More >>
    Jacksonville State's DaMarcus James is one of the top football players at the FCS level. That sentiment was reinforced when the Gamecocks junior running back was named to the Walter Payton Award watch list. The Sports Network released the list of 20 FCS players who are the frontrunners to earn the honor awarded to the FCS's outstanding player.James set a JSU single season record with 1,477 yards rushing last season. His 29 rushing touchdowns were the most in a single season in the history of ...More >>
  • Samford's Isaiah Williams to transfer to Georgia State

    Samford's Isaiah Williams to transfer to Georgia State

    Thursday, June 12 2014 10:37 PM EDT2014-06-13 02:37:28 GMT
    Samford guard Isaiah Williams will transfer to Georgia State and play the final three years of college career closer to home.The native of Buford, Ga. must sit out next season under NCAA transfer rules and then will have three years of eligibility remaining. Georgia State won the Sunbelt Conference championship last season.Williams was the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year last season with 11.9 points and 3.4 assists a game.He's one of 14 players to transfer out of the Samford basketba...More >>
    Samford guard Isaiah Williams will transfer to Georgia State and play the final three years of college career closer to home.The native of Buford, Ga. must sit out next season under NCAA transfer rules and then will have three years of eligibility remaining. Georgia State won the Sunbelt Conference championship last season.Williams was the Southern Conference Freshman of the Year last season with 11.9 points and 3.4 assists a game.He's one of 14 players to transfer out of the Samford basketba...More >>
  • Alabama's Burrows, Samford's Quinn named NCBWA Freshman All-American

    Alabama's Burrows, Samford's Quinn named NCBWA Freshman All-American

    Monday, June 9 2014 10:46 PM EDT2014-06-10 02:46:41 GMT
    Alabama pitcher Thomas Burrows and Samford outfielder Heath Quinn were named to the Freshman All-America Team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).Both players were also named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball earlier this month.Burrows served as Alabama's closer this season and converted 11-of-11 save opportunities. The total is tied for fourth in program history in a single season, and are the second most in a season for an...More >>
    Alabama pitcher Thomas Burrows and Samford outfielder Heath Quinn were named to the Freshman All-America Team by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA).Both players were also named to the Louisville Slugger Freshman All-America team by Collegiate Baseball earlier this month.Burrows served as Alabama's closer this season and converted 11-of-11 save opportunities. The total is tied for fourth in program history in a single season, and are the second most in a season for an...More >>
  • Scott Padgett 'only looking forward' as head basketball coach at Samford

    Scott Padgett 'only looking forward' as head basketball coach at Samford

    Monday, June 9 2014 7:34 PM EDT2014-06-09 23:34:21 GMT
    Scott Padgett met the media for the first time as Samford basketball's head coach on Monday and made it clear that the program's focus is forward."I have had contact with Bennie (Seltzer) and I'm grateful for him giving me a chance to coach with him. But, we're focused on the future," Padgett said.Padgett replaces Seltzer, who was let go last week after Samford struggled through two seasons and a 24-41 record. The Bulldogs have also struggled to keep players in the program. Fourteen players h...More >>
    Scott Padgett met the media for the first time as Samford basketball's head coach on Monday and made it clear that the program's focus is forward."I have had contact with Bennie (Seltzer) and I'm grateful for him giving me a chance to coach with him. But, we're focused on the future," Padgett said.Padgett replaces Seltzer, who was let go last week after Samford struggled through two seasons and a 24-41 record. The Bulldogs have also struggled to keep players in the program. Fourteen players h...More >>
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