The Early Lead: Alabama


Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Nick Saban reminds Alabama players about those losses

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By Cindy Boren  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 12/14/2013

Nick Saban stays at Alabama, blasts reports that he’d replace Mack Brown at Texas

Crimson Tide coach said, “I never considered going to Texas.“

By Cindy Boren  |  02:21 PM ET, 12/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 12/12/2013

George W. Bush sends note to Alabama kicker

From one “43” to another, former president tells Cade Foster, “You will be a stronger human with time.“

By Cindy Boren  |  08:43 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Cade Foster, College Football, George W. Bush

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Nick Saban to Texas? “No chance,” Kirk Herbstreit says

Technically, Mack Brown still has the Longhorns’ job.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:17 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban, Texas

Posted at 08:28 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Alabama-Auburn aftermath: Cremated remains on the field and a deadly shooting

It is unclear whether the remains are human and police continue to investigate the motive behind a Birmingham murder.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:28 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Auburn, College Football

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 12/02/2013

Alabama’s loss shakes up BCS standings; Florida State, Ohio State take top two spots

The Crimson Tide drops to fourth in the BCS standings, while Florida State moves into the top spot and Ohio State rises to No. 2.

By Kelyn Soong  |  06:17 PM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Auburn, bcs standings

Posted at 10:03 AM ET, 12/02/2013

Alabama-Auburn: Death threats for kicker after a classic Iron Bowl (video)

Chris Davis’s TD return of field-goal attempt brings chaos to the college football scene and scary messages for Crimson Tide’s Cade Foster.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:03 AM ET, 12/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Auburn, College Football

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Da’Shawn Hand: Will he choose Alabama, Florida or Michigan?

Top defensive end in U.S. will announce where he’ll play college football today.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:34 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Da'Shawn Hand, Florida, Michigan

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Alabama safety HaHa Clinton-Dix suspended indefinitely

Crimson Tide won’t play a ranked team in October., with Georgia State next.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, HaHa Clinton-Dix, Nick Saban

Posted at 06:44 AM ET, 09/20/2013

Nick Saban on Texas: “I’m too damn old to start over”

Alabama coach says he isn’t leaving if the Longhorns were to fire Mack Brown.

By Cindy Boren  |  06:44 AM ET, 09/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban, Texas

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Alabama bar turns Johnny Manziel into pi ata

Big game with Texas A&M inspires Crimson Tide fans.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Johnny Manziel gets “Johnny Cam” for Texas A&M vs. Alabama

CBS Sports adds a camera dedicated to catching whatever the Heisman Trophy winner does.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:44 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Johnny Manziel, Texas A&M

Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 09/05/2013

Miss Alabama has a Roll Tide dress

It's for a special little parade at the Miss America pageant.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:12 PM ET, 09/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football

Posted at 09:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013

Alabama’s Kenny Bell expected to return after “personal day”

Nick Saban met with wide receiver, who'd tweeted Monday that he was quitting football.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:17 AM ET, 09/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Kenny Bell, Nick Saban

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Alabama recruit uses baby sister to announce his decision (video)

There's a little Lynyrd Skynyrd tribute thrown in for good measure.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:31 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 04/23/2013

Toomer's Corner oaks are coming down today at Auburn (video)

Two years after they were poisoned by the fan of a rival, Alabama school begins redevelopment project.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:27 PM ET, 04/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, Auburn, College Football

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Alabama offers eighth-grader a scholarship after LSU

Running back/linebacker from Baton Rouge shows promise. But first -- high school!

By Cindy Boren  |  03:02 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013

Nick Saban has "closed the door" on the NFL. He means it.

The Alabama coach swears he's staying put. Really. He means it.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:38 PM ET, 01/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2013

A.J. McCarron, Barrett Jones spat spices up Alabama's BCS title win

With a four-touchdown lead, Alabama could afford a little infighting.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:05 AM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  AJ McCarron, Alabama, Barrett Jones

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 01/02/2013

Nick Saban to NFL? He says no, report says.

Remember, though, that Alabama's coach has said he isn't leaving before.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:09 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, College Football, Nick Saban

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 12/26/2012

Alabama fan reacts to getting BCS championship game tickets (video)

An Alabama guy gives his dad the best Christmas present ever -- and a hat to boot.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:11 AM ET, 12/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alabama, BCS championship game