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Past articles by Aaron:

NOTEBOOK: Dabo Swinney and Clemson crew attend championship reunion

Dabo Swinney made it to Alabama’s 1992 national championship team reunion on Saturday, and brought a few of his Clemson pals with him.The extent to which Swinney, head coach of the Clemson Tigers, has relied on ties that date to his playing days with the Crimson Tide in building his Tigers' program showed in the number of members of that UA title team he brought with him.Swinney was accompanied… → Read More

Alabama baseball coach Greg Goff dismissed

University of Alabama head baseball coach Greg Goff has been relieved of his duties, The Tuscaloosa News has learned.The Tuscaloosa News previously reported that Goff attempted to reduce or revoke scholarships for up to 10 players in violation of NCAA rules during their exit interviews earlier this week.Players who are still on campus were called to a 1 p.m. meeting to receive the news. UA… → Read More

University of Alabama's ground game lacking so far

There was a third-and-two – a down and distance usually owned by Alabama – in the first quarter last Saturday that perfectly illustrated the University of Alabama offense’s current pattern of not being able to consistently run the ball, at least not after two games. → Read More

Those who know Jalen Hurts are not surprised about the freshman's early success

Jalen Hurts is a coach’s kid. → Read More

Alabama lands seven first-team All-SEC selections

The University of Alabama football team landed seven student-athletes on the first-team Preseason Coaches All-SEC and a total of 13 overall, the conference released Thursday morning. → Read More

Freshman players could have immediate impact this season for Alabama

When Nick Saban says a lot of freshmen will play this season, it doesn’t exactly signal a cause for panic. It’s more like a flashing caution sign. → Read More

Alabama starts 2016 season No. 1 in AP poll

Despite replacing the Heisman Trophy winner, the Rimington Trophy winner, two run-stuffing defensive linemen, a fifth-year quarterback and a leader in the middle of the defense, Alabama remains the safest bet in college football. → Read More

No separation at quarterback position for Alabama

One day up, the next day down. → Read More

Alabama celebrates after walk-on Jamey Mosley earns scholarship

He was one of the them even if he was technically different, and perhaps that’s why the reaction of pure joy was so genuine. Not only for the players, who reveled in the moment, but for the coach nearly 50 years their senior, too, who knew that moments like this is where a team comes together. → Read More

Redshirt freshman has missed last three practices for Alabama

For the previous three practices, redshirt freshman Kendall Sheffield has not been with the team. → Read More

Tide experimenting in secondary; Marlon Humphrey emerges as leader

There’s a lot of movement in the secondary. That’s not abnormal during fall camp, a time that sees some experimentation. → Read More

Saban sees positives, negatives with quarterback play in Alabama scrimmage

Quarterbacks, quarterbacks, quarterbacks. They held court as the topic of conversation on message boards Saturday afternoon during the University of Alabama football team’s first scrimmage. → Read More

Deontay Wilder optimistic about recover after surgery on hand

NORTHPORT -- His arm in a sling and his hand in a cast, Deontay Wilder didn’t quite wear that noticeable smile he’s become known for, and, given all he’s been through since May, that’s understandable. But Wilder did seem in good spirits Wednesday afternoon in his first public appearance since breaking his right hand and tearing his right biceps during his July 16th heavyweight title defense over… → Read More

University of Alabama football players face press training for upcoming season

Nick Saban warned reporters last week that he didn't have anything more to say on a particular topic. When a what-if follow-up question was posed to him, Saban told the reporter he'd already answered the question. → Read More

Jeremy Pruitt is comfortable, confident in his role as defensive coordinator

He looked at ease at the podium. The University of Alabama's first-year defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt walked naturally between his return to the place where he played and later coached and what he learned during his three-year stint away from Tuscaloosa. → Read More

Kenny Stabler had Hall of Fame career, Hall of Fame life

Ken Stabler on Saturday officially becomes a member of the NFL Hall of Fame. But he was already a Hall of Fame father to three daughters he thought hung the moon. And to the many thousands of people along the way who ran into the Snake in the wild and worked up a little courage to ask him for a picture, autograph or just a conversation, Stabler was long before now a Hall of Famer in the way he… → Read More

Nick Saban reiterates stance on Maurice Smith transfer

The Maurice Smith saga involving his desire to transfer from the University of Alabama football program to Georgia as a graduate transfer was again a topic of conversation both locally, regionally and nationally Thursday afternoon as UA’s decision to stand by the SEC rule engendered passionate opinions on both sides of the issue. → Read More

High temperatures greet Alabama football team on first day of fall camp

It was a hot one in Tuscaloosa when the University of Alabama football team took the field for the opening of fall camp Thursday afternoon with an afternoon temperature of 97 degrees and a feels-like temperature of 108. → Read More

Alabama football begins fall camp amid tumult

The University of Alabama football team opens fall camp today, but on the eve of the start of the 2016 season there was some tumult. → Read More

ALABAMA FALL CAMP: Tide to rely on special teams experience

Led by a junior and a pair of seniors, the University of Alabama special teams specialists are long on experience. Punter JK Scott, kicker Adam Griffith and long snapper Cole Mazza, and throw in redshirt junior and holder Cooper Bateman, have played a lot of football. As for the kick returners, the experience is gone, but dynamic athletes are in play. In final installment of an eight-part series… → Read More