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Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Alabama star Eddie Jackson suffers season-ending injury

Jackson suffered the injury early in the fourth quarter → Read More

Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian joining Alabama football staff

Former USC coach Steve Sarkisian is joining Alabama's staff as an offensive analyst, Tide coach Nick Saban confirmed Monday. The 42-year old Sarkisian is a respected coach and offensive mind, but had been out of football since he was fired by USC last October. "I told him that we'd love to have him as part of the organization," Saban said. "He's gone through some personal things himself to get… → Read More

Maurice Smith headed to Georgia; SEC approves waiver

Maurice Smith is headed to Georgia. The SEC has approved a conditional waiver that allows the former Alabama defensive back to join Georgia as a graduate transfer and to be eligible to play immediately, the conference announced Friday afternoon. Smith and Georgia formally applied for the waiver Wednesday morning. Previously opposed to letting Smith transfer to another SEC school, Tide coach Nick… → Read More

New diet has helped Alabama freshman QB Blake Barnett gain weight

Barnett is one of five players in the mix to replace Blake Sims as the Tide's starting quarterback → Read More

Alabama to play first game in Birmingham since 2011

Alabama's Dec. 21 game against Oregon will be played at Legacy Arena in Birmingham. The time has yet to be determined. This will be the Tide's first game in Birmingham since a matchup with Oklahoma State in 2011. "We are looking forward to playing a quality team such as Oregon, but we are even more thrilled for the opportunity to play in front of our fans in Birmingham at Legacy Arena," Alabama… → Read More

What numbers will Alabama's summer enrollees, new receiver wear?

Alabama posted the online version of this year's media guide Thursday, which included an updated roster → Read More

Alabama basketball to face Atlantic 10 power

The Tide are entering their first year under Avery Johnson → Read More

'I agree with him,' Les Miles says of Nick Saban's NFL draft suggestions

Nick Saban shared concerns last week regarding the NFL's deadlines for underclassmen to submit for NFL draft feedback and declare for the draft → Read More

Ex-Alabama players Levi Randolph, Trevor Lacey join professional teams

Randolph and Lacey — who both went unselected in this year's NBA draft — both competed in the recently completed Las Vegas Summer League → Read More

Watch Alabama practice under Avery Johnson; see ex-Tide standouts discuss team

Former Alabama standouts Robert Horry and Richard Hendrix attended a Tide basketball practice last week → Read More

Kenyan Drake, once a Georgia fan, looking forward to facing Bulldogs

On Oct. 4, Kenyan Drake was carted off the field at Ole Miss's Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. His broken left leg in a cast, Drake cried during his ride to the locker room as he thought about a suddenly uncertain future. Alabama's game at Georgia Oct. 3 will essentially mark the one-year anniversary of that injury for Drake, a matchup even more significant to the Tide's senior running back as it will… → Read More

Alabama to face the toughest schedule in the country?

ESPN's Power Football Index uses metrics to simulate how each FBS will fare during the preseason — and going forward once the year starts → Read More

How did ex-Alabama players Levi Randolph, Trevor Lacey fare in Las Vegas Summer League?

Two former Tide players competed in the Las Vegas Summer League, which ended Monday → Read More

What loss of 'anomaly' means for Alabama's offense

Nick Saban addressed the media at SEC Media Days last week → Read More

Watch Amari Cooper, T.J. Yeldon react to their Madden ratings

In a video released Monday, EA Sports showed several NFL rookies their ratings in the soon-to-be-released Madden 16 video game → Read More

Versatile Alabama playmaker more mature, poised to 'break out'

Set back by suspensions, a lack of responsibility of times and a serious injury during his first three seasons with the Tide, a more mature and focused Kenyan Drake is poised to be a significant part of Alabama's offense as a senior → Read More

Alabama, ACC school will play home-and-home series

Alabama and Clemson will play a home-and-home series beginning this season, AL.com has confirmed. The Tide will play at Clemson this year before facing the Tigers in Tuscaloosa next season. Clemson was 23-13 last year and advanced to the NIT semifinals. The Tigers have missed the NCAA tournament three straight years after making four straight tournament appearances. Clemson returns two of its… → Read More

How did Alabama's 2014 preseason All-SEC picks fare?

10 Tide players were tabbed preseason All-SEC last year → Read More

6 Alabama players named preseason first-team All-SEC

Alabama had a conference-best six players named preseason first-team All-SEC Friday. Two offensive players — sophomore left tackle Cam Robinson and senior center Ryan Kelly — were preseason first-team All-SEC selections. So were junior defensive lineman A'Shawn Robinson, senior linebacker Reggie Ragland, senior cornerback Cyrus Jones and sophomore punter JK Scott. Junior running back Derrick… → Read More

Alabama prized freshman already impressing teammates, coaches

Tide players have been taking part in summer workouts and 7-on-7 sessions → Read More