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Brett Hudson

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Tuscaloosa, AL, United States

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Recent:
  • tuscaloosanews
  • TideSports.com
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • MontgomeryAdvertiser
  • Detroit Free Press

Recent articles by Brett:

NCAA gives spring athletes another year

The COVID-19 pandemic ended the 2020 spring sports calendar across college athletics, and no athlete will lose a year of college athletics for it.The NCAA’s Division I Council, in a Monday vote, granted all spring sport athletes an additional year of eligibility to make up for the one taken away by cancellations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools may use the NCAA’s Student Assistance Fund to… → Read More

UA spring prospectus: Safeties

One of Alabama’s starting safeties spent a week in Mobile for the Senior Bowl. The other one, and the Star that started alongside him, went to the NFL Combine.That being the case, UA clearly has a lot to replace at the back of its defense, a process that begins Friday with the beginning of spring practice. TheTop returners: Jordan Battle (saw time as a a deep safety in Dime packages, tallying 30… → Read More

2020 Spring Prospectus: Safeties

The Spring Prospectus is a daily series taking a quick look at each position group before UA beings spring practice. This list of position groups will be updated with links as each one posts: quarterback, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, offensive line, defensive line, inside linebackers, outside linebackers, cornerbacks and special teams. One of Alabama’s starting safeties … → Read More

UA spring prospectus: Inside linebackers

The University of Alabama’s thinnest position in 2019 may be its deepest defensive position in 2020. → Read More

UA spring prospectus: Special teams

A look at what Alabama has returning in its special teams units ahead of spring practice → Read More

UA spring prospectus: Offensive line

The University of Alabama football team may be losing the first offensive lineman taken in the 2020 NFL Draft, with Jedrick Wills Jr. forgoing a senior → Read More

2020 Spring Prospectus: Offensive line

The Spring Prospectus is a daily series taking a quick look at each position group before UA beings spring practice. This list of position groups will be updated with links as each one posts: quarterback, running backs, wide receivers, tight ends, defensive line, inside linebackers, outside linebackers, cornerbacks, safeties and special teams. The University of Alabama football team … → Read More

2020 Spring Prospectus: Running backs

The Spring Prospectus is a daily series taking a quick look at each position group before UA beings spring practice. This list of position groups will be updated with links as each one posts: quarterback, wide receivers, tight ends, offensive line, defensive line, inside linebackers, outside linebackers, cornerbacks, safeties and special teams. One recruiting flip and one NFL … → Read More

Ballou in line to be UA's next strength and conditioning coach

Alabama football’s strength and conditioning coach vacancy lasted less than a week. David Ballou is likely to be hired to replace Scott Cochran. FootballScoop first reported the hire after Sports Illustrated reported an offer had been made. Ballou held the same role at Indiana — officially the Director of Athletic Performance, Football — where both and … → Read More

Harvard gives up inside-the-park home run with three errors on one play vs. Alabama

Alabama's Kolby Robinson got an inside-the-park home run that plated three as Harvard threw the ball around the field for three errors. → Read More

Clark homers on senior day, UA wins two

Saturday was Taylor Clark’s day, but it didn’t feel that way for the first game and a half. It was Clark’s senior day, the day Alabama → Read More

2019 A-Day game set for April 18

Alabama’s spring football finale, the Golden Flake A-Day Game, will be at 1 p.m. on April 18 and played in front of a limited crowd due to stadium construction. UA released a statement confirming the details Thursday afternoon. UA says the seating capacity for the scrimmage, the 15th and final practice of spring, will be … → Read More

Where Alabama stands after NFL Draft deadline

With the window now closed, the University of Alabama lost six football players to the 2020 NFL Draft early. The deadline to enter the Draft was Monday, with the NFL sending a list of players available for selection to its franchises on Tuesday. The Alabama players entering that pool early are quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, wide … → Read More

Starting pitching battle a big one for Alabama

A look at the options Alabama baseball has for its wide-open starting rotation battle → Read More

Enticing starting pitching battle to come for UA baseball

Jason Jackson is in for a stressful January and first two weeks of February. The University of Alabama’s baseball pitching coach has a starting rotation to figure out, one that will not be easy to assemble. UA lost the pitchers responsible for 22 of its 30 SEC starts last year, and the eight starts returning … → Read More

Scott Lashley enters transfer portal

Alabama offensive tackle Scott Lashley is in the transfer portal as a potential graduate transfer. The news was first reported by AL.com. Lashley played in 19 games at UA through his redshirt junior season with no starts. He played 78 snaps in 2018 and 58 in 2019. If Lashley follows through on his intent to … → Read More

Season review: Nine moments that defined Alabama football in 2019

Tua Tagovailoa going down with injury was one of the key moments that defined the football season. → Read More

Season review: Alabama had historic offense in 2019

Related stories Season review: The 9 moments that defined UA’s season Season review: The school records that went down in 2019 Season review: Proper context, time help UA defense Steve Sarkisian said he had been in this situation before — that of a new offensive coordinator stepping into lofty expectations. He referenced joining the Atlanta … → Read More

Season review: Proper context, time help UA defense

Related stories Season review: Alabama had historic offense in 2019 Season review: The 9 moments that defined UA’s season Season review: The school records that went down in 2019 The University of Alabama football team had an All-American safety (Xavier McKinney) on its defense. It also had a Butkus Award semifinalist (Anfernee Jennings) and … → Read More

Alabama running back enters transfer portal

A University of Alabama redshirt freshman running back is in the transfer portal.Jerome Ford is in the transfer portal after running 24 times for 114 → Read More