Alabama Crimson Tide

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This Week In College Football: Opening Weekend Viewing Guide

There’s plenty of games to choose from, here’s the best to watch in each time slot.


John Groce. (Getty Images)

Alabama Routs Illinois In NIT 1st Round

Levi Randolph had 20 points, seven rebounds and four assists.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2015

Lane Kiffin. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Kiffin Being Considered By Alabama

Former Southern California coach Lane Kiffin is being considered by Alabama to replace offensive coordinator Doug Nussmeier, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press.


TUSCALOOSA, AL - OCTOBER 22: The Alabama Crimson Tide enter the field to face the Tennessee Volunteers at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 22, 2011 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

College Football Spotlight: Will Alabama, Florida State Reach The BCS Finish Line?

Will Alabama be the next and most significant victim of the SEC’s internal battle royal? Can Florida State avoid a letdown and represent the ACC in the biggest game of the year? This is what makes college football so interesting.


Johnny Manziel #2 of Texas A&M Aggies cannot tackle Vinnie Sunseri #3 of the Alabama Crimson Tide as he runs for a 73 yard touchdown after an interception on Manziel at Kyle Field on September 14, 2013 in College Station, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

No. 1 Alabama Beats Manziel, No. 6 Aggies 49-42

Unable to stop Johnny Manziel, Alabama answered Texas A&M the only way it could: The top-ranked Crimson Tide just kept on scoring, hoping to have the ball last.


D.J. Fluker celebrates with teammates after winning the National Championship.  (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Alabama Offensive Lineman Fluker Meeting With Bears Friday Night

As the Bears continue to evaluate talent at the NFL Scouting Combine, the team will meet with Alabama offensive lineman D.J. Fluker on Friday night.

CBS Chicago–02/22/2013

Alabama linebacker Tyler Hayes. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Four Alabama Football Players Charged With Robbery, Fraud

Online jail records show four University of Alabama football players have been arrested on charges including credit card fraud and robbery.

CBS Chicago–02/12/2013

Alabama players celebrate winning the 2012 BCS National Championship. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Report: Alabama Players Received PEDs Before 2012 National Championship

A report from Sports Illustrated claims members of Alabama’s 2012 National Championship team received banned substances produced by Sports with Alternatives to Steroids prior to the BCS championship game.

CBS Chicago–01/30/2013

The Alabama Crimson Tide celebrate. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Ten Foot Mailbag: No, Alabama Can’t Beat The Kansas City Chiefs

I cannot say it simpler than this—no non NFL team today can or will ever beat an NFL team. Never. Ever.

CBS Chicago–01/11/2013

Manti Te'o. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Video: Manti Te’o, Everett Golson And Tyler Eifert

Notre Dame players Manti Te’o, Everett Golson and Tyler Eifert address reporters after the Irish lost 42-14 in the BCS National Championship Game Monday night at Sun Life Stadium.


AJ McCarron. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Video: McCarron Explains Outburst At Barrett Jones

What caused two teammates to go after each other when everything was going so right for the Crimson Tide in the biggest game of the season?

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Brian Kelly. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hoge: Notre Dame Isn’t Back Quite Yet

It didn’t take long to understand that Alabama was at a completely different level than Notre Dame’s previous 12 opponents.

CBS Chicago–01/08/2013

Notre Dame fans.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: I’ve Earned Being An Annoying Notre Dame Fan

I’ve composed a list of acts, verbiage, and whathaveyou that I am going to try to engage in tonight in a complete cathartic experience.

CBS Chicago–01/07/2013

Alabama and Notre Dame helmets with The Coaches' Trophy. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 6: How Each Team Can Win

All week long we’ve been breaking down the matchup, but now it’s time to come to conclusions.


Nick Saban. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Hoge: Inside The Mind Of Nick Saban

Nick Saban might be larger than life today, but back in the early 1960s, he played second fiddle to an even more important Nick: Big Nick.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2013

Notre Dame kicker Kyle Brindza and punter/holder Ben Turk. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 5: Alabama And Notre Dame Special Teams

For an underdog like Notre Dame, a special teams touchdown could help them pull off the upset, but allowing one could kill their chances.

CBS Chicago–01/06/2013

Nick Saban. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Video: Nick Saban And Alabama Players At BCS Media Day

Alabama head coach Nick Saban, center Barrett Jones and quarterback A.J. McCarron address the media Saturday at BCS Media Day.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

A.J. McCarron. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 4: Alabama QB/WRs vs Notre Dame Secondary

A.J. McCarron was a pretty polarizing figure earlier this season when his name started creeping into the Heisman conversation.

CBS Chicago–01/05/2013

Everett Golson. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Breakdown No. 3: Notre Dame QB/WRs Vs Alabama Secondary

This is the third in a six-part series breaking down Monday night’s BCS National Championship Game between Notre Dame and Alabama at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

CBS Chicago–01/04/2013

Manti Te'o

Breakdown No. 2: Alabama Offensive Line Vs Notre Dame Front Seven

This is the second in a six-part series breaking down Monday night’s BCS National Championship Game between Notre Dame and Alabama at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

CBS Chicago–01/03/2013