University of Alabama
Florida State University head coach Jimbo Fisher decided if he had to replace his defensive coordinator, he may as well pull from the best defense in the country at the University of Alabama.
Nick Saban will be returning to the city he so infamously said he wouldn’t be leaving to coach the Alabama Crimson Tide, coincidentally enough as the head coach of the Crimson Tide.
Alabama got a hand on the ball, which wobbled into the arms of a Georgia receiver who wasn’t supposed to catch it. Unable to get off another play, the Crimson Tide will now roll into the BCS Championship game.
Florida Atlantic’s brief tour of Southeastern Conference powers ended with on a positive, with the Owls stopping No. 1 Alabama’s shutout streak.
Not that there was any doubt, but the AP confirmed Tuesday that the number one team in the country is the Alabama Crimson Tide after the first week of the college football season.
Jeremy Shelley kicked five field goals and Trent Richardson broke a 34-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter as No. 2 Alabama beat No. 1 LSU 21-0 on Monday night — the first shutout in BCS title game history.
The Florida Gators are the lone remaining unbeaten school in the Sunshine State; but Saturday, the Gators will face their toughest test this season when the second-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide come to town.
Interceptions by Jermaine Whitehead and Neiko Thorpe led to third-quarter scores that helped Auburn stamp out a Florida Atlantic upset bid 30-14 on Saturday night.
Florida has long been the destination for top high school football recruits. But a new trend is coming into focus this year that shows Alabama has become the top state for football players.