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Alabama strengthens top-ranked recruiting class

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 3 weeks ago
(Sports Network) - Alabama received national letters of intent from two other five-star prospects during National Signing Day to bolster an already loaded recruiting class ranked as this year's best in the nation.Linebacker Rashaan Evans and athlete Bo Scarbrough each announced their decision to join the Crimson Tide program during press conferences held at their respective high schools on...

Alabama Crimson Tide National Signing Day Recap

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Alabama Crimson Tide SEC TEAM RANK: 1st NATIONAL TEAM RANK: 1st LAST YEAR’S FINISH: 1st in SEC, 1st in nation. NO. 1 CURRENT RECRUIT: OL Cameron Robinson (No. 4 in nation) SDS 3-STAR ‘SLEEPER’ STAR: Lineman Montel McBride out of central Florida would be outstanding on either side of the line. He’s huge. SUM THE DAY UP: Had the biggest pickup in the SEC on Wednesday when five-star LB Rashaan...

Alabama honors scholarship offer to player with career-ending injury

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Earlier today, Texas A&M got a lot of attention for honoring its scholarship offer to Cedric Collins, who suffered a career-ending injury in high school. Alabama and head coach Nick Saban did exactly the same thing today, as the Crimson Tide will honor its offer of a scholarship to Elisha Shaw, a Georgia product who learned recently from doctors that he would not be able to continue to play...

Live Blog: Alabama recruiting signees National Signing Day

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
This Alabama live blog will be updated throughout the day as new commitments and Letter of Intent are received. Related: Alabama steals HUGE prospect from Auburn Already Enrolled (8) Cameron Robinson, OT West Monroe (West Monroe, LA) 6-7/335 Tony Brown, CB Ozen (Beaumont, TX) 6-0/188 Laurence Jones, DB Neville (Monroe, LA) 6-2/220 David Cornwell, QB Norman North (Norman, OK) 6-5/241 Cameron Sims...

Alabama Crimson Tide National Signing Day Predictions

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Alabama Crimson Tide SEC TEAM RANK: 1st NATIONAL TEAM RANK: 1st LAST YEAR’S FINISH: 1st in SEC, 1st in nation. NO. 1 CURRENT RECRUIT: OL Cameron Robinson (No. 4 in nation) FINAL TARGETS: LB Rashaan Evans (No. 15); DE Lorenzo Carter (No. 18). WHAT SURPRISES LIE AHEAD?: Alabama is Alabama. It seems like a simple enough sentence … so you can’t let your guard down. Having...

Top ten inappropriate ways to celebrate National Signing Day

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
National Signing Day has arrived, and it’s one of the biggest days of the year for the nerdiest college football fans (no disrespect intended). Some of us take our fandom to another level every time the first Wednesday of February rolls around (this guy here is quite sick). Some of you are taking off work officially by staying home and remaining glued to ESPNU, Twitter and your favorite...

The SEC’s quietest finishers, because not every school needs the drama

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
Not every program in the SEC is going to finish with a bang, and frankly … not every program in the SEC needs to finish with a bang. Several powers are already in very good shape going into national signing day. Below is a look at the five SEC schools that can relax a bit on national signing day, and maybe start working a bit on 2015. RELATED: On the flip side, here are five SEC programs...

Three more SEC recruits switch schools Tuesday

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
The Tuesday before signing day is sometimes just as crazy as signing day. Already today, three SEC commitments changed course and picked other non-conference schools–and one former SEC commitment looks like he may be heading back to the conference. RELATED: The five SEC teams that will have the craziest Wednesday Four-star defensive back Kendall Gant switched to Marshall. Gant had some...

SEC signing day announcement schedule and predictions

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
It’s here, folks, and the jostling is already going on. Wednesday morning will be slammed with college announcements, and the rest of the day is pretty packed too. Related: Ex-Kentucky star Jared Lorenzen, 230 pounds, playing QB Here’s a look at the players who realistically could end up at SEC schools by this time next week, listed by the 247Sports.com composite national ranking of each...

Kiffin says Alabama is an ‘absolute machine’, talks about the SEC changing as a league

By Saturday Down South, 3 years 3 weeks ago
The assistant coaching hire heard ‘round the college football world was Nick Saban hiring Lane Kiffin. Several didn’t understand it, and several still don’t understand it. Related: Alabama hiring Lane Kiffin should not be surprising  Kiffin has been a strong recruiter in the past, and he’s coordinated record-setting offenses with primo talent, like that which he inherits at Alabama. Sports...