A Season Like No Ohter Greetings, fellow Alabama fans! Yes, I know the blog hasn't been updated recently, but who has time to write when one can revel in this glorious football season? And glorious it has been. When the biggest complaints are the margin of victory, life is good!
Comments like, "Alabama beat them so bad, they should have had negative points!", show that we are in the heady stratosphere of football heaven. There are worries like why did Tua get injured (shakes fist skyward), what kind of nut do you have to be to imagine the SEC officials favor 'Bama, and the always popular how will Alabama's defense recover from losing a slew of guys (they just do, don't worry.) But the season is not yet over.
A week after Clemson dealt the top-ranked Crimson Tide a 44-16 smackdown Jan. 7 in the College Football Playoff National Championship game, the ramifications are just beginning to bear fruit . . . Montgomery Advertiser
Mac Jones and Layne Hatcher are another year older, too, but the biggest and best news for Alabama fans is Tua Tagovailoa will be back behind center . . . Bama Online
"Found out through the grapevine that Josh was considering leaving Alabama to go to Maryland, so we reached out and asked if he'd have any interest in Michigan . . . Mobile Press-Register
Now 44, Sarkisian is in need of another coaching rebirth at the same time Alabama's responding to a week of setbacks . . . Birmingham News
Ex-Rutgers head coach Kyle Flood is in the mix for the Crimson Tide's offensive line coach job and interviewed in Tuscaloosa on Monday . . . Mobile Press-Register
The question is whether it will could derail a program that not long ago seemed to have the momentum of a runaway speed train but came to a crashing halt more than 2,000 miles from Tuscaloosa in northern California . . . Huntsville Times
Tagovailoa and company will remember the sting from the 28-point loss for a while . . . Bama Online
Former Alabama offensive lineman Richie Petitbon is transferring to Illinois. He served in a reserve role for the 2018 season for the Crimson Tide . . . Saturday Down South
Richie Petitbon, who was a reserve offensive lineman this past season, is transferring to Illinois . . . Mobile Press-Register
For Sarkisian to return to the Alabama Crimson Tide speaks volumes about the benefit of coaching for Saban. The coach had an offer for the same position with the Arizona Cardinals. Instead, he chose Alabama . . . Sports Illustrated
Look back on each assistant that has worked under Saban since he took over at the Capstone in 2007 . . . Bama Online
Wilson becomes the seventh Crimson Tide player and fourth defender to declare for the draft since losing to Clemson in the national title game . . . USA Today
Based on what we saw in the SEC championship game in December, Hurts is now a different player . . . Birmingham News
"We are disappointed any time a player makes a choice that leads to a bad decision . . . Montgomery Advertiser
Although Johnson and his team have to look ahead, it was understandable that the Bama coach took a look back at Saturday and the Tide's last game, when a lead that Alabama held for all but a few seconds disappeared on a frantic, last-second three-point shot off the backboard . . . Bama Online
"At the end of the day, I just really want to stop talking about Auburn and move forward. There's nothing we can do about that but learn from it . . . Tuscaloosa News
For a second time this season, Alabama lost on a wild shot at the horn. Texas A&M joined Georgia State in that select club with an 81-80 stunner . . . Mobile Press-Register
Despite a double-digit loss to LSU on Tuesday, Alabama (10-4, 1-1 SEC) is wading into conference play with some momentum . . . Crimson White
This is significant, because of a trend that has developed over the years between the Pats, the NFL's modern dynasty, and the Alabama Crimson Tide, the rough college equivalent of New England. The two organizations have never won a title in the same year . . . SB Nation
Alabama Softball Coach Patrick Murphy elected to not sign a pitcher to replace graduated all-star Alexis Osorio. No. He signed three . . . Bama Online
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