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January 22, 2021


Sources: Charles Huff to Be Hired as Marshall Head Coach

Sports Illustrated
Marshall is expected to hire Alabama associate and running backs coach Charles Huff as its next head coach, according to Sports Ilustrated’s Pat Forde. The Athletic’s Bruce Feldman was first to report the hire.  Huff brings with him 16 years of experience to Marshall with stops at both college and NFL......

6,000 Amazon warehouse workers will hold union vote in Alabama on Feb. 8

CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Amazon fulfillment center warehouse. Getty Images Amazon warehouse workers at an Alabama warehouse can begin voting by mail in early February on whether to form a union, a National Labor Relations Board hearing officer ruled Friday. The ruling kicks off......

Alabama State tops Mississippi Valley State 64-51

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News ITTA BENA, Miss. (AP) Kevion Stewart scored 19 points, Kenny Strawbridge had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Alabama State beat Mississippi Valley State 64-51 on Tuesday night. Brandon Battle added nine rebounds and DJ Jackson had six......

Alabama Fans Pack Tuscaloosa Streets After Championship Win, Cops Arrest 14

Play video content Breaking News Storyful 10:05 AM PT — Law enforcement in Tuscaloosa announced Tuesday … 14 people were arrested on 18 different charges during the wild celebration. The charges, authorities say, ranged from drug paraphernalia, public intoxication, disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental operations and DUI. The mayor......

Live Updates: Alabama Wins National Championship Over Ohio State, 52-24

New York Times
The New York Times Here’s what you need to know: Alabama routs Ohio State to win the national championship. Jan. 11, 2021, 11:50 p.m. ET Jan. 11, 2021, 11:50 p.m. ET Mac Jones nabbed one of Joe Burrow’s title-game records. Jan. 11, 2021, 11:39 p.m. ET Jan. 11, 2021, 11:39......

DeVonta Smith Suffers Hand Injury Early in Second Half vs. OSU

Sports Illustrated
http://www.si.com/.image/c_limit%2Ccs_srgb%2Cfl_progressive%2Ch_1200%2Cq_auto:good%2Cw_1200/MTc4MTcxMjg4NjMwNjAxMzI1/devonta-smith-injury.jpg Ben Pickman After a record-breaking first half vs. Ohio State in the national championship, Alabama star wide receiver DeVonta Smith suffered a hand injury on the Crimson Tide’s second play of the second half. ESPN’s Allison Williams reported that Alabama officials said Smith is questionable to return. The injury......

Alabama and Ohio officials begged fans to celebrate at home. It might not have worked.

New York Times
Gillian R. Brassil The bar-lined Strip in Tuscaloosa, Ala., is usually filled with Crimson-clad football fans during championship games, who storm the street if the Crimson Tide win. The mayor of Tuscaloosa, the home city of the University of Alabama, was hoping that fans would stay home on Monday night......

While fans watch Alabama and Ohio State duke it out, the host state Florida struggles with the coronavirus.

New York Times
Gillian R. Brassil The east parking lot at Hard Rock Stadium has been a virus testing facility since March, closing for games for the N.F.L.’s Miami Dolphins and the University of Miami football teams. It also shut down for the Orange Bowl, though it is typically open seven days a......

Blackmon lifts North Alabama over Stetson 73-66 in OT

Sports Illustrated
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) Jamari Blackmon had 20 points as North Alabama beat Stetson 73-66 in overtime on Saturday night. James Anderson II had 13 points for North Alabama (5-3, 1-1 Atlantic Sun Conference). Mervin James added 11 points. Isaac Chatman had seven rebounds. Chase Johnston had 19 points for the......

What to Watch as Alabama Plays Ohio State for the College Football Playoff Title

New York Times
Alan Blinder and Gillian R. Brassil Alabama’s warning light: It’s the same as Clemson’s was in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game on New Year’s Day. Facing an Ohio State pass defense that was the worst in the Big Ten in 2020, Alabama should be terrified if it struggles through the......

Alabama, Ohio State shaping up as high-scoring title game

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SI – For more and to sign up click here AP News Ohio State will be the underdog again in the CFP championship game vs. top-ranked Alabama on Monday in Miami Gardens, Fla., but Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban won’t add motivation for the No. 3 Buckeyes. “We’re excited about......

Jarrett lifts Jackson St. past Alabama St. 60-44

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AP News MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) Tristan Jarrett had 25 points as Jackson State beat Alabama State 60-44 on Monday night. Cainan McClelland had 14 points for Jackson State (1-5, 1-0 Southwestern Athletic Conference), which snapped its season-opening five-game losing streak. Jayveous McKinnis added 13 rebounds and three blocks. Kenny Strawbridge......

Alabama receiver Smith wins Heisman Trophy

The nearly three-decade drought of wide receivers failing to win the Heisman Trophy ended when Alabama senior DeVonta Smith was presented the award during a virtual ceremony on Tuesday night. Smith became the third player from Alabama to claim college football’s most prestigious award, and the first receiver to win......

Alabama Wide Receiver DeVonta Smith Wins the Heisman Trophy

New York Times
Alan Blinder DeVonta Smith, the wide receiver whose speed and acrobatics electrified Alabama’s offense and helped the Crimson Tide to reach next week’s national championship game against Ohio State, won the Heisman Trophy on Tuesday night. Smith, a senior, was the first wide receiver to earn the Heisman since 1991,......

Alabama WR DeVonta Smith Wins 2020 Heisman Trophy

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SI – For more and to sign up click here Ben Pickman Alabama wide receiver DeVonta Smith was named the 2020 Heisman Trophy winner on Tuesday night, becoming the first wideout since 1991 to earn the sport’s top individual honor.  This season, Smith led the nation in receptions (105), receiving yards......

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