Alabama head football coach Nick Saban and Notre Dame head football coach Brian Kelly shook hands Sunday morning in front of the Coaches' Trophy, the prize their two teams want to take home Monday night.
The Alabama Crimson Tide and the Notre Dame Fighting Irish visited with media Saturday inside of Sun Light Stadium as the two teams prepared to face each other Monday in the Discover BCS National Championship game.
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart appeared Friday before reporters covering the BCS Championship game. It was a required appearance as part of the "process" of promoting the game. It was also the first time Smart had spoken to reporters publicly since interviewing for a head coaching position at Auburn University.
Smart answered questions about that and his thoughts on Saban's legacy.
For a head football coach with a reputation of toughness and attention to detail, Nick Saban on Tuesday offered a more personal observation about the true meaning of success, especially in light of the recent tornadoes in Alabama.
Alabama regained the crown of national champion Monday night when the Crimson Tide shutout the LSU Tigers, 21-0, to win the BCS Championship, its 14th national title and the second under head coach Nick Saban.
The following is a transcript of comments made by Alabama head coach Nick Saban, quarterback A.J. McCarron, and linebacker Courtney Upshaw after the team's victory Monday over LSU in the BCS Championship game.
The following is a transcript of comments from LSU head football coach Les Miles to reporters in New Orleans on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, as the Tigers prepared to play the Alabama Crimson Tide for the BCS National Championship.
The following is a transcript of comments from Alabama head football coach Nick Saban to reporters in New Orleans on Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012, as the Crimson Tide prepared to play the LSU Tigers for the BCS National Championship.
Whether or not you believe the Tigers and the Crimson Tide should play each other (again) for the national championship, they will... but both teams believe the outcome this time will be very different than what was seen Nov. 5.
Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart was asked what it was like to work for Nick Saban, if he thinks he is ready to be a head coach (which he said he is ready,) and what it will take to stop LSU on Monday.
The BCS National Championship game between the LSU Tigers and the Alabama Crimson Tide hasn't been played, but once it's over there are some politicians who will have to pay up for their friendly wagers.
Below is a transcript of comments made Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, by LSU defensive coordinator John Chavis, DT Michael Brockers, CB Morris Clairborne, DB Tyrann "Honey Badger" Mathieu, S Eric Reid, and S Brandon Taylor. The comments were made during interviews prior to the BCS National Championship game on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the LSU Tigers.
Below is a transcript of comments made Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012, by Alabama offensive coordinator Jim McElwain, quarterback A.J. McCarron, running back Trent Richardson, offensive lineman Barrett Jones, center William Vlachos, and wide receiver Marquis Maze. The comments were made during interviews prior to the BCS National Championship game on Monday, Jan. 9, 2012, between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the LSU Tigers.
A University of Georgia graduate student has a shot at winning thousands of dollars in prizes at one of the nation's biggest college football games. But first, he's got to make a 40-year-yard field goal
We are one week away from the duel in the dome. As players gear up for the game, many Alabama fans are still hunting for their game day gear before they head to the Big Easy, and that means big bucks for area stores.
Amid the euphoria of No. 1 LSU's win over second-ranked Alabama earlier this season, offensive coordinator and line coach Greg Studrawa was concerned about the Tigers' inability to run inside against the
The Hokies continued their recent dominance of the Dudley Award Wednesday night at their yearly banquet in Richmond. Running Back David Wilson took home the award, given to the best Division I college football player in the state of Virginia.
"Our players and everyone associated with our program are very excited about the opportunity to play in the national championship game," said Alabama head coach Nick Saban. "We are very appreciative of the chance to play an LSU team that we have tremendous respect for and we are looking forward to the challenge."
AUBURN, Ala. – The No. 2 ranked Alabama football team beat No. 24 Auburn, 42-14, in Jordan-Hare Stadium Saturday, going to 11-1 on the season and 7-1 in Southeastern Conference play while the Tigers fell