Alabama leads with 4 taken in round one of NFL Draft
Alabama leads with 4 taken in round one of NFL Draft

University of Alabama defensive back Minkah Fitzpatrick, defensive lineman Da'Ron Payne, linebacker Rashaan Evans and wide receiver Calvin Ridley were selected in the first round of the 2018 National Football League Draft

UPDATE: Bill to end emissions testing in TN passes senate
UPDATE: Bill to end emissions testing in TN passes senate

Senator Bo Watson and Representative Mike Carter told Channel 3 the bill passed the senate with a vote of 29-1.

Alabama finalizes hiring of Butch Jones
Alabama finalizes hiring of Butch Jones

Former Vols head coach Butch Jones is officially part of the Alabama staff.  .

TIMELINE: Alabama wins the CFP National Championship
TIMELINE: Alabama wins the CFP National Championship

Georgia and Alabama met in the long-anticipated contest, with Saban again showing who's boss.

Little Debbie treats part of Coach Nick Saban's daily routine
Little Debbie treats part of Coach Nick Saban's daily routine

Alabama Coach Nick Saban doesn't just bleed crimson and white, but he also has Little Debbie Oatmeal Creme Pie filling flowing through his veins. 

Never in question, Alabama takes down Clemson in Sugar Bowl, 24-6
Never in question, Alabama takes down Clemson in Sugar Bowl, 24-6

A pair of Alabama defensive players scored touchdowns 13 seconds apart in the third quarter, and the No. 4 Crimson Tide dominated top-ranked Clemson 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night to give coach Nick Saban another shot at his record sixth national title.

Alabama LB Moses injured, "out indefinitely"
Alabama LB Moses injured, "out indefinitely"

Another Alabama linebacker has gone down to injury.

3 Minute Drill: Episode #8 with Paul Shahen and Brooks Carter
3 Minute Drill: Episode #8 with Paul Shahen and Brooks Carter

The 3 Minute Drill with Sports Director Paul Shahen and Sports Contributor Brooks Carter returns.

Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama release 2018 Football schedules
Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama release 2018 Football schedules

2018 SEC Football schedules are out. Tennessee, Georgia and Alabama are inside. Links to the rest are available. 

Alabama Holds Annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium
Alabama Holds Annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium

The University of Alabama football team held its annual Fan Day at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Bama's Jalen Hurts, UGA's Jacob Eason among 6 SEC QBs named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List
Bama's Jalen Hurts, UGA's Jacob Eason among 6 SEC QBs named to Davey O'Brien Award Watch List

The Davey O'Brien Foundation announced their list of 30 players named to the Davey O'Brien Award Watch List earlier Wednesday.

SEC Media Days Preview: Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama
SEC Media Days Preview: Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama

Channel 3 Sports will be there to bring you the latest from Hoover, Alabama. 

Bama sending star studded trio: Ridley, Fitzpatrick & Bozeman to SEC Media Days
Bama sending star studded trio: Ridley, Fitzpatrick & Bozeman to SEC Media Days

he University of Alabama will send a trio of All-SEC players to the SEC Media Days starting on Monday July. 10.

Ex Alabama QB Blake Sims chasing NFL dream, "I've got a lot of people to prove wrong"
Ex Alabama QB Blake Sims chasing NFL dream, "I've got a lot of people to prove wrong"

In 2016 Aabama led the NFL with 65 former players in the league. It's not surprising, but that list didn't include the quarterback who led the tide to 2014 National Semifinals. Blake Sims plans to change that.

Alabama makes it official, Brian Daboll named Offensive Coordinator
Alabama makes it official, Brian Daboll named Offensive Coordinator

 University of Alabama head football coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Brian Daboll on Monday as the Crimson Tide's offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach.

Jonathan Allen Selected as 2016 Rotary Lombardi Award Winner
Jonathan Allen Selected as 2016 Rotary Lombardi Award Winner

Alabama football's Jonathan Allen was selected as the 2016 winner of the Rotary Lombardi Award.

No. 1 Alabama Football Wins 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl over No. 4 Washington, 24-7
No. 1 Alabama Football Wins 2016 Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl over No. 4 Washington, 24-7

ATLANTA, Ga. (RollTide.com) – Led by a Crimson Tide bowl-record 180 yards on the ground from running back Bo Scarbrough and an opportunistic and often stifling defense, the No. 1-ranked University of Alabama football team won the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl, 24-7, over No. 4 Washington Saturday afternoon in front of a record crowd of 75,996 at the Georgia Dome. Alabama is now 14-0 on the season and extended its 26-game win str...

Lane Kiffin leaving Alabama for Florida Atlantic head coaching gig
Lane Kiffin leaving Alabama for Florida Atlantic head coaching gig

Alabama coach Nick Saban says Lane Kiffin is leaving the Crimson Tide and becoming the next head coach at Florida Atlantic.

Alabama takes 5 of 7 SEC Football Season Awards
Alabama takes 5 of 7 SEC Football Season Awards

Southeastern Conference champion Alabama claimed five of the SEC's seven individual football awards as voted on by the league's head coaches, it was announced Wednesday.

Mocs Battle Hard in 31-3 Loss at Alabama
Mocs Battle Hard in 31-3 Loss at Alabama

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga football team put up a valiant effort at No. 1 Alabama tonight. 

No. 1 Alabama extends win streak against No. 15 LSU, 10-0
No. 1 Alabama extends win streak against No. 15 LSU, 10-0

Jalen Hurts broke loose for a 21-yard touchdown run to break a scoreless tie early in the fourth quarter, and No. 1 Alabama's defense thoroughly stifled Leonard Fournette and LSU in a 10-0 victory over the 15th-ranked Tigers on Saturday night.  

Bama's Hurt named SEC Freshman of the week, Williams SEC OL of the week
Bama's Hurt named SEC Freshman of the week, Williams SEC OL of the week

Alabama freshmen Jalen Hurts and Jonah Williams were selected as Southeastern Conference Players of the Week for their performances at then-No. 9 Tennessee, the league office announced on Monday morning. Hurts earned his second freshman of the week honor and third conference selection overall, while Williams collected his first offensive lineman nod and second overall conference player of the week honor.

Alabama linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charge
Alabama linebacker Tim Williams arrested on gun charge

 Alabama linebacker Tim Williams has been charged with carrying a pistol without a permit.    

PODCAST: "The Hard Count" with sports director Paul Shahen & Brooks Carter
PODCAST: "The Hard Count" with sports director Paul Shahen & Brooks Carter

Channel 3 sports director Paul Shahen and Brooks Carter debut their new college football heavy podcast called "The Hard Count." In episode one, they talk all things college football with a heavy emphasis on the SEC. 

Alabama wraps up practice before trip to Ole Miss
Alabama wraps up practice before trip to Ole Miss

The University of Alabama football team practiced at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility for nearly two hours in shells on Thursday afternoon.

Alabama releases 2017 football schedule, set to open vs. Florida St.
Alabama releases 2017 football schedule, set to open vs. Florida St.

The 2017 Alabama football schedule was finalized Tuesday and includes seven games at Bryant-Denny Stadium plus a neutral-site game against Florida State and four Southeastern Conference road games.

Saban and TIde roll through SEC Media Days
Saban and TIde roll through SEC Media Days

Alabama head football coach Nick Sabanalong with O.J. Howard, Jonathan Allen and Eddie Jacksontraveled to Hoover, Ala., Wednesday morning to take part in the Southeastern Conference's annual preseason media event. 

UPDATE: National Signing Day 2016: Colleges
UPDATE: National Signing Day 2016: Colleges

We're following Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama and of course, UTC for National Signing Day.

Alabama reserve DB Brown suspended for Cotton Bowl
Alabama reserve DB Brown suspended for Cotton Bowl

DALLAS (AP) - Alabama reserve defensive back Tony Brown is suspended for the Cotton Bowl against Michigan State after a violation of team rules.      Coach Nick Saban said in a statement released by the school Wednesday that an internal decision was made to send Brown home.      The Crimson Tide face the Spartans on Thursday night in the College Football Playoff semifinals.      Brown, a sophomore, is listed on the depth chart as a backup at...

Alabama goes overtime to edge Jacksonville State 67-59
Alabama goes overtime to edge Jacksonville State 67-59

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Riley Norris scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Alabama beat Jacksonville State 67-59 in overtime on Tuesday night.      Jacksonville State's Jeremy Watson hit a shot to open overtime but Alabama scored the next 10 points, six from the free-throw line, and led 65-57 with 39 seconds left.      JaQuail Townser's 3-pointer with 33 seconds left in regulation tied the game for the Gamecosks (4-11) at 55-all. Alabama's Retin Oba...

The CFP semifinals, a new tradition for New Year's Eve
The CFP semifinals, a new tradition for New Year's Eve

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - When it comes to which sports have a foothold on holidays, the NFL owns Thanksgiving, the NBA owns Christmas and college football has long been associated with New Year's Day.      Now, college football wants New Year's Eve, too.      Including Thursday's matchups in the Orange and Cotton bowls, the College Football Playoff semifinals are scheduled to fall on Dec. 31 eight times between now and 2025. Those in charge of the playof...

Alabama arrives in North Texas for College Football Playoff
Alabama arrives in North Texas for College Football Playoff

DALLAS (AP) - Alabama has arrived in North Texas for the College Football Playoff after some severe weather at home.      Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban says there were some difficult circumstances with the weather. But the coach says everyone who was supposed to be on the team plane Saturday made it, and there were no issues with the flight.      The second-ranked Tide play No. 3 Michigan State on New Year's Eve in the Cotton Bowl, one of the two semifinal...

Hale's steal, basket rescue Alabama in 51-50 victory
Hale's steal, basket rescue Alabama in 51-50 victory

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Shannon Hale intercepted an inbounds pass for an uncontested jam with 25.6 seconds left to lift Alabama to a 51-50 victory over Clemson on Sunday.    The Crimson Tide (6-2) had given up all of an 11-point lead and trailed 50-49 in the final minute with Clemson in possession and looking to put the game away. However, after a Tiger timeout, Hale stepped in front of Donte Grantham's pass for the easy, go-ahead basket.    Clemson's Avry...

Alabama's Derrick Henry wins Heisman
Alabama's Derrick Henry wins Heisman

NEW YORK, NY  (WRCB)  ---  Alabama Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry has won the 2015 Heisman Trophy award.Henry, the perceived favorite in the field, beat out finalists Deshaun Watson of Clemson and Stanford running back Christian McCaffery.Henry led the Football Bowl Subdivision with 1,986 rushing yards and 23 touchdowns. Last week, he broke Herschel Walker's record for rushing yards in a season and tied the SEC record of Tim Tebow and Tre Mason for rushing ...

Tide hires Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator
Tide hires Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama has hired Jeremy Pruitt as defensive coordinator after he served in that role at Georgia and Florida State.    Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring of Pruitt, a former Alabama assistant, on Friday.    He was on Mark Richt's staff at Georgia and fills the vacancy left when Kirby Smart took over the Bulldogs program.    Pruitt spent the past two seasons running the Bulldogs' defense, which currentl...

Alabama upsets No. 17 Notre Dame 74-73
Alabama upsets No. 17 Notre Dame 74-73

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) - Retin Obasohan scored 19 points, including the winning layup with 8 seconds left, in Alabama's 74-73 upset win over No. 17 Notre Dame in the fifth-place game at the AdvoCare Invitational on Sunday night.    Notre Dame had a chance to win it with 2 seconds remaining, but Demetrius Jackson's layup was off the mark.    Shannon Hale also had 19 points for Alabama (4-2)    Notre Dame (4-2) got 18 points from Steve Va...

Bluiett scores 15, No. 23 Xavier beats Alabama 64-45
Bluiett scores 15, No. 23 Xavier beats Alabama 64-45

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla, (AP) - Trevon Bluiett scored 15 points, J.P. Macura added 14, and No. 23 Xavier beat Alabama 64-45 in the first round of the AdvoCare Invitational on Thursday.    Macura helped the Musketeers (5-0) overcome an early first-half deficit, while Bluiett was part of a second-half surge that gave Xavier a comfortable advantage.    Shannon Hale and Justin Coleman had 10 points each for Alabama (2-2). Dazon Ingram added six points and nine r...

Jones, Henry help No. 3 Bama top Charleston Southern 56-6
Jones, Henry help No. 3 Bama top Charleston Southern 56-6

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Cyrus Jones returned two punts for touchdowns and Derrick Henry also scored twice as No. 3 Alabama romped past Charleston Southern 56-6 Saturday.    The Crimson Tide (10-1, No. 2 CFP) led 49-0 by halftime against the Buccaneers (9-2), who are bound for the FCS playoffs. Alabama is hoping to join them in the FBS version and can clinch an SEC West title with a win next week at Auburn.    Jones scored on returns of 43 and 72 yards. He'...

Tide rolls over Mississippi State 31-6
Tide rolls over Mississippi State 31-6

STARKVILLE, Miss. (ro;lltide.com) - The University of Alabama (9-1 overall; 6-1 in the Southeastern Conference) defense sacked Mississippi State (7-3 overall; 3-3 in the SEC) quarterback Dak Prescott nine times and Crimson Tide running back Derrick Henry rushed for 204 yards and two touchdowns in a 31-6 victory over the Bulldogs before an overflow crowd of 62,435 at Davis Wade Stadium at Scott Field on Saturday.Alabama's defense produced 12 plays for losses against a high-powered State...

Alabama RB Drake injures right arm against Mississippi St
Alabama RB Drake injures right arm against Mississippi St

STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) - Alabama running back Kenyan Drake left Saturday's game against Mississippi State after injuring his right arm.    Drake, a 6-foot-1, 210-senior, was hurt when making a tackle on a Mississippi State kickoff return. He was the Tide's primary backup running back behind Derrick Henry, running for 333 yards and a touchdown this season coming into this week's game.    Drake was down for a few minutes on the field before walking off. He e...

Henry, No. 7 Alabama's defense smother No. 4 LSU 30-16
Henry, No. 7 Alabama's defense smother No. 4 LSU 30-16

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Derrick Henry ran for 210 yards and three touchdowns and No. 7 Alabama's defense smothered Leonard Fournette in a 30-16 victory over No. 4 LSU on Saturday night.    The Crimson Tide (8-1, 5-1 Southeastern Conference) physically dismantled the previously unbeaten Tigers (7-1, 4-1) in the second half. It was a physical, no-frills performance days after some questioned the team's No. 4 College Football Playoff ranking. LSU came in at No. 2 in the CFP...

Alabama condemns fan sign mocking Katrina
Alabama condemns fan sign mocking Katrina

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama is condemning a fan sign targeting LSU that used Hurricane Katrina to mock the team.    Pictures of the sign began circulating on social media on Friday. The sign was reportedly hung from an off-campus apartment complex and said "Finish what Katrina started" and included the script 'A' Alabama logo.    Alabama said on the school's Twitter account that it is "appalled that anyone would display a banner with suc...

No. 8 Alabama survives scare from Tennessee, 19-14
No. 8 Alabama survives scare from Tennessee, 19-14

Derrick Henry's 14-yard touchdown run with 2:24 left lifted No. 8 Alabama to a 19-14 victory Saturday over Tennessee

Utah, Florida St losses shake up Top 25; Ohio St still No. 1
Utah, Florida St losses shake up Top 25; Ohio St still No. 1

UNDATED (AP) --  Top-ranked Ohio State has picked up 11 first-place votes in The Associated Press Top 25 college football poll following Utah's first loss of the season.    The Buckeyes (8-0) have been No. 1 all season, but had been losing first-place votes in recent weeks. This week, Ohio State had 39 first-place votes in the poll released Sunday after routing Rutgers.    Baylor, Clemson, LSU and TCU - the rest of the top 5 - also received first-plac...

American uprising: Memphis, Temple join Houston in AP Top 25
American uprising: Memphis, Temple join Houston in AP Top 25

UNDATED  (AP) ---  Memphis and Temple jumped into The Associated Press college football poll for the first time this season, joining Houston to give the American Athletic Conference three ranked teams for the first time in the history of the three-year old league.    Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 released Sunday. For the second straight week, six teams received first-place votes in the media poll, led by the Buckeyes with 28. No. 2 Baylor has 12, N...

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