Alabama Football Ticket Flash Sale Begins Monday Morning

Tickets start at $30 for select home games 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – In partnership with Golden Flake, The University of Alabama has announced a “flash sale” on tickets to select home football games. The seats became available following the return of tickets from visiting team allotments.

Tickets are available for $30 each for matchups with Arkansas State (Saturday, Sept. 8) and The Citadel (Saturday, Nov. 17). Ticket prices for the September 29th contest with Louisiana will be reduced to $45 each.

The sale will begin on Monday, August 20 at 8 a.m. CT. A limited number of seats also remain for SEC matchups with Texas A&M ($110), Missouri ($85) and Mississippi State ($85). To purchase tickets, click here or call (205) 348-BAMA.

The Alabama Athletics TIDE PRIDE/Ticket Office in Coleman Coliseum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Alabama Football Makes Final Preparations for Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp

8/16/18 MFB Practice Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood (70)Alabama Brent Key Offensive Line Alabama offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher (71) Photo by Kent Gidley 8/16/18 MFB Practice Alabama offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood (70)Alabama Brent Key Offensive Line Alabama offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher (71) Photo by Kent Gidley
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Alabama wide receiver Tyrell Shavers (14)
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Crimson Tide caps last full week of practice before academic year begins

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama put the final touches on preparations for its second scrimmage of fall camp during a two-hour practice at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on Friday.

Friday’s helmets and shoulder pads session was the 13th in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

The Crimson Tide will move over to Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday for closed scrimmage that is slated to begin at 1 p.m. CT. Alabama will be off Sunday following the scrimmage and will return to the practice field on Monday, Aug. 20.

Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.

Crimson Tide Continues Preparations for Saturday’s Scrimmage

8/16/18 MFB Practice Alabama defensive lineman Tevita Musika (91) Photo by Kent Gidley 8/16/18 MFB Practice Alabama defensive lineman Tevita Musika (91) Photo by Kent Gidley
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Alabama Nick Saban Head Coach
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide continued fall workouts Thursday, holding a two-hour practice in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Thursday’s session was the 12th in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

The Tide will hit the field on Friday afternoon at 2:30 p.m. CT to make final adjustments before moving to Bryant-Denny Stadium for Saturday afternoon’s closed scrimmage.

Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.

Alabama Football Holds Second Evening Practice of the Week on Wednesday

8/15/18 MFB Practice Practice Photo by Robert Sutton 8/15/18 MFB Practice Practice Photo by Robert Sutton
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Alabama defensive lineman Christian Barmore (58)
Alabama Karl Scott Defensive Backs
Photo by Robert Sutton

Crimson Tide continues preparations for second scrimmage of fall camp

 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team worked out under the lights for the second time this week on Wednesday evening, holding a two-hour practice at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Wednesday’s full-pads session was the 11th in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

The Tide will hold two more workouts this week on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning before moving to Bryant-Denny Stadium for a closed scrimmage on Saturday afternoon.

Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.

Crimson Tide Begins Preparations for Second Scrimmage of Fall Camp

8/14/18 MFB Practice Alabama Nick Saban Head Coach Photo by Robert Sutton 8/14/18 MFB Practice Alabama Nick Saban Head Coach Photo by Robert Sutton
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Alabama Tosh Lupoi Defensive Coordinator/Outside Linebackers
Photo by Robert Sutton

Alabama holds two-hour practice on a sun-splashed Tuesday afternoon in Tuscaloosa

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide put in two hours of work in full pads on Tuesday afternoon at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Tuesday’s session was the 10th in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

Alabama quarterback Jalen Hurts is one of 47 players named to the 2018 Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award watch list, award organizers announced Tuesday. The Houston, Texas, native was one of five finalists for the award as a freshman in 2016 and enters this 2018 season with a 26-2 record as a starter.

The Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award is presented to the top offensive player in NCAA Division I football who exhibits the enduring characteristics that define Earl Campbell: integrity, performance, teamwork, sportsmanship, drive, community and tenacity. Nominees must either be born in Texas and/or graduated from a Texas high school and or played at a Texas-based junior college or four-year college.

Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.

Alabama Returns to the Practice Field Following Saturday’s Scrimmage

08-13-18 MFB Practice Alabama defensive lineman Raekwon Davis (99) Photo by Amelia B. Barton 08-13-18 MFB Practice Alabama defensive lineman Raekwon Davis (99) Photo by Amelia B. Barton

Two-hour session one of two evening practices on tap for this week

08-13-18 MFB Practice
Alabama offensive lineman Ross Pierschbacher (71)
Photo by Amelia B. Barton

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide returned to the practice field for the first time since Saturday’s opening scrimmage of fall camp on Monday as the Tide held a two-hour evening workout in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Monday’s session was the ninth in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.

Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.

Single-Game Tickets for Selected Home Games to Go on Sale Monday

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The public sale of single-game Southeastern Conference football tickets for select 2018 home games will begin on Monday (today), July 2, at 8 a.m. CT.

The limited number of individual seats for SEC games against Texas A&M ($110), Missouri ($85) and Mississippi State ($85) are available based on unused visiting team tickets.

Fans may order tickets online at RollTide.com and may take advantage of the “Print at Home” delivery method. Tickets may also be ordered by calling (205) 348-BAMA (2262) or toll free at 1-877-TIDETIX (843-3849). The Alabama Athletics TIDE PRIDE/Ticket Office in Coleman Coliseum is open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Statement from Nick Saban on Former SEC Commissioner Mike Slive

8-25-16 MFB Saban Press Conference Nick Saban's first press conference of the 2016 season Photo by Robert Sutton 8-25-16 MFB Saban Press Conference Nick Saban's first press conference of the 2016 season Photo by Robert Sutton

“Commissioner Slive was truly one of the great leaders college athletics has ever seen and an even better person. He was a wonderful friend to me and someone who I respected tremendously. Mike changed the landscape of the Southeastern Conference and helped build our league into what you see today. He was instrumental in growing college football and in the creation of the College Football Playoff. The professionalism he displayed throughout his career was second to none. He was an advocate for all of our Universities and placed the upmost importance on the well-being of student-athletes. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family in this difficult time.”

 

Alabama Football Finishes with a Record 12 Players Selected in 2018 NFL Draft

11/11/17 MFB vs MSU Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley (3) Photo by Kent Gidley
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Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand (9)
Photo by Kent Gidley

Hand, Averett, Scott, Hamilton, Bozeman, Scarbrough and Frazier selected on Saturday 

ARLINGTON, Texas – University of Alabama defensive lineman Da’Shawn Hand, defensive back Anthony Averett, punter JK Scott, linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton, center Bradley Bozeman, running back Bo Scarbrough and defensive lineman Joshua Frazier were selected on the final day of the 2018 National Football League Draft Saturday afternoon at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

The seven selections on Saturday gives the Crimson Tide a school- and Southeastern Conference-record 12 players chosen in this year’s draft. The total is also the most for any school in the 2018 draft.

Hand was selected with the 14th pick (114th overall) in the fourth round by the Detroit Lions, Averett went four picks later with the 18th pick (118th overall) in the round to the Baltimore Ravens. Scott was chosen by the Green Bay Packers with the 35th pick (172nd overall) in the fifth round. Hamilton was the 23rd pick (197 overall) in the sixth round by the Washington Redskins. Bozeman went 41st (215th overall) in the sixth round to the Ravens. Scarbrough went off the board at No. 18 (236th overall) in the seventh round to the Dallas Cowboys, followed by Frazier at No. 28 (246th overall) to the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The seven players chosen Saturday join teammates Minkah Fitzpatrick (Round 1, Miami), Da’Ron Payne (Round 1, Washington), Rashaan Evans (Round 1, Tennessee), Calvin Ridley (Round 1, Atlanta) and Ronnie Harrison (Round 4, Jacksonville) in Alabama’s 2018 NFL Draft class.

The 12 selections is a record under Nick Saban and the most in school history, surpassing the 10 selected in 2017 and in the 32-round draft in 1945. The total is also the most for an SEC school in NFL Draft history.

Alabama’s 77 draftees over the last 10 years is the most by any program in college football in that span. LSU is second with 72, followed by USC at 66.

Alabama has now had 22 players selected in the last two NFL Drafts, including six on offense, 15 on defense and one specialist. The defensive draftee total from the last two drafts includes all 11 of Alabama’s 2016 season-opening defensive starters.

A powerful lineman who worked on the inside and outside for the Crimson Tide in his final season at the Capstone, Hand earned Second Team All-SEC honors from the conference coaches. The Woodbridge, Va., native saw time in 11 games with nine starts in 2017, collecting 27 stops with 3.5 tackles for loss (-25 yards) and three sacks (-23 yards) and a fumble recovery.

Averett earned a starting corner spot during his senior year and collected 48 tackles, including four for a loss (-23 yards) in 2017. The Woodbury, N.J., native tied for second on the team with eight pass breakups and added one interception with a return of 30 yards to his totals He registered 32 of his tackles against the pass to lead the Tide.

Scott was a four-year starter at punter for the Crimson Tide and finished his career as the UA career record holder for career punting yards (11,074), attempts (243)  and punting average (45.6 ypp). The Denver, Colo., native earned Second Team All-America honors from the AFCA in 2017 and was selected as a First Team All-SEC honoree from the coaches while being named to the conference’s second team by the Associated Press. Scott had only five punts returned against him as a senior for 36 yards with two of the five returns going for no gain. He dropped 27 of his 54 boots inside the 20-yard line, with only four touchbacks as a senior and forced 27 fair catches on his punts for a 50.0 fair-catch percentage.

Hamilton was voted a permanent team captain for the 2017 season. He tied for second on the Crimson Tide in total tackles (40) while ranking third on the team in tackles for loss with 5.5 (-22 yards) despite playing just nine games in his senior season due to a season-ending injury. Twenty-nine of his stops came against the run, a total that was fourth on the team at the time of his exit. The Montgomery, Ala., native added 2.5 sacks (-17 yards), two quarterback hurries, two pass breakups and one forced fumble to his senior numbers.

Bozeman was voted a permanent team captain by his teammates in 2017. He was the signal-caller for the Alabama offensive front over his 31 career starts. The Roanoke, Ala., native earned unanimous Second Team All-American honors from all five major outlets while also earning second-team honors from Sports Illustrated. He was tabbed to the All-SEC first team by the Associated Press while garnering second-team recognition from the conference coaches.  Bozeman graded out at an average of 86.2 percent as a senior with 19 knockdown blocks and just eight missed assignments and six mental errors in 866 snaps (98.4 success rate). He allowed just two sacks and just four pressures in 2017.

Scarbourgh rushed for 596 yards and eight touchdowns in 2017 on 124 carries to rank as the Tide’s No. 2 rusher. A force in short-yardage situations, 37 of the Northport, Ala., native’s rushes went for a first down or a touchdown in 2017. His 17 receptions ranked No. 2 on the team last season. As a sophomore, Scarbrough rushed for 364 yards and six touchdowns in the Tide’s three postseason games in 2016 against Florida (SEC Championship Game), Washington (Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl) and Clemson (CFP National Championship Game) before exiting the CFP Championship Game with a leg injury early in the third quarter.

Frazier provided veteran depth along the Tide defensive front, playing in every game during his senior season  and recorded 15 tackles with 2.5 for loss (-7 yards), added a forced fumble, one quarterback hurry and three pass breakups to his totals. He finished his career with 28 total tackles, 4.5 for a loss (-23), one quarterback hurry, two sacks, one forced fumble and three pass breakups.

 

Alabama Draft Recap        
Player Pos. Rd. Pick Team
Minkah Fitzpatrick DB 1 11 Miami Dolphins
Da’Ron Payne DL 1 13 Washington Redskins
Rashaan Evans LB 1 22 Tennessee Titans
Calvin Ridley WR 1 26 Atlanta Falcons
Ronnie Harrison DB 3 93 Jacksonville Jaguars
Da’Shawn Hand DL 4 114 Detroit Lions
Anthony Averett DB 4 118 Baltimore Ravens
JK Scott P 5 172 Green Bay Packers
Shaun Dion Hamilton LB 6 197 Washington Redskins
Bradley Bozeman C 6 215 Baltimore Ravens
Bo Scarbrough RB 7 236 Dallas Cowboys
Joshua Frazier DL 7 246 Pittsburgh Steelers

 

 

Alabama Football Receives National Championship Rings at Annual Steak and Beans Dinner Monday

4/23/18 MFB SteakBeanandRings Photo by Kent Gidley 4/23/18 MFB SteakBeanandRings Photo by Kent Gidley

 

4/23/18 MFB SteakBeanandRings
Photo by Kent Gidley

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – University of Alabama football student-athletes and coaches received their national championship rings Monday evening following the team’s annual Steak and Beans Dinner at the Mal Moore Athletics Facility.

As the winner of the annual A-Day game on Saturday, the Crimson Team players and coaches were treated to a steak dinner while the White Team dined on beans and franks prior to receiving their championship rings.