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Jumbo Package: NFL camps open with looming questions and high expectations for Alabama standouts

Psssst. Men’s basketball tickets are now on sale. This season holds a lot of promise, and the team has the potential to vault into the national consciousness early. Before Christmas, Alabama’s out-of-conference slate will see the Tide facing Belmont...

31 Things to love about Alabama: Unclaimed Baggage

If you’ve ever been through Scottsboro, Alabama, you might have heard about this national tourist attraction. Just a humble store in the northern reaches of the state, Unclaimed Baggage brings over a million people each year from all over...

Jumbo Package: Mark Ingram, CJ Mosley again make NFL Top 100 list

This guy just doesn’t stop. The fireplug with the nimble feet, the top-end speed and soft hands that surprises defenders, with the bulldozing power that doesn’t. A well-earned spot on the NFL’s Top 100 for 2009 Heisman Winner, Alabama’s...

62 Things to Love…: Almost no one we remember from the historic Rock Block...

Ha! Bet you thought we forgot Things... No. 62, didn’t you? No, no we did not. This would have been published on June 23, 2019 — the day after Meth Attack Squirrel. But, hey, what’s 6 weeks late...

Predicting the 2019 SEC Football Season: Arkansas Razorbacks

It is only 32 days until the kickoff of the 2019 NCAA FBS season and that means it is time for some wild, blind dart-throwing of predicting the coming season for the SEC teams. For the Hogs, it may...

Jumbo Package: Is it just a two-player race for the Heisman in 2019?

Is it really a two-person race for Heisman? Sure, there are two clear favorites: Tua Tagovailoa and Trevor Lawrence. But one player that will get a lot of traction, and possibly even win if he puts up gaudy numbers...

Notes from Alabama’s Fan Day practice

Alabama held its annual Fan Day event yesterday. As expected, the second practice in shorts isn’t going to offer much indication of what we’ll see in 27 days, but there were a few interesting nuggets: The first offensive line grouping...

20 Things to Love About Alabama: The Tuskegee Airmen

Housed at Tuskegee University’s Moton Field, the Basic and Advanced Flying School for Negro Air Corps Cadets trained airmen in WWII for the 99th fighter group. That group would eventually become the 332nd Fighter Group (now the 332d Expeditionary...

Predicting the 2019 SEC Football Season: Mississippi State

Wild blind dart-throwing predictions travels down Highway 82 to StarkVegas. Coach: Joe Moorhead (8-5, SEC 4–4, beginning his second season) 2018 record: 8-5 (4-4 in SEC, 4th in the West Division) CB969 2018 Prediction: 9-3; “They could easily be 9-0 when they...

Jumbo Package: FSU transfer Landon Dickerson working at first team center

Happy Friday, everyone. Tomorrow marks the second scrimmage of the fall, which Saban says is typically played more like a game. There was some tinkering going on in the offensive line, and the injury news isn’t too bad this...

6 Things to Love About Alabama: The indelible stamp of African and Caribbean culture

It is almost impossible to break these up into discrete, distinct units. But, what holds true for Alabama equally holds true for most of the deep south — many of the things we culturally identify as “Southern” hail from...

Jumbo Package: Optimism abounds as the season draws near

Happy Monday, everyone. Fall camp is a wonderful time for college football fandom, as optimism abounds: Georgia thinks they may have Kirby’s best team yet... Michigan has plans for the playoff... Ohio State believes they have a Heisman candidate in Justin Fields... Oklahoma...

7 Things to Love about Alabama: Jason Isbell — This generation’s great American wordsmith

I think the best way to understand the music of Jason Isbell is to know his origin story. Because the story of Jason Isbell’s music is not possible without knowing where he came from. And, through that, we come...

Predicting the 2019 SEC Football Season: Ole Miss Rebels

It’s installment number two of wild blind dart-throwing predictions. Today, we cover the troubled program in Oxford, MS. Coach: Matt Luke (11–13, SEC 4–12, beginning his third season at OM) 2018 record: 5-7 (1-7 in SEC, sixth in the West Division) CB969...

Jumbo Package: Julio Jones deservedly cracks the NFL Top 100

Spencer Hall is hanging ‘em up and shutting down his venerable EDSBS. Though I didn’t much care for what the community became, the writing at EDSBS was never less than exceptional. I was an EDSBS reader before I even found...

Gump Day Smack-talk: Bama Basketball gets to run K-State off the floor in 2019’s...

Last year’s SEC/Big 12 Challenge saw Baylor and Alabama play a tight game of reasonably uptempo offense. The year before was magical: Oklahoma at Alabama, both teams running and gunning, John Petty taking over in Coleman, the epic Trae...

8 Things to Love About Alabama: Julio Jones Signs With the Crimson Tide

The times when Alabama could finish no higher than third in the SEC West seems to be such a distant memory. In reality, it wasn’t that long ago. In 2006, the Crimson Tide finished in fourth place in the...

Sign of the times: Alabama may start nine former five-stars… on offense?

Before the 2016 season, I wrote about Alabama’s ability to deploy a defense that consisted of nothing but former five-star prospects, something that would have been unprecedented in the recruiting rankings era. Those guys were never expected to be...

FILM REVIEW: Georgia’s 2018 SEC Championship Game fake punt was déjà vu for Kirby...

It’s rare that life hands you a second chance at redemption. You have come up short in a big moment, and then, under eerily similar circumstances, you have the opportunity to redeem yourself and seize the moment. From goat...

$85,993,990 For Alabama Players in the 2019 NFL Draft

On July 25, Quinnen Williams and the Jets agreed to contract terms, making the #3 overall pick the last former Crimson Tide player to sign a rookie contract. The fully-guaranteed four-year contract is worth $32.529 million. This brings the grand...

13 Things to Love About Alabama: To Kill a Mockingbird — the greatest...

Consciously or otherwise, as a younger nation, we have always been driven to have our literary works be as influential as those of Mother England; to have subject matter with the gravitas of the Russians; to have the technical...