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Young, No. 1 Alabama escape Texas on late FG 20-19

Longhorns quarterback Quinn Ewers was knocked out with a shoulder injury at the end of the first quarter.

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — First came the twisting, falling backward touchdown throw. Then came the duck and dodge slip away from a sack that turned into a 20-yard scamper. Two fourth-quarter plays by Bryce Young once again carried top-ranked Alabama…

Harris to walk across Edmund Pettus Bridge on Bloody Sunday anniversary

Bloody Sunday is a key moment in the civil rights moment

Originally Published: 06 MAR 22 08:09 ET By Maegan Vazquez, CNN (CNN) -- Vice President Kamala Harris will travel to Selma, Alabama, on Sunday, where she will walk across the Edmund Pettus Bridge to mark the 57th anniversary of Bloody…

El Campo running back earns national recognition

El CAMPO, Texas -- Five star running back Rueben Owens is being honored with a national award from MaxPreps. Rueben Owens was awarded the National Junior of the Year and led not only his team, but the state of Texas…

Alabama vs. Georgia, again, for CFP title

Repeat or revenge

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Alabama has a chance to repeat. Georgia has a chance for revenge. The rematch is set, and it will decide the College Football Playoff national championship. After a pair of easy wins in the semifinals…

Bearcats to face Alabama in the College Football Playoff

Breakthrough Bearcats ready for CFP semi against champ Bama

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Cincinnati has heard for more than three weeks about becoming the first non-Power Five team to break into the College Football Playoff, and then what a big underdog the Bearcats are against Alabama. “It’s definitely been…

Houston loses to Alabama 83-82

Late dunk lifts No. 9 Alabama over No. 14 Houston

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama got a huge dunk from JD Davison and then survived a final sequence that left Houston seething. The freshman’s putback dunk with 33 seconds left and a final defensive stop gave No. 9 Alabama a…

Bryce Young named Heisman winner

Young gives Alabama consecutive Heisman wins

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Young didn’t just meet the standard set by the star quarterbacks who preceded him at Alabama, he exceeded it and gave the Crimson Tide a rare Heisman back-to-back. Young became the first Tide quarterback to…

Bama rolls No. 1 Georgia for SEC title

Alabama defeats Georgia 41-24

ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Young stunningly carved up the nation’s top-rated defense, giving Nick Saban and Alabama a shot at another national championship. Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for another as the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide rolled over No.…

Alabama defeats Auburn 24-22

No. 3 Alabama rallies late, survives 4 OTs to beat Auburn

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) — Pushed to the limits, Alabama delivered plays to celebrate in a stadium that has produced a few devastating ones. The result was another unforgettable Iron Bowl. John Metchie caught a scoring pass from Bryce Young in…

Alabama defeats LSU 20-14

No. 3 Alabama holds on to beat huge underdog LSU

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama was living dangerously, with a missed extra point, a nonexistent running game and a lead repeatedly in jeopardy. The third-ranked Crimson Tide’s defense kept turning away heavy underdog LSU late and Bryce Young passed for…

Georgia, Alabama, Michigan State, Oregon top CFP rankings

Georgia, Alabama, Michigan State and Oregon will start the College Football Playoff race in prime position at the top of the selection committee’s rankings. Unbeaten Cincinnati is going to need some help to make history as the first team from…

AP Top 25: TAMU moves in top 5, Texas sits at 15

The Crimson Tide strengthened its hold on No. 1 after it throttled Miami in the first full week of the regular season

Georgia jumped three spots to No. 2 behind Alabama in The Associated Press Top 25 released Tuesday, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 30th time in the 85-year history of the college football…

SEC invites Oklahoma and Texas to join conference — in 2025

The SEC said its leaders voted unanimously to extend invitations to the Longhorns and Sooners

(AP) -- Southeastern Conference university presidents voted Thursday to invite Texas and Oklahoma to the league and create a 16-team powerhouse on the field and at the bank. But how soon? The latest step in a move that has potential…

Bama hires ex-Texans coach O’Brien as offensive coordinator

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — National champion Alabama has hired former Houston Texans head coach Bill O’Brien as offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach. Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban announced the hiring on Thursday. O’Brien is replacing Steve Sarkisian, who left to…

New Texas head coach Sarkisian multi-tasking before title game

(AP)--Steve Sarkisian is the latest Alabama coordinator to be drawing up game plans for a national title showdown before leaving for a new head coaching job. The top-ranked Crimson Tide’s offensive chief is trying to treat the transition as business…

Alabama’s Smith becomes 1st WR to win Heisman in 29 years

The national championship is planned to be played at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida, on January 11, 2021, with kickoff at 8:00 p.m.

NEW YORK (AP) — On an Alabama team stacked with stars, DeVonta Smith emerged as the best player in college football while playing a position that rarely gets that kind of recognition. Smith became the first wide receiver to win…

The Alabama star receiver is the favorite to win the Heisman

Alabama’s Smith could set new standard for Heisman receivers

(AP) DeVonta Smith would be a Heisman Trophy winner unlike any other. The Alabama star receiver is considered the favorite to win the award Tuesday night over three quarterbacks: Crimson Tide teammate Mac Jones, Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence and Florida’s Kyle…