Rich McGlynn, Auburn University’s executive associate AD in charge of compliance, has been named the Interim Athletics Director by Auburn University President Dr. Chris Roberts.
As there are every week, outstanding region matchups are the highlight. We take a look at five of the most intriguing games of the week.
Nick Saban talked about the importance of good teachers. Not long afterward, the 70-year-old University of Alabama showed how important his teachers were to him as a youngster.
All Sterling Galban asked for, when looking for a new place to play, was a chance. Jacksonville State head coach Rich Rodriguez and his staff was happy to give him that.
The words still live in UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell’s head and heart. He’s too small, he was told, to play college football.
ESPN College GameDay will be in town. National attention will naturally follow. Distractions will be spread out through the weekend. So how does the Troy University football team handle this? The Trojans don’t really have to, according to head coach Jon Sumrall.
Ramsay High football coach Ronnie Jackson knew that Caleb Patterson made a special play in the final seconds of the improbable ending to his team’s 21-14 victory over Pleasant Grove last Thursday night. He didn't know exactly what happened until later.
One weekend, the South Alabama football team was in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. The next weekend, they will be in Pasadena, California. Want to guess where they chose to spend an extra day?
Auburn’s rematch with Penn State has been circled on every fan’s calendar since the series was announced in 2016, and even more so after last year’s classic in Happy Valley. Apparently, some of Auburn’s leaders in the locker room have circled it too.
They’ve dried off after a rainy Saturday night in Lynchburg, Virginia. But does the disappointment still linger for a UAB football team that lost for the first time this season?
Nick Saban never seems to treat his Monday press conference like it's his favorite chore of the week. Some weeks, though, the University of Alabama head coach is particularly feisty and the message is not always directed as the assembled media members.
Incoming UAB point guard Eric Gaines brings another high-powered piece to the Blazers' backcourt. The LSU transfer will pair well with the dynamic Jelly Walker, who might have more shooting range than any player in the country.
Does Auburn have enough to beat visiting Penn State? Can UAB bounce back from a disappointing loss? Can Alabama bounce back from what some thought was a closer-than-expected win?
The dust has settled, the angry tweets were sent, and the chants of “We want Robby” spent, but how did Auburn play in its second game of the year, against a San Jose State team that seemed outmatched on paper?
South Alabama, Jacksonville State and West Alabama get big road wins. Jon Sumrall gets his first win as a college head coach and UNA running back ShunDerrick Powell has a big night.
In the second game of the season, with a rematch with Penn State on the horizon, Auburn (2-0) struggled against San Jose State(1-1), defeating the 24-point underdog Spartans 24-16.
UAB was its own worst enemy in the first half of Saturday night’s game at Liberty. In the second half, for the second consecutive season, Liberty turned into bullies to walk away with a 21-14 victory in the rain over the Blazers at Williams Stadium.
There were some fortunate breaks for the University of Alabama in the Crimson Tide’s improbable 20-19 victory over Texas on Saturday at Darrell K. Royal Texas Memorial Stadium.
A familiar voice visited the Crimson Tide Sports Network by phone on Saturday on the pregame show prior to Alabama and Texas kicked the football off in Austin.
Jon Sumrall is an Alabama A&M football fan. His mom got a Master’s degree at the school, which is in his hometown of Huntsville. He attended some Alabama A&M football games and followed the Bulldog players that played in the NFL. He ran the steps at Lewis Crews Stadium on the Alabama A&M campus as part of his training regiment as a player at Grissom High.
Kyle Harrell is content with his role on the UAB football team. It seems like such a simple sentence, at least until you consider his complex journey through college football.
This Saturday in Austin, Texas, the University of Alabama and the University of Texas will face off for the first time since their meeting in the 2009 BCS National Championship game where Nick Saban secured his first of six national championships with Alabama as the Crimson Tide defeated the Longhorns 37-21.
A full slate of Thursday night high school football produced some memorable games. The remainder of the games will be played on what is supposed to be a soggy Friday night.
Old friends Rich Rodriguez and Dean Hood gave each other the cold shoulder this week. Both of them understand why the other did not call. They will be on the opposite sidelines on Saturday.
Alabama plays a true road game while Auburn stays home again. UAB looks for revenge against Liberty. The football season is heating up.