Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll will leave Alabama after just one season to become the offensive coordinator of the Buffalo Bills.
Former Alabama standout linebacker Reuben Foster was arrested in Tuscaloosa on Friday night, according to a report by the Anniston Star. Foster was booked on a second-degree possession of marijuana. His bail is set at $2,500 and he still remains in jail.
Two days before Alabama won its 17th national championship, defensive line coach Karl Dunbar had is backpack stolen.
Since head coach Nick Saban took over in 2009, he has had 25 players leave the program early for the draft. He had five more on Thursday. Minkah Fitzpatrick, Da’Ron Payne, Ronnie Harrison and Bo Scarbrough all announced that they would submit their names for the NFL Draft on Thursday, while wide receiver Calvin Ridley announced on Wednesday via Twitter.
Alabama defensive backs coach Derrick Ansley will leave Alabama to become the defensive backs coach for the Oakland Raiders, according to reports.
Alabama wide receiver Calvin Ridley will enter the NFL Draft, he announced on Wednesday. In his three-year career, he caught a pass in all 44 games he appeared in. He finished third on Alabama’s all-time career receiving list, only trailing Amari Cooper and D.J. Hall.
Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa came in for Jalen Hurts when Alabama left the locker room for the second half, down by 13 points. Nearly two hours later, he threw a game-winning, walk-off touchdown pass in overtime to wide receiver DeVonta Smith to give his team a 26-23 win over Georgia and a 17th national championship.
ATLANTA- No. 4 Alabama defeated No. 3 Georgia in overtime, 26-23, in the College Football Playoff National Championship to capture its 17th title in program history. The win gives head coach Nick Saban his sixth national championship, tying Paul “Bear” Bryant for the most all time. Alabama finished off the season with a 13-1 record, and captured its second championship in the playoff era. The Crimson Tide came back from a 13-0 deficit to shock Georgia for the win. This is the fifth time under Saban that Alabama has won a national championship.
Ever since he stepped onto the field wearing an Alabama jersey, Ronnie Harrison has been an impact player. Whether it is one of his bone crunching hits, interception or just his overall presence Harrison has been stellar in his three years at Alabama.