Vincent Kiprop, Gilbert Kigen and Alfred Chelanga are practically inseparable. The three junior cross country runners live together, eat together and most importantly, run together. Therefore, it came as no surprise when the three friends and fellow teammates stood side by side, by side, after sweeping first, second and third place at the SEC Championships in late October.
With the departures of Jonathan Allen and Dalvin Tomlinson to the NFL, it has been defensive lineman Raekwon Davis who has filled the role as Alabama’s dominant defensive end. This season, he has 49 tackles from that spot. That’s not even the most impressive stat. He currently leads the team with 6.5 sacks on the year. That’s more 3.5 more than Tomlinson had in an impressive season, and only four shy of Allen’s total a year ago.
It was a highly anticipated home debut, and Alabama delivered. The Crimson Tide took down Lipscomb, 86-64, in a game that featured a myriad of highlight reel plays from a reinvented squad.
One of Alabama’s most anticipated players will make his debut for Alabama basketball. Five-star freshman Collin Sexton will finally get the chance to play a game in an Alabama uniform against Lipscomb on Tuesday night. On Monday, head coach Avery Johnson confirmed that Sexton will start for Alabama in the team’s home opener.
Two former Alabama running backs set new career bests in Week 10 of the NFL season, several veterans maintained their strong recent play, and a certain tackling machine, now healthy, is showing glimpses of being the league's next elite linebacker. Here are the top five Crimson Tide performances from Week 10.
The Alabama women’s basketball team will host the Utah Utes (1-0, 0-0 Pac-12) Monday at 7 p.m. in Coleman Coliseum.
Twelve to 14 to 26. That was the combination that tied the score at one in the 2014 CIAC DIII Hockey State Championship game. For most players and its fans, those numbers would mean little. For the Newtown Nighthawks, their fans and an entire city, those numbers meant the world.
For the first time all year, an Alabama victory was in doubt. The Crimson Tide trailed Mississippi State in the fourth quarter before scoring 14 unanswered points to take the lead.