Alabama completed its second practice of the week Tuesday in preparation for Saturday’s matchup against Fresno State.
Alabama and Miami will face off for the first time in 28 years. The game will take place in Atlanta to open the 2021 season at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, and serve as the Chick-Fil-A kickoff game.
Alabama linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton was named SEC Defensive Player of the week, the league office announced on Tuesday. Hamilton led the way for Alabama in its 24-7 win over No. 3 Florida State, finishing with eight tackles and 3.5 tackles for loss.
After an impressive win against Florida State on Saturday night, the Crimson Tide shifts its focus to this weekend’s home opener versus Fresno State.
ATLANTA- No. 1 Alabama's offense ran into roadblocks early and often in its opening game of the season. The Crimson Tide were unable to move the ball efficiently in its 24-7 win over No. 3 Florida State, finishing with just 269 yards of offense and just 96 yards passing.
After Florida State running back Jacques Patrick gained 13-yards on the ground, the Alabama defense put its foot in the ground. The Crimson Tide allowed five-yards the next play followed by two straight incompletions by quarterback Deondre Francois. Then the unpredictable happened.
The No.1 Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the No. 3 Florida State Seminoles 24-7 in the first college football game to ever be played in Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
With college football knocking on our door, The Crimson White sports staff decided to get together and give our predictions for the upcoming season. Read below how we think Alabama will fair in 2017, and some more big picture predictions.