Matthew Speakman

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Marie Carastro oldest living Alabama quarterback

Marie Fikes Carastro, 89, is the oldest living quarterback in Alabama history. She- yes, she- played in the 1948 Honey Bowl, a game between female students on Alabama’s campus. The upperclassmen played for the team called the Bumble Bees, while underclassmen played for the Hummingbirds.

Brian Robinson has 'improved tremendously' in second year

Brian Robinson is coming off a season where he didn’t get to see much meaningful action. He rushed for 167 yards on 24 carries and two touchdowns. On both of those touchdowns, he displayed a rare combination of speed and power.

Alabama linebacker admits it's hard not to hit quarterbacks during scrimmages

Terrell Lewis and his fellow pass rushers are taught to be 'alpha dogs' by coach Nick Saban from day one. A strong pass rush is one of Alabama's calling cards. New defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi, who coached the outside linebacker group previously, turns up the heat and brings a high-energy attitude ...

Josh Casher overcomes size to get shot on offensive line

Josh Casher is not going to blow you away with his size. At 6-foot-1, 291 pounds, he doesn’t have the build that Alabama normally looks for in an interior lineman. Still, he’s been getting his shot this spring as Alabama experiments with that group. 

After only one year, Collin Sexton's impact on Alabama is palpable

Collin Sexton brought his work ethic to Alabama, and it resonated throughout the team. He willed Alabama to an NCAA Tournament bid by averaging 26.3 in three SEC Tournament games. He then scored 25 to lead Alabama to a win over Virginia Tech in the first round. It Alabama’s first tournament win since ...

Collin Sexton declares for 2018 NBA Draft

Alabama freshman guard Collin Sexton announced he will leave school early and enter the 2018 NBA Draft. The SEC Co-Freshman of the Year averaged 19.3 points, 3.8 rebounds and 3.6 assists per game with the Crimson Tide.

Nick Saban, LeBron James battle over 'Shop Talk' series

Three-time NBA Champion and four-time NBA Most Valuable Player LeBron James sent a letter to Alabama over the videos, looking to open a discussion over possible copyright infringement. James owns and stars in a web series, "Uninterrupted", that features segments called "The Shop," where James talks ...

Alabama football adjusts to six coaching staff additions

All of the new coaches will use spring to develop new relationships with the players for next season. Alabama usually loses multiple coaches a year, but this year, it happened it bulk. The spring season will help Alabama see what the new coaches can bring to the table.