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GOAT Watch: The Nick Saban Legacy Tracker

GOAT Watch: The Nick Saban Legacy Tracker

With his sixth national title at Alabama, and seventh overall, Nick Saban hasn't just secured greatest of all time status in college football, but he's pulling away from the field

Nick Saban smiling

A Final Look at the Saban Top 100, Ranking the Best Alabama Players of the Nick Saban Era

BamaCentral ranked the top 100 players of the Nick Saban era at Alabama over the course of the 2020 football season

Crimson Tikes Guts and Glory: A Portrait of Bear Bryant

The Complete Crimson Tikes Guts and Glory: A Portrait of Bear Bryant

A Tradition Remembered: A different way of looking at legendary college football coach Paul W. “Bear” Bryant through the eyes of Anthony Sisco

Joe Moore Award

Alabama Awards: As the Bryant Museum Once Boasted So Many Trophies, So Little Space

Tracking Alabama Crimson Tide football's major individual honors through the years

Colin Peek cover Sports Illustrated, Dec. 14, 2009

Throwback Thursday: The 2009 SEC Championship Game, Known as Tebow Wept

Alabama toppled Florida to not only secure a spot in the BCS title game, but claim its place atop college football as a dynasty started to emerge.

Oklahoma's Lucious, Dewey and Lee Roy Selmon

Any List of Great Oklahoma Players Has to Have Billy Sims and Lee Roy Selmon

The series, "Welcome to the SEC, Oklahoma" examines some of the things that make the Sooners unique in college athletics.

Alex Leatherwood graphic

Throwback Thursday: The 2020 Outland Trophy Winner, Alex Leatherwood

On the eve of his first start in the NFL, the FWAA and one of college football's oldest and most prestigious awards looks back at its latest winner from Alabama.

Mark Ingram II goes up and over against Texas in the 2009 national championship game

Texas One of Few Programs With Winning Record Against Alabama, Nearly Entire SEC

The series, "Welcome to the SEC, Texas" profiles some of the traditions and unique things that the Longhorns will be bringing to the conference.

Sam Cunningham

Inspirational Running Back Sam Cunningham Dies at 71

Former USC standout who had a direct impact on integration of Alabama and southern football passed away Tuesday.

1993 Sugar Bowl: Alabama vs. Miami

Throwback Thursday: 1993 Sugar Bowl, Alabama vs. Miami

Crimson Tide fans really only care about one previous matchup with the Hurricanes, the 1993 Sugar Bowl with the national title on the line.

Bud Wilkinson on the cover of Sports Illustrated

Oklahoma's Coaching Legacy is More Than Bud Wilkinson and Barry Switzer

The series, "Welcome to the SEC, Oklahoma" examines some of the things that make the Sooners unique in college athletics.

1969 Game of the Century game program cover, Texas at Arkansas

Texas National Championships Highlighted by 2005 Longhorns

The series, "Welcome to the SEC, Texas" profiles some of the traditions and unique things that the Longhorns will be bringing to the conference.

1931 Rose Bowl game program cover

Throwback Thursday: 1931 Rose Bowl, Alabama vs. Washington State

Wallace Wade had a sendoff for the ages as he won a third national championship with a dominating win during his final game as Alabama's head coach.

Rose Bowl gave cover, Alabama vs. Stanford, Jan. 1, 1927

Throwback Thursday: 1927 Rose Bowl, Alabama vs. Stanford

A year after stunning the college football world by beating Washington in Pasadena, the Crimson Tide was out to show that it could do it again.

Lillie Leatherwood, gold medalist

August 11 a Trailblazing Day for Alabama Athletes That Needs to be Recognized

On this date in 1984, Lillie Leatherwood became the first University of Alabama female athlete to win an Olympic gold medal. Years later, her accomplishments still stand out.

1926 Rose Bowl game cover: Alabama vs. Washington

Throwback Thursday: 1926 Rose Bowl, Alabama vs. Washington

Alabama's first appearance in a bowl game resulted in its first national championship thanks to a stunning upset in Pasadena.

1973 Cotton Bowl: Alabama vs. Texas game program

The Coaching Legacy at Texas Begins With One Name: Darrell Royal

The series, "Welcome to the SEC, Texas" profiles the head coaches who made the Longhorns a national power in college football

Haylie McCleney

Throwback Thursday: From Alabama to the Olympics, Haylie McCleney

Former Crimson Tide softball player is already making the most of her time with Team USA in Tokyo

Quanesha Burks

Throwback Thursday: From Alabama to the Olympics, Quanesha Burks

How a former Crimson Tide athlete went from working in McDonald's in Hartselle, Ala., to completing for Team USA in Tokyo is one of the best stories of the Olympics

Joe Namath cover New York Magazine, April 7, 1968

Throwback Thursday: The Iconic Joe Namath

The former Alabama quarterback known as Broadway Joe was a rare superstar who made an indelible impact long before he played in the NFL

Tua Tagovailoa

Throwback Thursday: Tua Tagovailoa and the 2020 NFL Draft

A year later, some are still questioning if the Alabama quarterback should have been the No. 5-overall selection, but the Miami Dolphins aren't

Sports Illustrated cover, Javier Arenas, tornado, May 23, 2011

Throwback Thursday: The Tuscaloosa Tornado

A look back at some of the initial reporting of the April 27 tornado as Tuscaloosa prepares to mark the 10-year anniversary

1986 spring media guide

Throwback Thursday: A Different Way to Look Back at Alabama's A-Day Game 35 Years Ago

The way media has covered Alabama's A-Day Game since 1986 is as different as everything else that's changed over the last 35 years.

Dave Magaden portrait when inducted in College Baseball Hall of Fame

Throwback Thursday: Dave Magadan

Alabama has had only one player win the Golden Spikes Award, the Heisman Trophy of college baseball, Dave Magadan

1987 Alabama baseball media guide cover

Throwback Thursday: 1987 Crimson Tide Baseball

The problem with being so successful in 1986 was that the 1987 Alabama baseball team had nearly no returning starters

The scoreboard at UCLA after Alabama upset the No. 1 Bruins in 1983.

Throwback Thursday: Alabama Basketball Once Knocked Off UCLA When Bruins Were No. 1

Alabama and UCLA don't play very often, but a win over the No. 1 Bruins remains one of the biggest wins in Crimson Tide history

Hinkle Fieldhouse

Why Hinkle Fieldhouse is Considered Such a Special Venue for the NCAA Tournament

Alabama will open play in the NCAA Tournament where the most famous movie about basketball was filmed

1985 NCAA Tournament, game program

Throwback Thursday: Alabama in the 1985 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament

Alabama went to one of the toughest venues in college basketball, The Pit, and won against Arizona and Virginia Commonwealth to advance to the Sweet 16