6 things every Alabama fan needs to know today
Good morning, Crimson Tide fans! Hopefully the last week of the regular season and your Thanksgiving weeks are both off to a good start. Let’s catch up on all of your Alabama news.
Here are six things to know:
- Unsurprisingly, Alabama is still at the top of the SEC Country Power Rankings.
- Still thinking about “Kick Six?” So is Alabama’s kicker.
- The Crimson Tide got some good news on the injury front heading into the Iron Bowl.
- Defensive back Cyrus Jones is already throwing shade at Auburn’s receivers.
- The nation’s No. 1 athlete has Alabama in his top three and will announce his decision in February.
- An Alabama tight end commit is getting more excited about suiting up for the Crimson Tide with each passing day.
Other Alabama news from around the Internet
- ESPN’s Alex Scarborough wrote that while it might not have felt like it at the time, a 50-point win over Charleston Southern actually was a big deal.
- The Alabama locker room has changed for the better this year, AL.com’s Michael Casagrande wrote.
- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton won’t miss the Iron Bowl. In fact, he’ll even serve as an honorary coach for his Tigers, AL.com’s Brandon Marcello wrote.
- Auburn coach Gus Malzahn has run lots of trick plays this year, but he stayed vague on what the plan is for Alabama, Marcello also wrote.
- Here’s a fun story about how well Malzahn fares in each color vest he wears, from AL.com’s Wesley Sinor.
- Alabama is still trying to figure out the best way to prepare for two Auburn quarterbacks, from the Times Daily’s Alex Byington.
The best stories around the SEC
- We know Alabama fans aren’t too fond of LSU, but there’s so much going on over there that this whole section is dedicated to the coaching rumors surrounding Les Miles. First things first, on Monday morning ESPN reported that Les Miles could be jobless by the end of the day.
- But another report contradicted that, saying Miles hadn’t met with any LSU officials on Monday.
- Later, when he met with the press, Miles said he didn’t want to talk about the rumors. He did say, however, that he has no plans to retire.
- College, pros or media? If his days in Baton Rouge are over, here are five potential places Miles could land next.
- It’s possible LSU could lose two coaches this season. The Tigers’ defensive line coach is interested in the new opening at Syracuse.