9 things every Alabama fan needs to know today
Happy Tuesday, Alabama fans! The Crimson Tide got some big recruiting news yesterday as Tuscaloosa continues to be on a rush from Saturday. Let’s waste no time and jump right to it.
Here are nine things to know:
- Brian Robinson, a Tuscaloosa native and the state of Alabama’s No. 12 prospect and the nation’s No. 18 running back, isn’t going anywhere. He’ll suit up for the Crimson Tide in his hometown for his college career.
- A national writer thought Alabama had lost its mojo after the Ole Miss loss. Now he’s apologizing to Nick Saban for what he wrote after that game.
- It’s been a wild season for you Alabama fans. Check out this video to see if you relate to one fan’s range of emotions.
- After an unofficial visit to Tuscaloosa, Ala., over the weekend, the nation’s top athlete left impressed.
- The Heisman race just got a whole lot more interesting. Running back Derrick Henry is now the race’s favorite.
- Nick Saban admitted he didn’t know much about what was going on at Missouri, but he did share a few thoughts about how he might approach it if Alabama was the one going through a similar situation.
- You can officially make your plans. Alabama and Charleston Southern will kick off at 4 p.m. ET on Nov. 21, the SEC announced Monday.
- Dive in and learn how the Alabama defense really locked in and stopped LSU’s phenom running back Leonard Fournette.
- Last but not least, Alabama is No. 1 in SEC Country’s power rankings.
Other Alabama news from around the Internet
- After a quiet 31 yards on the ground against the Crimson Tide defense, Fournette spoke more about his performance. He also addressed an offensive sign from Alabama fans referencing Hurricane Katrina. With the help of NOLA.com, AL.com’s John Talty has those Fournette storylines.
- AL.com’s Matt Zenitz also touched on Saban’s thoughts about what’s going on at Missouri. Hear from some Alabama players, too.
- Get your full practice report from AL.com’s Michael Casagrande.
- Trailing by just two touchdowns, LSU still had a chance to mount a comeback Saturday night. Then Derrick Henry happened again, AL.com’s Kevin Scarbinsky wrote.
The best stories around the SEC
- On Sunday, Missouri coach Gary Pinkel stood behind his players in their protest against the University of Missouri system president Tim Wolfe. A day later, Wolfe has resigned.
- Pinkel had no regrets with his decision to stand behind his players despite the controversy.
- Alabama plays Mississippi State on Saturday, but the Bulldogs will be playing with heavy hearts. On Monday, coach Dan Mullen spoke on his player Keith Joseph Jr., and Joseph’s father, who both died in a car accident Friday.
- In their honor, the Bulldogs will wear commemorative decals on their helmets.
- Remember the crazy Arkansas-Ole Miss ending? Arkansas coach Bret Bielema said going for two was always the plan.