Alabama men’s golf: Crimson Tide advance to NCAA championship after dominating Duke
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Less than six months after winning the national championship in football, Alabama has the chance to capture another title. Alabama’s men’s golf team will play for the national championship after beating Duke in the semifinals on Monday. It will face Oklahoma State at 2:30 p.m. CT on The Golf Channel. Oklahoma State defeated Auburn to reach the championship. Alabama defeated Duke 4-1.
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In other headlines …
- Georgia coach Kirby Smart said Alabama coach Nick Saban may “coach forever.”
Nick Saban discusses transfer rule
Alabama recently blocked offensive lineman Brandon Kennedy from transferring to an SEC school. This has happened to multiple players from multiple teams in the last several years. Some players have transferred to other SEC schools before, however. Cornerback Maurice Smith transferred from Alabama to Georgia two years ago. Still, many schools get criticized when players are blocked from going to other SEC schools. Saban receives criticism, too. At the SEC Spring Meetings, he weighed in on the rule.
Adding a quarterback
Alabama recently flipped a 2018 quarterback recruit in Preston Stone. That means Alabama will have four scholarship quarterbacks on the roster, including Mac Jones, Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa. The addition of Stone could be insurance in case any of the three decide to transfer. Here is what to make of the addition.
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