Nick Saban is a college coach. He’s spent most of his career coaching the college game. He came back to it after two years as an NFL head coach in Miami.
A spring game truly mattered in one SEC locale, and it wasn’t in Alabama. This year, it happened at Georgia. First-year Georgia coach Kirby Smart looked up in the stands of Sanford Stadium and saw 93,000 fans, and he had to experience deja vu.
TUSCALOOSA -- During a halftime interview with ESPN, Alabama coach Nick Saban joked that linebacker Tim Williams might “ruin” Saturday’s A-Day game. Williams kinda did.
JACKSONVILLE — Records fell at the Calhoun County track and field meet Tuesday, but give Anniston’s Tae Miller style points on his.
A day after winning the 80th Masters, Danny Willett is learning what it’s like to be the story that interrupted the The Story.
Text messages and calls lit up James Hobbs’ cell phone like balls on a driving range Sunday night, and the long-time Jacksonville State golf coach was having a moment.
JACKSONVILLE — Odds would seem long that Bryant Horn will ever start a Jacksonville State football game at quarterback. He’ll have to beat two junior-college transfers in August just to be Eli Jenkins’ backup.
It’s easy to say the SEC and ACC won and Jim Harbaugh lost when the NCAA Division I Council voted to effectively ban satellite camps Friday, but let’s be real.
JACKSONVILLE — Bryant Horn knew there were no guarantees when he sampled the quarterback position in Jacksonville State’s patchwork spring practice, but he’s played himself into one.
A program that hasn’t won a conference title or made the NCAA Tournament in its Division I history got a lot of coach with the hire it announced Wednesday. And just so we can focus on the coaching and, presumably, the winning to come, let’s get two elephant-in-the-room questions out of the way.
TUSCALOOSA — Maybe it was a case of O.J. Howard doing media like he did Clemson’s secondary in the national championship game.
Ray Harper, who guided Western Kentucky’s men’s basketball program for the past four-and-a-half seasons, has emerged as the leading candidate for the same job at Jacksonville State, a source close to the search says.
Schuessler Ware spent his last 12 months on the job pointing his final Anniston High boys’ team to a date with destiny against J.O. Johnson, and it almost worked.