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Tennessee Vols supportive of Pruitt as new coach

After a 4-8 season last year, the Tennessee Vols are optimistic for their new head coach and familiar face in the SEC, Jeremy Pruitt.

Alabama native Jeremy Pruitt tries to restore power to the Vols

A 4-8 record is what it took for Butch Jones to be fired in 2017. There wasn't any success from Derek Dooley prior to that. The last coach to win anything at Tennessee of significance is now Athletics Director Phillip Fulmer.

SECMD18: Day 1 What You Missed

New faces in new places, and a new venue for SEC Media Days. The annual College football media gathering happened in Atlanta, Georgia for the first time since the inception of Media Days back in 1985.

UNA Lions prepare for fierce competition

UNA held two practices Thursday afternoon, and they were all about competing.

UNA rally earns split at Southern Arkansas

The University of North Alabama baseball team went 12 innings without scoring a run Saturday but rallied over the final two innings of the day to earn a split with No. 2 ranked Southern Arkansas.

Saban welcomed by Tide fans

Hours after Nick Saban left the NFL for Alabama, he got a dose of just what he likes about college football.

Saban embraces 'Bama's high expectations

Embracing the championship expectations and a return to college football ...

Report: Alabama offers job to Rodriguez

Alabama offered its football coaching job to West Virginia's Rich Rodriguez today, according to newspaper reports.

Paper: UA Officials prepared to offer Rodriguez head coaching job

Sources close to the search say University of Alabama officials are prepared to offer West Virginia coach Rich Rodriguez the head coaching job at Alabama.

WVU coach Rodriguez holds media conference

West Virginia University Coach Rich Rodriguez held ...

Saban says Alabama tried to court him

DAVIE, Fla. --  Miami Dolphins coach Nick Saban said Thursday that Alabama approached his agent about its coaching job but he declined to meet with school officials.

Commentary: Going out and coming in with the Tide

Mike Dubose, Dennis Franchione, Mike Price, Mike Shula and ... ? Who's next for Alabama?

Search for UA new coach begins

Mike Shula felt he had the Alabama program back on track.

Media conference set to address Shula firing

WAFF 48 News has learned that a 2:00 p.m. media conference ...

Alabama searching for ways to replace Prothro

MONTGOMERY (AP) - Tyrone Prothro was Alabama's multi-purpose threat, a speedy, shifty return man and receiver who also ran the ball and even lined up at quarterback occasionally.

Lester to carry some of the load

AUBURN (AP) - Brad Lester lost his starting job to Kenny Irons. Now, Irons may lose some carries to Lester.

Auburn rooting for Bama? You bet

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) - It's a time of year when some strange alliances form in college football.

Linebacker suspended for Georgia game

AUBURN (AP) - Auburn linebacker Kevin Sears has been suspended for Saturday night's game at No. 9 Georgia for violation of team rules, coach Tommy Tuberville said Wednesday.

Ryans hopes to wrap up career with win over Auburn

Alabama coach Mike Shula calls linebacker DeMeco Ryans the team's most respected player. The respect extends across the state.

Auburn blasts out of 'Bama's shadow

AUBURN (AP) - From No. 2 in the nation to No. 2 in the state, ninth-ranked Auburn spent most of the season overshadowed by a higher ranked Alabama team across the state.

Alabama-LSU: All about the title implications

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Forget about downplaying the game's magnitude. Alabama's Brodie Croyle is embracing the buildup, the hype and the high stakes.

Forget the BCS title, 'Bama trying to win state

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Sure, the national championship is out of the picture for No. 8 Alabama. The Southeastern Conference title? Well, the Crimson Tide will need outside help to contend for that.

Favorite Iron Bowl tale? Tigers share a few

AUBURN (AP) - The Auburn Tigers spent a little time this week engaged in a popular pastime in this state: Talking about their favorite Iron Bowl moments.

Iron Bowl offenses heading in different directions

AUBURN (AP) - It was supposed to be the other way around.

No. 11 Auburn 28, No. 8 Alabama 18

AUBURN (AP) - No. 11 Auburn felt like the wrong team was getting all the hype in this state, and the Tigers set out to prove it Saturday.

Iron Bowl tailbacks figure to play huge role this time

AUBURN (AP) - Kenny Irons watched last season's Iron Bowl from the stands, wishing he could be out on the field. Kenneth Darby was on the field, wishing he was healthy.

No. 5 LSU 16, No. 4 Alabama 13, OT

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - With an immovable defense and one big play by JaMarcus Russell and Dwayne Bowe, No. 5 LSU bounced Alabama from the national title picture and asserted itself as a dark horse contender.

Same ole Shula: 'Bama coach steady during high times

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Mike Shula is preparing for the biggest game of his coaching career, No. 4 Alabama vs. No. 5 LSU. National and Southeastern Conference championships shots are on the line.

Tide awaits bowl destination after tough finish

MONTGOMERY (AP) - Alabama's biggest goals have been sacked the past two weeks, and a third will have to wait for the bowl game.

Alabama gets boost in rankings, experience

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - No. 4 Alabama got younger players some experience, enjoyed a stress-free homecoming and even moved up a spot in the rankings.

No. 19 Auburn 27, Mississippi 3

AUBURN (AP) - John Vaughn and Ben Obomanu found some redemption for No. 19 Auburn.

Prothro leaves hospital, recovering from broken leg

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Alabama wide receiver Tyrone Prothro was discharged Wednesday afternoon from a Tuscaloosa hospital where he spent 26 days while recovering from a broken leg.

Auburn's defense not missing a beat

AUBURN (AP) - Will Herring thinks this Auburn defense gets the nod over last year's in at least one regard.

Bama's Christensen draws attention with two game-winners

MONTGOMERY (AP) - Jamie Christensen got a standing ovation in class. Neighbors put up banners and balloons at his home.

Tigers give Vaughn vote of confidence

AUBURN (AP) - John Vaughn had been one of the Southeastern Conference's most reliable kickers until Saturday night, and his coach isn't losing faith after one nightmarish game.

Alabama, Florida State to meet in 2007

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Alabama and Florida State signed a one-game deal Tuesday to play at a neutral site in 2007, a high-profile non-conference matchup for two schools that haven't faced off since the Seminoles rose to prominence under Alabama-native Bobby Bowden.

Auburn's Davis secures spot on offense

AUBURN (AP) - Tristan Davis has secured his spot on No. 15 Auburn's offense for the rest of the season with two long touchdown runs and a whopping 21-yard average per carry.

Linebacker hits the books, opponents with fervor

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - DeMeco Ryans flaps his arms and his jaw on the field, rousing his teammates and the Alabama faithful during games.

After win over Kentucky, Auburn now can focus on Georgia

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Auburn football coach Tommy Tuberville heard the buzz among his players last week and it didn't please him.

Alabama's defenders not carried away with praise

TUSCALOOSA (AP) - Alabama's defense has allowed one touchdown and 19 points in the past four games. It has propelled the Crimson Tide to a No. 4 ranking and the lofty status as the Southeastern Conference's lone remaining unbeaten team.

Auburn vows not to look past Kentucky to 'Amen Corner'

AUBURN (AP) - Steve Gandy doesn't think there's much chance Auburn will be caught looking ahead even with its top rivals awaiting in a pair of high-stakes games.

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