Kobe drops some knowledge on the Alabama football team

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — NBA legend Kobe Bryant — a five-time NBA Finals winner — visited with Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide Football program on Thursday. Bryant stopped by Alabama’s practice to speak with the Crimson Tide players and give them a motivational message. WATCH: Alabama shares video of Kobe Bryant’s visit with the…

Alabama, Nick Saban agrees to new deal through 2025 season

TUSCALOOSA, Alabama — University of Alabama Director of Athletics Greg Byrne announced Friday that head football coach Nick Saban and the University have agreed to a raise and contract extension. The new agreement will extend his current contract by one season to eight years, and keep him in charge of the Crimson Tide football program…

The 2018 Quick Lane Bowl is scheduled for December 26th at Ford Field

DETROIT, Michigan — This will be the fifth annual Quick Lane Bowl. Quick Lane Tire and Auto Center has been the title sponsor of the annual college football bowl game at Ford Field since its 2014 inaugural game. The Duke Blue Devils, led by longtime college football coach David Cutcliffe, defeated the Rod Carey led…

Nick Saban Ties “Bear” Bryant as Alabama beats Georgia in OT 26-23

ATLANTA, Georgia — The Alabama Crimson Tide lefty true freshman quarterback from Hawaii, Tua Tagovailoa connected on a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith that gave No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia on Monday night for the College Football Playoff national championship. Tagovailoa replaced a struggling Jalen Hurts at halftime, and…

No. 4 Alabama dominates No. 1 Clemson 24-6 in Sugar Bowl

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Nick Saban and his Alabam Crimson Tide will have another shot at bringing home a national championship after beating the Clemson Tigers 24-6 in the Sugar Bowl semifinal game Monday night. “This game was about our identity as a team,” Saban said. “I don’t think anybody would doubt our relentless attitude…

Sophomore Daniel Jones leads Duke to Victory in Quick Lane Bowl

DETROIT, Michigan — The Duke Blue Devils redeemed themselves despite a mid-season dip in the wins column to bring home the crown at the Quick Lane Bowl in Detroit with a 36-14 win over Northern Illinois on Tuesday. Duke’s (7-6) sophomore Daniel Jones put on an impressive performance leading them to a 14-0 start in…

Rockets Dominate Zips to claim 45-28 win, Earn 11th MAC Title

DETROIT, Michigan — In just his second full season as head coach of the Toledo Rockets (11-2) football program, Jason Candle will go down in school history after Saturday’s 45-28 win over the Akron Zips at the MAC Championship held at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan. The Rockets claimed their 11th Mid-American Conference Championship and…

MAC Sports Announced 2-Year contract extension with Ford Field

DETROIT, Michigan — MAC Sports Announced 2-Year contract extension through the 2021 football season for the Marathon MAC Football Championship to be held in Detroit at Fordfield. JUST IN: MAC Announces Two-Year Contract Extension With @FordField. The MAC has secured a two-year contract extension to host the Marathon MAC Football Championship Game in Detroit through…