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Tide defense pitches shutout of Commodores

Tide defense pitches shutout of Commodores

Led by the nation’s top defensive unit, Alabama recorded its first shutout win in two seasons on Saturday night with a 34-0 victory over Vanderbilt in front of a packed Bryant-Denny Stadium. Sophomore quarterback AJ McCarron led the Crimson Tide’s offensive attack with 237 yards and four touchdowns while junior running back Trent Richardson ran for 107 yards on 19 carries and a touchdown.

Tide continues prep for North Texas, Barron named Thorpe DB of Week

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team held a two-hour session on Wednesday at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields as it continued to prepare for its upcoming game against North Texas. The Crimson Tide and Mean Green will face off on Saturday, September 17, at 6:38 p.m. CT in Bryant-Denny Stadium.

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Alabama Coaches Name Players of the Week Following Penn State Victory

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Nine Alabama players were recognized for their outstanding play by the coaching staff following the Crimson Tide’s 27-11 win at No. 20 Penn State as announced by head coach Nick Saban Monday. Center William Vlachos and tight end Michael Williams were named players of the week on offense while safety Mark Barron, cornerback Dre Kirkpatrick and linebacker C.J. Mosley represented the defense. On special teams, it was Trey Depriest and Vinnie Sunseri for the second straight week along with Dee Milliner and Alex Watkins.

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Barron SEC Defensive Player of the Week

The Southeastern Conference named their Players of the Week for games played September 10. Alabama’s Mark Barron, a senior from Mobile, was selected as the conference’s Defensive Player of the Week for his performance against Penn State. Barron logged seven total tackles with an interception and fumble recovery in the Tide’s 27-11 win at #23 Penn State.

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Rain Causing Traffic and Parking Changes  For Penn State-Alabama Football Game

Several Parking Lots To Be Closed; Details for Off-Site Parking To Be Announced Thursday

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa.; September 7, 2011 – Heavy rain this week combined with predictions of continued rainfall into Friday have led to the closure of several grass parking lots near Penn State’s Beaver Stadium for Saturday’s football game against Alabama. Approximately 2,500 vehicles will be redirected to offsite parking lots; free shuttles will be provided to patrons parking in these areas.

Beaver Stadium parking lots that are available will open Saturday at 8 a.m.

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Wednesday Practice Report: Tide preps for Happy Valley noise

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team returned outdoors as the Crimson Tide practiced for two hours in full pads, Wednesday afternoon at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

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Wednesday Practice Report: First day of classes bring expanded Tide roster

“I am pumped up about the first game,” Alabama senior tight end Brad Smelley said. “It is something we have all looked forward to. We are done beating up on each other and are ready to get after somebody else.”

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Crimson Tide Gets Back to Work after Two-Day Break

Alabama holds 20th practice of preseason camp on Tuesday in full pads

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team returned to the practice field in full pads with a two-hour workout session Tuesday at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields. It is the first time the Crimson Tide has hit the field since Saturday’s second scrimmage of the fall.

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Forget Scrimmage Stats, These are the Numbers that Matter

“Being a part of the University of Alabama team is helping people when they need it. It’s not always about just being there on Saturday.” – Nick Saban, April 30, 2011

Alabama student-athletes have decades of history making a positive impact in Tuscaloosa and surrounding communities.

From visiting a hospitalized Tide fan, reading to area youth, speaking at local churches to volunteering at the RISE foundation, Alabama’s student-athletes had seen the power of their influence long before they saw their city and fellow citizens forever changed by April’s tornados.

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Saturday Scrimmage Report: Richardson,Lacy combine for 96 yards rushing

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama Crimson Tide held the second and final full scrimmage of fall camp Saturday afternoon in Bryant-Denny Stadium. The scrimmage lasted more than two hours and included 50 plays of regular game scrimmaging, situational down and distance, red area, goalline, coming out and two-minute.

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