AND EVERYONE REJOICED!
The Alabama gymnastics team retained its No. 5 national ranking this week after beating the Kentucky Wildcats Friday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 15,075, the largest attendance in the NCAA this season
According to the article, Watkins recorded a YouTube testimonial six months after Alabama's 21-0 victory over LSU to tout the company's chips, water and deer antler pills. Also, during Key's pitch of the deer antler spray, Hubbard is described to have said he "already had some."
"I wasn’t planning on being half this busy. Now with two more major paintings to do on Alabama, I’m excited about it. This is going to keep me busy for months."
Alabama simply didn’t do what it needed to win the game, while Tennessee did. The Volunteers took advantage of every opportunity given to them, while Alabama didn’t. The Vols edged the Tide 17-5 in second-chance points and out rebounded the Tide on offense 15-6
He was at his best when Alabama needed him the most. Even in the Crimson Tide's lone loss of the season, the 29-24 setback to Texas A&M, Cooper caught a 54-yard touchdown pass with 6:09 to play to get Alabama within striking distance. In the SEC championship game win over Georgia, his 45-yard touchdown catch with 3:15 to play was the game winner, and he finished with eight catches for 128 yards against the Bulldogs.
Alabama finished 60-8 last season on the way to the first national championship in the program’s history, as well as the SEC’s first softball national title. The Crimson Tide is ranked No. 1 in the USA Today/NFCA coaches’ preseason poll. UA returns four everyday starters from last year’s national title team.
"It's a dynasty," McDowell told The Tuscaloosa News. "It's somewhere a lot of people would love to play at because of their reputation. You have to work hard at Alabama to do the things they've done. With all the hard work that I've put in, I feel like it's paid off. I'm very happy about that."
Muscle Shoals coach Scott Basden confirmed in an e-mail today that defensive lineman Dee Liner - a five-star recruit who de-committed from Auburn earlier this month after visiting Alabama - will make his commitment at 11 a.m. on Feb. 6, live on ESPNU.