Alabama's home games always bring massive amounts of traffic to Tuscaloosa, particularly if kickoff is set for 2:30 p.m.. Interstate 20/59 backed up approximately ten miles before the Florida game. Gina Johnson, head of UA Gameday Operations, advises fans to check UAGameday.com for alternative routes beyond the interstate on gameday.
Plus, don't miss a special event on the Quad prior to kickoff, and your chance to meet and get autographs from the stars of Alabama's basketball teams.
The Alabama Crimson Tide and Texas A&M Aggies share more than a budding rivalry in the SEC West. The two schools connected decades ago with a coach. That connection was renewed again in the early 1990s. Ken Gaddy with the Paul W. Bryant Museum explains the coaching connection between Alabama and Texas A&M.
According to requested law enforcement documentation, narcotics agents found a quarter of a pound of marijuana and almost $4700 in a University of Alabama football player's dorm room last week. Media reports indicate that agents identified Kurt Freitag as one of the participants in a drug transaction. But, there is no word yet on any charges against him. Freitag is a sophomore tight-end from Buford, Georgia. He has not played this season.
Kickoff for Texas A&M vs. Alabama is set for 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 18th. CBS will televise the game.
Frustrated by the way the Crimon Tide is being covered by the media since their loss to Ole Miss, Nick Saban chastises reporters for not talking about penalties sooner and brings Dr. Bruce Banners' means of employment into question during his press conference Wednesday afternoon. Enjoy the "best" of Saban's comments.