No. 8 Alabama Baseball Uses Seven-Run Inning to Defeat Jackson State, 8-1

By Chilld28

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The eighth-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide got seven no-hit innings from Tucker Hawley and a grand slam from Ben Moore to down the Jackson State Tigers, 8-1, on Tuesday night at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. With the victory, Alabama improved to 25-11 overall and 7-2 in midweek matchups, and Jackson State falls to 23-16.

After Jake Hubbard allowed a run on two hits in two innings in his first career start, Hawley (3-1) did not allow a hit over seven innings, and retired the final 14 batters he faced to get the win. With the seven scoreless innings against JSU, Hawley has not allowed Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Mark Ingram and Nick Saban Paired Again For Chick-Fil-A Bowl Challenge

By Chilld28

The University of Alabama’s only Heisman winner, Mark Ingram, and Head Coach Nick Saban will once again pair up to take part in the Chick-Fil-A Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The duo shot a 7 under par at last year’s event and in a tie for 6th place.

Nick Saban and Mark Ingram once again pair up for @chickfilabowl Challenge
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— Alabama Football (@AlabamaFTBL) April 15, 2014

The nation’s premier head coach and celebrity golf event will be held April 27-29 at the Reynolds Plantation resort on Lake Oconee outside Atlanta. Saban and Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Catching Up With Bama Commit Daylon Charlot

By Chilld28

With the A-Day game quickly approaching, the visitors list is shaping up to be another great one with impressive talent heading to Tuscaloosa to take in the sights. One that will be in attendance is current Bama commit 4-star wide receiver Daylon Charlot from Patterson, LA. We caught up with Charlot last night to check in with him and to see how things have been going for him since he is commitment.

As most know, there really is no off season for athletes as they spend most of their time trying to improve at their sport and Charlot Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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4-Star CB Montrell Custis Flips Commitment From Kentucky To Alabama

By Chilld28

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The University of Alabama football team picked up its 10th commitment today for the 2015 class when Montrell Custis flipped his commitment from Kentucky to Alabama. Custis is rated as a 4 star on 247Sports’ Composite Rankings.

I really want to give a special thanks to the whole UK coaching staff for giving me an opportunity 2 go 2 a great university like Kentucky.

— ♨️HUNNIT_GANG_TRELL™ (@Savage_Custis) April 14, 2014

But at the end of the day me and my family thought Alabama was a better fit for me. So I decommited from UK and now Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Alabama Baseball Continues to Climb In Polls

By Chilld28

Fresh off of a series win at Sewell Thomas Stadium against their rival Auburn, The University of Alabama baseball team continued their climb in the baseball polls.

The Crimson Tide climbed 2 spots to number 8 in Baseball America’s poll and are up 1 spot in the Collegiate Baseball poll. The Tide is the highest ranked SEC team in both of those polls.

Alabama moved up seven spots to No. 11 in PerfectGame.org’s top 25. Only LSU and South Carolina coming in at numbers 8 and 9 respectively rank higher.

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Houndztooth Recruit Scoop

By Ape Deuce

For college football fans, and SEC fans in particular, Spring Practice is akin to a small oasis during the drought of the dreaded college football offseason. Spring Practice provides an opportunity for younger players to try and make a move up the depth chart, and its an opportunity for the coaches to get back to basics as far as teaching and even in some cases try some positional experimentation. Spring Practice also provides a unique opportunity for recruits. During the spring, recruits can drop in on a practice, scrimmage, or Spring Game at their favorite schools. Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Softball Falls in Extra Innings to Mississippi State, 4-3, in Series Finale

By Chilld28

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It took 10 innings to break up a pitcher’s duel in Sunday’s rubber match between Alabama and Mississippi State, but a three-run Crimson Tide lead in the 10th inning was not enough as the Bulldogs mounted a big rally in the bottom-half to earn the walk-off 4-3 victory to win the series.

Alabama (37-7, 15-3 SEC) was quieted offensively for the second-straight game, as Mississippi State (32-14, 5-10 SEC) starter Alison Owen threw another strong outing following her complete-game win yesterday. She was on the hook for the loss in the top of the 10th, but Alexis Silkwood (9-5) entered to Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Bama Takes The Series From Auburn With 4-3 Win

By Chilld28

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The University of Alabama was back in action with the Auburn Tigers this weekend at Sewell Thomas Stadium and took the series from the Tigers with the 4-3 win from a walk off RBI double from Casey Hughston. Bama improves to 24-11 (10-5) for the season and is solely in first place in the SEC standings at the mid point of the season. Auburn falls to 21-16 overall, 6-9 in the SEC.

Auburn head coach Sonny Golloway made some drastic lineup changes, going with 7 true freshmen and his closer Terrance Dedrick to start the game versus Bama’s Jon Keller. Chance Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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Things To Look For At A-Day From Lane Kiffin’s Offense

By Chilld28

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With the A-Day game quickly approaching, the excitement is starting to build for Tide fans to get that temporary scratch on the itch from football withdrawals. Fans will get their first look at the Tide’s offense under the direction of Lane Kiffin. As most already know, the game won’t provide a very good look at what is coming for the season in terms of plays since the coaching staff will keep things vanilla but it will be a great chance to get at look at the players. There will be weapons return from last year as well as some new Read More on The Houndztooth Blog

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