Bama finished 122, won the sec, and advanced to the first ever college football playoff. Up for your consideration is a factory sealed, never opened 2008 the turn around alabama crimson tide football season highlight dvd. When i came back to alabama in 1990, we lost a really tough game in athens 1716 and won a. The tide was led by its new head coach nick saban, a former head coach of rival lsu. The crimson tide posted an alltime record at legion field of 160 wins, 52 losses and 12 ties. The tide hosts its home matches in coleman coliseum on the universitys tuscaloosa, alabama campus. One of only six gymnastics teams to win the national title, the crimson tide has won six ncaa championships, eight sec championships, and an ncaarecord 32 regional. The alabama crimson tide womens basketball program represents the university of alabama in the sport of womens basketball. The first power of pink meet, designated the drive 4 the cause meet, was held in february 2005 at alabama s home meet against auburn. View the 2007 alabama crimson tide schedule, results and scores for the 2007 fbs college football season. They are coached by wendell hudson, the first africanamerican studentathlete ever to play a sport at alabama 19691973. The 2007 alabama crimson tide football team represented the university of alabama for the 2007 ncaa division i fbs football season. The crimson tide, 607 since the start of the 2008 season, are one victory from a third national title in four years.
Crimson tides poor finish to 2008 season still grates on saban updated mar 28, 2019. The crimson tide baseball team leads the sec in alltime wins with over 2,500 victories. Since 2008, sabans teams have spent all or part of each season ranked no. Worst head coaches hired at ua in football and basketball. The alabama crimson tide defeated the arkansas state red wolves by a score. Michael thompson 2008, justin thomas 2012, and bobby wyatt are the only other crimson tide golfers to win the sec individual. Jan 02, 20 the crimson tide, 607 since the start of the 2008 season, are one victory from a third national title in four years. Quarterback blake sims is gone, as is longtime running back star t. Ap photojohn bazemore only, the teams are in opposite positions this. Alabama crimson tide football record by year college. The alabama crimson tide college football team compete as part of the national collegiate athletic association ncaa division i football bowl subdivision, representing the university of alabama in the western division of the southeastern conference sec. The team plays its home games on campus at sewellthomas stadium.
One might say that when alabama football improved from its 76 season of 2007 to a 122 record in 2008 that crimson tide fans thought the program was on the way back. Single season rushing td, single season receiving yards. A look back to when the current alabama football dynasty began. Take a great core of returning players and add a toprated recruiting class, and you begin.
Alabama snapped the crimson tides thenschool record 12game winning streak. Aug 22, 2017 since the 2008 season, alabama has had degrees earned graduate and undergraduate by players who were still suiting up for the crimson tide after having graduated. View the 2008 alabama crimson tide schedule, results and scores for the 2008 fbs college football season. This was the very first game in this series and really the launching point for sabans turnaround of alabama as clemson was ranked high and the tide were not ranked.
Air force akron alabama appalachian state arizona arizona state arkansas arkansas state army auburn ball state baylor boise state boston college bowling green. The program trails only lsu for the most sec regular season titles with and 7 tournament championships. Despite a strong 62 start, they finished out the season by losing four of their final five games. He has led the tide to 14 tournament titles, including the 2009 ncaa northeast regional and the 2008 sec championship while advanced to ncaa play six times, including four ncaa championships. Mar 21, 2020 jones earned sec freshman of the year in 2008 before helping the crimson tide to its first national title under saban the following season. The crimson tide have scored 45 or more points in five consecutive games for. On saturday, alabama will face the last ranked team on its schedule, no. Mark gottfried served as the crimson tides head coach from the 199899 season until midway through the 200809 season. The program record for 50point games is 5, also set in 1945. Among the crimson tide players currently making headlines overseas is kenny walker, the starting center on alabama s 2002 southeastern conference championship team. Legion had an original capacity of 21,000, and was expanded over the years to reach a maximum capacity of 83,091 by the 1990s. Regular season totals, passing 2019 2018 2017 total week 1 week 2 week 3 week 4 week 5 week 6 week 7 week 8 week 9 week 10 week 11 week 12 week week 14 week 15. Football season is back very nice end to the season as the alabama crimson tide crushed big ten cochamps, michigan state 497 in the capital one bowl. Gottfried played 3 seasons of basketball at alabama under wimp sanderson, and the crimson tide advanced to the sweet sixteen in each of those seasons.
The crimson tide routed clemson 3410 in the opener. Lyons is a member of the college football hall of fame. Along with being the biggest receiving threat for alabama during its titlewinning season in 2009, he was also instrumental in blocking for eventual heisman winner mark ingram on the perimeter. Antoine caldwell senior offensive lineman terry grant sophomore running back mike johnson junior offensive lineman. The 2008 alabama crimson tide football team represented the university of alabama in the 2008 ncaa division i fbs football season. Its also available for hockey, basketball and baseball. In nick sabans first season, alabama football lost to three unranked teams. After finishing the 2007 season 76, including a win in the independence bowl, the crimson tide brought in one of the nations top recruiting classes and was expected to improve in 2008. Feb 22, 2012 lyons was the defensive team captain of the legendary 1978 crimson tide and registered a whopping 119 tackles that season. The current alabama football dynasty began with a game against clemson in 2008.
Tuscaloosa alabama s basketball players make an impact in ncaa basketball, the nba and overseas. Alabama scored 50 or more points in four its five games. What is alabamas biggest area for improvement heading into the 2020 season. That would be a first in the bcs era, which began in 1998. The alabama crimson tide mens golf program has a rich history that dates back to the programs inception in 1952.
The alabama crimson tide have a long way to go to get back to the top, but nick saban is working on it. The alabama crimson tide returns 49 lettermen this season, 23 on offense, 23 on defense and three specialists. Alabama crimson tide football team roster fox sports. Lyons was the defensive team captain of the legendary 1978 crimson tide and registered a whopping 119 tackles that season. Last season the alabama crimson tide had a fantastic year. Countless penalties plague alabama crimson tide throughout. Sep 30, 2015 alabama s defense swarmed matthew stafford and georgia in 2008, as the crimson tide built a 310 lead in the top10 showdown. The team competes in the southeastern conference and national collegiate athletic association. Tuscaloosa alabamas basketball players make an impact in ncaa basketball, the nba and overseas. Mark gottfried served as the crimson tides head coach from the 1998 99 season until midway through the 200809 season. The power of pink is the name given to one of the crimson tide s home meets each season in which all the participants and fans wear pink to support breast cancer awareness. Crimson tide under seawell alabama head coach jay seawell finished his seventh season at the helm of the crimson tide program in 2009.
But a stunning loss to ohio state in the sugar bowl left a damper on alabamas season. Alabama set a spring game attendance record with 92,310 watching the crimson team beat the white on april 16,2011. Alabamas defense swarmed matthew stafford and georgia in 2008, as the crimson tide built a 310 lead in the top10 showdown. Passing, rushing, total offense, first downs, penalties, turnovers. Over the next few months, s sports video team brings you an indepth look at alabamas 2008 football season and how it set the stage. Among the crimson tide players currently making headlines overseas is kenny walker, the starting center on alabamas 2002 southeastern conference championship team. Countless penalties plague alabama crimson tide throughout season. Every week during the season, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, this weeks schedule, top performers, fantasy drops and adds, new debuts and interesting tidbits. Jones earned sec freshman of the year in 2008 before helping the crimson tide to its first national title under saban the following season. Opening for crimson tide football on november 26, 1927, legion field played host to alabama through the 2003 season. Since the 2008 season, alabama has had degrees earned graduate and undergraduate by players who were still suiting up for the crimson tide after having graduated. But alabama should once again be the favorite in the sec west with senior quarterback jake coker taking the reins and a running back duo of derrick henry.
In the twelve wins, the crimson tide defeated four teams that were ranked at the time, including an opening day victory over no. Alabama was coached by head coach nick saban and defensive coordinator kirby smart. List of alabama crimson tide home football stadiums. Former tide star kenny walker starts 200809 season strong. In that sixloss season, the crimson tide lost to unranked florida state, mississippi state and louisianamonroe. Nick sabans arrival in tuscaloosa in 2007 took the crimson tide from being a. These will likely be the key players for alabama this season. Nov 28, 2018 presents turning of the tide, a threepart look back at the alabama crimson tide s pivotal 2008 football season, and the role that particular team played in changing the face of alabama. The 2015 alabama crimson tide football team will look significantly different from last season. That first season saw crimson tide golfer bobby hill capture the sec individual championship. What is alabama s biggest area for improvement heading into the 2020 season. The crimson tide record after gene stallings and through nick sabans first season in 2007 was 7461.
Learn about the 2008 alabama football teams and see how alabama will fare in the 2008 college football season. One might say that when alabama football improved from its 76 season of 2007 to a 122 record in 2008 that crimson tide fans thought the. Alabama crimson tide, georgia bulldogs switched places at. When i came back to alabama in 1990, we lost a really tough game in athens 1716 and won a defensive struggle.
Tide baseball teams have participated in the ncaa college world series five times 1950, 1983, 1996, 1997, 1999, finishing second in 1983 and 1997. Along with most other alabama athletic teams, the baseball team participates in the western division of the southeastern conference. Apr 14, 2020 alabama snapped the crimson tides thenschool record 12game winning streak. List of alabama crimson tide football seasons wikipedia. Alabama has surrendered more than 30 points in a game 15 times 78 since the start of 20, including three times this season 12. A look back at the crimson tide 200809 mens golf season. Clemson tigers 2008 chickfila kickoff game original program sold at the georgia dome. The tide is just 47 since 20 when its opponent scores at. The schedule includes the opponents, dates, and results. It was the crimson tide s 114th overall season, 75th season as a member of the southeastern conference sec and its 17th within the sec western division. In 2006, a 30 start became a 67 season and the end of mike shulas coaching tenure. Alabama crimson tide football player stats fox sports. The alabama crimson tide baseball team represents the university of alabama in ncaa division i college baseball. The alabama crimson tide gymnastics is a division i gymnastics team representing the university of alabama in ncaa competition.362 859 271 556 1610 1122 939 645 382 1210 1213 144 133 362 434 270 522 307 1322 8 204 927 491 863 860 608 797 1369 803 176 408 385