Rivera says Panthers adding versatility to defensive scheme
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers coach Ron Rivera learned a valuable lesson when he took over defensive play-calling duties midway through last season: You can't afford to be predictable in today's...
The Latest: Christian Miller questionable for title game
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the College Football Playoff national championship media day (all times local):
Alabama linebacker Christian Miller is questionable for Monday night's College Football Playoff national championship game against No. 2 Clemson because of a pulled hamstring.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Miller has not been able to do much work in practice.
Injured Alabama LB Anfernee Jennings to miss title game
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama starting linebacker Anfernee Jennings says he will miss the national championship game against Georgia with a left knee injury sustained in the semifinals.
Jennings said on Twitter Wednesday he had successful surgery and will have an MRI on Friday.
Saban: Alabama linebacker Dylan Moses out indefinitely
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Another Alabama linebacker has gone down to injury.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Tuesday that freshman inside linebacker Dylan Moses is out indefinitely after sustaining a foot injury in Monday's practice.
The fourth-ranked Tide is already without starting linebacker Shaun Dion Hamilton and starting safety Hootie Jones for the Sugar Bowl playoff semifinal game Jan. 1 against No. 1 Clemson.
Alabama football: Saban suggests Miller, Lewis, Wilson could return for Iron Bowl
TUSCALOOSA — Though he reiterated none are medically cleared, Alabama coach Nick Saban suggested there’s a possibility three of his injured linebackers could play Saturday against Auburn.
Outside linebackers Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis remain in the “functional phase” of rehab, the coach revealed Monday morning, along with inside linebacker Mack Wilson.
No. 1 Alabama LB: It’s time for ‘come-to-Jesus meeting’
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Shaun Dion Hamilton, one of the Alabama linebackers who's actually healthy, thinks it is time for a players-only "come-to-Jesus meeting."
No. 1 Alabama welcomes Fresno State in home opener
Fresno State (1-0) at No. 1 Alabama (1-0), Saturday 3:30 p.m. ET (ESPN2)
No. 1 Bama grieving after fatal shooting of assistant’s son
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama's football team had as much to mourn as to celebrate after a huge opening victory.
On the field, linebackers Terrell Lewis and Christian Miller sustained season-ending injuries in the top-ranked Crimson Tide's 24-7 win over No. 3 Florida State . About 24 hours after the game, a son of wide receivers coach Mike Locksley was shot and killed in Maryland.
With four players down, Tide works to rebuild linebacker corps
TUSCALOOSA — Alabama’s worst fears were realized.
Two days after both were injured in Alabama’s 24-7 season-opening win against Florida State, Crimson Tide outside linebackers Christian Miller and Terrell Lewis will miss the remainder of the season, coach Nick Saban revealed Monday afternoon,
In his postgame news conference after the game, Saban initially labeled both players “very questionable.” On Monday, he said both will require season-ending surgery in the next few days.
Alabama notes: Four Tide players hurt in Saturday win
ATLANTA — Alabama’s defensive masterpiece came with a price.
Four Crimson Tide linebackers were injured in Saturday’s 24-7 win against Florida State, coach Nick Saban revealed following the game. Three were starters.
Two — Terrell Lewis (elbow) and Christian Miller (biceps) — are “very questionable” for next week’s game against Fresno State, according to Saban.