MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — South Alabama got a punt return touchdown from Caullin Lacy, Yam Banks added a pick-6 and a fumble recovery, and the Jaguars defeated Louisiana Tech 38-14 on Saturday.
Lacy's 57-yard dash from the right sideline to the left corner of the end zone gave South Alabama a 14-0 lead in the first quarter.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — Beau Allen threw four touchdowns and his 86-yard scoring pass to Jaden Smith gave Tarleton the lead for good in a 43-28 win over North Alabama on Saturday.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Bryce Young passed for a season-high 385 yards and four touchdowns and No. 2 Alabama beat Vanderbilt 55-3 Saturday night in the Southeastern Conference opener for both teams.
TALLAHASSEE,Fla. (AP) — Jeremy Moussa threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns, all to Xavier Smith, as Florida A&M won its 12th straight at home, scoring 24 straight points in the second half to beat Alabama A&M, 38-25 on Saturday night.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tazon Conley threw for a touchdown and ran for two scores and Prairie View A&M never never trailed as it beat Alabama St. 25-15 on Saturday.
Conley finished 14-for-19 passing for 180 yards with the touchdown and an interception.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting with Ukrainian forces against Russia arrived home to Alabama on Saturday, greeted by hugs, cheers and tears of joy at the state's main airport.
Addison 30, Good Hope 28, OT
Alabama Christian Academy 33, Montgomery Academy 27
HOMEWOOD, Ala. (AP) — To the world, Harper Lee was aloof to the point of being unknowable, an obsessively private person who spent most of her life avoiding the public gaze despite writing one of the best-selling books ever, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” To Wayne Flynt, the Alabama-born author was his friend, Nelle.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered Alabama to preserve records and medical supplies associated with a lethal injection attempt after the prison system acknowledged multiple attempts to access the inmate’s veins before calling off the execution.
ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Alabama’s attempt to proceed with the execution of an inmate who claims the state lost his paperwork selecting an alternative to lethal injection.
Vanderbilt (3-1) at No. 2 Alabama (3-0), Saturday, 7:30 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
Line: Alabama by 40 1/2 according to Fanduel Sportsbook.
Nick Saban wants more of the same from Alabama players in at least one regard.
ONEONTA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is facing a reckless manslaughter charge after his 2-year-old grandson died when he was left in a hot vehicle for seven hours, authorities said Wednesday.
Two-year-old Ian Wiesman died Tuesday after being left inside a truck for seven hours as late summer temperatures hovered around 90 degrees (32 Celsius), authorities said.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Two U.S. military veterans who disappeared three months ago while fighting Russia with Ukrainian forces were among 10 prisoners, including five British nationals, released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner exchange mediated by Saudi Arabia, officials said Wednesday.
If you want to break through at the top level of college football, it's essential to have skilled players, an established culture and time to get both.
Still, year after year, fans, boosters and administrators expect their team to celebrate a title, no matter how young the program is — even in the rugged Southeastern Conference.
ATLANTA (AP) — A bill to name Atlanta's main post office after the late civil rights leader and congressman John Lewis is close to becoming law after passing the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.
The bill passed the Senate by unanimous consent, going to President Joe Biden's desk for his signature.
RUSSELLVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Jacqueline Summer Beard, who worked for the state health agency, drove to a home in rural northwest Alabama to investigate a deadly dog attack and wound up herself being fatally mauled by the animals, authorities say.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is asking a federal appeals court to let it proceed with a lethal injection this week, arguing there is no evidence to corroborate the prisoner's claim that he selected another execution method.
As a walk-on long snapper — even one at powerhouse Alabama — Kneeland Hibbett doesn’t figure to rake in a lucrative endorsement deal.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked Alabama from executing an inmate who says the state lost his paperwork requesting an alternative to lethal injection.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama corrections officers has been placed on leave following a video that appears to show him beating a distressed inmate who had climbed to the edge of a roof.
The video, circulating on social media, shows what appears to be a distressed inmate on the edge of a roof at a building at Elmore Correctional Facility, while a group of prison staff look at him from the ground.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial Monday in the murder trial of an Alabama teenager accused of killing his father, stepmother and three young siblings after new evidence from one of the victim's cellphones became available.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, Ala. (AP) — A school bus driver in Alabama faces charges of driving under the influence and reckless endangerment after being spotted driving erratically with 40 children aboard.
WAFF-TV reports that Franklin County Sheriff Shannon Oliver said deputies received a call about the bus Friday afternoon.
GROVE OAK, Ala. (AP) — Authorities in northeastern Alabama say a 70-year-old man fell to his death this weekend at a waterfall park.
The man's name hasn't been released. DeKalb County Coroner Tom Wilson told AL.com that the man fell from a ledge at High Falls Park in Grove Oak on Saturday afternoon.
Will Reichard points to the sky every time he makes a kick for Alabama, and he’s made many.
Washington made its season debut in The Associated Press college football on Sunday at No. 18, and Penn State and Oregon moved into the top 15 after all three had decisive nonconference victories.
A weekend filled with blowouts by highly ranked teams kept the top 10 almost unchanged.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Preston Hutchinson threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more, leading Chattanooga to a 41-14 victory over North Alabama on Saturday.
Chattanooga's only touchdown, not accounted for by Hutchinson, came on a blocked punt in the fourth quarter.
Alabama School for the Deaf 50, Tennessee School for the Deaf and Blind, Tenn. 20
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Mike DiLiello threw a pair of touchdowns and ran for another and Austin Peay as a team piled up 215 rushing yards in a stifling 28-3 win over Alabama A&M on Saturday.
DiLiello misfired on 15-of-22 passing attempts and threw for just 100 yards but was in command on the ground piling up 72 yards and 11 carries.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama scored on a long touchdown pass, a pick-six and a blocked punt.
And that was just the first six minutes.
Bryce Young passed for three touchdowns and rushed for a fourth, Will Anderson Jr.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Chip Kelly prepared UCLA squad leading up to Saturday's game against South Alabama to expect a trick play when they least expected it.
The Bruins were ready though, which allowed them to escape with a 32-31 victory at the Rose Bowl after Nicholas Barr-Mira's 24-yard field goal on the final play of the game.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Stillman College's first female president, Cynthia Warrick, has announced plans to retire after leading the Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based historically Black college for five years.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Sarah Collins Rudolph lost an eye and still has pieces of glass inside her body from a Ku Klux Klan bombing that killed her sister and three other Black girls at an Alabama church 59 years ago, and she's still waiting on the state to compensate her for those injuries.
UTSA (1-1) at No. 21 Texas (1-1), Saturday, 8 p.m. ET (Longhorn Network)
Line: Texas by 11 1/2 according to Fanduel Sportsbook.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama is not ready to carry out an execution by nitrogen hypoxia, state officials disclosed Thursday, but said the department has completed many of the preparations for using the untested execution method.
Louisiana-Monroe (1-1) at No. 1 Alabama (2-0), Saturday, 4 p.m. ET (SEC Network)
Line: Alabama by 49 1/2 according to Fanduel Sportsbook.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — This was supposed to be the year Texas A&M finally took the next step and contended with Alabama for the SEC title.
Instead, last week’s 1 7-14 upset at home against scrappy Appalachian State sent the Aggies tumbling from No.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas coach Steve Sarkisian couldn't beat Nick Saban last week. That didn't stop him from borrowing some wisdom from the old master.
"To quote my old boss, 'We gotta be careful of the rat poison of people telling us how good we are,” Sarkisian said.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Almost $100 million in federal funding will provide capital for a $1 billion program to help close racial and gender gaps in five Southern states over the next decade, a large Black-owned financial institution said Thursday.
South Alabama (2-0) at UCLA (2-0), Saturday, 2 p.m. ET (Pac-12 Network)
Line: UCLA by 15 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Two more Sun Belt teams get their shots at ranked teams Saturday, a week after two top-10 teams lost to Group of Five programs on the same day for the first time in the College Football Playoff era.
Things to watch in Week 3 of the Southeastern Conference:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Nick Saban doesn’t have to give his players a history lesson.
The Alabama coach need only point to last weekend’s Sun Belt Conference stunners ahead of Saturday’s game against Louisiana-Monroe, incidentally the architect of the most humbling loss of his tenure in Tuscaloosa.
FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who authorities say escaped with the help of a jail supervisor who later killed herself in Indiana shared nearly 1,000 phone calls with the woman before the breakout, news outlets reported.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge told Alabama to stop being vague and give a firm answer by Thursday evening on if the prison system is ready to use the untested execution method of nitrogen hypoxia at an execution next week.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — It’s difficult to truly gauge the Southeastern Conference’s tight-end talent through two weeks of the season.
There’s little chance the same will be said after two months.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama told a federal judge that it could soon be ready to use a new, untried execution method called nitrogen hypoxia to carry out a death sentence.
The disclosure came Monday at a court hearing over inmate Alan Miller's request to block his scheduled Sept.
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama youth accused of killing his father, stepmother and three young siblings when he was 14 went on trial Tuesday on capital murder charges.
Prosecutors accuse Mason Sisk of shooting his family to death in their north Alabama home in 2019, saying he told investigators he killed them because he was “fed up” with them.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama could be ready to use a new, untried execution method called nitrogen hypoxia to carry out a death sentence as soon as next week, a state attorney told a federal judge Monday.