Aug 3, 2014; Canton, OH, USA; General view of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


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Editorial Staff

Tony Breland, editor

Alabama native, lifelong Tide fan and barbeque evangelist, Tony is the author of The Hater's Guide to Auburn, and a member of the Football Writers Association of America.

Chris Hale, Staff Writer

Lover of pork products and a hater of beets. Originally from Northern Alabama but now living in Southern Tennessee. I've been an Alabama fan since I was a youngster. Also enjoy Braves baseball, anything outdoors, making music, songwriting or just a get away to the mountains. I am a jack of all trades but a master of none. Gene Stallings for President.

Nick Jones, Asst. Editor

Journalism student at the University of Alabama by day, sports writer by night. I follow Christ. I run. I wear glasses.

Josh Boutwell, Staff Writer

I'm 26 and am currently a Journalism major at Enterprise-State Community College (after taking a few years off after High School) and I've been writing for as a columnist and weekly TV recapper since 2008. I was born an Alabama fan and have been obsessed with football since I was young. I love football, wrestling, boxing, and music.

Chris Dodson, Asst. Editor

Chris is a University of Alabama grad who has done radio for WVUA-FM and currently works for WVUA-TV. He's just city boy, born and raised in...Pelham, AL. He currently lives in T-Town, the city of champions. Feel free to email, tweet, Facebook, or send a carrier pigeon.

Karen Shaw, Staff Writer

Love the Crimson Tide & all things southern. Quote aficionado + Diet Coke junkie. There's nothing a glass of bubbly & some dark chocolate can't fix.

Magilla, Staff Writer

Amanda Stinnett, Staff Writer

I'm an Alabama fan through and through, but I love most sports and watch religiously. There is no place I'd rather be than Bryant-Denny on a college football Saturday. I graduated from the University of Tennessee with a BA in English, concentration in Rhetoric and Writing. I am blessed beyond belief with my family and friends. I do what I love and I love what I do.

Alabama Football Podcast, Staff Writer

We’re Tom and Dave, Alabama graduates with a unique and intense passion for the Alabama Crimson Tide. Over the years we’ve spent countless hours talking about the Alabama football team, and one day in 2010 we got the idea that we should turn our idle talk into a podcast, and so was born the Alabama Football Podcast. We hope you enjoy our show and look forward to you participating in the discussion with your questions and comments.

William Boot, Asst. Editor

A graduate of THE University of Alabama, WB enjoys friendly debates and talking about football, theology, and southern history.

Hannah Stephens, Staff Writer

Dave Honigsberg, Staff Writer

I went to the University of Alabama from 2005-2008 before serving 4 years in the Navy. I was stationed in Chicago for a year, Virginia for a year and San Diego for two. Been living in Seattle for the past year. L-I-V-I-N

Mike Gibbons, Staff Writer

Mike Gibbons was born and raised in Aiken, S.C. He's a Bama grad in a family full of them, but still resides in the Palmetto State amidst Tigers, Gamecocks and Bulldogs. He's also a lifelong Falcons fan, which is a good thing, since he married an Atlanta gal who is also a Bama grad. You can e-mail him at [email protected] or follow him @StandardMike.

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