Oct 18, 2014; Tuscaloosa, AL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide Head Coach Nick Saban walks the field upon arriving at Bryant-Denny Stadium prior to the game against the Texas A&M Aggies. Mandatory Credit: Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports


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Editorial Staff

Chris Hale, Asst. Editor

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.

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.

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 WrestleView.com 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.

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.

Chris Dodson, Staff Writer

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.

Magilla, Staff Writer

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.

William Boot, Staff Writer

A graduate of THE University of Alabama working under cover with a name borrowed from his favorite novel about journalism. "William" offers up commentary, analysis and some insight into the social side of being a fan. You may not always agree with him, but he is reigning champion of his own opinion—and he has a lot of them.

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.

Nick Jones, Staff Writer

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

wdavis14, 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.

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

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