HZT Crimson Tide Daily Wrap 11-15-2013

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Nation’s Top Defensive End Da’Shawn Hand Commits To Alabama

  • The Crimson Tide added a big one to the 2014 class when Da’Shawn Hand (VA) committed to Alabama over Florida and Michigan.

Danny Sheridan says Alabama an early, heavy favorite over Auburn in Iron Bowl

  • If the Iron Bowl were played this weekend, Alabama would be heavily favored to defeat Auburn according to oddsmaker Danny Sheridan.

Tide Buzz: A look at the key matchups, factors for No. 1 Alabama at Mississippi State

  • A look at several key factors in Saturday’s game in Starkville.

Matching up No. 1 Alabama at Mississippi State: A situational breakdown for Saturday’s game

  • Looking at tomorrow’s 6:45 p.m. showdown between the Crimson Tide and Bulldogs from all of the angles.

Alabama vs. Mississippi State: TV, radio, online information for Saturday’s game

  • Alabama football faces Mississippi State on the road Saturday. Here’s how to watch, hear or follow the game online.

Getting to know Mississippi State with beat writer Michael Bonner

  • Five quick questions with the Jackson Clarion-Ledger entering Saturday night.

Listen to this week’s episode of Hey Coach! with Nick Saban

  • On this week’s episode of Hey Coach! head coach Nick Saban discusses Alabama’s big win over LSU and their upcoming game against Mississippi State.

NFL Network analyst projects Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron to be a 1st-round draft pick

  • McCarron is 34-2 as a starter at Alabama and holds the program record for most passing yards (7,997) and touchdown passes (68).

Analysis: Da’Shawn Hand’s surprise commitment bolsters an already-strong Alabama class

  • AL.com recruiting reporters Mike Herndon and Matt Scalici break down what the five-star DE’s commitment means for Alabama.

Texas’ Mack Brown: Nick’s not trying to get my job

  • Mack Brown responds to more questions about his future Friday morning.

Five games to watch involving Alabama recruits on Friday

  • The crimson hat has been revealed, the congratulatory texts blasted, the barbecue eaten. Now that Da’Shawn Hand has announced where he plans to play football next year, it’s time to get back to the business of playing the rest of this season.

Live at 9 with Kevin Scarbinsky: Think Alabama drops off after AJ? Talk to Da(Shawn) Hand

  • The Tide will sign the No. 1 class according to Rivals.com for the sixth time in the last seven years.

Nick Saban explains story behind his favorite Alabama football locker room sign

  • It involves the difference between smart and dumb players.

Alexis Osorio Signs With Softball

  •  Alexis Osorio (Riverside, Calif.) has signed a National Letter of Intent to play for the Crimson Tide head softball coach Patrick Murphy announced Thursday. “Lexi and her family were a perfect fit for us,” Murphy said. “She is going to be a pitcher that our defense is going to love to play behind.” The Tide’s first signee of the early period, Osorio is a right handed pitcher who held opponents to a school record .145 batting average in 2013.

Women’s Golf Inks Top Ranked Nicole Morales to National Letter of Intent

  • University of Alabama women’s golf coach Mic Potter signed the nation’s consensus No. 1 recruit to a national letter of intent on Thursday with Nicole Morales inking with the Crimson Tide.

Alabama Awards Candidate: Christion Jones (Video)

Highlight of Alabama’s win over Texas Tech (Video)

Anthony Grant, Trevor Releford and Levi Randolph address the media after beating Texas Tech (Video)

Alabama Awards Candidate: Cody Mandell (Video)