Alabama hired Arizona AD Greg Byrne to serve in the same capacity.
Las Vegas sports books have installed the Alabama Crimson Tide as early favorites to win next season's title.
Alabama HC Nick Saban told ESPN that "we kind of created this trend [of players skipping bowl games]."
Alabama HC Nick Saban indicated that there is no timetable for naming a new offensive coordinator.
Bruce Feldman of Fox Sports reports that Alabama HC Nick Saban will consider in-house OC candidates to replace Lane Kiffin.
ESPN's Brett McMurphy passes along that NCAA president Mark Emmert's preference is for an eight-team Playoff.
Alabama HC Nick Saban defended the schedule his undefeated team has played this season.
Alabama HC Nick Saban went on a diatribe against those criticizing his bringing back former players for the scout team.
In the latest release of the Associated Press Top 25 poll, there were no new entrants into the top six.
In the inaugural release of the 2016 College Football Playoff rankings, Alabama (8-0), Clemson (8-0), Michigan (8-0) and Texas A&M (7-1) checked in at Nos. 1-4, respectively.
In the latest release of the Associated Press Top 25 poll, there were no changes among the top four teams.
Alabama used former Crimson Tide QB Blake Sims this week on the scout team to simulate Texas A&M's Trevor Knight.
Football Scoop's Scott Roussel is reporting that LSU is looking to swing for a big-name coaching replacement for the departed Les Miles.
Alabama remains Bovada's favorite to win the title.