Taulia Tagovailoa jokes about taking starting job from older brother Tua Tagovailoa at Alabama

https://nbccollegefootballtalk.files.wordpress.com/2018/10/gettyimages-1052080828-e1539480350299.jpg?w=610&h=343&crop=1Despite how the 2018 season ended for Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, there is absolutely no reason to suspect he is in any jeopardy of not being Alabama's starting quarterback next season when Alabama opens the 2019 season in Atlanta against Duke. But perhaps there is something to be said about sibling rivalry?

After the conclusion of the Polynesian Bowl this weekend, incoming Alabama quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa, the younger brother of Tua, joked about the possibility of taking down his older brother for the starting job in Tuscaloosa.

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Pierschbacher takes a stab at predicting Alabama's 2019 O-line

MOBILE, Ala. -- Alabama center Ross Pierschbacher is interviewing with NFL teams this week at the 2019 Reese's Senior Bowl. He will leave one of three offensive line positions vacant for 2019 along with departing left tackle Jonah Williams and left guard Lester Cotton.

Deonte Brown will also likely miss game time because of NCAA violations during the playoff.

So, the Crimson Tide will have some big holes to replace up front during the offseason. But as a four-year starter at left guard and center, Pierschbacher is confident in the players returning. His predictions for next year's starters, however, he says take them with "a grain of salt."

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Senior Bowl: Pierschbacher unconcerned by Alabama coaching turnover

https://www.gannett-cdn.com/presto/2018/10/23/PMOY/13764972-2b53-4993-93ad-ea76d32fe637-Pierschbacher802.jpg?width=540&height=&fit=bounds&auto=webpMOBILE — The most recent ride on Alabama's annual offseason coaching carousel even had Ross Pierschbacher's head spinning a little.

"The coaching carousel at the college level is just kind of crazy every year, and it's getting more crazy it seems like, so it is what it is," the Crimson Tide's fifth-year senior center said Tuesday during the Senior Bowl's Media Day event from inside the Mobile Convention Center.

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Does this eerie Nick Saban coincidence favor the Patriots in Super Bowl LIII?

https://usatftw.files.wordpress.com/2019/01/usp-nfl_-super-bowl-li-new-england-patriots-vs-atl.jpg?w=1000&h=600&crop=1It's probably going too far to say Bill Belichick should be thanking Nick Saban and Alabama for losing the College Football Playoff National Championship game. But an improbable coincidence regarding their recent coaching records at least bodes well for the New England Patriots, as they play in their third consecutive Super Bowl.

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Former Alabama DB expected to join staff

https://i.al.com/resizer/BeRyqVsO5jOF0tgfBsAD4MnSOwY=/600x0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-advancelocal/public/TVLKSUQWPNF3LNBXTFFTVKJCCI.jpgNick Saban is expected to soon add another former Alabama player to the Crimson Tide staff.

Former Alabama safety Vinnie Sunseri is expected to join the Tide staff as a graduate assistant, sources told AL.com.

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For every pass, every run, every game winner. Thank you Jalen.

Tosh Lupoi leaving Alabama; Butch Jones back for 2019 season

Alabama defensive coordinator Tosh Lupoi is leaving Tuscaloosa to take a job on the Cleveland Browns' staff, sources confirmed to ESPN.

Lupoi's departure adds another hole for Alabama head coach Nick Saban to fill on his coaching staff.

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Alabama radio station accidentally airs lengthy commercial for Tide championship gear

https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/b202657c6527e2006d69639dc9ae9cf62eaaa8f8/c=721-0-2227-2008/local/-/media/2019/01/08/USATODAY/usatsports/gty-1079293520.jpg?width=534&height=712&fit=cropAlabama did not win Monday's College Football Playoff national championship game. Not even close. But one Alabama radio station was ready to celebrate Nick Saban's sixth title with the Crimson Tide.

Shortly after Clemson's 44-16 win, Birmingham radio station WJOX-94.5 FM aired a long commercial for Academy Sports + Outdoors about Crimson Tide championship gear.

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