Senior guard and current Alabama signee, JD Davison was recently named Mr. Basketball by the Alabama Sports Writers Association. Davison is the fifth player to win Mr. Basketball in back-to-back years. The high-flying guard out of Letohachee, Alabama is considered the No. 1 player in the state and the No. 9 player in the nation.
Alabama head football coach Nick Saban addressed the media on Wednesday evening at the conclusion of today's spring practice. At the conclusion of his press conference the seven-time national champion offered his thoughts on the passing of 23-year old, Alabama superfan, Cameron "Fluffopotamus" Luke Ratliff.
Byrne has been the Alabama athletic director since 2017 and in such time has extended contracts on Nick Saban, fired Avery Johnson and hired Nate Oats and hired Brad Bohannon. The football team has won two national championships while he has been in charge, the basketball team is in the midst of its deepest run in 17 years and the state of all the programs on campus is generally on the rise.
The first day of school came at the University of Alabama. The Crimson Tide students largely appeared to do a good job following the health and safety protocols that have been put in place this year amid the coronavirus pandemic. The Alabama athletic teams took to social media to show its student athletes on campus donning masks to lead by example.