SEC Media Days set for July 13-16

4:39 pm Mar. 3, 2015

You can now start planning for the SEC’s annual football frenzy.

This year’s SEC Media Days, which attacted 1,200 media members and countless fans last year, has been set for July 13-16, at the Hyatt Regency

Nick Saban's office bathroom proved to be the perfect hiding spot for a man proposing to his fiancee. (AP photo)

New Alabama hire Rob Ezell does Nick Saban impersonations

11:05 am Mar. 3, 2015

Many athletic directors would love to have a coach like Nick Saban in charge of their football teams.

Alabama now has another guy who sounds like Saban.

Rob Ezell, who was hired for the program’s support staff, gained notoriety for his Saban impressions when he played for the Crimson Tide from 2007-10.

The impression aired on ESPN in 2010.

Here is Ezell talking about it.

Ezell was a grad assistant under former Alabama offensive coordinator

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Beware Twitterverse: Steve Spurrier now tweeting

12:27 pm Mar. 2, 2015

Some older coaches have been slow to join Twitter, while younger coaches use it constantly to communicate, praise fans or just check on their players.

South Carolina coach Steve Spurrier is now on Twitter, but it evidently deleted his first tweet.

Here’s his handle — @SC_HBC — and here’s his first tweet:

His son, Steve Spurrier Jr., offered more proof.

Is that an 8-track tape player behind his office chair?

Spurrier will turn 70 on