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Instant Analysis: Auburn post-game

  • 0:26:43
  • 19 hours ago

In taking down Auburn, 42-13, Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium, the Alabama Crimson Tide ran its winning streak over the Tigers in Tuscaloosa to five games. In the aftermath, BOL senior analyst Travis Reier provided some thoughts and interacted with UA fans.

Episodes of This Show

  • Saban out for Iron Bowl, Sark moves up

    • 0:22:02
    • 4 days ago

    On Wednesday morning, the University of Alabama announced that head football coach Nick Saban had tested positive for COVID-19.

    Unlike the situation from a month ago, UA isn't treating Saban's latest result as a potential false negative. With that Saban, despite suffering from minimal symptoms, entered isolation, leaving offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian as the interim boss heading into Saturday's Iron Bowl matchup with Auburn.

    In the aftermath, BOL staffers Charlie Potter and Travis Reier convened to discuss the ramifications of Saban's absence, including how the remainder of the practice week will likely play out; how contact tracing might come into play; prospects for a Senior Day ceremony on Saturday; and where and when Saban might coach his next game.

  • Filling in some blanks for UA hoops, Iron Bowl and recruiting

    • 0:45:55
    • 4 days ago

    The approaching Thanksgiving holiday won't result in a break for Alabama football, men's basketball and recruiting. With that, BamaOnLine.com staff members Charlie Potter and Hank South joined Travis Reier to talk Crimson Tide in all three areas.

    Charlie and Travis fill in some blanks for Nate Oats' team in advance of its season opener against Jacksonville State on Wednesday before considering Alabama football's most important players on offense and defense in advance of the Iron Bowl. They also discuss where exactly UA's game on Dec. 5 might take place.

    As for Hank, he updates us on his to trip catch Alabama football commitments Tommy and James Brockermeyer in action before breaking down three potential Iron Bowl visitors of note -- Xavier Worthy, Tunmise Adeleye and Terrion Arnold -- and a 2022 quarterback who has the attention of the UA staff.

  • Instant Analysis: Kentucky post-game

    • 0:21:13
    • 7 days ago

    In taking down Kentucky, 63-3, Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium, the Alabama Crimson Tide ran its record to 7-0 on the 2020 season. In the aftermath, BOL senior analyst Travis Reier provided some thoughts and interacted with UA fans.

  • Kira heads to NOLA: Bama football readies for UK

    • 1:00:49
    • 10 days ago

    What do you get when you put BOL old heads Tim Watts and Travis Reier behind open mics? Anything from Alabama sports and recruiting to the latest trends in pop culture. 

    As for their latest installment on the Built By BamaOnLine podcast, here are some topics the fellas touched on:

    * Kira Lewis Jr. latest UA hooper to go in first round. Who might be next?

    * Uncle Tim recalls the flip of Mac Jones from Kentucky to Alabama.

    * Pushed back playoff bring Jaylen Waddle into play?

    * Focus on finish but most of heavy lifting done for Tide football recruiting.

    * ROUNDTABLE MAILBAG:

    -- Tim talks prime closing candidates for 2021 cycle.

    -- Never too early to talk 2023s, especially with what the state of Alabama has coming.

    -- College football coaching carousel.

    -- Favorite Saturday Night Live cast member; guest host and skit.

  • UK week; true/false scenarios for UA football, men's hoops

    • 0:48:26
    • 13 days ago

    BOL staffers Travis Reier and Charlie Potter hit on a number of topics, including some true or false scenarios involving the Alabama football and men's basketball teams. Specifics include:

    -- Spending an unscheduled bye weekend doing yard work; smoking chicken; consuming the Masters; and watching UA 2021 football commitment Deontae Lawson.

    -- With Alabama-LSU postponed, Florida and Kyle Trask make most of unexpected big stage.

    -- Tua improves to 3-0 as a starter and more help is on the way.

    -- True or false segment:

    Najee Harris will set UA career marks for rushing yards and touchdowns.

    DeVonta Smith will set UA career marks for receiving yards and receptions.

    Christopher Allen currently leads UA in tackles for loss, but Dylan Moses will top the list at season's end.

    Alabama men's basketball will get through November and December non-conference games with no more than one loss.

  • RECRUITING: Hoops strong early signing period; football early/late scenarios

    • 0:24:08
    • 16 days ago

    Recruiting analyst Hank South joins Travis Reier to hit on a number of Alabama football and men's basketball recruiting-related topics. Specifics include:

    -- With JD Davison set to become official on Saturday, Nate Oats has strong early period.

    -- Doing some math and considering how the rest of the 2021 class might play out for UA men's hoops.

    -- Dead period running over into 2022 cycle?

    -- Two 2022 football targets to know.

    -- With slots tight, previewing how early and late football signing periods might shake out.

  • Calling Baton Rouge: Where do things stand with LSU?

    • 0:46:42
    • 19 days ago

    With the status of Saturday's Alabama-LSU game up in the air, we venture to Louisiana, where long-time Geaux247 staff member Sonny Shipp joins us to update where things sit from the Tigers' perspective.

    In addition to LSU's COVID-19 concerns, Travis and Sonny touched on the following topics:

    * Piecing together the Tigers' roadmap from a national championship season to a forgettable 2020.

    * Potential scenario where neither Alabama-LSU or LSU-Florida is impactful on division races.

    * Matchups of particular interest where this week's game is concerned.

    * The Tiger Stadium experience in a pandemic season.

    * Tide and Tiger recruiting battles of the past and present.




  • Making the case for Moses; five frosh of importance

    • 0:47:43
    • 23 days ago

    BOL staffers Charlie Potter and Travis Reier provide a bye week update from Tuscaloosa. Topics include:

    * UA men's basketball non-conference schedule is in place.

    * Even with multiple injuries in play, Nate Oats' second Alabama team is deep and talented.

    * Speaking of injuries, the fellas discuss, Jaylen Waddle, LaBryan Ray and others.

    * Assessing Dylan Moses' season six games in.

    * Five true freshmen who will have an impact on Alabama's title drive.

    * Bye weekend plans, early Christmas decoration pass in 2020 and ornamental preference for tree top.

  • Bama at the bye; moving forward on recruiting trail

    • 0:59:13
    • 26 days ago

    What do you get when you put BOL old heads Tim Watts and Travis Reier behind open mics? Anything from Alabama sports and recruiting to the latest trends in pop culture. 

    As for their latest installment on the Built By BamaOnLine podcast, here are some topics the fellas touched on:

    * Assessing the Crimson Tide at the bye week: Area where team is ahead of schedule, area where still trying to get there.

    * Freshmen we've seen to date and those we'll see more of down the stretch.

    * UA staff member that has the most recruiting targets still out there for the 2021 class. 

    * Is 18 the right age for voting?

    * Halloween trick or treat traffic #analysis.

    * ROUNDTABLE MAILBAG:

    -- Forecasting how opposing defenses will look to exploit absence of Jaylen Waddle.

    -- Mac Jones stay or go?

    -- Analytics and Alabama football in-game.

    -- Projecting a starting five for UA men's hoops.