Seven University of Alabama football players will be among the 1,000 graduates receiving degrees at UA’s commencement ceremonies Dec. 12.
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More than 400 student-athletes from all intercollegiate sports at The University of Alabama have joined together to help children in need this holiday season by buying gifts that will be given to Project Angel Tree on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 4:45 p.m. in the foyer of Coleman Coliseum.
The University of Alabama has filed a rebuttal brief with the NCAA challenging the vacation of wins penalty in the case involving violation of the NCAA’s rules on textbooks for student-athletes.
If the old maxim rings true, beloved University of Alabama elephant mascot Big Al will never forget the many footsteps taken to bring him — the original Big Al costume, that is — to a comfortable resting spot amongst the memorabilia in UA’s Paul W. Bryant Museum.
Two former University of Alabama athletes — baseball letterman Jerry Belk and football captain Jack V. Brown Sr. — will be honored with the 2009 Paul W. Bryant Alumni-Athlete Award.
The University of Alabama has filed an appeal with the NCAA over the vacation of wins penalty in the case involving violation of the NCAA’s rules on textbooks for student-athletes.
The University of Alabama will appeal the sanctions announced on June 11 by the NCAA Committee on Infractions regarding violations of the NCAA’s policies on textbooks for student-athletes.
On June 11, 2009, the NCAA Division I Committee on Infractions announced its decision regarding The University of Alabama’s appearance before the committee on February 20, 2009.
The University of Alabama appeared before the NCAA’s Committee on Infractions on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009 regarding fall 2007 violations of the NCAA’s policies regarding textbooks for student-athletes. The University discovered the violations, investigated them promptly and in detail, and immediately took corrective action to fix its textbook distribution system. After self-reporting the violations, UA has appropriately kept the NCAA and SEC apprised of its internal investigation, findings and corrective actions. The University’s appearance before the committee is part of the NCAA’s normal investigative and review process.
The University of Alabama’s Frozen Tide Hockey Team will compete in the 2009 Southeastern Hockey Conference Championship, beginning on Feb. 27 at the Pelham Civic Complex.