MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) - South Alabama
It’s the first year the South Alabama Jags are eligible for a bowl game and a league title -- and the program is stepping up the competition. The Jags travel to play Tennessee this Saturday - on the national stage and the game marks the second year in a row that south plays an opponent from the SEC. That streak is going to continue into the 2014 season, the Jags will travel to play South Carolina in late November next year. But before that game, South Alabama will host an SEC opponent for the first time, next fall. Mississippi State will travel to Ladd-Peebles stadium, in mid September. For now – head coach Joey Jones is focused on the volunteers this weekend.
The top-ranked crimson tide take on number 21 ranked Ole Miss Saturday at home. Both teams are unbeaten, however -- the Tide have won the past nine straight matchups against the Rebels. Nick Saban says this game will be no easy task. Alabama is a two-touchdown favorite over Ole Miss.
The Auburn Tigers are in their bye-week. Coming off a loss to LSU last weekend, the Tigers going back to the fundamentals in practice - according to head coach Gus Malzahn, before suiting up against Ole Miss - next week. Malzahn says this week off comes at a good time -- as it allows the team to work on themselves and indentify areas that the program needs to improve on.
Florida State's Jameis Winston, Northern Illinois' Jordan Lynch, Texas A&M's Johnny Manziel, Alabama's AJ McCarron, Auburn's Tre Mason and Boston College's Andre Williams are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy.
According to authorities, a man suspected of firing a shot that missed a 6-year-old and 8-year-old sitting in the backseat of a car Saturday, November 30, has been arrested.
Robertsdale police say 23 year old William Sikora was struck at the intersection of Milwaukee Street and Hammond Street around 6 p.m. by Leonard Starke, who was allegedly fled the scene and was later arrested at a home in Summerdale.
On Friday, December 6 members of Homeowners Hurricane Insurance Initiative (HHII) met with members of the Alabama Legislature and Baldwin County officials to voice their concern over just released Clarity Law data.
Phones were ringing off the hook at a local travel agency, Monday, December 9, when FOX10 stopped by. Auburn fans began contacting Springdale Travel Saturday night for the Tigers next game, the BCS National Championship game.
Mobile County Commissioners held their annual luncheon meeting with the Mobile Legislative Delegation Monday.