Shining Moments from Opening Weekend

Grand slams. No-hitters. Walk-offs. Beer showers. This year's opening weekend in college baseball had it all - and it was awesome. On Friday I made a quick trip home from West Palm Beach (where I'm currently working for the Houston Astros *pinches myself*) to return to my alma mater to see the Alabama baseball team in action, and to see the start of the Greg Goff era. It was an awesome weekend at the J[...]

Music City Bowl Training – Nashville

Hey guys! I've finally returned to Tuscaloosa after spending some time in one of my favorite cities, Nashville, TN. I'm already excited to go back! My purpose for this little day trip was to receive my training for the Music City Bowl. This will be my second year working with the Music City Bowl, and I couldn't be more excited! The Nashville Sports Council is a great group of people who put on phenomen[...]

SNL: My Response

Last night, Saturday Night Live opened their show with a sketch making fun of Alabama football. Pro wrestler John Cena played the part of an Alabama football player giving his final science presentation. While he states that the main reason he is at Alabama is because of his "abilities on the football field", he earnestly insists that he takes his academics "incredibly seriously". In response, one of t[...]

How to: Survive the Offseason

The Chicago Cubs' World Series win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday marked a historical moment for the franchise. But it also marked a terrifying realization: We are now officially in the offseason. That's right, we've entered that time of year again. No college baseball, no minor league baseball, and no major league baseball. No sounds of a ball cracking against a bat, no 7th inning stretch, a[...]

Field of Angels

"What lies before us and what lies behind us are small matters compared to what lies within us. And when you bring what is within out into the world, miracles happen." - Henry David Thoreau For the past two years I've had the privilege of working with the Miracle League of Tuscaloosa. For those of you who don't know, the Miracle League is a baseball league for children through adults with special[...]