Alabama football No. 3 nationally in NCAA academic rate in FBS as APR scores releasedAnd among football programs, the Crimson Tide had the third-highest score among FBS schools. Its 997 ranked behind only Clemson and Ole Miss, both of whom scored 999.
That score will earn Nick Saban a $100,000 bonus since Alabama’s score ranks in the top four among SEC football programs, according to his contract last updated in the summer of 2021.
The 997 is the highest score for an Alabama football team since the APR was introduced in the 2004-05 academic year. The Tide scored a 916 in the first year but went up or stayed the same in every year that followed. It scored a 990 in the last year scores were revealed for the 2018-19 year.