As much as we revel in the victories accumulated by our beloved Crimson Tide, it seems we're mistaken in assuming these games were "won" by Alabama. In fact, all of these triumphs were actually the result of fate, caprice and possibly a little bit of lucre passed under the table. Or, at least, that's the way the losers tell it.
So here's a list of some of the more recent excuses rival fans have offered for their defeats at the hands of Alabama. Which one is your favorite?
What is your favorite excuse rival fans give for being beaten by Alabama?
It was raining. (152 votes)
Colt McCoy got hurt. (747 votes)
The refs never called holding. (201 votes)
His foot was in bounds. (21 votes)
Cody should have been flagged. (135 votes)
We shouldn't have had to play them twice. (481 votes)
Oversigning. (218 votes)
1955 total votes