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SB Nation College Football Hall Of Fame Inductee Paul W. Bryant

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Paul W. Bryant is the inaugural coach to be inducted into the SB Nation College Football Hall of Fame

SB Nation College Football Hall Of Fame Inductee Ozzie Newsome

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SB Nation College Football Hall Of Fame Inductee Ozzie Newsome

Otis Davis' 45 Seconds of Glory

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In 1960, Tuscaloosa native Otis Davis won two gold medals at the summer Olympics in Rome including one of the most dramatic 400 meter finals in history.

The 1967 Walk-ons: The Forgotten Pioneers of Alabama Football's Integration

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In spring of 1967 five black athletes walked on to the Alabama football team setting in motion the final steps toward the integration of the Crimson Tide.

Nothing New Under the Sun: The 1937 Rose Bowl and College Football's Unending Controversy

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If you think the recent to-do about the college football post season is something novel and new, you haven't been paying attention. Roll Bama Roll looks back at the outcome of the 1936 season and...

The Legacies and Lessons of Bear Bryant and Joe Paterno

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The similarities between Joe Paterno and Bear Bryant seem almost innumerable but the distinctions between them are also vastly important. Moreover, there may be lessons in Bryant's passing that can...

Coach Bryant's Defensive Theory for the Alabama Crimson Tide

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A look at Paul W. Bryant's defensive philosophy as laid out in his 1967 playbook.

Alabama Football in National Geographic Magazine

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Any college football program can get written about in Sports Illustrated, Alabama football get's a spread in National Geographic.

Alabama in AP No. 1 vs No. 2 Games

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When Alabama and LSU face off Saturday it will be the seventh time the Crimson Tide has played in a game featuring the AP No. 1 vs. No. 2. Roll Bama Roll looks back on the previous six contests and...

The Alabama vs. LSU Series History

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Alabama's record against the LSU Tigers stands at 45-24-5. Roll Bama Roll looks back on the history of the series as the two teams prepare for their 75th matchup on Saturday.

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