Politics keeps Alabama great Derrick Thomas out of the College Football Hall of Fame
The other day I was scrolling through a bunch of quotes from the Bear and it hit me — This man was a walking, talking, ocean of wisdom. As I read through them one by one I found myself...
*Looks like Saban has made his first classic "Try a guy at DB" move of the spring today. Cyrus Jones (who is now wearing #5) and Christion Jones were both seen working at DB today, though Christion...
As a relatively young Alabama fan I have spent most of life hearing stories of how great Alabama use to be and how great those times were. Sure, I was alive in 1992 but at 10 years old (now 31)...
In 1974 Alabama had an opportunity to capture the prize that eluded them the season prior -- the consensus national championship. But, once again, the primary obstacle standing between The Crimson Tide and that lofty goal was Notre Dame.
The Crimson Tide and Fighting Irish first met in the 1973 Sugar Bowl in a game with everything on the line. Sportswriters called it "The Second Battle of New Orleans" and it earned the billing.
Paul W. Bryant is the inaugural coach to be inducted into the SB Nation College Football Hall of Fame
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.
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.
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 finds things haven't changed that much.
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 be learned from.
Any college football program can get written about in Sports Illustrated, Alabama football get's a spread in National Geographic.
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 their outcomes.
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.
With Alabama's homecoming week upon us, Roll Bama Roll looks back at the history of bringing live elephants to the campus for the celebrations.
Roll Bama Roll is getting ready to open the Crimson Tide's Southeastern Conference schedule with a little history exam. How many founders of the conference's football programs can you identify?
Roll Bama Roll looks at the history of the Alabama vs. Penn State rivalry through the game programs.