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The Painful Legacy of 1963

Fifty years ago Alabama was rocked by some of the most violent episodes of the civil rights movement. The impact of those events forever marked the state and Crimson Tide football.

Alabama vs Notre Dame -- The 1975 Orange Bowl

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.

Alabama vs Notre Dame - The 1973 Sugar Bowl

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.

The Sometimes Suspect Sartorial Splendor of Bear Bryant

Bear Bryant wore some... interesting outfits during the 1970s. Roll Bama Roll takes a look at six of the more questionable fashion choices made by the Alabama coach.

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

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

SB Nation College Football Hall Of Fame Inductee Ozzie Newsome

The RBR Reading Room: Paul "Bear" Bryant

The number of biographies and memoirs about Paul W. Bryant has reached a point it's easy to miss some of the lesser known ones. One that might easily go under the radar would be Delbert Reed's 1996...

The RBR Reading Room: The Long Gravel Road to Bama

Jim Grammer's "The Long Gravel Road to Bama" is the invaluable tale of what it took to make it in Bear Bryant's Alabama team in the late 1960s.

The Roll Bama Roll Nominees for the Inaugural Class of the SB Nation College Football Hall of Fame

Roll Bama Roll is proud to present its nominees for the inaugural class of the SB Nation College Football Hall of Fame

The RBR Reading Room: Young Bear

The RBR Reading Room looks at "Young Bear" a young-adult book that tells the life of Paul Bryant growing up in Fordyce, Arkansas.

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