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RBR Reading Room: Third Saturday in October

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Roll Bama Roll reviews Al Browning's book on the Alabama Tennessee rivalry Third Saturday in October.

Over the weekend, Gene Stallings became the fourth Alabama head coach to be enshrined in the...

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Cfhof2

Over the weekend, Gene Stallings became the fourth Alabama head coach to be enshrined in the College Football Hall of Fame. The first to be so honored was Frank Thomas who was inducted in the hall's inaugural class in 1951. This photo shows Thomas and fellow enshrinee Don Hutson being presented at an Alabama game that season. Seated on the far left is Wallace Wade who would become the second Alabama coach to be inducted into the hall four years later. Standing next to Hutson is halfback Harry Gilmer who would be enshrined in the hall as well.

Alabama's Experiment with the Head Coach In Waiting

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More than 80 years ago, Alabama football experimented with the head-coach-in-waiting and it proved to be a resounding success.

While scouring the internet for materials to use for my ongoing project focusing on the history of...

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Wheaties

While scouring the internet for materials to use for my ongoing project focusing on the history of Alabama football, Remember the Rose Bowl, I stumbled across this little gem. It's a Wheaties advertisement featuring Alabama's head coach Frank Thomas that appeared in a 1947 Wonder Woman comic book. From the Blog into Mystery blog.

RBR Reading Room: Bowl Bama Bowl

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The RBR Reading Room reviews "Bowl Bama Bowl" Al Browning's history of the Crimson Tide bowl games from 1926-1998.

Ranking The Last 100 Years of Alabama Football

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Football Outsiders' Bill Connelly ranks the last Century of Alabama Football.

Alabama's 13 National Champion Football Teams

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The Alabama Crimson Tide has won 13 National Championships - more than any other program in college football. Here's the list and a look at why there's so much controversy about it.

RBR Reading Room: Crimson Tide Madness

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RBR Reading Room reviews Wilton Sharpe's 2007 book "Crimson Tide Madness."

The 1946 Rose Bowl: Alabama vs USC

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RBR is looking back at Alabama's history in the Rose Bowl. Today is the 1946 contest against USC, the last time the Crimson Tide would play in "The Grandaddy of Them All."

The 1938 Rose Bowl: Alabama vs California

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RBR is looking back at Alabama's history in the Rose Bowl. Today is a recounting of the 1938 contest against the California Golden Bears.

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