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100 Things I Love About Alabama Crimson Tide College Football

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With 100 days until Alabama-Wisconsin kickoff, I though I'd share with you 100 things I love about Alabama Football!

In no particular order:

1. "Roll Tide"
2. "The Crimson Tide" nickname
3. Nick Saban

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4. Bear Bryant
5. 15 National Championships
6. Classic uniforms that rarely skew from the way they've looked for decades
7. Numbers on the side of the helmets
8. Team colors Crimson and White. That is all
9. Bryant-Denny Stadium
10. "Rammer Jammer" victory song
11. "Yea, Alabama" fight song
12. Big Al
Milana and Big Al

13. Walk of Champions
14. Touch that Fo'/Fool
15. Rocky Block
16. Million Dollar Band
17. Tana Patrick's forced fumble
18. Gallette's
19. "Sweet Home Alabama"
20. "Dixieland Delight" (Bama remix)
21. The Elephant mascot (more original than "Tigers")
22. The Quad on game day
23. Denny Chimes
Denny Chimes

24. Captains' handprints and footprints in cement around Denny Chimes 
25. Paul W. Bryant Museum
26. Van Tiffin's leg
27. Houndstooth (how many teams have their own fabric pattern?!)
28. The Process®
29. Joe Namath
30. Ozzie Newsome
31. Mark Ingram's Heisman acceptance speech
32. George Teague's strip of Lamar Thomas
33. Trent's juke vs. Ole Miss
34. RollBamaRoll.com
35. Biscuit's hit on Beuerlein
36. Eli Gold
37. Derrick Thomas R.I.P.
Derrick Thomas

38. "The Third Saturday in October"
39. The Iron Bowl
40. Making Tebow cry
41. Roy Upchurch's TD in 2009 Iron Bowl
42. Barry Krauss & Company' goal line stand
43. "Wrong Way Bo"
44. The tip of C.J. Mosley's finger SECCG 2012
45. Wallace Wade & Frank Thomas (1923–1946)
46. Copeland & Curry
47. Gene Stallings
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48. Tyrone Prothro's catch
49. Kenny Stabler's "Run in the Mud"
50. 24 SEC titles
51. "Remember the Rose Bowl"
52. Antonio Langham pick six against Shane Matthews
53. "The Bear Bryant Show"
54. David "The Deuce" Palmer
55. Five straight #1 recruiting classes
56. Cheerleaders
57. Johnny Musso
Johnny Musso 1971

58. Shaun Alexander
59. Walk-ons
60. Town Creek, Alabama
61. Harry Gilmer
62. John Hannah
63. Coca-Cola and Golden Flake – loyal Bama sponsors for decades
64. Dixie Howell
65. Amari Cooper
66. Don Hutson
67. Lee Roy Jordan
68. "Warmacking"
69. JUUUUUUUULIO!
70. Mount Cody
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71. Dwight Stephenson
72. The Castilles (Jeremiah, Tim, Simeon)
73. Marty Lyons
74. Rashad Johnson from walk-on to 3rd round NFL pick
75. Billy and Wes Neighbors
76. Tony Nathan
77. The alma mater song that nobody knows the words to.
78. Woodrow Lowe
79. Scott Cochran's distinct voice
80. Nick Saban press conferences
81. Sela Ward/Courteney Cox/Lucas Black/Melissa Joan Hart
82. 101,821
83. Bama Fans!
84. Cheerleaders
85. The Strip
86. A-Day
87. Legion Field (God bless your soul)
88. The Black Out in Athens, GA
89. Embracing "Gump" as a term of endearment
90. DeMeco Ryans
91. The Crimsonettes baton twirlers
92. Students dressing up for games
93. Eddie Lacy's spin move
94. Marcell Dareus' spin move
95. Kirby Smart
96. The Kouandjio brothers
97. When Keith Jackson would say "AAAALABAMA"
98. Lane Bearden punting with a torn ACL.
99. Bobby & Marlon Humphrey
100. Only 100 days until kickoff with Wisconsin