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THE Rivalry

Each year, after the Iron Bowl, no matter which team wins, fans from both sides try to rationalize what has become mythic. In conversations all over the state of Alabama, including on social media, the losing side points to referees’ errors, injured players’ absences, and lucky breaks, while the winning side clings to big plays, key first downs, hard hits, and statistics. 1,408 more words

The Deep South

SEC commish Sankey makes case for Tide to make CFP

ATLANTA – Southeastern Conference commissioner Greg Sankey is very interested to see what the College Football Playoff selection committee does with Alabama.

Ranked fifth in the playoff poll after last week’s loss at Auburn, the Crimson Tide (11-1) isn’t in the SEC title game for the first time since 2013. 729 more words

SEC News

Alabama truly missed Shaun Dion Hamilton in big games

ATLANTA – So sad.

A lot of great games were played at the Georgia Dome. It’s tough seeing the remaining rubble from its implosion, especially right beside the brand spanking new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 302 more words

SEC News

Savage reflects on Tide's tough Iron Bowl loss

Phil Savage, a native of Mobile, graduated from Murphy High School and the University of the South (Sewanee) before embarking upon a football coaching career as a graduate assistant at the University of Alabama in 1987. 586 more words

SEC News

Iron Bowl 2017

The “Iron Bowl”. Those two words have destroyed friendships, divided households, and led to verbal altercations. And, that’s the nice parts. When Alabama plays Auburn in football, there is a level of respect. 820 more words

Football

And then it happened.......

So the Bar Wife/MILF and I would tweet each other this football season how much we hated football. Primarily this exchange was because our beloved Razorbacks sucked worse than Tennessee. 458 more words

Weekend Fun

Five Reasons Why I Hate The Iron Bowl

Week 13 in college football is always Rivalry Week, and that means the Iron Bowl. It started back in 1893 and still continues to give Crimson Tide and Tiger fans heart attacks each and every year. 495 more words

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