Alabama Crimson Tide

The athletic department revenue of the Alabama University in this year was $144 million. The average home football visited 100.000 people, basketball games visited 12.000 people, and the NCAA championship score is 30.

Their teams are called Alabama Crimson Tide. Here is everything about football, they are so satisfied with their success that some say ‘’if you are not into sports don’t come here’’. And this is true, their football team won the national championship 15 times, and have other teams that are also very good.

The football program started in 1892 and till today they won 23 SEC titles and already mentioned 15 national championships. This university has received 18 Hall of Fames, 1 Heisman trophy winner (Mark Ingram, Jr), and 97 all Americans were honored 105 times. The stadium is Bryant-Denny, opened in 1929 and it has a capacity of 12.000 visitors, but it was modified several times, last time in 2010, and now, it has a capacity of 100.000 visitors.

The first song of this university was "Yea Alabama", written in 1926 by Lundy Sykes (the editor of the campus newspaper). He composed this song because of a contest by the Rammer Jammer, and it was composed to follow the first Rose Bowl victory. Today’s opening line of this song is ‘’ Yea Alabama, Crimson Tide’’, but the actual opening line is ‘’ Yea, Alabama! Drown 'em Tide’’.

This university has a strong historical and cultural impact in the United States. Some of the most known references are from the movie Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) and from movie Crimson Tide (Denzel Washington and Gene Hackman).

 

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