AJ McCarron meticulously examines Alabama's latest BCS trophy for any cracks. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
By Zac Ellis
You might recall that Alabama's 2011 BCS national championship trophy suffered an unfortunate and painful ending during last season's spring practice. Carleton Tinker, the father of former Tide longsnapper Carson Tinker, mishandled the crystal ball, allowing it to shatter into several assorted pieces.
But the broken trophy made headlines again over the weekend. A bidder reportedly paid $105,000 for its remnants at the University of Alabama celebrity golf tournament's auction on Sunday: