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Pin for Blockbuster Bowl vs. Colorado

Throwback Thursday: 1991 Blockbuster Bowl, Alabama vs. Colorado

Gene Stallings got his first bowl win as Alabama's head coach while riding the arm of a redshirt freshman quarterback named Jay Barker

Alabama coach Frank Thomas, center, with quarterback Harry Gilmer, left, and center Vaughn Mancha.

Alabama Crimson Tide Players and Coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame

The College Football Hall of Fame has enshrined 25 members of the Crimson Tide football program

Joe Moore Award

Alabama Awards: As the Bryant Museum Once Boasted So Many Trophies, So Little Space

Tracking Alabama Crimson Tide football's major individual honors through the years

1948 Sugar Bowl cover, Alabama vs. Texas

Throwback Thursday: 1948 Sugar Bowl, Alabama vs. Texas

Alabama has had a lot of great games in New Orleans, but the 1948 Sugar Bowl wasn't one of them

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Throwback Thursday: 1986 Kickoff Classic, Alabama vs. Ohio State

Emotional Crimson Tide players played with heavy hearts as they opened the 1986 season against the Buckeyes with a 16-10 victory

Alabama at Notre Dame game program 1987

Throwback Thursday: The 1987 Regular-Season Game at Notre Dame

The Crimson Tide's 1987 trip to South Bend ended with its worst loss in the series

Ray Perkins

In Memoriam: Remembering Those in the Sports World We Lost in 2020

With some help from our friends, BamaCental remembers the people from the world of sports we lost in 2020

Sports Illustrated cover Eddie Lacy, January 14, 2013

Throwback Thursday: 2013 BCS Championship, Alabama 42, Notre Dame 14

Crimson Tide crushes Fighting Irish to win back-to-back national titles, and third on four years

2009 SEC Championship Game program: Alabama vs. Florida

Throwback Thursday: The 1999 SEC Championship Game, Alabama vs. Florida

The 1999 Crimson Tide were known for Shaun Alexander and Chris Samuels, but it was Freddie Milons and the Alabama defense who did in the Gators

Arkansas at Alabama, game program, Sept. 16, 1995

Throwback Thursday: The Controversial 1995 Arkansas at Alabama Finish

One of Alabama's most controversial losses at Bryant-Denny Stadium was to Arkansas and a head coach with strong Crimson Tide roots, Danny Ford

Ray Perkins

Alabama Lost a Legend in Ray Perkins

The Crimson Tide had a special place in the heart of Ray Perkins, both as a player and coach

Rashad Johnson makes an interception against LSU in 2008

Throwback Thursday: 2008 Nick Saban Returns to Baton Rouge

The Alabama and LSU rivalry reached a new level when Nick Saban visited where he once won a national championship

Iron Bowl: Alabama vs. Auburn, game program, Nov. 29, 1958

Throwback Thursday: 1958 Iron Bowl, Alabama vs. Auburn

Paul W. "Bear" Bryant's first Iron Bowl as Alabama's head coach helped set the tone for a changing of the guard in the Auburn rivalry

Kentucky at Alabama, game program, Oct. 30, 1937

Throwback Thursday: 1937 Kentucky at Alabama

Even though both Alabama and Kentucky play in the Southeastern Conference, the football series has never been very competitive

Alabama at LSU game program, Nov. 7, 1998

Throwback Thursday: Alabama's Amazing 1998 Comeback at LSU

The Crimson Tide dramatically scored twice in the final minutes as its unbeaten streak in Baton Rouge reached 15 games

Mississippi State at Alabama, game program, Nov. 4, 1961

Throwback Thursday: 1961 Mississippi State, and the Five-Game Shutout Streak

Not only was Mississippi State miserable playing in a driving rainstorm, but Alabama easily won its 1961 homecoming game 24-0

Tennessee vs. Alabama at Legion Field, game program, Oct. 21, 1967

Throwback Thursday: The 1967 Third Saturday In October

Alabama was rising a 25-game unbeaten streak when Tennessee visited Legion Field for a No. 6 vs No. 7 matchup in 1967

Georgia vs. Alabama at Legion Field, game program, Sept. 17, 1960

Throwback Thursday: 1960 Georgia at Alabama

Alabama ambushed the reigning SEC champion Bulldogs at Legion Field to kick off the 1960 season

Alabama vs. Ole Miss at Legion Field, Oct. 2, 1965, game program

Throwback Thursday: Alabama's 1965 Title Run was Nearly Derailed by Ole Miss

Two fourth-quarter scoring drives against Ole Miss were all that kept the 1965 Crimson Tide from being knocked out of the national-title picture

Alabama vs. Texas A&M, Cotton Bowl game program, Jan. 1, 1968

Throwback Thursday: 1968 Cotton Bowl, Alabama vs. Texas A&M

Gene Stallings won both the Cotton Bowl and a bear hug from his mentor, Paul W. Bryant, after Texas A&M topped Alabama

Alabama vs. Missouri, Gator Bowl media guide, Dec. 28, 1968

Throwback Thursday: Missouri Once Held Surprise Party at Alabama's Expense in 1968 Gator Bowl

The first meeting between Alabama and Missouri was dominated by the Tigers, who showed up to Jacksonville, Fla., with an entirely new offense

Houston at Alabama, game program cover, Oct. 13, 1962

Throwback Thursday: Alabama Defense Didn't Give Up a Yard in 1962 Home Opener vs. Houston

Led by Lee Roy Jordan, the Crimson Tide defense outscored the Cougars en route to a 14-3 victory at Denny Stadium

Georgia at Alabama, game program cover, Nov. 1, 1958

Throwback Thursday: Bear Bryant Got Shutout During First Game Against Georgia

In 1958, Georgia was thought to be be faster and more talented, but still couldn't find the end zone against Alabama

2014 A-Day game program, Nick Saban, Landon Collins, Amari Cooper, April 19, 2014

Alabama A-Day Games Have Been More Than a Scrimmage, but a Crimson Tide Tradition

The Crimson Tide's annual A-Day game has always been popular, but especially during the Nick Saban era

Walter Lewis, Ole Miss game program, Sept. 17, 1983

Throwback Thursday: Is Alabama Quarterback U?

Before Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa, the Crimson Tide had a long line of stars at quarterback

1961 Alabama No. 1 sign

Throwback Thursday: Bear Bryant’s First National Champions

The 1961 Alabama football team was one of the greatest in Crimson Tide history.