2014 Alabama Crimson Tide Football Schedule
In an exciting new era of Alabama football, championships seem to be
springing up all over the place, helping to make this program the cream of the crop on the college football scene. Come out
and see some of the best amateur athletes in the world as they look to dominate on the gridiron and make yet another run at
the top of the standings in a season filled with bench-gripping moments that you won't soon forget. After nearly winning it
all yet again in 2013, the Tide clearly have all of the star power needed to be a major contender once again this season,
making for another season that is sure to be absolutely loaded with moments that you know you'll want to be a part of.
the crown jewel of the University of Alabama campus is Bryant-Denny Stadium, a venue that you simply haven't to see first-hand
to truly appreciate. Come there on a game day and you'll get sucked into an amazing atmosphere loaded with tens of thousands
of passionate Tide fans that know how to show up in droves to provide a home-field advantage. Down the home stretch of another
intense season, games against Mississippi State (Nov. 15), Western Carolina (Nov. 22) and Auburn (Nov. 29) will each have
an unbelievable atmosphere, as the stakes couldn't be higher for the Crimson Tide as they look to pull together and make another
run at a title.
But for the Tide to get all the way into the title picture, they'll have to pull down some big wins
on the road as well, and you can count on there being plenty of Tide fans wherever Alabama ends up taking the field this season.
On the road against Tennessee (Oct. 25) and LSU (Nov. 8), you'll have great opportunities to see if the Tide have what it
takes to make their move and get back into the national championship discussion. All in all, the schedule is once again loaded
with matchups that will make it powerhouse versus powerhouse, and fans will be glued to the action until the final whistle
of the season.
Alabama Crimson Tide Football Team Info
There are currently dozens upon dozens of former
Crimson Tide players in the NFL, including some big-name players like Marcell Dareus, Julio Jones, Greg McElroy, Trent Richardson,
Kareem Jackson, Mark Ingram, Evan Mathis and Javier Arenas, to name a few. With a steady string of some of the very best players
in the country, the Crimson Tide are always a threat to add to their already ridiculous legacy of winning. This is a team
that is a stalwart in the SEC, which is saying something considering the SEC is routinely considered the very best college
football conference in the entire country. Though the Tide have to play some of the top teams in the nation on a regular basis,
that's also part of the fun as to be the best you have to beat the best, and that's a challenge the Crimson Tide love to take
part in every single season.
The NCAA Football Experience
With a game loaded with players that know how
to put on a show, you'll see first-hand why the college football has become the cream of the crop in American sports. And
even though there are lots of great college football programs out there, watching the cream of the crop will take the whole
experience to a completely different level, giving you plenty of reasons to head out to see the Crimson Tide do their thing
on the gridiron this season. This is college football at its absolute finest, as the atmosphere is sure to be nothing shy
of outstanding for all of the crucial snaps of the season. With the Tide looking to elevate their game and establish themselves
once again as the team to beat, it simply doesn't get any better than this if you love college sporting events.
Crimson Tide Football History
The Crimson Tide have been part of the SEC since 1932, and have taken home 27 conference
titles as well as a whopping 15 claimed national championship titles to date. National championship titles include wins under
head coach Wallace Wade in 1925, 1926 and 1930; Frank Thomas in 1934 and 1941; Bear Bryant in 1964, 1965, 1973, 1978 and 1979;
Gene Stallings in 1992; and under Nick Saban 2009, 2011 and 2012. The Crimson Tide are always one of the very best teams in
the conference, which is saying something considering they have to routinely go up against powerhouses loaded with some of
the top stars in the country.
The Crimson Tide have produced many players and coaches to make it into the College Football
Hall of Fame, including Cornelius Bennett, Johnny Mack Brown, Paul Bryant, Johnny Cain, Harry Gilmer, John Hannah, Frank Forward,
Dixie Howell, Pooley Hubert, Don Hutson and Lee Roy Jordan. Additionally, the Pro Football Hall of Fame includes former Alabama
players including Don Hutson, Bart Starr, Joe Namath, John Hannah, Swight Stephenson, Ozzie Newsome and Derrick Thomas. All
in all, there's a reason why the Crimson Tide have one of the most recognized programs in the nation, as football is a way
of life around Tuscaloosa and the Tide know how to keep fans glued to the edges of their seats.
Tide Football Trivia
Who was the first Tide player to win the Dick Butkus Award?
The answer is Derrick Thomas,
the electrifying linebacker who won the award in 1988. Given to the best linebacker at the high school, college and pro levels,
the Dick Butkus Award has had three Tide players win in total, with Rolando McClain taking it down in 2009 and C.J. Mosley
following suit in 2013.
Alabama Crimson Tide Football Fans
Bear-Bryant Stadium is the only place to be
this season as the Alabama Crimson Tide look to pile up the wins and make a run at the top of the SEC standings, though you're
not going to learn that sitting on a stool at the bar down the street from your apartment. Instead, grab your team gear and
a few friends so you can get immersed in the bone-jarring excitement of another Alabama Crimson Tide football season. When
the game is still up for grabs and the Tide are looking for just one big play to keep their title hopes alive, it won't be
hard to figure out why there is so much excitement around Alabama Crimson Tide football.