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Here's what outsiders really think of Alabama football fans | AL.com

Wed Dec 13 04:05:04 EST 2017 | AL
You probably know what Alabama football fans think of you and your team. They hate Tennessee. They hate LSU. They really hate Auburn. Hate is a strong word. Maybe that isn't fair. It doesn't speak for the entire fan base. And they're mostly just having a little fun with the rivalries. Alabama fans like to puff their chest a little bit. A program so rich in tradition and success has a little room to talk a little trash, especially right now, at the peak of the Crimson Tide's dominance in college ..

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You probably know what Alabama football fans think of you and your team. They hate Tennessee. They hate LSU. They really hate Auburn. Hate is a strong word. Maybe that isn't fair. ..
We have some bad news. It happened months ago, but there is a chance you were not paying attention when the Poinsettia Bowl passed away back in January. If you need to sit down or ..
We have some bad news. It happened months ago, but there is a chance you were not paying attention when the Poinsettia Bowl passed away back in January. If you need to sit down or ..
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Steve Campbell's coaching record speaks for itself but don't blame those who know him well for wanting to gush about the new South Alabama head coach.  Kevin Helms was a tight..
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Sometime late Friday afternoon, Florida Atlantic will load up its luggage and head south to the hotel that will house the Conference USA champions for their bowl-game preparations...
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He lost his associate head coach on the eve of preseason practice to a federal indictment. He lost two of his best players to potential NCAA violations. He and the new university p..
Gus Malzahn was named one of seven finalists for the Bear Bryant Coach of the Year Award on Wednesday, the American Heart Association announced. Malzahn, who won the award in 2013 ..
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