|Welcome to the Alabama Football Website.
Here you can find out the facts about the greatest football team in all
time, The Alabama Crimson Tide.
Bama Football holds many records as the most. Just a few are:
History and Tradition
The University of Alabama has a long tradition of excellence in football. The Tide has fielded some of the greatest teams and players in college football history, and has historically been one of the top programs in all of college football... READ MORE
How the Crimson Tide Got its Name
In early newspaper accounts of Alabama football, the team was simply listed as the "varsity" or the "Crimson White" after the school colors.
The first nickname to become popular and used by headline writers was the "Thin Red Line." The nickname was used until 1906... READ MORE
Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant
A brief look at one of college football's all-time greatest legends, Coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant, who was college football's winningest coach for 20 years after his retirement, and arguably the greatest coach of all time...READ MORE
Nick Saban Named Head Football Coach at The University of Alabama
Nick Saban, head coach of the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins for the past two seasons, has been named the 27th head football coach of The University of Alabama Crimson Tide. Saban has compiled a record of 106-59-1 (.642) in 13 seasons as a head coach, having also led programs at Louisiana State (LSU), Michigan State and Toledo.
Saban will be introduced at a 10 a.m. CST press conference on Thursday, Jan. 4, in the Naylor Stone Media Room in the Mal M. Moore Athletic Building on the UA campus.
“I am pleased and proud to announce that Nick Saban is the new head football coach at The University of Alabama,” Moore said. “When I set out on this search, I noted that I was seeking a coach who has a proven record of championship success and achievement. Coach Saban brings that proven record of accomplishment and leadership to our program. The hiring of Coach Saban signifies a new era of Crimson Tide football and affirms our commitment to provide our student-athletes and fans with a leader who will continue our commitment to excellence across the board.”... READ MORE