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What the End of A Crimson Tide Dynasty Looks Like

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On November 1, 1980 one of the greatest dynasties in college football history came to a close when Miss State beat back-to-back National Champion Alabama. The demise of Bear Bryant's 1970s dynasty...

Kevin Sumlin Pulled Off an Amazing Transition

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Pretty much no one has pulled off a switch between the pro-style and the spread in Year 1. Sumlin not only did it, but he did it while doing something he'd never done before.

Alabama Football's Dynasty Will Fall, but How?

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Nothing lasts forever. Alabama's dynasty will fall. What might cause it?

Dear Texas A&M and Missouri: Here's a Word From Our Sponsors

The SEC has been home to some hilariously bad advertisements.

Was Bear Bryant Right About Offense Selling Tickets?

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Defense might win championships, but does offense really sell tickets?

One of the Wishbone's Fathers Has Passed On

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Emory Bellard, one of the fathers of the wishbone offense, passed away today at age 83.

Arkansas Isn't Leaving, but What if?

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Arkansas won't leave the SEC for the Big 12, but if it did, who would the SEC seek out as replacements?

The last thing I wanted to do was embarrass young Charlie Coffey. The first team only played 12...

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The last thing I wanted to do was embarrass young Charlie Coffey. The first team only played 12 minutes, and we were shoving in the reserves as fast as we could... I couldn't do anything to stop it. We played 74 men.

Bear Bryant, on a 77-6 demolition of Virginia Tech in 1973 It's part of a great post by Roll Bama Roll's kleph about the history between Tech and Alabama. The post also includes the NCAA record for rushing average, a one-handed running back and the recruiting of the Bear.

SEC 2009 // Nick Saban, Alabama and History

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Nick Saban might do something he's never done before. That still doesn't make him Bear Bryant.

R.I.P. Billy Mays

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R.I.P. Billy Mays, a former college football player turned pitchman.

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