Alabama Crimson Tide Football Sports Links
Alabama's athletic teams are known as the Crimson Tide. The school fields varsity teams in the NCAA's Division I and is a member of the Southeastern Conference's Western Division. The University of Alabama's athletic teams compete at the highest level, often contending for conference and NCAA titles. Athletic facilities on campus include the 101,821-seat Bryant-Denny Stadium, named after legendary football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant and former UA President George Denny, and the 14,619-seat Coleman Coliseum.
Alabama maintains athletic rivalries with Auburn University and the University of Tennessee. The rivalry with Auburn is especially heated as it encompasses all sports. The annual Alabama-Auburn football game is nicknamed the Iron Bowl.
Fifth-year Coach Nick Saban led the 2011 Crimson Tide football team to a 12-1 record and beat LSU 21-0 in the BCS National Championship Game. The Crimson Tide have now won 14 National Championships and 22 SEC Championships in football.
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