29 Facts About Alabama Crimson Tide


Alabama Crimson Tide refers to the intercollegiate athletic varsity teams that represent the University of Alabama, located in Tuscaloosa.

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Alabama Crimson Tide was retrospectively selected as national champion for 1945,1966, and 1977, as well as at the end of the 1975 college football season by the Matthews, Congrove, Colley Matrix, and Dunkel Systems, but these five are not claimed by the university.

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Since 1913, Alabama Crimson Tide has had 98 players selected as first team All-Americans, with 29 of them being consensus selections.

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In 2009, Alabama Crimson Tide recorded their first Heisman Trophy winner, Mark Ingram II, in the closest Heisman Trophy race.

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In 2015, Alabama Crimson Tide had its second Heisman Trophy winner in Derrick Henry.

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The Crimson Tide has become a regular conference basketball contender much as it was in the 1980s under the direction of Coach Wimp Sanderson.

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Crimson Tide has appeared in ten post-season Tournaments for the NCAA Women's Division I Basketball Championship, including an eight-year streak of consecutive appearances in the tournament stretching from 1992 to 1999.

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Alabama Crimson Tide has had an active player in the WNBA through every year of its existence.

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The Crimson Tide is second to LSU for the most SEC titles with 14.

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Alabama Crimson Tide is second to the Tigers with seven SEC Tournament championships, including the 1983 one that decided the overall SEC title.

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On June 7,2012, Alabama Crimson Tide became the first team in SEC history to win the WCWS Championship defeating Oklahoma in three games.

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In 2012, the Crimson Tide has two of the best teams in the country with the women ranked No 1 and men ranked No 4 by Golf Week.

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Alabama Crimson Tide has won nine SEC Championships including 1988,1990,1995,2000,2003,2009,2011,2014, and 2015.

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Alabama Crimson Tide holds seven of the eleven NCAA records for the largest gymnastics crowds of all time, including an attendance of 15,162 fans on January 20,2006.

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Alabama Crimson Tide was replaced with former Clemson University head coach Todd Bramble.

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Past coaches for Alabama Crimson Tide Volleyball have included Stephanie Schleuder, Dorothy Franco-Reed, and Judy Green.

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Men's and women's tennis at the University of Alabama Crimson Tide have built a tradition of excellence and enjoy competing in the Roberta Alison Baumgardner Indoor Tennis Facility, and the University of Alabama Crimson Tide Tennis Stadium, which has won an award from USTA for being among the most excellent tennis facilities in the nation, and has been selected as the host site for regional tournaments by the NCAA in 2012 and 2013.

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Alabama Crimson Tide went on to win American Women's collegiate Championships in 1962 and 1963 for singles, and 1963 in doubles.

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Alabama Crimson Tide's All-Americans include Jeff Robinson, Andy Solis, Gregg Hahn, John Stimpson, Francisco Rodriquez, Maxim Belski, Clinton Ferriera, Ellis Ferriera, Rick Witsken, and Juan Carlos Bianchi.

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The Alabama Crimson Tide competed as a team in the NCAA Tournaments of 1993,1997,2001,2002,2003,2004,2005,2006,2009,2011,2012, and 2013.

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Alabama Crimson Tide was the winner of the NCAA Women's Doubles National Championship in 2014 and 2015 with the team of Erin Routliffe and Maya Jansen.

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In 2015 Alabama Crimson Tide became the first school to clean sweep both Division 1A cheer titles.

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Since 2006, Bama Hockey and the Frozen Alabama Crimson Tide has hosted sporting events for the Greater-Birmingham area at the Pelham Civic Center.

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Alabama Crimson Tide won the league title in 2012 and was runner-up in two other seasons.

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The Crimson Tide made their first appearance in the SWLL Tournament in 2013, losing to the University of Georgia Lady Bulldogs in the semifinals and have appeared in the SWLL Tournament every year since.

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Alabama Crimson Tide finished second in the west division of the conference in 2012 and in 2014 finished second in the SCRC, nationally ranked at No 37.

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Alabama Crimson Tide has won 10 NCAA Division I team national championships in the following sports as of 2020:.

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Alabama Crimson Tide has student-athletes who have excelled in the classroom as well as on the field.

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The University of Alabama Crimson Tide is eighth in the nation for the number of Academic-All Americans since 2000 from all universities in the United States.

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