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Sports Illustrated Alabama Football
Sports Illustrated Alabama Football
by Editors of Sports Illustrated
Hardcover from Sports Illustrated
ISBN: 1603201491

Fans of Alabama football will treasure this compendium of Crimson Tide lore from the editors of Sports Illustrated. Featuring the brilliant photography and insightful writing that they are known for, Sports Illustrated Alabama Football allows fans to relive 'Bama's glorious history on the gridiron, from the earliest years of the program through its first 12 national titles and all the way up to the 2009 national championship team. This book contains classic Sports Illustrated coverage of all the Crimson Tide greats, including stories featuring Bear Bryant and Nick Saban; rare photographs of Alabama football as seen through the lenses of SI photographers; a retrospective of the Iron Bowl, one of the greatest rivalries in college football; introduction by Eli Gold, the voice of Alabama football; and full coverage of this year's title run. Plus, as a special bonus, this collector's edition also boasts a sure-fire argument starter: Sports Illustrated's selection of the All-time Alabama Team. If crimson is your favorite color, Sports Illustrated Alabama Football is for you.
 
University of Alabama Football Vault: The Story of the Crimson Tide,1892-2007
University of Alabama Football Vault: The Story of the Crimson Tide,1892-2007
by Jay Barker
Hardcover from Whitman Publishing
Media Published: 2007-
ISBN: 0794822282

The 114 year history of the Crimson Tide is brought vividly to life by All-American quarterback Jay Barker, coupled with historic images, artwork, and photographs that span more than 11 decades of collegiate football greatness. Additionally, this unique book gives Tide fans a veritable home archive of reproduction memorabilia representing Bama's long and illustrious history. Hardcover with slipcase, 12X10, 144 pages.
 
Crimson Tide Madness: Great Eras in Alabama Football (Golden Ages of College Sports)
Crimson Tide Madness: Great Eras in Alabama Football (Golden Ages of College Sports)
by Wilton Sharpe
Paperback from Cumberland House Publishing
Media Published: 2007-
ISBN: 1581825803

Ten national championships, twenty-one SEC championships, twenty College Hall of Famers, and the most legendary coach in college football history...

Entering its 115th season, the Alabama Crimson Tide -- the sixth-winningest college football team ever -- has rolled down a historic highway with many greats illuminating the way: Joe Namath, Kenny Stabler, Cornelius Bennett, Johnny Mack Brown, Johnny Musso, Major Ogilvie, Steve Sloan, Wallace Wade, Ozzie Newsome, Harry Gilmer, Don Hutson, Lee Roy Jordan, Johnny "Hurry" Cain, and the greatest of coaching legends, Paul "Bear" Bryant -- Tide icons all.

Crimson Tide Madness is the story of University of Alabama football as told by the players, coaches, opponents, fans, and the media. It salutes the great stars, teams, moments, rivalries, venues, fans, and tradition of Alabama football, including chapters on the all-time Alabama team plus all nine championship rosters.

From the Dothan Antelope to the Wizard of Oz, from the Snake to the Bear, and from Dixie to Joe Willie, it's all Tide.

 
Game of My Life Alabama Crimson Tide: Memorable Stories of Crimson Tide Football (Revised and Updated Edition) (Game of My Life)
Game of My Life Alabama Crimson Tide: Memorable Stories of Crimson Tide Football (Revised and Updated Edition) (Game of My Life)
by Tommy Hicks
Hardcover from Sports Publishing
ISBN: 1613210078

In this newly updated edition, Alabama's football legends recall their greatest moments.
From Harry Gilmer and his excellent play in the 1946 Rose Bowl to Mark Ingram becoming the Crimson Tide's first Heisman Trophy winner in 2009, Alabama has had more than its share of great games and great players. In Game of My Life Alabama Crimson Tide you'll discover the advice head coach Paul "Bear" Bryant gave his team before the 1967 Auburn game won by quarterback Ken Stabler's famous "run in the mud," and you'll learn about the favorite games of many other star players. 30 black-and-white photographs

 
Alabama Canoe Rides and Float Trips
Alabama Canoe Rides and Float Trips
by John Foshee
Paperback from University Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817303340
John Foshee's popular and informative Alabama Canoe Rides and Float Trips has been a favorite of canoeing enthusiasts since 1975. it provides a detailed guide to 102 canoe trips on the Cahaba River and 40 other creeks and rivers within the state. The trips highlighted in the book range from 3 ½ to 14 miles in length, with difficulty factors varying from leisurely float trips to Class 4 rapids.This handy guide will assist beginning and expert canoeists in the selection of and preparation for a variety of float experiences. The author gives suggestions for river safety and makes recommendations for equipment. In addition, he points out major danger areas and obstacles that might be encountered on the streams and includes information on river access and use of topographical maps. An appendix contains brief descriptions of the rides, including their put-ins and take-outs, and follows the general format of the individual trip descriptions.
 
Always a Crimson Tide: Players, Coaches, and Fans Share Their Passion for Alabama Football
Always a Crimson Tide: Players, Coaches, and Fans Share Their Passion for Alabama Football
by Craig Stephenson and Kirk McNair
Paperback from Triumph Books
ISBN: 1600785948

Becoming part of the Crimson Tide is about a lot more than simply attending the University of Alabama. It is a lifelong emotional bond nurtured by a top-notch education and days spent cementing friendships at various Tuscaloosa landmarks...Dreamland Bar-B-Que, the Waysider, Rama Jama s, and other popular spots.
And then there s the football team: With 13 national championships, 22 SEC titles, and numerous All-Americans to its credit, Alabama boasts one of America s most-storied programs. Memories of Saturdays at Bryant-Denny are rich and colorful: the Denny Chimes, the RV armada, the Rammer Jammer chant, the cheerleaders, the Million Dollar Band...no wonder football plays such a central role in the mindset of Alabama alums.
Always a Crimson Tide is the ultimate compendium of everything that is special about the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, and Crimson Tide football. In this entertaining book, dozens of former players and coaches share their favorite memories. From Joe Namath to Ozzie Newsome to Jay Barker, Crimson Tide greats from across the decades recall what it was like playing in Tuscaloosa. Fans will relish stories about the greatest moments, games, and teams from more than a century of competition as well as recollections of the University of Alabama s best hangouts, landmarks, and traditions.
The message is clear: once a Crimson Tide...always a Crimson Tide.
 
All-Time Greatest Alabama Sports Stories (Alabama Fire Ant)
All-Time Greatest Alabama Sports Stories (Alabama Fire Ant)
by Benny Marshall
Paperback from Fire Ant Books
ISBN: 0817350527
This collection presents 26 accounts of memorable victories and bittersweet failures marking the most significant sports events in Alabama's history, from 1899 through 1994. The stories capture the excitement of native son Willie Mays's heroic backfield catch in 1954, Joe Namath's shining defeat in the Orange Bowl, Auburn's stunning basketball win over Kentucky, and Alabama's unforgettable Rose Bowl victory.

The stories cover several arenas of sport--football, basketball, golf, baseball, tennis, auto racing--and are sprinkled with the glories of both notables and relative unknowns. "Prelude to a Grand Slam" describes how a young Bobby Jones won the Birmingham golf tournament on his way to the national crown, while "Grand Champion" is the story of blind golfer Charley Boswell. We learn about the "night Hank Aaron out-homered Babe Ruth" and how the father-son duo of Bobby and Davey Allison shone at Daytona Speedway. There are pieces on high school football heroics and Dixie Series baseball and one on the historic football rivalry between Auburn University and The University of Alabama.
Sixteen of the stories were written by Benny Marshall and appeared in his book Twenty Grand, published in 1968. Additional stories were contributed by sportswriters Clyde Bolton, Jim Martin, Wayne Martin, Phillip Marshall, and Wendell Givens. Collectively, they offer a panoply of highlights that will delight sports fans everywhere, especially in Alabama, where sport is nigh to obsession.

 
The Crimson Tide: The Official Illustrated History of Alabama Football, National Championship Edition
The Crimson Tide: The Official Illustrated History of Alabama Football, National Championship Edition
by Winston Groom
Hardcover from University Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817317333

Celebrated author and die-hard Bama fan Winston Groom provides a lively illustrated history of the team that has dominated college football and has been ranked consistently among the best in the nation, now with 13 national championships to its credit. Beginning in 1892, when William G. Little first introduced the game at the Capstone, to the stellar 2009 season during which the Crimson Tide went undefeated and won first the SEC Championship against poll-favorite Florida and then the BCS National Championship against Texas, this story includes all the illustrious moments, players, teams and coaches, fans and stats that collectively make Alabama a proven winner, time after time.

This revised and updated National Championship Edition contains two new chapters to cover the dark days at the beginning of the 21st century (2001-) and the dawn of the Nick Saban era (2007-2010); a new foreword by Allen Barra; updated appendixes for all-time lettermen, game records, bowl appearances, national and SEC championships; over 60 fabulous new full-color photographs; and two new sidebars on the historic Heisman Trophy win by Mark Ingram and Jeremiah Castille's view of Alabama's championship tradition.

 
Game of My Life: Alabama Crimson Tide Memorable Stories from Alabama Football
Game of My Life: Alabama Crimson Tide Memorable Stories from Alabama Football
by Tommy Hicks
Hardcover from Sports Publishing LLC
ISBN: 1596700432

To borrow the slogan offered over the Bryant-Denny Stadium public address system before the start of every Alabama home game, "This is Alabama football." Ask a fan to talk about his favorite game and heÂ'll probably answer, "Which season?" Ask another to describe his favorite Crimson Tide play, and he may also respond the same way. And if asking an Alabama fan to recall his favorite player, donÂ't be surprised if you are asked to be more specific: "Which year? Which game? Which position?" Such is the tradition and legacy of the program.

The tradition connects former coaches and players to the current team, and fans from the programÂ's early days to those of today. Written by Tommy Hicks, who has worked for five newspapers in the state of Alabama over a 30-year span, Game of My Life: Alabama offers a view from field level and in the huddle as 30 Alabama players share the experiences and emotions of the favorite games of their careers.

From Harry Gilmer and his excellent play in the 1946 Rose Bowl to Brodie Croyle leading Alabama to an impressive win over Florida in the 2005 season, Alabama has had more than its share of great moments, great games, and great players. Game of My Life: Alabama focuses on 30 of those moments, 30 of those games, 30 of those players. YouÂ'll discover the simple advice and prediction head coach Paul "Bear" Bryant gave his team before the 1967 Auburn game won by quarterback Ken StablerÂ's famous "run in the mud." YouÂ'll also be given an insiderÂ's view of a favorite game for Ken Stabler, Mike Shula, Brodie Croyle, Lee Roy Jordan, Cornelius Bennett, Billy Neighbors, Woodrow Lowe, Joey Jones, Bobby Humphrey, and many others.

Game of My Life: Alabama highlights some of the games and moments that have added to the tradition of Alabama football.

 
The Crimson Tide: An Illustrated History of Football at The University of Alabama
The Crimson Tide: An Illustrated History of Football at The University of Alabama
by Mr. Winston Groom
Hardcover from University Alabama Press
ISBN: 0817310517
 Groom provides a lively and lavishly illustrated history of the team that has dominated college football in the South and has been ranked consistently among the best in the nation.Celebrated author and diehard Bama fan Winston Groom covers the illustrious history of football at The University of Alabama from 1892, when William G. Little introduced the game, to the dramatic 1999-2000 season during which the Crimson Tide made a miraculous turnaround to reclaim its place at the top of national polls.The book's nearly 300 historic and contemporary photographs of coaches, games, players, cheerleaders, fans, artifacts, commemorative items, and vintage game programs immerse the reader in the Alabama football experience. The text and photos capture all of the team's triumphs: Alabama's 1922 defeat of the University of Pennsylvania (a victory that put Alabama on the national football map), the Tide's celebrated upset win over the University of Washington in the 1926 Rose Bowl, the legendary years under Coach Paul W. "Bear" Bryant, the twelve national championships, the heart-stopping victories over the big rivals, and, of course, highlights from the remarkable and record-breaking final season of the 20th century.Keith Jackson of ABC Sports has written a foreword for the book, which also features short essays from author and former UA student newspaper sports editor Gay Talese, former UA quarterback Scott Hunter, actress and former UA cheerleader Sela Ward, the late southern writer Willie Morris, Alabama native and New York Times editorial page editor Howell Raines, long-time Birmingham News sportswriter Clyde Bolton, and UA English professor Philip Beidler.Every Bama football fan--and every other fan who thinks he or she knows something about the sport--should own a copy of this definitive history of the Crimson Tide.
 
Alabama Canoe Rides and Float Trips : A Detailed Guide to the Cahaba and 25 Other Creeks and Rivers of Alabama Plus Put-Ins, Take-Outs, and General I
by John H. Foshee
(Paperback - January 1987)
 
Alabama Trails
Alabama Trails
by Patricia Stenger Sharpe
Paperback from Univ. of Alabama Press
1993
 
The Barefoot Fisherman's Guide to the Emerald Coast: From Gulf Shore, Alabama, to Apalachicola, Florida
by Gregory Dew
Listed under Fishing Alabama

The Crimson Tide: An Illustrated History of Football at the University of Alabama
by Winston Groom
Hardcover from Univ. of Alabama Press

Cruising Guide to the Northern Gulf Coast: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana
by Claiborne S. Young
Paperback from Pelican Pub Co

 

Dixie's Football Pride
Dixie's Football Pride
by Athlon Sports
Book Description: True Crimson Tide fans can tell you where they were when championships were won, heartbreakers were lost, records were broken, and heroes were made. Dixieâ€ôs Football Pride is a gift book for true University of Alabama fans, celebrating the history, the pageantry, and the drama of Alabama Football in both print and on an audio CD that Crimson Tide fans will listen to over and over.

Dixieâ€ôs Football Pride is a tribute to a football program that has received national acclaim and a loyalty within its region that few schools achieve.
Hardcover from Rutledge Hill Press

 
1990s Alabama Flashback: The Stallings Era
by Matt Zeigler
Paperback from iUniverse.com

A War in Dixie : Alabama v. Auburn
by Ivan Maisel, Kelly Whiteside
Paperback from Perennial

Remembering Bear
by Alabama News Staff Birmingham
Hardcover from News Books Intl
1983
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Foghorn Outdoors: Alabama & Georgia Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 380 Campgrounds
by Marilyn Windle, Bob Race
Paperback from Avalon Travel Publishing

The Journal of Biddy Owens: The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948 (My Name is America)
by Walter Dean Myers
Hardcover from Scholastic

Crimson Slide: Why Alabama Football Fell and How It Can Climb Back to the Top
by Mike Flax
Paperback from Court Street Press

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Greatest Moments in Alabama Crimson Tide Football History
by Tuscaloosa News Sports Staff
Hardcover from Epic Sports

Paddling Alabama
by Joe Cuhaj, Curt Burdick
Paperback from Falcon

Roll Tide: The Alabama Crimson Tide Story (College Football Today)
by Terry Davis
Paperback from Creative Education

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Tales from Alabama Football, 1978-79: A Time of Champions
by Steve Townsend, Steven Townsend
Hardcover from Sports Publishing, Inc.

Turnaround: Bear Bryant's 1st Year at Alabama
by Tom Stoddard
Hardcover from Black Belt Press

Hike America Alabama : An Atlas of Alabama's Greateast Hiking Adventures
by Joe Cuhaj
Paperback from Globe Pequot Pr

A War in Dixie : Alabama v. Auburn
by Ivan Maisel, Kelly Whiteside
Paperback from Perennial

Foghorn Outdoors: Alabama & Georgia Camping: The Complete Guide to More Than 380 Campgrounds
by Marilyn Windle, Bob Race
Paperback from Avalon Travel Publishing

The Journal of Biddy Owens: The Negro Leagues, Birmingham, Alabama, 1948 (My Name is America)
by Walter Dean Myers
Hardcover from Scholastic

Legacy of the Swamp Rat: Tennessee Quarterbacks Who Just Said No to Alabama
by Chris Cawood
Hardcover from Magnolia Hill Press
1994

Roll Tide: The Alabama Crimson Tide Story (College Football Today)
by Terry Davis
Paperback from Creative Education

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