Alabama Crimson Tide football

University of Alabama Football Team

The Alabama Crimson Tide football program represents the University of Alabama in the sport of American football. The team competes in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Western Division of the Southeastern Conference (SEC). The team is currently coached by Nick Saban. The Crimson Tide is among the most storied and decorated football programs in NCAA history. Since beginning play in 1892, the program claims 17 national championships, including 12 wire-service national titles in the poll-era, and five other titles before the poll-era. From 1958 to 1982, the team was led by Hall of Fame coach Paul "Bear" Bryant, who won six national championships with the program. Despite numerous national and conference championships, it was not until 2009 that an Alabama player received a Heisman Trophy, when running back Mark Ingram became the university's first winner. In 2015, Derrick Henry became the university's second Heisman winner.

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Alabama and Notre Dame have moved ahead of the pack and are easily the top two teams in the USA TODAY Sports Re-Rank.
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Alabama football coach Nick Saban has tested positive for COVID-19 and is mildly symptomatic, so he will miss Saturday's game against Auburn.
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The College Football Playoff ranking was released Tuesday by the 13-person committee with Alabama and Notre Dame leading the Top 25 teams.
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