• Alabama has won 16 national championships.
  • Until 2009, no Tide player had won the Heisman Trophy.  Tailback Mark Ingram earned Bama’s first Heisman that year. Running back Derrick Henry won the award in 2015.
  • The Crimson Tide has played in 63 bowl games, an NCAA record.
  • Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant led the Crimson Tide from 1958 to 1982. Alabama won 6 national championships during Bryant’s tenure.
  • Four former Alabama quarterbacks have won Super Bowls: Bart Starr (Green Bay, 1967-68); Joe Namath (NY Jets, 1969); Kenny Stabler (Oakland, 1976); and Jeff Rutledge (NY Giants, 1987 and Washington 1988 and 1992).  Starr and Namath won Super Bowl MVPs honors for the first three Super Bowls.
  • Joe Namath was the first QB to win a national championship in college and a Super Bowl.
  • Bama has won 25 SEC championships.
  • As of Dec. 1, 2009, Alabama has won 10 or more games in a season 36 times during the team’s history, second only to Oklahoma which has accomplished the feat 37 times.
  • With the expansion of Bryant-Denny Stadium in the summer of 2010 (101,821 seats), Alabama will have the 8th largest non racing stadium in the world.
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