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5 Greatest Moments In Alabama Crimson Tide Football History

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#5. The 2009 National Championship

Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram and Trent Richardson each score two touchdowns, and Alabama fends off a late Texas rally to win the BCS national title with a 37-21 triumph. The Tide knocked Longhorns QB Colt McCoy out of the game in the first quarter and stifled the high-powered UT attack from there.

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#4. The 1985 Iron Bowl

Van Tiffin nails a 52-yard field goal as time expires to give Alabama a 25-23 win over Auburn in the Iron Bowl. Tiffin had missed a 52-yarder earlier in the game but capped a wild drive that included a huge fourth-down conversion.

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#3. Dixie Howell

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Dixie Howell runs for 111 yards and throws for 160 (9-of-13 passing) and two touchdowns to legendary receiver Don Hutson, giving Alabama a 29-13 win over Stanford and a national crown. Coach Frank Thomas brought his Dixie Aerial Circus to Pasadena and proved to the nation how good Southern football could be.

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#2. Bama Silences Miami's Trash Talking

George Teague scores on a 31-yard interception return, and ‘Bama rushes for 267 yards to smack heavily-favored Miami, 34-13, in the Sugar Bowl to win the national championship. Prior to the game, Miami receiver Lamar Thomas had trash-talked about how SEC football was overrated. 

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#1. The Penn State Goal Line Stand

Barry Krauss stuffs Penn State’s Mike Guman on fourth-and-goal from the one-yard line to preserve Alabama’s 14-7 lead in the Sugar Bowl. Krauss’ play capped a dramatic goal-line stand. The Tide holds its advantage and wins the national title.

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