I think Bama claims 1973 as a NC

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    they claim every thing under the sun.

    That year - they were #1 in the UPI - whose final bowls were before the bowl games.

    Then they lost to Notre Dame in the Sugar Bowl - and ND is generally recognized as the 1973 National Champions.

    But I still think Bama claims the UPI final poll as a NC.

    In 1978 - they lost to USC - but got a split NC.

    In 1964 - they backed into a NC - after ND got screwed at USC - and Arkansas lost.

    And in 1965 - When UCLA and the gutty little Bruins upset heavily favored #1 Michigan St 14-12 in theRose Bowl.

    You get the picture...........................

    ND go tthe MacAurther award in 1964 - but they never claimed it as a NC.

    Should have contested the BS in 1993.

    They only claim slam-dunks 1966, 1973, 1977, 1988 -which they will do after they beat Bama on Jan 7.
     
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    Here's the best one:

    After losing to USC 55-24 in 1974:

    after having a 24-0 lead

    ND came off the matt to beat undefeated #1 Bama in the Orange Bowl.

    lesser teams would not have been able to recover from the USC game
     
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    You have a real thing for history, don't you?

    Oh, and despite the loss to ND in the bowl game, UPI still lists Alabama as the national champions for 1973.
     
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    be proud
     
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    I am very proud to be a Crimson Tide fan. I don't worry about counting championships back to the 1890s. In fact, other than as historical trivia, I don't look back more than a few years.

    I know what has happened at the UA since Saban took over. I am proud of where we are now.

    If you want to discuss being proud, you might want to read this article:
    Why I won’t be cheering for old Notre Dame
     
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    Why the fuck did you have to bring that game up?

    BTW, the score at halftime was 24-6.

    Fuck Anthony Davis!
     
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    This is what everybody hoped for - ND vs Bama

    May the best team win.
     

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