To say that the Alabama Crimson Tide football team has had a successful history would be an understatement. The Crimson Tide have played in over 60 bowl games, winning 34 times, both of which are the most in college football history. With 8 victories on 14 trips to the Sugar Bowl, Alabama also holds the record for the most appearances and most victories in one of the highest prestige bowl games in the country. Alabama has become such a stalwart in making bowl games, that on the ultra-rare occasion that the team does not qualify for a bowl, it makes national headlines. The success of the Bama football team over the years has created expectations that are unmatched by any other program in the country. The Crimson Tide aren't expected to just make a bowl game, they are expected to make it to the National Championship.
In 2009, the Crimson Tide defeated Texas to win their first national championship since 1992, in one of the most highly anticipated games of the BCS era. The game was played in front of 94,906 fans at the Rose Bowl in California, one of the highest attendance marks for any college football game played in the historic stadium. Alabama returned to the national championship game in 2011, defeating SEC nemesis LSU 21-0 at the Sugar Bowl in Louisiana. The victory was the first shutout in a national championship game since 1992. Bama wasted no time returning to the country's biggest game, blowing out Notre Dame 42-14 in the 2012 national championship game played at the Orange Bowl. With 3 national championships in 4 years, Alabama supplanted itself as the most successful team of the BCS era.
Few programs can match the unending passion that Alabama fans have for their Crimson Tide football team. No matter if the bowl game is close by in the Sugar or Orange Bowls, or as far west as the Rose Bowl, if Bama is in the game, the stands will be filled with plenty Crimson and White. Expect the Bama side of the stands to be sold out, and Roll Tide to be plentiful. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Alabama Crimson Tide Bowl Game tickets.
Alabama Crimson Tide Recent Bowl Game History
In 2015, Alabama Crimson Tide returned to the Cotton Bowl winning against Michigan State Spartans. Alabama dominated Michigan, winning 38-0. In this 2015 season, the Cotton Bowl took the stage, for the first time ever, as a semifinals game for the college football playoffs. Bama's win over the Spartans put them in the CFP 2015 Championship game, which led to their National Championship title.