Crimson Tide heads to Miami for BCS title game - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Crimson Tide heads to Miami for BCS title game

One of the planes that took the Crimson Tide from Tuscaloosa to Miami, Fla. where they'll compete in the BCS national championship game. Source: Neal Posey One of the planes that took the Crimson Tide from Tuscaloosa to Miami, Fla. where they'll compete in the BCS national championship game. Source: Neal Posey
  • AlabamaMore>>

  • Hurts struggles, Crimson beats White 24-12 in Alabama spring football game

    Hurts struggles, Crimson beats White 24-12 in Alabama spring football game

    Saturday, April 21 2018 7:26 PM EDT2018-04-21 23:26:13 GMT
    (Source: Christina Chambers/Twitter)(Source: Christina Chambers/Twitter)

    The Crimson team outlasted the White team 24-12 in Alabama's 2018 A-Day game. The Crimson team scored three touchdowns, coming on a 1-yard run by Brian Robinson, a 65-yard pass from Mac Brown to Chadarius Townsend and a 46-yard pass from Jones to Xavian Marks. All of the White team's points came from field goals by Joseph  All eyes were on Jalen Hurts, who is in a tight battle for starting quarterback. With fellow QB Tua Tagovailoa out due to injury, Hurts had an opportunity to...

    More >>

    The Crimson team outlasted the White team 24-12 in Alabama's 2018 A-Day game. The Crimson team scored three touchdowns, coming on a 1-yard run by Brian Robinson, a 65-yard pass from Mac Brown to Chadarius Townsend and a 46-yard pass from Jones to Xavian Marks. All of the White team's points came from field goals by Joseph  All eyes were on Jalen Hurts, who is in a tight battle for starting quarterback. With fellow QB Tua Tagovailoa out due to injury, Hurts had an opportunity to...

    More >>
  • Alabama forward Braxton Key says he will transfer

    Alabama forward Braxton Key says he will transfer

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-04-20 18:35:26 GMT
    (Source: University of Alabama Athletics)(Source: University of Alabama Athletics)

    Alabama sophomore forward Braxton Key is leaving the team and plans to transfer.

    More >>

    Alabama sophomore forward Braxton Key is leaving the team and plans to transfer.

    More >>
  • WATCH: Nick Saban Press Conference

    WATCH: Nick Saban Press Conference

    Source: WBRC videoSource: WBRC video
    Source: WBRC videoSource: WBRC video

    Nick Saban meets with the media after practice for the Crimson Tide wraps up. Watch the Alabama football coach speak live here.

    More >>

    Nick Saban meets with the media after practice for the Crimson Tide wraps up. Watch the Alabama football coach speak live here.

    More >>
TUSCALOOSA, AL (WBRC) -

Alabama playing for the national championship never gets old. That goes for the team and certainly the fans.

Fans cheered on the Crimson Tide today as the football team left campus and Tuscaloosa's airport, bound for Miami and the BCS title game.

Players started boarding busses at Coleman Coliseum just before 1 p.m. Wednesday, sporting charcoal gray jogging suits and many with serious looks on their faces. They may be going to South Beach, but this is a business trip.

Fans Julie and Ethan Wilson were the only ones watching them leave on campus. Ethan likes running backs Eddie Lacey and TJ Yeldon and wanted to see them up closes

"It's just great and exciting to watch them leave and cheer for them and just give them our support," Julie Wilson said.

The Wilsons will be catching a plane Saturday to go to Miami themselves for the big game.

Plenty more fans saw the team off at the Tuscaloosa airport.

They watched from a second story balcony as the team boarded three planes for Miami, Fla. and possibly, a third national championship in four years.

Alabama will face Notre Dame in the BCS title game on Monday, January 7.

Copyright 2012 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly