Alabama welcomed the Florida Atlantic Owls to Bryant-Denny stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for the first time in this game. The Crimson Tide came into this contest riding high on the momentum of their 3-0 start to the 2012 season. Alabama's strength proved to be too much to for the Owls to handle as Alabama went on to an easy 40-7 victory, narrowly missing the shutout.
A Crimson Tide home game means a day of football and delicious dining but being new in Tuscaloosa can make the food choices a little daunting. Now that I have one full day of tailgating under my belt, I've been looking for the best places to eat in T-town on game day. I tweeted and talked to Tuscaloosa natives, UA students and Tide fans about where they choose to eat before kickoff.
The Alabama Crimson Tide took in their first home game of the 2012 season by taking on the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron lit up the skies with an aerial assault throwing for 4 touchdowns and more than 200 yards. The Alabama defense also recovered 3 Western Kentucky fumbles and 1 interception. Final Score: 35 – 0.
Tickets remain available for Alabama's home opener Saturday against Western Kentucky and its Nov. 17 game against Western Carolina, the university announced today. The tickets are available in unlimited quantities for $55 apiece. These tickets were made available because they haven't been utilized by the respective visiting teams, according to a university release.
The University of Alabama announces the public sale of 2012 Alabama football home game tickets. Tickets will be available for Western Kentucky, Florida Atlantic and Western Carolina, beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 1, at 8 a.m.
Alabama's annual A-Day game is the spring scrimmage showcasing the returning veterans and the new arrivals. Alabama is coming off of another BCS National Championship winning season and looking to not repeat the let down following their previous BCS Championship in 2010. The offense has a lot of new faces as well as veteran leadership in key positions on the line and under center. This team has a lot of potential and needs to live up to that potential in 2012 to stay on top of the SEC and remain the nations best football team.