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University of Alabama Color 7 - #A32638
Alabama Crimson, along with white, is an official color for the University of
Alabama and its athletic teams, the Alabama Crimson Tide.
The University of Alabama's intercollegiate athletic teams are known as the
Alabama Crimson Tide (this name can be shortened to Alabama, the Crimson Tide,
or even the Tide). The nickname Crimson Tide originates from a 1907 football
game versus Auburn University in Birmingham where, after a hard-fought game in
torrential rain in which Auburn had been heavily favored to win, Alabama forced
a tie. Writing about the game, one sportswriter described the offensive line as
a "Crimson Tide", in reference to their jerseys, stained red from the wet
The University of Alabama (UA) is a public coeducational university located in
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States. Founded in 1831, it is the flagship
university of the University of Alabama System, as well the senior and the
largest in terms of enrollment among all of the universities in Alabama.