It is one of the most storied and successful college football programs ever. Test your Alabama Crimson Tide knowledge by taking this quiz.
With 16 national titles, Alabama has won more championships than any other major college football team. One coach -- Bear Bryant -- won six titles during his career.
Bryant was coach at Maryland, Kentucky and Texas A&M before heading to Alabama. He coached the Crimson Tide for 25 years.
Saban was hired in 2007 with very high expectations -- expectations he has already exceeded many times over.
Big Al is the name for the costumed elephant that roams the sidelines on game day. Coach Bear Bryant never liked the elephant being his team's mascot.
The team first took the field in 1892. That year, Alabama went 2-2.
Saban's first year was rocky -- he won seven games and lost six. Things got better right away -- from 2008 to 2015, his team lost only 12 games.
Auburn University is Alabama's in-state rival. The game has its own nickname -- "The Iron Bowl."
Alabama couldn't keep up in the first Iron Bowl, held in 1893. Auburn won, 32-22.
More than 101,000 people stuff themselves into Bryant-Denny Stadium on game day. It is one of the biggest stadiums in college sports.
SEC fans are crazy about football, and they make huge stadiums for their teams. Alabama's stadium is only fourth-largest in the conference.
Wade Wallace was the first coach to win a national title. He won three national titles in only five years.
The Crimson Tide took home their first title in 1925 … followed by a second the very next year. Wade Wallace was the coach of those teams.
Stallings put together a perfect 13-0 season in 1992. Alabama beat Miami in the Sugar Bowl to win the title.
Bryant coached two perfect seasons, in 1979 and 1961 -- his 1964 team, however, lost a game (but still won the title).
The team has started 10-0 19 times in its history, and it has gone undefeated in 10 seasons.
Alabama tied Stanford 7-7. It was the last time the Rose Bowl ended in a tie.
Henry won the Heisman in 2015, a season in which he scored a nearly unbelievable 31 touchdowns. He ran for 2,219 yards.
Henry ran wild against Clemson, with 158 yards rushing and three touchdowns.
The Sugar Bowl was sweet to Bryant's teams. He won three titles at this bowl game. He also lost the 1973 Sugar Bowl but still won the national championship.
Nine times, the Crimson Tide simply ran the tables, winning every game on their calendar.
"The Fail Room" is actually named after a donor and alumnus named James Fail, who thought it was a great way to put his name to use.
Alabama has 29 conference championships under its belt, and with the way Nick Saban's teams perform, they'll likely have more very soon.
Because Alabama coach Nick Saban had once coached at LSU, TV announcers took to calling the LSU-Alabama game the "Saban Bowl." LSU won.
In spite of decades of consistent winning, somehow Alabama players were always overlooked for the Heisman. Running back Mark Ingram finally won the award in 2009.
McCarron won more games (36) than any other Alabama QB. He also won two national championships.
Both Arkansas and Michigan St. lost, leaving the door wide open for the winner of the Alabama-Nebraska Orange Bowl to claim the title. Alabama won, 39-28.
The teams first met in 1968 and as of 2016 have played five times, with Alabama winning three.
There have been 28 head coaches. Twelves of those coaches have led the team to postseason bowl games.
Neither team could get the upper hand in 1901 -- the game was a 6-6 tie.
It had been 17 years, or 1992, since the Crimson Tide won the national title. The Saban-led Tide won again in 2011, 2012 and 2015.