The Alabama Crimson Tide will play for a chance to win the school’s 16th National Championship, so why not rank the previous 15 titles in school history?
The Alabama Crimson Tide claim 15 national championship in school history. From the Wallace Wade in the 1920s to the Paul “Bear” Bryant teams in the 1960s and 1970s to the Nick Saban teams of the last decade, few if any programs can match the sustained success of the Crimson Tide football program.
Alabama will play for the 2015 National Championship when the No. 2 Tide face the No. 1 Clemson Tigers in Glendale, Arizona at The University of Phoenix Stadium on Monday night. Alabama enters this bout for a national championship as a 6.5-point favorite over Clemson.
On paper, the two most physically gifted teams in the Power 5 thankfully will get an opportunity to meet in the Arizona desert. While Clemson will battle for its second national title in school history, the other being in 1981, the Tide look to win their fourth in the Nick Saban era and their first in three seasons.
Leading up to the second annual College Football Playoff National Championship Game, let’s take a glance at the other championship teams throughout Alabama’s rich football history. Here are the 15 national championships of the Crimson Tide ranked from 15th to first.
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