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4 College Freshman

Athletics: Every student I have met is a huge UA football fan.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Roll Tide. That phrase is the best way to sum the school athletic program up. Having the finest Football program in the country is rarely forgotten.

5 College Freshman

Athletics: Alabama stays on top in all sports they play. People come from all over just to see them play.

5 College Senior

Athletics: If you go to Alabama, you most likely have an intense school pride. This flows over into our athletics with a large fan support and school spirit.

5 College Junior

Athletics: Every student at the University of Alabama has the opportunity to participate in sports......varsity championship sports (football, basketball, baseball, gymnastics, rowing, golf, cross country, softball, swimming/diving, tennis, volleyball, and track and field.) as well as, sports for students with disabilities, intramural, and club sports. The university has two recreation centers that provide additional opportunities for students to participate. All of the athletic facilities are among the best in the nation.

National championships, conference championships and individual achievements are nothing new to athletics at Alabama. Alabama has the best student involvement, fan support, and school spirit in the nation!!!! ROLL TIDE!!


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Football is almost a religion in Alabama. It's a tradition that takes over the school and even the town. Students count down the days until the fall in anticipation of the start of the football frenzy. People from all over pack into the Bryant-Denny Stadium for every home game to show their Crimson Pride. Football game days are a statewide holiday in Alabama. If you're not a football fan, don't fret. All you have to do is experience just one Bama game in the student section and you will be changed. The game is not the only fun part about football. There are parties, bar and restaurant specials, bands, and new people to meet. Game days are a tradition on this campus that will never get dull.

Football is not the only sport Bama takes pride in. The baseball, basketball, and gymnastics teams are always ranked high. If you're a fan, you won't have a problem showing your support since admission is free to students. All you have to do is to show your Action Card. Try Bama's IM sports if you're interested in playing. There are plenty to choose from, and there are teams for men, women, and both. No matter what sport you're a fan of, Bama's athletics won't let you down. If you're going to be a true fan, be prepared to yell, "Roll Tide!"

Facts & Statistics

Athletic Association
  • NAA
  • NCAA
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-A
Athletic Conferences
Football: Southeastern Conference
Basketball: Southeastern Conference
School Colors
Crimson and white
School Nickname
An elephant named Big Al
Men Playing Varsity Sports
279 - 3%
Women Playing Varsity Sports
269 - 2%
Students Receiving Athletic Financial Aid
Football: 86
Basketball: 26
Baseball: 36
Cross Country/Track: 48
Other Sports: 158
Graduation Rates of Athletic Financial Aid Recipients
Football: 45%
Basketball: 71%
Baseball: 57%
Cross Country/Track: 14%
Other Sports: 74%
Men's Varsity Sports
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Swimming and diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
Women's Varsity Sports
  • Basketball
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics
  • Rowing
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and field
  • Volleyball
Club Sports
  • Bowling
  • Climbing
  • Crew
  • Cricket
  • Cycling
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Ice Hockey
  • Kayaking
  • Lacrosse (men's and women's)
  • Paintball
  • Racquetball
  • Rugby
  • Skeet Shooting
  • Soccer (men's and women's)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis
  • Tri-athlete
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Waterskiing
  • Wheelchair basketball
  • Wrestling
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Bowling
  • Dodgeball
  • Flag Football
  • Holiday
  • Horseshoes
  • Kickball
  • Punt Pass Kick
  • Racquetball
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Volleyball
  • Wallyball
  • Wiffleball
Athletic Fields & Facilities
  • The Aquatic Center
  • Coleman Coliseum
  • Football Building
  • Hank Crisp Indoor Facility
  • The Student Recreation Center
Most Popular Sports
Football is by far the most popular sport at UA. It's not only a popular sport, but it's a tradition. All other sports take a backseat to football, but basketball and gymnastics gather a pretty big crowd, as well.
School Spirit
School spirit is all around the University of Alabama. Students are proud to say UA is their school. The colors of crimson and white are worn by many proud students and fans of Alabama. During football games or other athletic events, you can walk up to a complete stranger that has an Alabama shirt or hat on and say "Roll Tide," and instantly you will get one back. During football season, school spirit is even surrounded by the town. Football is almost like a holiday here, and the students look forward to it all year. Sit in the student section during one football game, and the school spirit will make you an instant Bama fan. Roll Tide!
Getting Tickets
Getting student tickets for UA athletic events is probably the easiest thing to do on this campus. Students can simply get into any event by showing their Action Card, except for football games. Getting football tickets consists of a little more work, but not much. All students have to do is sign up for football tickets online ( The student package consists of one ticket for every home football game, and the package costs $35. This is a great deal since these tickets are usually sold around campus at extremely higher prices.
Best Place to Take a Walk
The Quad, the Rec

Student Polls

How popular are varsity sports on campus?    Based on 398 responses

  • 67% Almost everything on campus revolves around them.
  • 32% Varsity sports are a big part of campus life.
  • 1% Varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.
  • 0% No one pays attention to varsity sports.

How popular are intramurals and club sports?    Based on 397 responses

  • 11% They are just as popular as varsity sports (or even more so).
  • 64% They are overshadowed by varsity sports, but still a big part of campus life.
  • 24% Some people participate in them, but they aren't a big part of campus life.
  • 1% Almost no one participates in them.

How would you describe the athletic facilities?    Based on 397 responses

  • 76% The athletic facilities are some of the best in the country.
  • 22% Sports are important, and the quality of facilities shows that-for both athletes and non-athletes.
  • 2% The athletic facilities are good for athletes, but only mediocre for the average students.
  • 0% The athletic facilities are relatively subpar for the demands.



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