PHOTOS: ESPN's Alabama Helmets Closely Tracking All-Time Tide Titles

How many national championships have the Alabama Crimson Tide won? Their fans will be more than happy to recite a number for you if you ask them. Or they could just show you.

Those paying close attention to ESPN's studio setup noticed a No. 13 Alabama helmet in the College GameDay pregame setup, but a No. 14 one in the postgame arrangement. The followers of the Bear are a numerative people.

Here's the before and after:

So, yeah, that means some Bama staffer was in charge of delivering the No. 14 helmet to the set in the event of a victory. Easily the most Alabama thing of this hour.

SI.com: LSU-Alabama box score

For more on the 2012 BCS National Championship Game, visit LSU blog And the Valley Shook, Alabama blog Roll Bama Roll and SEC blog Team Speed Kills.

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