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My greatest honor: Becoming a Bama captain

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Mike Dean started on defense and returned kick for the Tide in the late 1960s. Here he remembers what it meant to be named a Bama captain.

Former Sylacauga coach Tom Calvin looks back on his Bama, Steelers days

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You may know Tom Calvin's name as one of Alabama's leading high school coaches from the 1950s through the 1980s. But he was a pretty good fullback for Red Drew.

Randy Edwards: Remembering a great goal-line stand

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Randy Edwards was a very solid defensive lineman for the Tide in the early 1980s. Here he talks about one of the greatest defensive stands in Bama history.

Hating Richmond Flowers and Tennessee

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Bob Childs was an underrated LB for the Crimson Tide teams of the mid- and late-1960s. He also had a personal rivalry with former high school teammate Richmond Flowers, Jr., who became a star at Tennessee. Here, Bob shares a powerful memory from a 1965 Bama-UT game.

This will fire you up: Iron Bowl trash talk, 1953 style

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Former Bama player Harry Lee puts you at the line of scrimmage in the final moments of the 1953 Iron Bowl, as Bama needed to drive for a game-winning FG.

Remembering the late Jim Goostree

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Goostree was Alabama's trainer for the entire Bryant era, and later became assistant athletic director. He passed away several years ago, but lives on in this week's Time Capsule podcast on Crimson Replay...sharing some great stories about Coach Bryant.

Wayne Davis: Very underrated linebacker

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Crimson Replay's Player of the Week worked alongside Cornelius Bennett, and was often overlooked, but he was a great competitor who made a ton of stops.

Lee Roy Jordan talks about Coach Bryant's early days, 1961 national championship

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This week's episode of Crimson Replay's Time Capsule podcast features the great linebacker from Excel, Alabama.

Rory Turner talks about "waxing the dude"

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For those old enough to remember how sweet the 1984 Iron Bowl proved to be, this will bring a smile.

Shaun Alexander: Remembering my five-TD game

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A fun memory from one of the best runners, and classiest guys, ever to wear a crimson jersey.

Tom Calvin: Tide Pride, 1940s style

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Second part of three-part series on Tom Calvin, who led the Tide in rushing in '49 and later played for the Steelers before becoming one of Alabama's best high school coaches.

Gene Stallings talks about 1992 title

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Remembering the first championship of the post-Bryant era.

Walter Lewis: What Bama tradition means to me

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Crimson Replay's Player of the Week had a record-setting career while becoming Coach Bryant's last QB and Coach Perkins' first.

Walter Lewis: What Bama tradition means to me

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Crimson Replay's Player of the Week had a record-setting career while becoming Coach Bryant's last QB and Coach Perkins' first.

Ricky Tucker: From goat to hero in three snaps

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Great memory from 1977 Georgia game from Ricky Tucker, who played free safety on some of the best Tide defenses of all time.

Ozzie Newsome: Coach Bryant's "trained eyes" and other powerful insights

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Latest episode of Crimson Replay's Time Capsule podcast focuses on The Wizard of Oz, one of the great Bama stars of all time...

The Bear's Last Road Trip---with Logan Young

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The latest episode of Crimson Relay's Time Capsule podcast features excerpts from a 1995 interview with the controversial Young, who once was one of Coach Bryant's closest friends. Among other things, Young talks about taking one final trip to California, just days before Bryant died.

Britton Cooper: Cornelius Bennett's telling moment

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Looking back on a defining moment from the 1986 Sun Bowl...

Darwin Holt talks about Nico Johnson

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Holt was a ferocious warrior for the Tide in the early '60s. He offers his thoughts on the latest linebacker to follow in his Footsteps.

Murray Legg: How I made Barry Krauss a star

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Murray was a very good defensive back for the Crimson Tide in the late 1970s, and on the latest episode of Crimson Replay's Time Capsule podcast, he talks about the legendary Goal-Line Stand against Penn State, including Don McNeal's amazing play...which bailed him out and saved the national title.

Warren Lyles: Learning to keep my mouth shut

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Great memory from Lyles, a dominating defensive lineman for the Tide from 1978-81...and Crimson Replay's Player of the Week.

Marriage, Bama Style

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In the old days, Bama players needed permission from the boss to get married. Many refused to go see him and ask the question, preferring to disappoint their girlfriends than engender Coach Bryant's wrath. Listen in on Crimson Replay's Time Capsule podcast as Jimmy Fuller, who played on the line for the Tide in the mid-1960s, shares the ordeal he went through to get Coach Bryant's blessing.

Coach Bryant: "Where the hell is Bobby Johns"

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Amusing memory of two interceptions in 1966 from Bobby Johns, one of Bama's greatest defensive backs.

Ten powerful stats "every Bama fan should know"

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Crimson Replay's latest Keeping Score list features ten remarkable numbers from Bama's past.

What I learned on the 1-yardline at the Orange Bowl

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Gaylon McCollough, Joe Namath's center, talks about the enduring lesson of Namath's failed sneak against Texas in the 1965 Orange Bowl.

Cornelius Bennett: Remembering my first tackle

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A favorite memory from Biscuit, circa 1983...

Eight-minute history lesson: Bama's pivotal switch to the wishbone

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Few decisions in Alabama history loom larger than Coach Bryant's gutsy move in the summer of 1971 to abandon the drop-back passing game and install the wishbone. Direct from Crimson Replay's archives, hear Coach Bryant, USC's John McKay, Texas' Darrell Royal and Mal Moore talk about this crucial event, which sparked the winningest decade in SEC history.

Snake talks about Coach Bryant

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Latest episode of Crimson Replay's Time Capsule podcast.

Great Tennessee story from Benny Perrin

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Crimson Replay's current Player of the Week takes you inside the lockerroom prior to the 1980 game, with history at hand...

Darwin Holt talks about Nico Johnson

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One of the leaders of the stingy 1961 Tide defense analyzes the latest man to follow in his Footsteps.

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