Courtesy of Alabama Athletics
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. â€“ The Alabama football team commemorated its 13th national championship with a celebration at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Head Football Coach Nick Saban led the Crimson Tide on to the field, where the team was greeted by the cheers of an estimated 38,000 fans on the UA campus.
Alabama won the schoolâ€™s 13th national title with a 37-21 win over No. 2 Texas in the 2010 Citi BCS National Championship Game on Thursday, Jan. 7. Sophomore running back and 2009 Heisman Trophy winner Mark Ingram was the offensive MVP, while sophomore defensive end Marcell Dareus was named the gameâ€™s defensive MVP.
The entire Alabama team was recognized for its accomplishments on Saturday with the national championship trophies, the SEC Championship trophy, the Heisman Trophy and the Butkus Award all on display.
UA President Dr. Robert Witt, Director of Athletics Mal Moore and Coach Saban addressed the crowd, along with Ingram and the permanent captains - Javier Arenas, Mike Johnson and Rolando McClain.