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A rolling tide, a cresting wave: Bryant-Denny will never be the same

A rolling tide, a cresting wave: Bryant-Denny will never be the same

Sometime close to the moment I snapped this picture a thought occurred to me. There will never be this many people at an Iron Bowl again.

Next year’s game is in Auburn, where the stadium capacity is around 87,000. By the time it returns to Tuscaloosa, Bryant-Denny will be in the middle of a renovation that will add more bells and whistles and expensive hangouts for those with the cash and inclination to enjoy such.

Despite the fact that I was born in good ‘ole Alexander City, Alabama, I grew up surrounded with Florida Gators fans because I was raised right down the road from the Swamp in Orlando. Of course, if I claimed my home state SEC school to cheer for it’d have to be Florida, but you see, […]

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