Alabama Slammer…

Alabama SabanSweet home Alabama / Where the skies are so blue / Sweet home Alabama / Where the national championship trophy is coming home / to you…

BY JOHN McALEAVEY | Following Monday night’s tremendous College Football National Championship Game between the Clemson Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, you knew I was going to work Lynyrd Skynyrd’s iconic, Sweet Home Alabama, into the mix. However, I did take a little creative license with the lyrics. This Alabama/Clemson match-up lived up to its expectations, unlike many of the other anticipated big bowl games. The teams combined to put up 85 points (Bama 45-40), and each squad’s stars shined brightly (Derrick Henry, Deshaun Watson, etc.). Yet, when the dust cleared, and the confetti finally stopped falling, there was Nick Saban on the podium hoisting another national championship trophy over his head.

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