Since 1892, the spirits of a lot of Alabamians have risen and have fallen based on what happens down in Tuscaloosa.
One hundred and twenty-one years of ups and downs ridden by half a state and watched just as closely by the other half. Victory. Defeat. Off seasons that can't end too quick. Folks wishing away summer for fall. To see how they'll do this year. Well, they've had sixteen good years so far. And if they keep it up, it won't take a century to get the next sixteen.