Paul Bryant wins his 313th game, tying him with Pop Warner for second on the all-time list for major college wins. The victory certainly did not come easily as the Crimson Tide edges Miss. State 13-10 in one of the hardest hitting games ever played in Tuscaloosa. The hitting was so vicious today that 17 fumbles were caused. Alabama lost seven fumbles and State four. However, it is safety Tommy Wilcox's interception in the end zone of a John Bond pass that preserves the win for Alabama. A 28-yard field goal by Terry Sanders, subbing for Peter Kim who was flattened by a Bulldog defender on a first half three-point try, proves to be the game winner
Bryant Museum Opens Tornado Exhibit
27, 2011 Tuscaloosa was hit by a tornado with a rating of at least EF4. The tornado
left a large path of complete destruction. Along with the structural damage
were countless injuries, loss of life and many left homeless. However, it
was immediately followed by countless acts of heroism and charity that continue
to this day.
to tell the story of the tornado and the response by our community. One of our
staff was directly impacted and many volunteered countless hours in the relief
effort,” said museum director Ken Gaddy. The exhibit features photos, video and
memorabilia of the areas affected the day of and days after as the community
and nation responded. The museum thanks those that reached out to our
community. The display will remain until the 2012 football season.
information on the exhibit call the museum at 205-348-9375. Find ways you can
help with the recovery efforts call the Tuscaloosa Area Volunteer
ReceptionCenter at 205-248-5045.