Show Your Crimson Tide Pride with Your Bank Checks

By Alan Plastin

If you are trying to find a way to make your personal checks more interesting and you're a fan of the University of Alabama, then there is no better way to show your pride in your favorite team than to feature them on your bank checks. It's inexpensive, and easy to do, and you can let the whole world know what a devoted fan you are.

Located in Tuscaloosa, Alabama the University of Alabama is a public university. It was founded in'31 and is often referred to as "the Capstone" within the state. While it is a large and highly esteemed university, it's the athletic teams that generate the most interest.

The athletic teams are officially called the Crimson Tide. The university competes in the Southeastern Conference in the Western Division of the NCAA's Division I and the--,600 seat Coleman Coliseum and its 92,000 seat Bryant-Denny Stadium are its athletic facilities.

Alabama's main rivals are the University of Tennessee and Auburn University. The annual Alabama-Auburn game is even referred to as the "Iron Bowl." The nickname "Crimson Tide" actually started during the Iron Bowl in'07. Auburn was forced to accept a tie with Alabama after a well fought game on both teams' parts. A sportswriter referenced the team's crimson jerseys and stated that it looked like a "Crimson Tide" afterwards.

It's the football program that usually gets the most attention at the University of Alabama. Having started in'92, it is one of the country's most well-respected and unshakable football programs. The team itself has earned 21 SEC titles and 12 national championships. In their 55 bowl appearances, they have won 32 of them. In addition, they have also produced 96 All-Americans and' hall-of-famers.

Even though the men's basketball program is often overshadowed by the football program, it follows only Kentucky in SEC tournament titles, SEC basketball wins, and regular season titles. Alabama has also had 7 NCAA Sweet Sixteen appearances and has the second most NCAA tournament victories without reaching the final four.

There are several big traditions at the University of Alabama. The University of Alabama's mascot was selected as an elephant referred to as "Big Al" as the results of a campus-wide contest. On campus, a bonfire is ignited and a pep rally is held on the evening before the homecoming game and the next day a parade is given to set off the day. In addition, fans like to yell the "Rammer jammer" cheer after big victories.

If your loyalty to the Crimson Tide is unquestionable then the Alabama Number One Fan check series is the series for you. These are for the real fans take game day seriously and wouldn't mind camping out for great seats. You can also get the University of Alabama checks that include the official logo and school colors. Coordinating address labels, stickers, and check book covers can be purchased at an additional cost with both check series.

Purchasing your checks at a trusted website will not only save you up to 50% off the cost of your checks, but you might even get them sooner than you would if you had ordered them at your bank. - 31382

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