And then they sang that great eucharistic hymn, Roll Tide!
If you ever thought some Alabama bubbas esteem the Crimson Tide more than the blood of Christ . . . , well, you’re right.
As Sports Illustrated also reported as their weekly “Sign of the Apocalypse”:
Alabama football coach Mike Shula had to switch churches after being hounded by autograph seekers, including one who was waiting at the end of the communion line with a football.