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The Alabama Experience: Put Up or Shut Up

0 - Published April 26, 2013 by in College

I looked around in exasperation. How did we squander this lead? We’d led Auburn 9-5 with 7 minutes to go and had thoroughly outplayed them. Up 9-8 with only 1:14 left, all we needed to do was run out the clock. But we turned it over.

The Alabama Experience: Iron Bowl

0 - Published April 18, 2013 by in College

After 8 weeks, 3 road trips and 11 games, we’ve reached the final week of our 2013 season. That can only mean one thing: It’s Auburn Week.

The Alabama Experience: Southern Hospitality

2 - Published April 10, 2013 by in College

One of the key components to Southern culture, for those who haven’t immersed themselves in it, is Southern Hospitality. And boy, were we hospitable to the Georgia Bulldogs team last week.

The Alabama Experience: Spring Break

The Alabama Experience: Spring Break

0 - Published April 3, 2013 by in College

Jake Springer is back with the Spring Break edition of The Alabama Experience.

The Alabama Experience: Midseason Awards

2 - Published March 21, 2013 by in College

In previous editions of this blog, I’ve opined my hatred for schools, chirped about past victories, and provoked opponents (both intentionally and unintentionally). Now, a week after Georgia Tech emailed “Humble Pie” to their entire team, used it as motivation, and decidedly beat the tar out of us, I’m going to be a bit more docile.

The Alabama Experience: Humble Pie

1 - Published March 14, 2013 by in College

“You can learn a line from a win and a book from defeat.” I love pie, but lately I’ve had a few too many slices of Humble Pie.

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The Alabama Experience: Battle of the Backups

0 - Published March 6, 2013 by in College

There are a lot of philosophies out there for how to approach an opponent. A lot of times, I try to hate the team I’m playing against. Dehumanize them. Make them “the enemy.” It’s a war mentality that keeps me focused. But it doesn’t work in every situation. Sometimes, the cliché holds true: keep your friends close and your enemies closer.

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The Alabama Experience: Hate

4 - Published February 27, 2013 by in College

From a young age, I was taught not to hate. “Hate is a too strong of a word.” But as I’ve grown older, it’s inevitably happened. I’ve learned to hate things.

The Alabama Experience - Business Trip

The Alabama Experience: Business Trip

0 - Published February 20, 2013 by in College

A Business Trip without a phenomenal breakfast is simply a road trip. That’s not what I had in mind when I scheduled us to play LSU in the All-State Sugar Bowl Classic. I had a Business Trip in mind.

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The Alabama Experience: Sudden Change

1 - Published February 12, 2013 by in College

Please welcome Senior goalie and captain, Jake Springer of the Alabama Lacrosse team. He will be shedding some light on all things Tide Lacrosse throughout the season. Today, we learn about ‘Sudden Change’.