Tag Archives: Alabama Crimson Tide football

Real Southern Rules: Playing Hurt

Southern men are notorious for playing hurt. What’s a half sawn-off thumb, a dangling ear or a broken leg to keep a man from doing what he needs to do?

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Uncommon Decency and the Southern Man

When you create, you expect critics. And in the wide open world of the internet, with its promise of faceless anonymity, the critics are harsher than ever. We knew that full well before starting this site.

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One Southern Man’s View: Why I’m a Bama Fan

In a re-match of the hyperbolically named “Game of the Century” from early November, Alabama and LSU, with their good-enough offenses, will attempt to find the end zone against the best two defenses in the land. Despite the unrelenting hype for this game, this Alabama alumnus has found it difficult to get excited about the game.

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Bourbon, Swamp Juices, and Coach Nick Saban in the Southern Sweets Showdown

Thanks to holidays, family commitments and this little thing we like to call “paying the bills,” this Southern Sweets Showdown is taking a while to get through just the first round. From here on out, in the interest of expediency, we’re going to have to keep it short.

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Be a Real Southern Man #13 – Deploy Your Tailgate

Welcome to your virtual manual for becoming a Real Southern Man.

Today’s how-to tip is ideally suited to this time of year. And by this time of year, I of course mean football season.

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Twanglish Lesson: Mama

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to master the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English, it’s Twanglish.

In the scholarly study of Twanglish, one will sometimes encounter words which appear to be no different than the corresponding words in English.

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Twanglish Lesson: Squar’ Up

Twanglish Lessons is your bi-weekly guide to mastering the finer points of the Official Language of the South. Remember, it’s not English; it’s Twanglish.

Today’s Twanglish Lesson was a bit of a revelation tot his Real Southern Man when I first heard it.

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RSM Profile: William “Champ” Pickens

Ask any casual football fan who is responsible for the tradition of championships at the University of Alabama, and few would utter the name of William “Champ” Pickens.

We think they should, and today’s RSM Profile explains why…

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