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Alabama Sold Its Shattered BCS Crystal Football For $105,000 At Auction

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Alabama’s crystal football — the one from the 2011 season when they stuck it to LSU in the title game — was shattered when the father of long snapper Carson Tinker knocked it off its stand into a thousand pieces. The value of the trophy was $30,000.

“It’s cool, this thing is insured. We’ll just get another one. For the hell of it, though, let’s see if someone will buy the broken one.”

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So they did. And it sold. It sold at the UA Celebrity Golf Tournament for three and a half times what an intact BCS crystal football is valued at.

Bama fans, they’re real pieces of work.

[via Yahoo! Sports]

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Dillon Cheverere

Dillon Cheverere (@DCheverere) is the Vice President of Media for Grandex, Inc. Email: dillon@grandex.co

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