Alabama will make its trip to the White House Monday. It's getting routine and the Tide might be back again before President Obama's second term ends.
Alabama might have bought into the hype, but then Texas A&M beat the Tide. Now, with two wins standing in the way of another BCS title apperance, Nick Saban has his team focused only on Auburn.
The state of Alabama is known for football. Between the University of Alabama and Auburn University, the state has won the last three national championships and produced two of the last three Heisman-trophy winners.