Alabama Set to Visit White House Again

By: Kim Allen Email
By: Kim Allen Email
Tide is First Team in BCS Era to Make Back-to-Back Visits to White House.

President Barack Obama greets the crowd after a ceremony to honor the NCAA College football BCS National Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide, Thursday, April 19, 2012, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

WASHINGTON, DC -- On Wednesday, March 6, President Obama will welcome the BCS National Champion University of Alabama Crimson Tide to the White House to honor their 15th championship and their exceptional 2012-2013 season. The President will also continue his tradition of honoring sports teams for their efforts both on and off the field by recognizing the efforts by the Crimson Tide to give back to their community.

This will be the third time in four years the Crimson Tide has traveled to Washington D.C. The Tide met with President Obama after the 2010 and 2012 BCS Championship victories.

Alabama won the 2013 BCS Championship Game with a 42-14 victory over Notre Dame in January.

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