It seems Nick Saban is doing some summer trolling to get the most out of his players.
The following picture shows players who have to work out with the Texas A&M game playing and the Aggies logo hanging over the equipment.
Alabama's weight room. They have the A&M game playing on every TV as well as the A&M logo on the weight stations. pic.twitter.com/oaKr9hnbQZ— Taylor Travis (@TaylorTravis15) July 16, 2013
I am guessing a few extra reps were delivered.
As most college football fans remember and all Alabama faithful will never forget, Texas A&M managed to derail the Crimson Tide train on November 10 when it handed them their only loss of the season, 29-24.
In the end, the defeat didn't matter because Alabama would go onto win the BCS Championship in a nationally televised beatdown of Notre Dame, 42-14.
Sure, the sting of one defeat might still hurt, but you have to think raising another title would erase any lasting effects from that fateful day in Tuscaloosa.
Well, the coaches are working hard to find clever ways to make sure their young players don't forget their trip to College Station and a rematch with their budding rival.
In some respects, Alabama players just can't get those annoying Aggies out of their heads—at least that is what seems to be at the heart of this gym ploy.
As for Texas A&M, it is currently locked into Johnny Manziel watch as the Heisman winner continues to answer for his early departure from Peyton Manning's football camp.
Both the gym antics and incessant scrutiny surrounding Manziel may just be silly peripherals heading into the opening game. Still, it seems fans, players and coaches are itching to get this thing started.
Alabama has its game on September 14 circled, highlighted and carved in stone.
Something tells me it will be worth watching.
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