Welcome to Alabama: Home of the nastiest, feistiest, and downright bitterest rivalry in all of American sports.
No welcome center sign in the state actually has those exact words displayed anywhere.
But after the newest development in the Alabama-Auburn rivalry this week, it wouldn't be outside logic to think that proclamation could be the next domino to fall.
In case you’ve been hiding under a rock, here’s the rundown.
Auburn’s historic celebration hot-spot Toomer’s Corner, famous for its gigantic oak trees that are rolled with toilet paper after the Tigers celebrate big victories, was allegedly poisoned a week after Auburn’s thrilling 28-27 win over Alabama.
The way this story unfolded is almost as remarkable as the news itself.
On January 27, a caller phoned in to the nationally syndicated, Birmingham-based “Paul Finebaum Radio Show” and claimed to have placed a lethal amount of poisonou