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Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts after a second-half touchdown during the Rose Bowl CFP NCAA semifinal college football game against eventual national champion Michigan on Monday, Jan. 1, 2024, in Pasadena, Calif. Kyusung Gong/AP hide caption

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Autherine Lucy Foster reacts during the dedication ceremony for Autherine Lucy Foster Hall in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on Feb. 25, 2022. Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News/via AP/File hide caption

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Autherine Lucy Foster (center), the first black student to attend the University of Alabama, waves as the university awarded her an honorary doctorate during a commencement ceremony, on May 3, 2019, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Gary Cosby Jr./The Tuscaloosa News via AP hide caption

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Autherine Lucy Foster, center, the first Black person to attend the University of Alabama, is shown discussing her return to campus following mob demonstrations in Birmingham, Ala., in 1956 with Ruby Hurley, right, Southeast regional secretary of the NAACP, and attorney Arthur Shores. Gene Herrick/AP file photo hide caption

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People line up outside to order food from a taco restaurant in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Social media images of crowds outside bars drew scrutiny last weekend in the city, which is home to the University of Alabama. Vasha Hunt/AP hide caption

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Alabama Coach Nick Saban roams the field during practice in Tuscaloosa. The Crimson Tide enters the season ranked No. 2 and aiming to reclaim its national championship throne. Russell Lewis/NPR hide caption

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Tide Rolls Back In: Alabama Hopes To Not Squander Last Year's Championship 'Failure'

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The University of Alabama's law school sign was changed on Friday after the university decided to return the largest single donation it has ever received. The move followed a dispute with donor Hugh Culverhouse Jr. Blake Paterson/AP hide caption

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University Of Alabama Releases Emails Regarding Donor's Rejected Gift

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Wide receiver Hunter Renfrow of the Clemson Tigers celebrates with wide receiver Deon Cain after a 24-yard touchdown pass in Monday night's championship game. Ronald Martinez/Getty Images hide caption

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Hunter Renfrow of the Clemson Tigers celebrates scoring a touchdown in the third quarter Thursday against the Oklahoma Sooners during the 2015 Capital One Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. Chris Trotman/Getty Images hide caption

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