Iron Bowl, Sugar Bowl losses give ‘Bama new locker room material

Alabama Crimson Tide head coach Nick Saban yells in the second half against the Oklahoma Sooners at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Oklahoma defeated Alabama 45-31.  

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Alabama always seems to have locker room material to motivate the team.

Despite winning the 2012 national championship, the Crimson Tide had the season’s lone loss to Texas A&M on replay along with the Aggie logo on various weight stations.

After a sour finish to the 2013 season, ‘Bama has a new sign in the locker room.

The Crimson Tide lost a thriller to Auburn that cost them a shot at the SEC and BCS championship.

The back-to-back defeats will sting all offseason, and coach Nick Saban is making sure his team doesn’t forget how it feels.