Alabama football is more than just an athletic program; for many, it’s a way of life.

Put Megan Powers and her family in that category. Megan gave her father what turned out to be a fantastic gift – Crimson Tide tickets to a November game against Mississippi State. His reaction was both priceless and touching:

Alabama football is winning national championships and strengthening family bonds. You just love to see this kind of stuff.

Joe Boozell has been a college basketball writer for NCAA.com since 2015. His work has also appeared in Bleacher Report, FOXSports.com and NBA.com. Joe’s claim to fame since joining NCAA.com: he’s predicted the correct national championship game twice… and picked the wrong winner both times. Growing up, Joe squared off against both Anthony Davis and Frank Kaminsky in the Chicagoland basketball scene. You can imagine how that went.