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Transfer portals and recruits plus new coaching staff hires have all been overwhelming.

Last night, I decided to watch Tua Tagovailoa and Co. on HBO's Hard Knocks (in season) and it made me laugh out loud (or lol as some call it).

Tua, Jaylen, and several players were reacting to the news about Coach Nick Saban stepping away from the Crimson Tide.

That's when I saw it for the first time.

The Miami Dolphins players were all passing their phones and tablets around to get a look.

What was everyone in a tizzy about?

Alabama's newest viral star, sensation, and superfan.

I had not yet been exposed to this 'Bama superfan but now I can never be the same.

I've been sucked into Alabama Willie's vortex and there is no coming back.

Let's start with one of my favorites and one of the videos that amused the Dolphins staff and players.


*From YouTube/Willie & Chad Live Action


That is a fan who really loved Nick Saban.

Much like the rest of us!

However, his reaction to the news of retirement was a tad different than most of us.

Willie is quickly becoming one of the hottest things on social media.

Why shouldn't he be?

Willie is multi-faceted and even does product reviews.

Here's Willie reviewing one of the flavors of Truly Hard Seltzer.


*From YouTube/Willie & Chad Live Action

Oh, I love Willie!

Here, enjoy Willie mix his love of the Tide in with weather reports.

Willie ain't scared of the cold weather!



*From YouTube/Willie & Chad Live Action

We'll have more of Alabama Willie coming soon.

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