Found October 22, 2013 on College Spun:
Fun fact: Alabama fans like elephants on their cakes. A little while ago, we showed you this ridiculous birthday cake featuring an elephant with its nice houndstooth fedora — now we have a special Crimson Tide groom’s cake, although this one is a bit scarier. Just in time for the matchup with the Vols this week, this cake features an elephant sitting on a Tennessee football player: @TidalTowel front of my groom’s cake — Freakzilla (@faisalnator) October 22, 2013 Back of my groom’s cake for Tenn week roll TIDE — Freakzilla (@faisalnator) October 22, 2013 I guess we’ll find out this weekend if Alabama will really squash Tennessee — the Volunteers are currently four touchdown underdogs in Tuscaloosa.

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Nick Saban Wants Alabama Fans To Stay For Entire Games Or Not Come At All

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