Two high schools in town are named after confederate leaders, Robert E. Lee and Jeff Davis.
Just four months in Troy and Charles Henderson Head Coach Brad McCoy's had to lead his team through two separate traumatic experiences.
As of Wednesday, former Montgomery Police Chief Kevin Murphy is officially retired. He made the announcement four months ago at a tense press conference with the mayor, who he says forced him out of the job.
Thousands of people who didn't head up to Tuscaloosa were still able to watch the game, on a big screen at the Riverfront.