I love me some Big Al.

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The love and appreciation for The University of Alabama’s mascot “Big Al” runs deep. Roll Tide fans cherish Big Al. The tradition of Big Al dates back to the 1979 Sugar Bowl. This is when “Alabama presented the Big Al elephant mascot for the first time. However, the University had been associated with the elephant since the 1930 season,” according to the UA Division of Student Life A-Book.

Big Al took over in a major way in 2021. He is most definitely booked and busy. However, always takes time to make a fan smile and it’s all captured on Instagram.

Here are some of my favorite 2021 Big Al moments.

Crowd Surfing with Roll Tide Fans

Marching with the Million Dollar Band

Hanging with the Cheerleaders

Staying Masked Up

Throwing Some Low-Key Shade

Celebrating Milestone Birthdays with Roll Tide Fans

Big Al is the King of all Mascots

Check out Big Al’s 2021 Video Recaps

2021: A Year in Pictures Video

I’m super mad that I still don’t have a picture with him. Big Al, I know you are reading this, so let’s make this picture happen in 2022.

(Source) Click here for more information from the UA Division of Student Life A-Book. Click here to follow Big Al on Instagram.

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