This major merchandise mistake will not make Alabama fans happy

Nick Saban (AP File)

Nick Saban (AP File)

Accidental troll?

Per Doug Lesmerises of Cleveland.com, a Dick’s Sporting Goods store in Huntsville, Ala., is selling Crimson Tide merchandise that just so happens to be wrapped in Ohio State packaging.

Of course, you can see the irony in this. The Urban Meyer-led Buckeyes topped Alabama in last year’s first-ever College Football Playoff semifinal game, 42-35.

Now, the wounds are still fresh. And this just adds yet another layer to the fickle relationship between both fan bases.

In the image below, you’ll notice a kid decked out in Ohio State gear on the box of an Alabama uniform set.

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

X