What it’s like to go through the tunnel at Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama invited reporters to check out the some of the tweaks that have done to Bryant-Denny Stadium during the offseason.

The most notable change has been to the north tunnel, the one the players go through on their way to the field. It’s been entirely redone in black, with hash-mark like lighting on the ceiling that leads to a new gate at the end. The sign above it, reading “Be a champion,” refers to the declaration that Nick Saban made after being hired in 2007.

On one side, Alabama’s national championships from the past decade are on prominent display.

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The western wall as players walk through the tunnel at Bryant-Denny Stadium (Christopher Walsh/SEC Country).

Inside, recruits will be going through a side tunnel that have some of Alabama’s recent award winners on display, and then up a stairway to the recruiting hospitality area.

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Some of the new signs inside Bryant-Denny Stadium light up (Christopher Walsh/SEC Country).

Inside, the stadium has new ribbon boards, and new graphics have been included that match what fans see outside of Bryant-Denny Stadium as well.

Alabama hosts Fresno State for its home opener on Saturday (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN2).

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