Alabama fan reacts to getting BCS championship game tickets (video)

December 26, 2012

This year, one lucky guy will be joining Alabama fans at the Fiesta Bowl. (Dave Martin / AP)

At first, Don Buckhannan, a devoted Alabama fan, was overjoyed simply to get a Bear Bryant-style hat from his family for Christmas. 

Hey, it beats socks.

But then the Oxford, Ala., man looked inside the best gift-wrapping ever and found two very expensive (the cheapest on Stubhub are $979 each) tickets to see the Crimson Tide play Notre Dame in the BCS championship game on Jan. 7 from his son Daniel.

Dad’s reaction is Roll-Tidelicious.

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