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New Alabama athletic facility features giant hot tub, other amazing features

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It's a good time to be Alabama, and with the opening up a new athletics facility, things are getting even better. The $9 million facility almost rivals the behemoth at Oregon as the off field arms race in college football continues.

[Related: Nick Saban quietly has Alabama gearing up for another title run]

In the above video, Jeff Springer (the Tide's equipment manager), Amy Bragg (Director of Performance Nutrition) and Jeff Allen (Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Medicine) give you a tour of the Mal M. Moore Athletic Facility. Its perks include, but are certainly not limited to:

  • Two pool tables
  • Ping pong tables
  • Two foosball tables
  • An arcade
  • A smoothie bar
  • Jerseys from all of the NFL first round picks since Nick Saban took over
  • A hydrotherapy area consisting of a hot and cool tub (they're really pools)
  • Flat screens everywhere you look
  • New lockers with lock boxes and power cords to charge electronics

That's all in addition to the massive weight room we showed you in February that connects the Moore building to the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility. The new facility - named after the former Alabama athletic director who hired Saban as Tide head coach in 2007 - will be used by all Crimson Tide athletes.

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