Thursday, September 2, 2010

"ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?" AND a giveaway??????

I'm feeling VERY generous.  AND SO ready for football to start.  Is anyone out there with me on that? Can I get a "Heck Yeah?" Summer has taken it's toll and I'm ready for fall, the smell of a freshly cut football field.  I can just smell it right now as I type.  Chills run up and down my arms!
SO....in honor of my favorite team.....I'm giving away 3, yes THREE of these!!!
like I said before,,,,no not my son, or Joe Namath.  What they are however, are signed and numbered artist's proofs of my print "Missing Bear".   I sell them for 129.00 each and just have the urge to give 3 away!.
This is the original which is hanging in the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
It's not for sale
however.....they do have the rights of the 400 - 500 signed and numbered prints which are priced at 49.00
if you are interested or are are interested in visiting the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame here is the website
www.ashof.com
it is an AMAZING place to visit!
Now, this is how I'm gonna do this.  I'm going to keep this goin til 12:00 noon EST on Sat. Sept. 4th (in honor of the big day of football)  Even if you're not an Alabama fan (or Bear Bryant fan) I bet you know someone who is and it would make a great gift!!!
Oh, they are 30 x 30 and come with a certificate of authenticity.
They are also copy written.
Just make a comment, any comment will do, but you may only comment once.  And please be sweet if you are not an Alabama fan.....don't really want any fights on my blog :)
I am going to randomly pick 3 comments, so 3 people will win!!! I'll mail em out on Monday.
PLEASE be sure to include your name on your comment!!!
Good luck ya'll!

118 comments:

  1. Oh! I am the biggest Alabama fan of all! I live in T-town and would LOVE to have that painting - I've not seen anything quite that original anywhere here!!!! You are awesome! The town is already picking up - RV's everywhere!!! There's a great feeling in the air and these cooler mornings are giving me chills - I LOVE football season!!!! Roll Tide!!!

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  2. I might be the biggest fan ever I grew up with bama on the tv and Bear with the coke and golden flakes!!!! I announced at age 4 i wanted to be a alabama cheerleader when i grew up! I followed Bama all over this country from Bhm to cleveland to boston to phoenix to vegas and now back home to bhm! ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Kendall I have know you forever and you are so talented!!!!

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  3. Your Dixie's football pride, Crimson Tide, Roll Tide, Roll Tide!!! :)

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  4. I love football and I love the SEC! These painting are great! You are very talented.

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  5. I love SEC football. I happen to be a Mississippi State fan, but love this painting. If I win, I am tempted to keep it, but I think I will give it to my co-worker, who would absolutely die for it!! Go Bulldogs and Roll Tide!!

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  6. I love your blog!!
    I cant wait for Saturday. We will be there! We are so ready for some ALabama Football!! ROLL TIDE!!!!! I would love to have one of these paintings!!!

    Renee

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  7. I love your blog! I am an Auburn girl who just got married, to an ALABAMA fan, and I love him enough to know he would love one of your paintings! You are very talented!

    Lacey Shaffer
    shaffer7454@gmail.com

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  8. I meant Lacey HOWELL, I can't get used to my new name!! haha

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  9. Roll Tide!!! I love your blog. Your family, home and paintings are just beautiful!!!
    knighton91@yahoo.com

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  10. I am a UGA fan, but our best friends are Alabama fans. They have been SO good to us, I would be ecstatic to present them with this incredible painting!!!

    Ali Gant
    alibgant@hotmail.com

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  11. Wow. What a beautiful print! I am a die hard Alabama Fan that comes from a LONG line of Alabama fans. My grandfather and father have both passed on and I am here keeping the tradition alive in the family. My daughter is six and already wears here Crimson and White proudly! I would love nothing more than to have your beautiful print hanging in my home for all of SEC fan friends of other teams to see!! Roll Tide Forever! I will be in the stands at Bryant Denney on Saturday cheering on our NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!! Rammer Jammer !! lisadplyler@bellsouth.net

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  12. Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer, Roll Tide Roll!

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  13. WOW!!! That is one great looking painting! I would love to win one of those to hang on the wall of my "Tide" room that is dedicated to the biggest Alabama fan I have ever known...My late father! ROLL TIDE ROLL and keep up the fantastic work!

    Scott Singer
    scottasinger@me.com

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  14. I've really been a crappy kid to my parents over the years, put them through alot. I'd love to give this to my dad to show how much he really means to me... plus my brother got my dad an autographed Joe Namath Sports Illustrated, and I gotta do something better than that... big time Bama fans in this house.
    We also live in South Bend, Indiana smack dab in the middle of Notre Dame country :( and this would be perfect for my dad to put on display at work!

    Chris Gargis

    cgargis@sbcglobal.net

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  15. Roll Tide Can you say 14 I knew you could. Bama is back and we all are loving it. I am Richard and my email is itsme6879@yahoo.com My best wishes to Mark I hope he has a speedy recovery.

    Bama4Life

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  16. was actually at the hall of fame a few weeks ago for my bros.graduation and got a snap shot of that it it beautiful


    roll tide
    cody lindsey / cody_ca24@yahoo.com

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  17. I would love to have this print! I am a die hard alabama fan and have been all my life. Roll Tide Roll Cant wait until Saturday for kickoff, I am so pumped!! llcooner@yahoo.com Laura Cooner

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  18. I know it's going to be hard to pick just three of these! My father-in-law would love to have one of these prints in his Alabama Room. He's been working in Haiti since a week after the disaster hit, trying to help rebuild the American embassy and help put everything back together again for those people who have no help. I think he really deserves one of these and would appreciate it greatly and be very honored to have one. Thanks,
    Ashley Tracy Lester
    ashleyandmichael@aol.com

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  19. Those are Awesome, I remember the day he passed, I was in 6th grade and they came over the PA and Said he had died, it was total quietness all over my school. Some people even began to cry. I have a number of News clipping to hang in my new home but that is one Awesome picture that would look just Awesome in my guest room. Yesterday was my birthday and this would make me an awesome gift as well. I work with special needs kids and one of them is a great arts, and he is always drawing me things, I would love show it to him, only thing he is a gator fan. Well chose carfully and you are awesome....


    Anita Lynn
    icyccampmom@yahoo.com

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  21. ROLL TIDE ROLL! I couldnt agree more!! The smell of a freshly cut football feild, Grilling Hamburgers in the air, And some Alabama Football is the way to go!! My son is almost a year and i want to show him the great tradition that has been in my and my husbands Family for years!! I also paint and this is truly unique!! Great print and Roll Tide Roll!! Rammer Jammer Yellow Hammer, Give'e, Hell ALABAMA!!!!!!!!!
    christinapoiroux@gmail.com

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  22. This print is beautiful! It would look FANTASTIC hanging proudly in my home! I have been a BAMA fan since I was a child - runs in the family. Practically everyone in my family has attended the UA and many of my family members work there as well. Such a wonderful school with an overwhelming legacy. My husband also attended the UA and was not a football fan when we met, but just one season later and I am now married to a die-hard fan! Our four year old daughter is SO EXCITED about the game on Saturday - she can't wait to wear her UA Cheerleader uniform!! From a very young age she could tell you that the elephant says "ROLL TIDE!" This time of year is so magical - crisp fall air, Yea! Alabama! playing, Golden Flake chips with a Coke, Eli Gold on the radio, and the Crimson Tide dominating on the field! ROLL TIDE my friends, ROLL TIDE!
    Leslie Long Marzullo
    lesliemarzullo@aol.com

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  23. My name is Rebecca Seaman. I have been an Alabama fan since I was old enough to talk. I remember watching all the games on tv and watching the Bear Bryant show with the coke and golden flake chips. I would keep news papers of all the wins and I loved the "315"win and the 3 second field goal by Van Tiffin but I lost everything when my mother's house burned. I would really love to win the picture and have something of the Bear.

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  24. What an awesome way to to remember the "Bear"...
    I was born with BAMA in my blood...my Dad is from Haleyville, Alabama...what can I say but ROLL TIDE...It would be an honor to grace our home with your painting...My husband and I are HUGE college football fans...and truly the "house divided"...Alabama & Georgia...we will kick off the season by pulling out the smoker for some BBQ...
    Alabama's game on September 11th will bring back memories of Bear Bryant when we play Penn State...those were the games to watch...Although, on that day our coach and team will be ready...one thing will be missing and this is Bear Bryant..

    Take Care,
    Paula Tootle
    meeow62@comcast.net

    p.s. you are an inspiration to future artist.

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  25. I was born in 1965 and I don't remember anything else but being a Tide Fan. We've been thru our down years, but I was always a Tide Fan. ROLL TIDE ROLL BETTER LISTEN WHAT THE CROWDS SAYIN', KEATH + SABAN MAN WE AIN'T PLAYIN', ROLL TIDE ROLL TIDE ROLL TIDE ROLL TIDE ROLLLLLLLLLLLL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  26. I happen to be an FSU Seminole, but if anyone was at the game in Jacksonville in 2007 and looked over at the Marching Chiefs, you would have seen a girl in uniform holding up a sign supporting one of the Bama players...that'd be me ;)

    Over the past 4 years, Alabama has become my #2 team (nothing will ever top my Noles, sorry!) because of watching one of my friends play - P.J. Fitzgerald, the punter that made that awesome tackle during the SEC Championship game last year against the Ga(y)tors. He's just graduated with a Masters degree and a National Championship ring, and I think it would be SUPERB if I could give him something like this as a gift for his upcoming marriage.

    Regardless, thank you for creating this beautiful piece. Just seeing it this morning has me even MORE pumped for football season (is that even possible?!). I will still be cheering for Alabama, even though my friend is no longer on the team, and hope this season is even better than last ;)
    ROLL TIDE!

    Amy Levenson
    euphchick@gmail.com

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  27. Roll Tide...I come from a big Bama Family and would love to have this wonderful picture. It would make a great 50th birthday present to myself.

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  28. I am headed to Tuscaloosa on Saturday and can't wait!
    ROLL TIDE!!
    Jess

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  29. Roll Tide! I would love a print to use as a raffle prize for our San Antonio Alumni Chapter Scholarship. We established a scholarship in June and need $6500 more to endow it and we do weekly raffles at our football parties. We could sell chances and raise lots of money for that. Everyone loves "Bear"! Thanks for considering me. Charlotte Bell Milner, charlottemilner@aol.com

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  30. I am so ready to put on my game face and holler Roll Tide! Can't wait to see the new uniforms Saturday!!!!

    Theresa, Mobile Alabama
    theresa@gulfstatesdoor.net

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  31. This isn't to win your contest.. I already posted for that... but reading your bio... I just have to say "Good For You!". My bosses' wife also just dallied with her paints, and we have urged her to do something. She finally entered her first art show last summer, and this summer had her first commissioned painting. Who knows where you can go with your gifts, if you dont' take that leap of faith and share your talent with everyone else! So... good job!

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  32. I'm a Mississippi girl.. Mississippi State through and through (although we're terrible) and I do attend Ole Miss so that's a problem.. But I would LOVE to have this painting! My mom is a HUGE football person!! She is a fan of everybody, and I know she would be honored to receive it! Also, I might be a little bit of obsessed with houndstooth. Okay, actually it's a big obsession. Thanks for your giveaways! I would love to meet you!!

    Megan Cristo
    mkcristo@olemiss.edu

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  33. Love your paintings..Roll Tide!!!!!

    tammy
    trkelley68@gmail.com

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  34. Roll Tide! I love this painting!

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  35. Love it! I'm such a die hard Bama fan and 3 rooms in our house are dedicated to Alabama football! Rolando McClain is actually from my hometown! But I love this picture because is so neat and abstract and I'm a huge fan of art and especially ANY kind of art that has to do with UA! I'm currently at MSU but will continue to be a Bama fan for life!! Roll Tide!! :)
    ljp@charter.net

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  36. Roll Tide!!!! Love the Tide so much named my son Andrew Bryant Simmons. Would love to give something like this to him when he gets older. I know when he grows older he will be proud to have that as his middle name.
    Roll Tide Roll!!!!!!
    jimichunga@live.com

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  37. My Daddy passed away in 1992 right before football season began. Weeks before he died we were aware he was beginning to make the journey because he kept visiting with people we could not see but had passed into heaven years before. The one visit I will never forget was the day my dad and I sat talking and he looked up and with complete joy exclaimed, "Well hello Coach Bryant!" Roll Tide!!!

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  38. Roll Tide Roll!!!! Love it!!!! My birthday is
    9-11---the same day as Paul Bear Bryant's birthday. He called me my freshman year when I was in school and living in Tutwiler to say Happy Birthday and he was glad we shared the day. (My mom had set it up). I have an Alabama room and this great painting would make a fabulous addition. (I'm going to post this and hope my college roomie will validate my story..she answered the phone on 9-11-1979 and can validate this story. ROLL TIDE!! I am ready for some football!

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  39. I'm 23 and would love to have one. The End. Good Work!
    email: BPrickettVision@gmail.com

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  40. Roll Tide Roll! What a great thing you are doing! I was an RA at Tutwiler late 70s/early 80s so can validate Lorrie's comment about the phone call from Bear! I think she actually asked him who he was thinking it was a practical joker!! I have an Alabama room at my house in the heart of Georgia Bulldog country and proudly display my Bama love with my "Alabama" license plate. Being an elementary school principal, my students and parents know well who I support! Tomorrow is college colors day and I will proudly wear Crimson and White!!

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  41. Wow! How wonderful of you do give away 3 of these beautiful prints!!! Any Crimson blooded AL fan would be thrilled to win it. We took our granddaughter to her first AL game when she was 10 1/2 months old. She cried the entire first half but true AL fans are born to love BAMA!!! The second half she learned how to shake her hands in the air and yelled "Woll Tide" which were her 2nd and 3rd words by the way! She stood in her mother's lap the rest of the game and screamed as much as anyone else in the stands!! She is 6 now and has a hounds tooth skirt and BAMA jersey she wears to school. She loves AL as much as any of us! She still screams as much as any fan at the home games. This would be the ULTIMATE birthday present for her! Thanks for reading this. Suzy Cook, McCalla

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  42. Patricia, Phil's daughter, will be at UA next fall. She will ABSOLUTELY be the MOST avid student fan that will be @ UA! What a wonderful dorm room print it would make for her:) Who knows, I may even loan her my Joe Namath autographed football!!!!
    Scarlett

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  43. Hi i am Lauren and me and my husband are huge huge Alabama Fans and he would love to have a painting of his favorite coach... We have a room all about Alabama stuff.. My son has a tattoo of the A and I have coca cola bottles for Alabama and a very old one too.. My husband would just die for our anniversary if I could give that to him....
    Lauren Edwards
    404 805-5730
    Thank you so much

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  44. That's fantastic that you would give away three of those prints. Very generous indeed. All I have to say is ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!!

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  45. Quit using that damn random picker and choose who get the "prize", cause I want one of your paintings and can't afford to buy one! LOL

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  46. Theresa said:
    The painting is beautiful. I have been an Alabama fan all my life. I think it is great that God has given you such a Talent. Your paintings are wonderful. This is very Fun/Generous of you to do. I hope I get picked.

    Davis.bama@gmail.com (Theresa Davis) Pinckard, AL

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  47. * ROLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL TIDE, ROLL ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !

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  48. It is so important to be a Tide, Bear Bryant, fan...I am 73 years young and not one season has gone by with a waver to be anything but an Alabama, Roll Tide Fan....Go Bama Go!!

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  49. You have a heart bigger than the state of Alabama...Your work is beautiful and an inspiration...I myself am an Auburn fan, but my husband is die hard ALABAMA...I have bought hime a couple of pictures of Bear..But this...oh my it would be the icing on the cake...hope to see you doing more works for people to enjoy...ca@centurytel.net

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  50. Good Grief!!! Just because you are YOU....I'll forward this blog to some of my friends who are Bama fans!!

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  51. Our family of 6 has 3 AU grads and 3 UA grads....Thanksgiving is always interesting! Love your painting and thanks for the giveaway.

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  52. This would make an awesome addition to my son's collection he just started. He is a big Alabama fan....wants to play ball there one day!!!!
    very generous giveaway!!!
    Jenifer Thomas

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  53. Forgot to put my email.....tomjen@cableone.net!!!

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  54. what a great idea!!! I have two alabama fans to consider. My husband Jim and My son Taylor who is in seminary in New Orleans. if I win I will just let them draw straws. Got your blog from Konie Bryant. Denise Rutland
    deniset_rutland@bellsouth.net

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  55. I would appreciate it if I could recieve a painting..Thank-You..


    Megan Williams
    mwilliams2132@gmail.com

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  56. Edna said....

    Fantastic! From '61 thru '65 , husband spent every morning watching "Bear" Bryant and his staff having coffee and discussing the day at Druid Drugs. high light of his college years and degree!!! eecray@comcast.net

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  57. LOVE your painting! My husband is a die hard BAMA fan and even though I was born and raised in GA, I am a BAMA fan too! Our 7 year anniversary is Sept. 27th and this would be the perfect gift for me to give him!

    Thanks,
    Barbara

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  58. I LOVE you're artwork! It would be absolutely WONDERFUL if I could win! I'm in the Million Dollar Band so I LOVE Bama football! If I won, I would give it to my Grandfather, the reason I'm a MDB member. This would be a wonderful Christmas gift for him!

    ROLL TIDE!

    Amanda Johnson
    amjohnson3@crimson.ua.edu

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  59. Thank you for sharing your beautiful work and your family!! Roll Tide Roll!

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  60. Bear Bryant stands for alot more than great football, he's the man who made football a way of life!! Always remembered never forgot! Beautiful painting!! Alabama Crimson Tide..nothing like it!!!

    ~Deiliana D.

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  61. I grew up watching "The Bear" coach. I have always said that growing up in Alabama you were either raised the right way(Bama fan) or the wrong way(Auburn fan) and believe me I was raised right! Roll Tide Roll!!

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  62. Aw, I am SUCH a war eagle!

    I suppose I could give it to my aunt and uncle!Speaking of... I will have to pop over and tell them about this giveaway.

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  63. ROLL TIDE YALL!!!! I hope I win this. My hubby is deployed and he loves BAMA Football, as do I.



    My email is ambiebell@hotmail.com

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  64. MICHELE BRAGG FROM OHATCHEE,ALABAMASeptember 3, 2010 at 8:26 AM

    HI!!! MY NAME IS MICHELE AND I ABSOLUTELY LOVE THIS.. ROLL TIDE ROLL.. I WAS BORN AND RAISED IN ALABAMA BUT MY WHOLE LIFE I SAID I WAS AN AUBURN FAN.. DIDNT REALLY WATCH ANY FOOTBALL THO.. 2 YEARS AGO I WATCHED MY FIRST ALABAMA FOOTBALL GAME AND HAVE BEEN HOOKED BY THE HEART EVER SINCE.. I HAVENT MISSED A GAME.. MY HUSBAND IS A BIG ROLL TIDE FAN AND LOVES "THE BEAR" HIS BDAY IS SEP,8 AND I WOULD LOVE TO BE ABLE TO GIVE HIM SOMETHING LIKE THIS FOR HIS BIRTHDAY.. I WOULD HANG IT ON MY LIVIVNGROOM WALL WITH HONOR,EVEN THO IT DOESNT EXACTLLY MATCH.. I COULD ALWAYS REDO MY LIVIVNGROOM IN THE TIDE.. HOW AWESOME WOULD THAT BE.... ROLLLL TTIIIIIDDDEEEEEE

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  65. ROOOLLLLLLL TIDE ! Okay, no I am NOT an Alabama fan (since I graduated from Auburn). BUT my Uncle Wheezie is a HUGE Alabama fan.
    And guess what ? His birthday is coming up :)

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  66. My son is FINALLY at BAMA after TWO TOURS in IRAQ as a United States Marine .... Rolll Tide and OHHH RAHHH !!!! signed Proud Mom

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  67. Love it! I'd be so happy to win. It would go up in my 2 year old sons room that is just as excited for Alabama football season to start as we are! :)

    Roll tide!

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  68. In the fall when football season begns, I miss my dad. I am consoled by the fact that he and The Bear are together watching the Tide Roll On, just like every Saturday of his life.
    Roll On Alabama!

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  69. Erik- Roll Tide. We need a repeat of last season.

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  70. Very cool print, would love to get this for my dad, I just watch the Bryant-Denny pre-game "Tradition" video and now I'm all fired up :O<RTR (Rick Foster)

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  71. I remember watching a tribute video right after he died. I was not quite 13 y/o. I told my dad, "it's like losing another granddaddy" and started crying, that's a legendary coach

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  72. I'm not a fan myself but I have alot of family and friends that are , and well that would be a wonderful Christmas gift. I loved "Bear" I was a fan then when "Bear" was THE couch! His shoes are hard to fill! Love the painting, Hope to give it to one of my family for Christmas gift.Keela Eldridge

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  73. ROOOLLLLLLLLLLL TIDDEEEEEEE

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  74. Daddy says, what does dad say when he watches football? My two year old says Roll Tide Roll. Ready for a great year. Defending that title.

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  75. My daughters boyfriend is the biggest Alabama fan I have ever met!!! He has a whole room in Alabama decor! I would love to be able to give him this picture to go up in that room for Christmas! He is an amazing man and he would cherish it for life!
    Thanks
    Jackie Richardson


    PS Truly love ur work.

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  76. I came to Tuscaloosa to teach Learn-to-Swim programs for those who are economically-challenged or have special needs. While swimming will always be my favorite sport, ALABAMA FOOTBALL is now a close second! I've learned 3 things since my arrival: Saturday swim lessons never "make" during football season, anything connected to ALABAMA FOOTBALL makes a great fundraiser and teaching new swim skills are easier when connected to a football reference...all our swimmers learned to breathe on their side thanks to "ROLL TIDE ROLL!" Your inspiring print would be a great fundraising item, IF we can "bear" to part with it ;)
    ~Kathleen Walsh, kwalshh2o@gmail.com

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  77. Jill Begin, Nashville TennesseeSeptember 3, 2010 at 12:57 PM

    Had my photo made with him in 1979 when I was Miss Teenage Alabama!!! I got the "bear hat" in my backwindow of car....these prints are right on point...best of luck!!

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  78. Malinda Beaugez
    My nephew is one of the biggest Alabama fans I know. He has his whole living room done in Alabama/Bear Bryant newspaper clippings. He does his Christmas Tree in Alabama! He even named his son Avery Tyde! Now if that is not the biggest fan I don't know what is. If you would like I will post pictures of his living room for all to see! Thank you and I really hope I can win this for him.

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  79. Great print. Roll Tide.
    I was a member of the Million Dollar Band from 1978 through the 1981 season. I went to the Bear's office and requested to meet him. He invited me in and gave me an 8 X 10 color photo and signed it different from any I've ever seen. He thanked me for my four years in the Million Dollar Band and being at the University. The photo hangs in my living room today. Roll Tide!!

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  80. amazing print!

    rtr

    parkerhogan@gmail.com

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  81. Roll Tide Roll. :)

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  82. I have been an Alabama fan all my life. Alabama Football is a Southern point of honor, and that can never be taken away by anyone that would like to paint us southerners as lazy, uneducated, hateful, louts. Anyone who remembers "Bear" Bryant knows that he was an icon of what a country boy can become. He accomplished a lot in coaching, but I am proud of the way he comported and conducted himself as a true southern gentleman. He showed a lot of us country boys how.

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  83. Chris Brewer,
    Been a big Alabama fan. I love to collect prints, sometimes I can't afford them but when I do I try to snatch them up. I'd love to have one of the prints that you're giving away! I'm just 23 years old but still a huge Alabama fan! Always been big into Paul Bear Bryant. He got us 6 national championship and 13 conference championships! University of Maryland, UK, and Texas A&M had him at one time but we got the best of what The Bear had to offer as a coach! ROLL TIDE ROLL!

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    LETS BRING ANOTHER RING HOME SABAN!!!!

    CBrewer1986@aol.com

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  84. Your paintings are beautiful. What a fitting tribute your painting of "Missing Bear". Bear died 14 days after my 15th birthday, a day I remember well. I cried as if losing a member of my family. Later I insisted my husband finish his degree at Alabama and proudly watched as he walked as an honor student. I'm sure your prints will be treasured by whomever wins. Bless you and Roll Tide! waldropal@hotmail.com

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  85. I won't sit here and say that I am the biggest Alabama fan. Every true fan loves Alabama football with a passion. We have a tradition, loyalty, honor, class. This is an awesome tribute to arguably the best coaches to grace the sidelines of a football field. 14 will be heaven in 2011!

    Michael B. Smith
    crimsontider13@yahoo.com
    (my original comment never posted)

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  86. I will have to admit that I never been big on art but WOW this for sure caught my eye.. Love it! Enough for me to wanna leave a comment! I hardly ever do this kind of thing but just wanted to say what a nice job u have done with this! I think what you are doing is great, with this economy not everyone can go out and buy something like this (including me).. Keep up the good work and as always... ROLL TIDE!!!!!!!

    Thanks
    Joey Lann
    joey.lann@yahoo.com

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  87. I am a Penn State fan.Can`t wait till next week when they play Alabama.I know joepa and the Bear where friends. There will Never be any coach that will ever replace Joe or Bear. Go Lions,Roll Tide!!!!!!

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  88. I am the only Alabama fan in my original family, by virtue of the fact that I "discovered" Joe Namath/Alabama when I was about 13. My husband is an Alabama fanatic ..you know, the "There will never be another bear Bryant!" type. I would love to give him this print; he has been so good to me for almost 25 years ... this is the best gift I could ever want for him. Marilou mlou821@hotmail.com

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  89. My name is Donna I grew up in Alabama and now live in Virginia surrounded by Ten. fans but will always stay true to the Crimson Tide my 10 year old son says he is my bama boy I would love to have this Roll Tide Roll

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  90. ROLLLL TIDEEEEEE!!! Lets get another championship!

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  91. I live in Lake City, Floridia, all gator fans.
    So it would be very special and a honor to have the bear bryant painting on the wall for gator friends to envy!!!!

    Sabra Taylor
    Roll tide Baby!!!!!

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  92. I live in Alabama about an hour away from Tuscaloosa and everyone around here is pumped about the kick off! My brother in law is currently serving in Iraq for the third time and is possibly the BIGGEST Alabama fan I know (he even has a lego stadium replica of Bryant-Denny). He even went as far as naming my nephew as Bryant Denny. :) ROLL TIDE ROLL!

    Brooke
    bzbrooke10@hotmail.com

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  93. there hasnt been a game that my husband dont know about. we personally went to the GREAT BEARS grave site just 4 days ago and layed red & white flowers along with a card saying: " u were loved and god knows u still are & even more always will be", ROLL TIDE ROOOOOOOL. cntrybabygrl33@yahoo.com

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  94. Can't wait for tomorrow!Not only does college football season represent a lifetime of Roll Tides for me but a time when my family gets together and shares many great memories. Would be honored to hang your painting in my home. Thanks for the opportunity!

    Sara Rutkoski
    slrutkoski@yahoo.com

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  95. Love your paintings. I haven't been watching football but for abou 3 years. I love Bama though. My wife has been a Bama fan ever since she could talk her family says. If I could win and give this to her it mean so much... It would really make me the King of the castle also.
    Thanks,
    John Pierce
    rockinpfarms@yahoo.com
    251 223 2432

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  96. I am one of the biggest Bama fan there is ..I live in panama city, florida and i am planning on my wedding being in a bama theme.. my name is erin bearden
    lilcountrygirl_1997@yahoo.com
    ROLL TIDE!!!!

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  98. I am a huge Bama fan...but am writing my comment to honor my boyfriend, BRAD, who's birthday is Oct. 6....& my adopted brother, Garlen...both are fans of 'PHENOMENAL PROPORTIONS'. They can discuss statistics dating back to the "BEAR" beginning...I wouldn't bet against their knowledge! I am a nurse. I was "Sir Bear's" nurse many times at the OLD* West Alabama General Hospital, Northport, AL in the late '70s. I'm still in awe that I had the privilege to care for such an humble man. Thank you, Jackie Robison jdmonkeyrn@hotmail.com 256-738-6251

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  99. I pledge allegiance to the Crimson Tide of the University of Alabama, and to the traditions for which it stands, one team under Saban, undefeated, with championships and victory over all! Roll Tide Roll! :)

    Candace Smith
    candace.smith86@yahoo.com

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  100. Rollll Tide!!! The same things win that always won...I'm a winner, I ain't never been nothin' but a winner, so I hope you'll pick me!!

    mmnix@crimson.ua.edu

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  101. I found your blog by chance and am amazed at your talent. I met you briefly many, many years ago and knew then that you were somewhat a "notch" above us in the "gettin' thing's done" arena and I admired that. Why do I want your print? Because for many years I have lived in southwest Florida among Gators, 'Noles, Hurricanes, etc., and it's been tough. My kids are all Bama fans inspite of me marrying a Gator and frankly, Kendall, to have this in my office would ease some of my homesickness that I feel to this day, 26 years later. I also want it because you are a talented artist and you hit the nail on the head with the depiction of our beloved Bear. So there!

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  102. My parents are lifelong Alabama FANS and what would be better than giving them this awesome painting for their upcoming birthdays when my dad turns 80 and my mom turns 75, plus they will celebrate 55 years of ROLL TIDE marriage!!

    You are so talented Kendall, miss you....

    Melanie Mohr
    mohrbirdies@comcast.net

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  103. My husband is a huge football fan and would love this painting. I would love to be able to give it to him.

    Veronica Smith
    medusaranger@gmail.com

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  104. Lifelong Bama fan...and just found your blog on FB. Great stuff...love BAMA and all it stands for! Roll Tide Roll and Forever Live On Great Bear!!!
    Kelli
    aliemibai@gmail.com

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  105. Love this painting & loved the Bear. You are so talented. This would look awesome in my BAMA room. Charlotte Garner charthegar@gmail.com

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  106. Love your paintings....this would be great for my son's 44th birthday (9/26) he is one of the biggest Bama fans in Bama nation, has been since he was old enough to say Roll Tide...thanks and Roll Tide Roll!!!
    Rebecca Fryer
    r.fryer@mchsi.com

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  107. I really like the print, I am a HUGE BAMA fan. Have the ideal spot. The Bear was such an inspiration to a lot of players. Long live BAMA and the memory of Paul "Bear" Bryant. Tiffany Starr, at burnettchannell@hotmail.com

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  108. This is my Daughter's (Ashley Miller) last year as a member of the Million Dollar Band! This would be a great thing to have for her last year to march at the Bryant-Denny Stadium where THE BEAR once stood on the sideline and now stands over the field!
    Marian Miller
    abamafamily@charter.net

    Thanks for the opportunity for three lucky people to win a great gift! ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!

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  109. I would love to say I'm the biggest fan of Alabama,but,anyone can say that. I live far away from home here in Oregon,matter of fact I live in Eugene home of the University of Oregon. I display my Bama flag, wear my Bama shirts,show off pictures I have hanging in my home as well as educate these people in Pac10 land on what Tide Pride and Tradition stand for,therefore, I would be honored to have one of your works of art.Thanks for considering me,have a nice day ROLL TIDE ROLL! Angie Pruett Oregonbelle01@aol.com

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  110. Jennifer Stephenson CarterSeptember 4, 2010 at 11:06 AM

    This is a great pic and you are very talented...thanks for givin this away...it would go great w/my art alabama class paintings. Hope you'll consider me. Roll Tide Roll!!!!

    ~Jennifer Stephenson Carter/jennyface77@gmail.com

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  111. I want back to back championships this year. Love seeing Joe Willie holding the picture. Roll Tide Roll. My name is Dewey Mayfield E-mail is Damayfields@verizon.net

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  112. It's the most wonderful time of the year!!!! Alabama Football is here!!!!
    It makes me stand up and cheer!
    Because we're gonna win another National Championship again this year!!!!
    ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!!
    jt.jurcik@guntersvillefire.org

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  113. Your Awesome Print would be a Birthday present to my son that eats, sleeps, and drinks Bama Pride!!! and under circumstances out of his control he is having to attend the other university in Alabama. My son, Wade, has his Bama car tag, Bama flag in his front yard and his Bama shirt worn to class and does this with that Bama love instilled from birth by yours truly, his Mom... Apple does not fall far from the tree. Hehe!!! Roll Tide, and the tradition continues...

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  114. whoops! Skipper email address treehouseenterprises@msn.com

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  115. This is the most AWESOME painting I have seen i a long time! I LOVE abstract painting and to have one of the Bear that is done with such class..well it does not get much better than that!

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  116. My husband and I are both huge Bama fans. In fact my husbands birthday is 9-11-78, same as the Bear. I would love to surprise him with this AWESOME painting!
    ROLL TIDE ROLL!!!
    bama_gyrl_85@yahoo.com

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