Video: Alabama dad surprised with BCS National Championship tic - ABC 33/40 - Birmingham News, Weather, Sports

Video: Alabama dad surprised with BCS National Championship ticket for Christmas

Posted: Updated:
This Alabama fan received the surprise of his life when he got a ticket to the BCS National Championship for Christmas. This Alabama fan received the surprise of his life when he got a ticket to the BCS National Championship for Christmas.

"We're going to the game, Pop!"

One lucky father and Alabama football fan received the ultimate Christmas present when he was surprised with a ticket to see the Crimson Tide play Notre Dame January 7 in the BCS National Championship game in Miami.

Unbeknownst to the man, the ticket was hidden inside a fedora hat given to him in a gift bag. After trying the hat on with the ticket still inside, his children then tipped him off to the surprise by asking him the size of the fedora.

Upon checking for the size, the man sees the prized BCS title ticket and his reaction is priceless. As for the ticket, the current going rate for a seat inside Sun Life Stadium to see Alabama take on the Irish is hovering around $1,000 on StubHub.

Watch the video below or click here to watch on YouTube.

  • Auburn University SportsMore>>

  • Rams rookie Greg Robinson practicing at both guard and tackle; see video of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Rams rookie Greg Robinson practicing at both guard and tackle; see video of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:32 AM EDT2014-08-20 15:32:15 GMT
    Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams. The No. 2 pick has been equal to the task.More >>
    Rookie Greg Robinson has been getting double duty at guard and tackle in training camp for the St. Louis Rams. The No. 2 pick has been equal to the task.
    More >>
  • Auburn's Patrick Young could miss season with knee injury

    Auburn's Patrick Young could miss season with knee injury

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:32 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:32:07 GMT
    Auburn's H-back position has taken an injury hit for the second consecutive week.Patrick Young suffered a serious knee injury last week, and he may not be available to play at all in 2014."Patrick Young, that was kind of a tough deal," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. "Patrick Young hurt his knee, a senior walk-on, a guy's that's really been phenomenal for our program and finally was in a spot where he was going to get a chance to help us." Malzahn announced last week that H-back Gage Batten is...More >>
    Auburn's H-back position has taken an injury hit for the second consecutive week.Patrick Young suffered a serious knee injury last week, and he may not be available to play at all in 2014."Patrick Young, that was kind of a tough deal," Auburn coach Gus Malzahn said. "Patrick Young hurt his knee, a senior walk-on, a guy's that's really been phenomenal for our program and finally was in a spot where he was going to get a chance to help us." Malzahn announced last week that H-back Gage Batten is...More >>
  • Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson says Nick Marshall will win Heisman Trophy in 2014

    Auburn QB Jeremy Johnson says Nick Marshall will win Heisman Trophy in 2014

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-08-19 17:52:14 GMT
    Auburn's backup quarterback predicts Nick Marshall will win the Heisman Trophy this season.More >>
    Auburn's backup quarterback predicts Nick Marshall will win the Heisman Trophy this season.More >>
  • UAB SportsMore>>

  • UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    UAB guard Chad Frazier granted his release from basketball program

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:12 PM EDT2014-07-29 23:12:02 GMT
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...More >>
    The leading scorer on the UAB basketball team is leaving the program. Guard Chad Frazier was granted his release and will not return."Chad Frazier has been granted his release from our program," head coach Jerod Haase said in a statement. "We appreciate his contributions to our program and wish him the best." Frazier, a first team All-Conference USA selection, was arrested last month and charged with third degree domestic violence. The case was later dismissed.Frazier played one season at UAB...More >>
  • UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    UAB grants Chad Frazier release from scholarship

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 3:58 PM EDT2014-07-29 19:58:33 GMT
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.More >>
    UAB has granted All-Conference USA point guard Chad Frazier a release from his scholarship.More >>
  • Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Roddy White gets three-year extension from Atlanta Falcons

    Thursday, July 24 2014 4:58 PM EDT2014-07-24 20:58:02 GMT
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.More >>
    Roddy White is set to sign a contract extension that will keep him in Atlanta for four more seasons.More >>