Tuscaloosa Mayor Says Loss Of Alabama Football Season Would Loss Billions In Revenue For City
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According to Tuscaloosa Walt Maddox said a season without Alabama football could cost the town $2 billion...
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“It would be economically catastrophic for Tuscaloosa if there is no football season,” Maddox said. “Even a mitigated football season with restricted attendance and number of ball games would have dire economic consequences.”
Per FOX Business...
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University of Alabama football means more to the city of Tuscaloosa than just bringing notoriety to the school and the state with a handful of national championships.

The team also brings in significant cash flow and it could mean a major loss should the college football season get canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Mayor Walt Maddox told reporters on a video conference call that not having a season could result in about $2 billion in lost revenue.


(Barstool Sports)
Filed Under: Alabama Sports

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23 Comments
My question is where have the billions been going for the previous years?
Reply7 months
not true
Reply7 months
Sorry Mayor, but the political left who is orchestrating this annihilation of our country says too bad but get on the band wagon to destroy it all.
Reply7 months
Get out of here with conspiracy theory bullshiet. No one is orchestrating anything except boomers on facebook making fake ADA anti-mask cards. There's a virus that's spreading like wildfire and has already killed well over 100k people in the US.
7 months
Think of all the trailers that will burn and sisters beaten without the distraction of Bama football.
Reply7 months
Arkansas will only be out a few thousand dollars.. we finally beat Bama!
Reply7 months
$2 billion? WTF is he smoking?
Reply7 months
Not a bad consolation prize to look forward to if that ever did happen
Reply7 months
We know about the Chargers. What else are the boosters paying for?
Reply7 months
Good
Reply7 months
There’s no other reason anybody wants to go to that turd hole. All of the rednecks pawn off their trailers to attend games yearly.
Reply7 months
Literally Auburn is located in Auburn and their campus has a section for trailers. If we're comparing Alabama vs. Auburn, generally, Bama's student body and alumni is the tradition frat boy/business guy. Auburn is the farmer.
7 months
Double Down, Literally not true, except Auburn is located in Auburn
7 months
Wire Road is literally trailer park student housing for auburn. Been to many keg parties out at those shite holes.
7 months
Especially since LSU is the face of the SEC West now
Reply7 months
lol. 1 year win streak and LSU fans have lost their damn minds. String together 2 in a row before you start feeling yourself in our series. You're still little brother, even with a NC.
7 months
RTWFY MELT!
7 months
How many gumps can Clyde Eddie Hellboy drag for a first down? 8? 9? In the gumps defense, we had already beat them down and made them give up by then.
7 months
thats assuming every person attending spends about $2800 on average per game.
Reply7 months
As great as this website is, why does Chicken put up with this Larry Leo idiot?
Reply7 months
Would loss?
Reply7 months
If the city wants to not lose a ton of money they better stop Saban from being political against over half the population and the patriots and the majority of ala voters. He promoted the democrat senator who then tried to do a coup on the voters and the president Many patriots will now stop their support for u if Aja because of what Saban is doing playing politics and playing against the majority
7 months
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