WASHINGTON, DC - Alabama's senator Richard Shelby (R) and Jeff Sessions (R), Wednesday introduced a resolution commending the University of Alabama Crimson Tide on their victory over the University of Texas Longhorns in the 2009 National Championship Game.
Alabama beat Texas 37-21 in the game on January 7th. at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.
Shelby holds an undergraduate and law degree from the University of Alabama.
The resolution reads:
"I congratulate The University of Alabama Crimson Tide for winning the 2010 BCS National Championship Game. The University, the Crimson Tide faithful, and the entire State of Alabama can be proud of this team for not only winning, but for representing us on the national stage with integrity and class," said Shelby. "Coach Saban, Mal Moore, and Dr. Witt have all done a phenomenal job of leading this program back to greatness while promoting the University's mission to educate young persons and provide them with the tools to excel throughout their lives. The 2009 championship is an extraordinary chapter in the long and storied winning tradition of the Crimson Tide, and I am sure that there are still many great things in store for the Capstone."
U.S. Senator Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) made the following comments: