BCS National Championship shirts roll hot off the presses - Tucson News Now

BCS National Championship shirts roll hot off the presses

J Rag started printing T-shirts after halftime, when Alabama was leading 28-0. Source: Clare Huddleston J Rag started printing T-shirts after halftime, when Alabama was leading 28-0. Source: Clare Huddleston
Printers can put out more than 400 shirts in an hour. Source: Clare Huddleston Printers can put out more than 400 shirts in an hour. Source: Clare Huddleston
This design will be sold at Sam's Club. Source: Clare Huddleston This design will be sold at Sam's Club. Source: Clare Huddleston
This shirt will be sold in Wal-Mart later today. Source: Clare Huddleston This shirt will be sold in Wal-Mart later today. Source: Clare Huddleston
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

Four years in a row now, the owner of J Rag printing in Birmingham has watched the BCS National Championship game on site so that he's ready to fire up the presses when an Alabama team claimed the title.

For three of those years, it's been crimson and white T-shirts rolling hot off the presses, soon to be snatched up by Alabama fans eager to display their team pride.

Printing crews came into work at halftime last night when Alabama had a 28-0 lead. Employees worked through the night to get as many shirts out as possible. J Rag can print up to 800 T-shirts in an hour, and thousands of their National Championship shirts will hit the stores Tuesday.

One design, to be sold at Sam's Club later today, includes a script "A" over a crimson background with the now-15 championship years listed on the front of the shirt. Another style, a crimson, white and gray design on a white background, features the simple statement "Champions" along with the Jan. 7th date and the Alabama and BCS logos. That shirt will be available for sale in Wal-Mart.

The Alabama Crimson Tide took home their third BCS title in four years after crushing Notre Dame 42-14.

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