Alabama's BCS trophy shattered after father trips into table

Alabama's BCS trophy shattered after father trips into table

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NEW ORLEANS, LA - JANUARY 10: Bill Hancock the executive director of the Bowl Championship Series and Head coach Nick Saban of the Alabama Crimson Tide hold The Coaches' Trophy which signifies the national champion after defeating Louisiana State University Tigers in the 2012 Allstate BCS National Championship Game during a press conference on January 10, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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Posted on April 16, 2012 at 7:12 PM

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The University of Alabama's crystal, $30,000 BCS trophy was shattered after a player's father tripped and knocked over the display table.

The trophy had been on display in the Mal Moore Athletic Facility halls. The father's foot apparently got caught on a rug, causing him to fall onto the table.

University officials say they will immediately begin take steps to replace the trophy.

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