Alabama-Clemson game brings huge payday

Published 10:16 pm Wednesday, July 23, 2008

TUSCALOOSA – Alabama and Clemson will reportedly earn nearly $2 million apiece for their season-opening matchup in Atlanta.

The Birmingham News reported on its Web site Wednesday that the teams will split $3.8 million for the Aug. 30 game. The contract obtained by the paper through a public records request also shows beer will be available at concession stands until halftime of the game at the Georgia Dome.

The game will be televised on ABC.