Video: Tornado just misses iconic Ala. stadium

Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. twitvid.com

The tornado-spewing storm system that killed scores across Alabama unleashed its fury on Tuscaloosa - but the city can be thankful that its iconic football stadium was spared.

This dramatic video shot by Clay Hasenfuss from his third-story apartment shows the mile-wide twister just missing Bryant-Denny Stadium - the home to the University of Alabama Crimson Tide.

The storied venue opened in 1929 and is named for the school's iconic coach (Paul "Bear" Bryant) and president (George Denny) who each served the school for a quarter of a century. Bryant had an astounding 72-2 record in games played at his namesake stadium.

The stadium seats 101,821 people - but the monster tornado in the video makes the iconic venue looks like a toy model.

  • CBS News Staff

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