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Football Fans Name Newborn Baby "Krimson Tyde"

The love of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team runs deep in the Steele family.
ANDALUSIA, AL (CNN) -- What's does your name mean?

For one Alabama newborn -- it's his family's dedication to their favorite college football team -- the Alabama Crimson Tide.

The love of the Alabama Crimson Tide football team runs deep in the Steele family.

So deep -- they named their newborn son -- you guessed it -- Krimson Tyde.

"We all big Alabama fans and I think he'll be the next one,"said the baby's father, Steven Steele.

The couple says they thought of the name as soon as they found out they were having a boy -- and received final approval from Krimson's older brothers -- Trenton and Dawson.

"My 5-year-old and 4-year-old, they really had the main part in it.  That's what they wanted to name him, so that's what we stuck with," said Summer Steele, the mother.

It didn't take long before their name choice was the hot topic on social media, newscasts and websites across the country -- igniting a firestorm of reaction. Most of which, Krimson's parents have tried to brush off.

"Lot of people say it's a bad name.  They wouldn't name him that.  But, it's not their choice, it's ours," said Summer.

"It's not meant for them to like or have any say-so.  And, plus, it's not their child," said Steven.

If his cries are any indication, Krimson definitely has a set of healthy lungs to help him cheer on the tide.

The Steele's choosing to place their focus not on the opinions of thousands online, but rather on the new addition to their family.

"As long as he's healthy and he get tooken care of, we're happy," said Steven.

-- Lindsey Rogers, CNN
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