Crimson Tide Roll Call: April 3, 2020

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Tyler Martin

Today is ... World Party Day

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Did you notice?

  • Reggie Ragland sent out this message to thank the Kansas City Chiefs and their fans before he heads off to join the Detroit Lions.
  • Derrick Henry officially signed his franchise tender with the Tennessee Titans. $10.2 million guaranteed for the former Alabama standout.
  • How about some high school highlights of Marlon Humphrey?
  • A big honor for one of the members of the Crimson Tide women’s tennis team – Lauren Haneke–Hopps.
  • More good news for former Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa who is reportedly back to 100 percent:
  • Alabama sent this recruiting graphic out to several of its top targets yesterday:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2020 opener  

155 days 

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

April 3, 1985: Former Alabama quarterback Bobby Skelton was hired by the NFL as a back judge. Skelton, a long-time SEC official, joined former teammate Bobby Boylston, captain of the 1960 Alabama team, as a member of Art McNally's NFL officiating crews. As a player, Skelton was best remembered for leading Alabama’s 16-15 win over Georgia Tech in 1960. — Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

"I thought Nebraska was the most football-crazed state until I came to Alabama. — James Michener in 1975 when he was writing his book, “Sports in America.”

We’ll leave you with this ...