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Crimson Tide Roll Call: August 1, 2021

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Crimson Tide in the Olympics results

Track & Field: 

United States Women's Long Jump (Quanesha Burks), 13th place, 6.56m

Grenada Men's 400, (Kirani James), 2nd place, 45.09 seconds, advances to semifinal

Trinidad & Tobago Shotput (Portious Warren), 11th place, 18.32m


United States 4, Korea 2, (David Robertson, Credited Save)


United States 400m Medley (Rhyan White), Silver Medal

Crimson Tide in the Olympics schedule


Track & Field:

United States Men's Hammer Throw (Daniel Haugh), 7 p.m. (NBC)

United States Men's High Jump (Shelby McEwen), 5:10 a.m. (Peacock)

• Gymnastics:

Canada Vault (Shallon Olsen), 3:55 a.m. (Peacock)

• Weightlifting:

United States Women's +87kg (Sarah Robles), 9:50 p.m. (NBC)


• Track & Field:

United States Women's Long Jump (Quanesha Burks), 8:50 p.m. (CNBC)

Grenada Men's 400m (Kirani James), 6:05 a.m. (Peacock)

Canada Women's 400m (Natassha McDonald), 7:45 p.m. (NBC)

Trinidad & Tobago Men's 200m (Jereem Richards), 2, 7 p.m. (NBC)


United States Women's +87kg (Sarah Robles), 5:50 a.m. (NBCSN)

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Countdown to the Crimson Tide's 2021 opener:

34 days

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

August 1, 1983: Richard Todd was featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. The magazine took an in-depth look at the former Alabama quarterback following another Crimson Tide legend Joe Namath as the starting quarterback of the New York Jets.

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

"I know there's tremendous expectations here for what you would like to accomplish with this football program. I can tell you that however you feel about it, I have even higher expectations for what we want to accomplish. I want to win every game we play.” — Nick Saban

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