Crimson Tide Roll Call: August 6, 2020

Tyler Martin

Today is ... National Fresh Breath Day

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Did you notice?

  • Donta Hall poured in 11 points, two rebounds, and one assist in the Brooklyn Nets' 149-115 loss to the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
  • Alabama men's tennis added a graduate transfer Vincent Rettke from Gonzaga to the program on Wednesday.
  • Jedrick Wills looks ready to go for the upcoming NFL season:
  • Justin Thomas looks to capture his second major title starting on Thursday at the PGA Championship at Harding Park in San Francisco. 
  • Alabama baseball volunteer coach Matt Reida is moving on to Pitt:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide's 2020 opener

51 days 

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

August 6, 1968: Former Alabama running back Siran Stacy was born in Geneva, Ala.

August 6, 1986: On the opening day of practice, Coach Ray Perkins said his team was a top-five squad if it could overcome one of the nation's most challenging schedules. “We play Ohio State, Florida, Notre Dame, Penn State, LSU and Auburn. That's a real challenge," Perkins said. – Bryant Stadium

Crimson Tide quote of the day

“I was down in Geneva, Alabama, at a place called ‘The Bottom.’ I saw it on black and white TV one Saturday morning. You had to twist the antenna just to get a signal. I saw a man standing under the goal post and a whole bunch of guys running on the field wearing red jerseys. That ignited a dream inside me. I said from that moment on, ‘I’m going to play for that man.’” – Siran Stacy

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