Crimson Tide Roll Call: Dec. 15, 2019
Today is … Bill of Rights Day.
Today’s Crimson Tide schedule
Crimson Tide results
Men’s basketball: Penn State 73, Alabama 71
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Did you notice?
• Although Justin Thomas look a 2 and 1 loss to Cameron Smith, Team USA completed an impressive comeback to win the Presidents Cup, 16-14. Out of the five matches Thomas played it was his only defeat (3-1-1), while the U.S. went 6-2-4 during the singles matches against the International Team.
• Alabama held a 10-0 lead entering the fourth quarter but Mississippi rallied for a 17-16 win on a blocked extra point in overtime during the 33rd Annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Football Classic in Hattiesburg, Miss.
• The Shrine Bowl announced the addition of Alabama defensive back Shyheim Carter to the roster, joining offensive lineman Matt Womack.
On this date in Crimson Tide history:
December 15, 1928: Fullback Butch Avinger was born in Beatrice, Ala.
December 15, 1953: Alabama announcer Eli Gold was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.
December 15, 1982: Paul W. “Bear” Bryant officially announced his retirement as Alabama’s head coach. Former Crimson Tide Ray Perkins was named his successor.
Crimson Tide quote of the day:
“The first thing a football coach needs when he’s starting out is a wife who’s willing to put up with a whole lot of neglect. The second thing is a five-year contract.” – Paul W. “Bear” Bryant
We’ll leave you with this …
Tua Tagovailoa received one first-place vote for the Heisman Trophy and finished 10 overall, while former Crimson Tide quarterback Jalen Hurts finished second.
On this date three years ago ...