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Crimson Tide Roll Call: Friday, July 9, 2021

Your daily briefing on what's going on with Alabama athletics, and how to watch the Crimson Tide.

Today is …

National Collector Car Appreciation Day 

BamaCentral Headlines

Elite In-State 2022 DE Jeremiah Alexander Chooses Alabama Over Clemson

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Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2020 opener

57 days

On This Date in Crimson Tide History:

July 9, 1931: Jimmy Moore, one of the stars of the 1930 national championship team, died tragically at Ft. McClellan after being stricken with spinal meningitis. The 23-year-old Moore was a native of Anniston, Alabama. More than 5,000 people attended his funeral, with teammates Charles Clement, Joe Sharpe, Earl Smith, Ben Smith, Albert Elmore, Dave Boykin and John Henry Suther serving as pallbearers.

July 9, 1985: Joe Namath signed a five-year deal with ABC to provide commentary for "Monday Night Football." 

Crimson Tide Quote of the Day:

"When we have a good team, I know it's because we have boys that come from good mommas and pappas." — Paul W. “Bear” Bryant

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