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Crimson Tide Roll Call: Friday, October 22, 2021

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Today's Crimson Tide Schedule 

  • Swimming & Diving vs Birmingham-Southern, Birmingham, Ala. (Bham Crossplex), 3 pm CT
  • Men's and Women's Basketball Tide Tipoff at Foster Auditorium, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 7:30 p.m. CT, SEC Network+

Crimson Tide Results

Soccer: Alabama 2, Kentucky 1 OT

Did you notice?

  • The 1971 SEC Championship football team will be honored at this weekend's game against Tennessee. 
  • Alabama gymnastics received a verbal commitment from 2023 gymnast Jamison Sears
  • TV times and networks were announced for Alabama basketball

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2021 basketball season opener:

18 days

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

October 22, 1988: In describing the action to a CBS audience, commentator Brent Musburger calls Derrick Thomas' performance the best defensive effort he had ever seen. In Alabama's 8-3 win over Penn State, Thomas registered three quarterback sacks, including one for a safety, batted down one pass, and was credited with eight quarterback hurries. – Bryant Museum 

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“Never give up. Reach down inside and you’ll find something left.” – Paul W. “Bear” Bryant 

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