Crimson Tide Roll Call: Jan. 27, 2021

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Crimson Tide Results

Men's Basketball: No. 9 Alabama 70, Kentucky 59

Did You Notice?

  • Alabama women's soccer player Reyna Reyes was promoted to the Mexico Women's National Team:
  • Alabama men's tennis signed the No. 2 ranked recruiting class for 2021:
  • Calais Campbell congratulated former Alabama offensive lineman Bradley Bozeman for his nomination for Walter Payton Man of the Year:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2020 opener:

220 days

On This Date in Crimson Tide History: 

January 27, 2011: Former Alabama All-American center Vaughn Mancha died in Tallahassee, Fla. During his four years with the Crimson Tide the team went 30-9-2, played in two Sugar Bowls and one Rose Bowl. He played all 60 minutes in the 1945 Sugar Bowl, was later named to the Sugar Bowl all-decade team. He went on to become the athletic director at Florida State.

Crimson Tide Quote of the Day

"[Vaughn] Mancha is a brilliant defensive man, fine at diagnosing plays, a great defender against passes, and a sure tackler," Coach Frank Thomas said. "On offense he is a fine blocker, and a good, accurate snapper. And he loves football."

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