Crimson Tide Roll Call: Jan. 16, 2021

Your daily briefing on what's going on with Alabama athletics, including full TV listings
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Today is … National Nothing Day

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

  • Track and field: Alabama at Vanderbilt Commodore Invitational, All Day
  • Men's Tennis: Alabama vs Samford, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. CT (doubleheader)

Crimson Tide results

Gymnastics: No. 4 Alabama 195.775, No. 14 Missouri 195.750

Bama Central Headlines …

Did you notice?

  • Alabama football released both parts of its Season Stories 2020 finale:
  • Former University of Alabama Head Baseball Coach Barry Shollenberger was inducted into the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame:
  • Wide receiver J'Kolbe Bulock of Memorial High School in Frisco, Texas has accepted a preferred walk-on offer from Alabama:
  • This video has us missing fans in the stands at all Crimson Tide athletic events:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2020 opener:

231 days

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

January 16, 1990: All-American linebacker Keith McCants declared he was entering the NFL draft in April and would not be back for his senior year. McCants' announcement ended a season-long speculation that he would not return for his senior year.

January 16, 1995: Jonathan Allen was born in Anniston, Ala.

January 16, 2007: Nick Saban made one of his final additions for his first coaching staff at Alabama, adding the man who would be the position coach for two Heisman Trophy winners, Mark Ingram Jr. and Derrick Henry. Burton Burns was hired from Clemson to be the Crimson Tide’s running backs coach and associate head coach.

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“Lee Roy was the best college linebacker, bar none. He would have made every tackle on every play if they had stayed in bounds.” – Paul W. “Bear” Bryant on Lee Roy Jordan, who played in Super Bowl VI on this date in 1972, a 24-3 victory for the Cowboys over the Dolphins.

We’ll leave you with this …