Crimson Tide Roll Call: June 17, 2019
Today is …
Global Garbage Man Day. If you’re looking for a way to say thanks it’s also National Apple Strudel Day
Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener
Did you notice?
• ESPN’s published a book excerpt from Marty Smith’s upcoming book “Never Settle: Sports, Family and the American Soul,” about talking family and football with Nick Saban.
• Kira Lewis Jr. looks good in a Team USA jersey:
• Defensive end Will Anderson, a consensus top 100 player out of Dutchtown High School in Georgia, will announce his commitment at 2 p.m. CT. His finalists are Alabama, Georgia Tech and LSU.
• Bobby Shelton shot the final round of the Lincoln Land Championship at -2, to finish -12 and tied for eighth. He began the day tied for first with Xinjun Zhang, who ended up winning the Web.com Tour tournament in a playoff at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill.
• Eddie Jackson of the Chicago Bears says, “We plan on taking this whole thing.”
On this date in Crimson Tide history:
June 17, 1994: Amari Cooper was born in Miami.
Crimson Tide quote of the day:
“I was always taught to be hungry and humble.” — Amari Cooper