Crimson Tide Roll Call: Oct. 28, 20

Your daily briefing on what's going on with Alabama athletics, including full TV listings
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Today is … National Make A Difference Day

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

No games scheduled

Crimson Tide results

  • Men's Golf: The Crimson Tide carded three consecutive rounds below par and finished with a team score of 18-under par 834 (279-278-277) to place ninth overall at the Vanderbilt Legends Collegiate. The Crimson Tide ended the three-day, 54-hole event by recording a 7-under par 277 during Tuesday’s final round, which was the lowest single-day score across UA’s two tournaments this fall.

Bama Central Headlines … 

Did you notice?

  • The Washington Football Team gave safety Landon Collins their well-wishes following the news that his torn Achilles tendon will require surgery and he will be out for the remainder of the 2020 season:
  • Alabama football released the latest edition of its Season Stories series, this time highlighting its 48-17 victory over Tennessee:
  • Alabama 2021 defensive tackle commit Anquin Barnes reminded everyone of his size and his commitment to the Crimson Tide:

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

October 28, 1987: Javier Arenas was born in Tampa, Fla.

October 28, 1989: Big Thomas Rayam blocked Ray Tarasi's field-goal attempt with :13 remaining to give Alabama a 17-16 win over Penn State at University Park. The Lions were inches away from the goal line when Joe Paterno opted to go with what appeared to be a cinch field goal. The victory became known in Alabama football folklore as "Desperation Block." – Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“To play the defense that he runs you've got to have studs. The defense before was good, but they weren't built for the defense he runs. You give him time and they're going to be studs.” – Former Alabama player Jarret Johnson in 2008.

We’ll leave you with this …