Crimson Tide Roll Call: September 14, 2020

Tyler Martin

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Did you notice?

  • It appears the Big Ten is going to reverse course and play football this fall starting in October. An official vote is expected on Monday.
  • Dicky Pride finished tied for 12th in the Sanford International in South Dakota, the PGA TOUR Champions' first event with fans since returning from a break for the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Former Alabama tight end OJ Howard finished with four catches for 36 yards and one touchdown on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints.
  • Atlanta Falcons wideout Calvin Ridley exploded for nine catches, 130 yards, and two touchdowns in the team's 38-25 loss to the Seattle Seahawks.
  • Josh Jacobs scored three touchdowns against the Panthers:
  • Julio Jones' nine-catch, 150-yard performance on Sunday was his 56th career 100-plus yard receiving game of his career.
  • Jedrick Wills Jr. got some good news concerning the leg injury he suffered against the Baltimore Ravens:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide's 2020 opener

12 days 

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

September 14, 1974: Calvin Culliver rushed for 169 yards, including a 73-yard touchdown run, as Alabama edged Jerry Claiborne's Maryland Terps, 21-16. A fake punt by Richard Todd sustained a fourth-quarter drive that gave the Crimson Tide an insurmountable 21-9 lead. – Bryant Museum

September 14, 1991: Chance Warmack was born in Detroit, and Dee Milliner was born in Deatsville, Ala.

Crimson Tide quote of the day

September 14: “I just waxed the dude.” – Defensive back Rory Turner on his game-saving tackle of Auburn’s Brent Fullwood in the 1984 Iron Bowl.

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