Crimson Tide Roll Call: September 15, 2020

Joey Blackwell

Today is … National Online Learning Day

Bama Central Headlines …

Did you notice?

  • Jerry Jeudy made the first catch of his NFL career for the Denver Broncos:
  • Derrick Henry continued to be, well, Derrick Henry:
  • Again, Henry continued to cement his legacy as King Henry:
  • Check out this hilarious mask worn by Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel (why do I feel like half of the Roll Call bullet points each week of the NFL season will be about Henry?):
  • Alabama soccer is just five days away from being the first Crimson Tide athletics team to return to formal competition:

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2020 opener:

11 days

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

September 15, 1934: Coach Frank Thomas took 11 of his players to Birmingham for the annual "Magic City Gridiron Carnival," where Alabama demonstrated its "Notre Dame Box Offense." Players from Auburn, Birmingham-Southern and Howard were also on hand and helped run formations. Plays that puzzled fans were explained in detail by the coaches and players. Alabama was set to open its '34 season by hosting Howard at Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa in two weeks. – Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“If you’re ahead, play like you’re behind. If you’re behind, play like you’re ahead.” – Paul W. “Bear Bryant

We’ll leave you with this …

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