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Crimson Tide Roll Call: September 17, 2021

Your daily briefing on what's going on with Alabama athletics, and how to watch the Crimson Tide.

Today is ... National Tradesmen Day

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 Today’s Crimson Tide Schedule

  • Men's Tennis vs. Four-In-The-Fall against LSU, Memphis and Princeton, Tuscaloosa, Ala. Matches begin at 10 a.m.
  • Track & Field, Cross Country at North Alabama Showcase, Huntsville, AL starting at 7:30 a.m.
  • Volleyball vs Houston, Bama Bash presented by Hampton Inn, Tuscaloosa, Ala. 6 p.m. CT Live Stats

Crimson Tide Results

Soccer: Ole Miss 3, Alabama 1

Did You Notice?

  • Carson Tinker is back on an NFL roster, this time with the Buccaneers. 

On This Date in Crimson Tide History:

September 17, 1988: It’s the day football wasn't played due to what became known as the Hurricane Bowl. Alabama coach Bill Curry refused to take his team to Texas A&M because of the threat of Hurricane Gilbert. Curry and Jackie Sherrill, the former roommate of Crimson Tide athletic director Steve Sloan, had a heated debate on national television on ESPN. The game was eventually rescheduled for Dec. 1 (Alabama won 30-10) – Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide Quote of the Day:

“Mama called.” — Paul W. “Bear” Bryant on why he left Texas A&M for Alabama in 1958.

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