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Crimson Tide Roll Call: Thursday, August 18, 2022

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

Soccer: Alabama at Florida Atlantic; Boca Raton, Fla., 6 p.m. CT; Live VideoLive Stats

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Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2022 opener

16 Days

Did You Notice?

  • Alabama women's basketball announced the dates of its 2022-23 conference schedule. 
  • Panthers head coach Matt Rhule said that center Bradley Bozeman has an ankle injury and will have to miss 2-3 weeks due to recovery. It was initially thought to be a lower leg fracture, but the injury was not as severe as the staff expected.
  • Alabama soccer had five players among the 68 named to the 2022 SEC Soccer Preseason Watchlist: McKinley Crone (GK), Felicia Knox (MF), Riley Mattingly (F), Reyna Reyes (MF/D), and Riley Tanner (F). The SEC returns 58 percent (18 of 31) of the players that earned first or second team All-SEC honors last season
  • A former Alabama pitcher got a promotion: 

On This Date in Crimson Tide History:

August 18, 1986: Alabama defensive tackle Willie Ryles lapsed into a coma after suffering a head injury in a half-speed drill in practice. He suffered a brain clot in his brain and was flown by helicopter to University Hospital in Birmingham. He died five days later at the age of 19.

August 18, 2014: Amari Cooper was on the cover of Sports Illustrated’s college football preview.

Sports Illustrated cover, August 18, 2014, with Amari Cooper

Crimson Tide Quote of the Day:

“I can’t imagine being in the Hall of Fame with Coach Bryant. There ought to be two Hall of Fames, one for Coach Bryant and one for everyone else.” – Ozzie Newsome upon his induction into the Alabama Hall of Fame

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