Crimson Tide Roll Call: May 15, 2019

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National Chocolate Chip Day

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

Men’s golf: Alabama at NCAA Athens Regional, all day

How to watch, keep up with the Crimson Tide

• Golf: Alabama at NCAA Athens Regional, all day, Live Results

Yesterday’s Crimson Tide results

• The men’s golf team is on the brink of having its season end as the Crimson Tide improved eight strokes from its first-round score, but was still in 11thplace after the second round of the NCAA Athens Regional. It’s 11 shots out of the fifth-place cut line to advance to next week’s NCAA National Championships.

• Baseball: Alabama 4, Samford 2

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener

108 days

Did you notice?

• Josh Jacobs broke down some of his own game film for the Oarkand Raiders website:

• Alabama softball is ranked No. 4 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball top 25 and No. 5 in the USA Today/NFCA poll.The Crimson Tide was seeded No. 8 in the NCAA Tournament.

• Trendon Watford, the top prospect in the state, will announce which school he’ll play basketball for on Monday.

• Damion Square talked about returning to the Los Angeles Chargers:

• Deionte Thompson has already switched jersey numbers with the Arizona Cardinals, going from No. 30 to No. 35.

• The SEC Network posted Paul Finebaum’s sit-down interview with Nick Saban at the Regions Tradition last week.

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

May 15, 1954: Butch Avinger, who was quarterback at Alabama, a first-round selection in the 1951 NFL Draft and played fullback and punter as a professional, retired from the New York Giants. He signed on to be an assistant coach for Red Drew with the Crimson Tide.

Crimson Tide quote of the day: 

“Alabama has added wings to the wishbone offense and the defense stands as tall as a Redwood Forest.” —The Voice of the Crimson Tide, John Forney, about the 1973 team.

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