The Morning Briefing: September 20, 2018

Former Texas A&M coaches have done okay at Alabama. Courtesy of the Bryant Museum

Your daily dose of what's going on with the Crimson Tide, including full TV listings.

Today’s Crimson Tide schedule

• Men’s tennis: Milwaukee Tennis Classic, all day.

• Women’s soccer: at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. CT.

How to watch the Crimson Tide

• Men’s tennis: Milwaukee Tennis Classic, all day, Live Stats

• Women’s soccer: at Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. CT, SECN+, Live Video, Live Stats

• Football:“Four Sides of the Story: Alabama Audible,” Saturday, CBS, 1:30 p.m.

• Football: Texas A&M at Alabama, Saturday, CBS, 2:30 p.m. Live Video, Live Audio, Live Stats

Yesterday’s Crimson Tide results

The Alabama women’s golf team shot the back nine at 11-under par to win the ANNIKA Intercollegiate in Lake Elmo, Minn., by two strokes over UCLA. Junior Jiwon Jeon was 5-under during the final round to finished tied for sixth at -7 overall. “We had a great finish,” Coach Mic Potter said in a release.

Did you notice?

• Alabama’s 2018 SEC Indoor Track & Field championship will be honored in a “Celebration of Champions” ceremony Friday at 4:30 p.m. CT at the Sarah Patterson Champions Plaza.

• Former Crimson Tide defensive back Cyrus Jones, who had been released by New England on Sept. 1 and subsequently added to the Baltimore Ravens’ practice squad, was re-claimed by the Patriots and signed a two-year deal.

• Former Alabama wide receiver ArDarius Stewart, who had been suspended for the first two weeks of the season, was placed on waivers by the New York Jets.

On these dates in Crimson Tide history …

September 20, 1986: Running back Bobby Humphrey rushes for 114 yards, and Alabama outgains Florida on the ground 223-42 during the Crimson Tide's stunning 21-7 win in Gainesville. The Gators had taken a 7-0 halftime lead, but Ray Perkins’ team completely dominated the second half in the first meeting of the teams since 1979. – Bryant Museum

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

"If you think there is such a thing as an unimportant game, just try losing one." — Gene Stallings

How to watch this week’s college football games

Includes games with ranked teams, SEC teams, local teams or prominent broadcasts:

Thursday, Sept. 20 (all times CT)

Tulsa at Temple, 6:30 p.m., ESPN

Friday, Sept. 21

Florida Atlantic at No. 16 UCF, 6 p.m., ESPN

No. 10 Penn State at Illinois, 8 p.m., FS1

Washington State at USC, 9:30 p.m., ESPN

Saturday, Sept. 22

No. 2 Georgia at Missouri, 11 a.m., ESPN

No. 8 Notre Dame at Wake Forest, 11 a.m., ABC

Nebraska at No. 19 Michigan, 11 a.m., FS1

No. 23 Boston College at Purdue, 11 a.m., ESPN2

Kent State at Ole Miss, 11 a.m., SEC Network

No. 22 Texas A&M at Alabama, 2:30 p.m., CBS

No. 3 Clemson at Georgia Tech, 2:30 p.m., ABC

Tulane at No. 4 Ohio State, 2:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

Kansas State at No. 12 West Virginia, 2:30 p.m., ESPN

No. 13 Virginia Tech at Ole Dominion, 2:30 p.m., CBSSN

Florida International at No. 21 Miami, 2:30 p.m., ESPN2

South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 3 p.m., SEC Network

No. 17 TCU at Texas, 3:30 p.m., Fox

McNeese State at No. 25 BYU, 5 p.m., ESPN3

Louisiana Tech at No. 6 LSU, 6 p.m., ESPNU

No. 14 Mississippi State at Kentucky, 6 p.m., ESPN2

Texas Tech at No. 15 Oklahoma State, 6 p.m., FS1

Troy at UL Monroe, 6 p.m., ESPN+

Florida at Tennessee, 6 p.m., ESPN

Arkansas at No. 9 Auburn, 6:30 p.m., SEC Network

No. 24 Michigan State at Indiana, 6:30 p.m., Big Ten Network

No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon, 7 p.m., ABC

No. 18 Wisconsin at Iowa, 7:30 p.m., Fox

Arizona State at No. 10 Washington, 9:30 p.m., ESPN