Crimson Tide Roll Call: June 17, 2019

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Your morning briefing on what's going on with Alabama athletics

Today is …

Global Garbage Man Day. If you’re looking for a way to say thanks it’s also National Apple Strudel Day

Countdown to the Crimson Tide’s 2019 opener

75 days

Did you notice?

•  ESPN’s published a book excerpt from Marty Smith’s upcoming book “Never Settle: Sports, Family and the American Soul,” about talking family and football with Nick Saban.

• Kira Lewis Jr. looks good in a Team USA jersey:

• Defensive end Will Anderson, a consensus top 100 player out of Dutchtown High School in Georgia, will announce his commitment at 2 p.m. CT. His finalists are Alabama, Georgia Tech and LSU.

• Bobby Shelton shot the final round of the Lincoln Land Championship at -2, to finish -12 and tied for eighth. He began the day tied for first with Xinjun Zhang, who ended up winning the Web.com Tour tournament in a playoff at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield, Ill.

• Eddie Jackson of the Chicago Bears says, “We plan on taking this whole thing.”

On this date in Crimson Tide history:

June 17, 1994: Amari Cooper was born in Miami.

Crimson Tide quote of the day:

“I was always taught to be hungry and humble.” — Amari Cooper

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