Details Set For National Championship Parade

posted by Todd Robbins - 

The Alabama Crimsin Tide football team will be honored for its College Football Playoff National Championship with a parade beginning at Denny Chimes and a program held on the north steps of Bryant-Denny Stadium at the Walk of Champions on Saturday, January 20.

The parade will feature head coach Nick Saban, the players and staff, and will start at 2 p.m., on University Boulevard at Denny Chimes.

The parade will conclude at the Walk of Champions with a ceremony on the top steps of the Bryant-Denny Stadium North End Zone that will be emceed by Chris Stewart.

The program will feature Director of Athletics Greg Byrne, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff Bill Hancock, SEC Commissioner Greg Sankey, AFCA Associate Executive Director Gary Darnell and other dignitaries and special guests.

Concessions will be available beginning at 11:30 a.m. in and around the parade route and Walk of Champions with drinks and snacks available. There will also be two areas to purchase a wide array national championship merchandise around the Walk of Champions.

Fans wishing to take photos with the AFCA Amway Coaches Trophy can do so along the Walk of Champions beginning at 11:30 a.m.

The parade and celebration will be sponsored by Westgate Residences, AT&T and BBVA Compass. Giveaways will include 10,000 championship posters and another 10,000 national championship promotional items.

The celebration will be carried live on the Crimson Tide Sports Radio Network from 2-3 p.m. It will also be streaming live on the SEC Network + through the WatchESPN and ESPN apps, RollTide.com and on Facebook Live. SEC Now will also have live coverage on the SEC Network at 2 p.m. with Laura Rutledge onsite in Tuscaloosa. 

As a reminder, the Alabama men's basketball team will host Mississippi State that evening at 7:30 p.m. at Coleman Coliseum. A limited number of tickets for that game are still available and can be purchased by calling the ticket office at 1-877-TIDETIX or visiting RollTide.com. The grand opening of the Stran-Hardin Adapted Athletics Facility will also be on Saturday from 3-5 p.m.

Photo: 247sports.com

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