UA’s National Championship Football Team to be Honored

  • January 15th, 2016

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The University of Alabama 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 Saturday, Jan. 23.

The parade, which will feature head coach Nick Saban, the players and staff, along with Bill Battle, director of athletics, and other dignitaries and special guests, will start at 11 a.m., on University Boulevard at Denny Chimes.

The parade will conclude with the Walk of Champions and a ceremony on the top steps of the Bryant-Denny Stadium North End Zone that will be emceed by the voice of Alabama football, Eli Gold.

The parade and celebration will be sponsored by Academy Sports and Regions Bank. Giveaways will include 10,000 championship posters and 5,000 national championship promotional items.

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UA Media Relations, 205/348-5320

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