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Alabama Spring Football 2016: A-Day Schedule of Events

It is the 10th Nick Saban A-Day in Tuscaloosa. Forecasts call for partly cloudy skies and a high of 75°.

Caption Contest: What is Reggie Ragland thinking?
Caption Contest: What is Reggie Ragland thinking?
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The Crimson Tide will hold their Annual A-Day Game on Saturday at 2:00pm CT. It is the fifteenth and final spring practice for Alabama. The past and future will come together as a large contingent of alumni as well as many recruits will be on hand for the event.

Alabama is celebrating Nick Saban's 10th spring in Tuscaloosa. Several former Crimson Tide greats, current NFL stars, and former team captains from the Saban era will be recognized.

Alabama's Heisman Trophy winners Mark Ingram and Derrick Henry will be present as the Heisman Trophy Trust will present Alabama with the program's copy of Henry's 2015 Heisman Trophy. In addition, the halftime entertainment will feature the Alabama Quarterback Challenge with former Crimson Tide signal-callers from the last 10 years. Some of the QBs participating will include Jake Coker, Blake Sims, and John Parker Wilson.

If you are unable to attend, the game will be televised on ESPN with Joe Tessitore and Kirk Herbstreit calling the action. Unfortunately, Joey Galloway will be with them as well.

Admission is free to the public. Joey Galloway fans will be charged an inconvenience fee.

Public parking for A-Day is free and first-come/first-serve with Crimson Ride shuttles running from the east side of campus to the Quad.

Below is a schedule of some of the events. All Times are CT.

8:00am A Fan Fest is open to the public outside the North end zone at the corner of University Boulevard and Wallace Wade Drive. The Coaches Trophy (aka: the Crystal Football; aka: the Cool-Looking Trophy: aka: not the Stupid Beer Tap-Looking one) will be on display for fans to take pictures.
9:00am Druid City Brewing: The Annual Roll Bama Roll Spring BBQ Meetup at 607 14th St, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 (205) 342-0051. We'll be here all day, so pop on by and say "Roll Tide!"
11:00am Bryant-Denny Stadium: Gates open.
11:30am Bryant-Denny Stadium: Alumni Flag Football Game featuring former Alabama greats. There are two 20-minutes halves that should wrap up around 12:15 p.m.
12:15pm Denny Chimes: Nick Saban and 2016 captains Jake Coker, Derrick Henry, Ryan Kelly and Reggie Ragland will address the crowd, followed by the captains leaving prints of their hands and cleats in the concrete for all posterity.
12:50pm Walk of Champions: The team arrives at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
2:00pm Kickoff of the 2016 A-Day.
Post A-Day: Druid City Brewing Company/The Joe: Consumption.
5:00pm The Crimson Tide baseball team hosts Ole Miss.

At the conclusion of the game, Coach Saban will present the spring awards to the team at midfield. Once the team has cleared the field, all fans will have post-game field access. Fans may enter through any of the four corner gates.