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Jumbo Package: Jonathan Allen gets hitched at Bryant-Denny

The latest Crimson Tide news and notes.

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Happy Monday, everyone. The holiday week produced little in the way of news, but BamaOnline did post a nice summary of the stellar 2019 recruiting class thus far, with a bio of each commit.

In other news, former Tide standout and current Washington Redskins starter Jonathan Allen tied the knot in Tuscaloosa this weekend, and the reception was held at Bryant-Denny.

Congratulations to the young couple.

No word on candidates for Phil Savage’s replacement yet, but Eli Gold says he wants to keep going well beyond his current contract through 2023, and apparently submitted a short list of potential partners.

“I’m a professional describer,” Gold said. “I haven’t taken snaps and won a Super Bowl. I haven’t coached or haven’t been a general manager in the National Football League. So, I leaned heavily on my color man over the years. I know some football, but those guys look at the game from high above where I look at it. And I understand my role.”

And you do it well, Eli.

Alabama has helped some young men get very wealthy.

Seventy-eight of coach Nick Saban’s Alabama players have gone on to appear in NFL regular-season games since he began coaching the Crimson Tide in 2007.

Of those players, 18 have received at least $10 million in compensation from NFL teams since they joined the pros, and none of the 18 is a quarterback, the highest-paid position.

That number will be 20 by the end of the season, and will undoubtedly continue to grow exponentially.

It’s self-reporting time of year.

Only one involved the Crimson Tide football program. Reported July 1, 2017, a football assistant coach responded to an “unknown text message which resulted in impermissible communication with the parent of a 2019 prospective student-athlete.”

Auburn fans are reportedly petitioning for the death penalty.

SI did a breakdown of the new coaches in the conference.

The first-season outlooks of each of the SEC’s new head coaches will be hot topics at the conference’s annual media days in Atlanta later this month, but is breaking them down in advance. Here’s an early look at what to expect in 2018 from Texas A&M’s Jimbo Fisher, Ole Miss’s Matt Luke, Mississippi State’s Joe Moorhead, Arkansas’s Chad Morris, Florida’s Dan Mullen and Tennessee’s Jeremy Pruitt.

A bunch of losses from most of them is what I expect.

Collin Sexton is looking good so far.

Sexton was one of three Cleveland players to score at least 15 points Friday evening. His 15 points came by way of 4-of-12 shooting from the floor, 1-of-1 from behind the three-point line and 6-of-6 shooting from the charity stripe. He also registered seven rebounds -- all on the defensive end of the court -- and one steal while only turning the ball over on two occasions.

His game needs a lot of polish, but the talent is there and there is no questioning the kid’s work ethic.

Somebody managed to prank call Coach at Lake Burton.

Don’t know how they got his number, but something tells me that Nick is going to find out.

Last, the University signed a new deal with Coke.

“Coca-Cola United is thrilled about our expanded partnership with the University of Alabama to serve its students, faculty and staff on campus,” said Bo Taylor, vice president of Coca-Cola United’s central region, in a statement released by the company. “Coke United’s business culture for more than 100 years has been based on relationships.”

Just don’t ask Saban about it, OK?

That’s about it for today. Have a great week.

Roll Tide.