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Help DraftKings donate $1 million to the United Way via #DKRally

DraftKings has come up with a cool way for us to rally against COVID-19 together, with their #DKRally pledge. Here’s how it works:

For every person who shares their rally cap on social media with the #DKRally hashtag, DraftKings will donate $1 to the United Way’s coronavirus relief efforts until we reach a $1 million goal. The money will help United Way across a range of needs from food banks to medical services to unemployment support.

The rally starts on Monday March 23rd and runs through Tuesday April 7th.

So, how can you participate?

Take a picture or video in your rally cap (be creative!)

Post to Twitter, Facebook or Instagram (or all if you want!)

Use the hashtag #DKRally

Tag at least 3 friends and invite them to do the same.

Include this link: draftkings.com/dkrally

To give you some idea of what a rally cap looks like and also have a little fun, our own Roger Myers reached out to some of his many friends who happen to be former Alabama athletes and asked for a properly social distanced rally cap photo. The response was outstanding. Check it out:

We lead off with former Tide OF Chandler Taylor, who is playing in the Houston Astros system and really knows how to rally cap. This thing is good for at least three ninth-inning runs.

Next, we have former Alabama and current Minnesota Twins C Alex Avila, who has 995 MLB games under his belt...

...former Tide and retired MLB SS Josh Rutledge, who played for the Colorado Rockies and Boston Red Sox, and is married to the esteemed Laura Rutledge of ESPN...

...former Atlanta Braves star Fred “Crime Dog” McGriff, who Roger has turned into an honorary Gump. Fred should be in the Baseball Hall of Fame...

...Olympic gold medalist and Tide track alum Kirani James...

...former Tide pitcher Jake Walters, now in the Miami Marlins system...

...former Tide INF Chandler Avant, now playing in the New York Mets system...

...former Tide IF/OF Cobie Vance, now playing in the Oakland A’s system...

...former Tide P Thomas Burrows of the Atlanta Braves system...

...former Tide OF Morrow Thomley...

...former Tide P Bernard Robert III

...former Tide hoopster Ben Eblin...

...another basketball contributor in Lawson “Law Dog” Schaeffer....

...and, last but not least, the uber-Gump himself, the man, the myth, the legend. I give you Roger Myers, ladies and gents.

Join in, won’t you?

Post your pic or video, use the hashtag and link, and for those on Twitter, maybe even tag us @rollbamaroll so that we can see it. There isn’t a better way to have a little fun and support the most critical of worthy causes.

Thanks a million.

Roll Tide.