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Alabama Football National Championship Team to be Honored at 11 a.m. Saturday

Jan. 20, 2016

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The 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 on Saturday, January 23.

The parade, which will feature head coach Nick Saban, the players and staff along with Director of Athletics Bill Battle, President Dr. Stuart Bell, Chancellor Dr. Robert Witt, Executive Director of the College Football Playoff Bill Hancock, Associate Executive Director for the AFCA Gary Darnell and other dignitaries and special guests, will start at 11 a.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 the voice of Alabama football, Eli Gold. The Crimson Tide will be presented with their CFP National Championship Trophy, the AFCA Amway Coaches Trophy and the Goodyear Cotton Bowl Classic trophy.

Concessions will be available beginning at 8:30 a.m. in and around the parade route and Walk of Champions with food, hot beverages and hand warmers. 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 CFP National Championship Trophy and AFCA Amway Coaches Trophy can do so at locations along with Walk of Champions beginning at 8:30 a.m.

The parade and celebration will be sponsored by Academy Sports, AT&T, BBVA Compass and The Supe Store. Giveaways will include 10,000 championship posters and 5,000 national championship promotional items.

The celebration will be carried live on the Crimson Tide Sports Radio Network from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. and will also be televised live on SEC Network Alternate and streaming live on the SEC Network + through the WatchESPN and ESPN apps.

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