Time Changed for University of Alabama’s National Championship Celebration This Weekend
The National Championship Celebration scheduled for the Crimson Tide this Saturday has been pushed back an hour.
The Tuscaloosa News reports that the celebration will now start at 11 a.m. The rest of the event will carry on as planned.
Here's more on the celebration via the University of Alabama's Media Relations:
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  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 theBryant-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.
The parade and celebration will air live on the SEC Network's Alternate and will also be streamed live on the SEC Network+ and ESPN apps. The SEC Network said the following about the event:
The parade route begins at University Boulevard, at Denny Chimes, and concludes with a ceremony on the steps of Bryant Denny Stadium. SEC Network commentators Joe Tessitore and Greg McElroy, former national championship winning quarterback at Alabama, will cover the event from an SEC Now set at the Walk of Champions.
The event is scheduled to re-air Saturday evening at 11 p.m., and again on Sunday at 1 p.m. on the SEC Network television channel.
In addition, to SEC Network's airing of the Crimson Tide celebration, ESPN devotes today's CFB Live to a "rewatch" of the College Football Playoff National Championship. The show features Chris Cotter, Trevor Matich, Brock Huard and guest Brian Dawkins (former Clemson player). The group will watch extended clips from the game and break it down in hindsight. The show will also feature some unseen high-end "CFB Flims" footage from the game.