In less than 10 weeks, the Alabama Crimson Tide will open the home schedule for the 13th time under Nick Saban.

While fans will be able to see players like Tua Tagovailoa, Jerry Jeudy, Najee Harris, Trevon Diggs and Raekwon Davis emerge from the tunnel against New Mexico State, the smells of ribs, hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs and smoked sausages will sift through air at tailgates across the campus of the University of Alabama.

To kick off Independence Day week, Crimson Tide Sports Marketing announced a partnership with one a born and bred Yellowhammer State product. Based in Evergreen, Alabama, Conecuh Sausage will be the "Official Smoked Sausage" of the Alabama Crimson Tide beginning this fall

You will be able to order Conecuh Sausage at concession stands during Alabama Crimson Tide contests including inside Bryant-Denny Stadium this season.

In addition to being a menu item at football games, the Evergreen based product will be marketed in various Alabama athletic venues and will be the title sponsor of the Crimson Tide Sports Network's football pre-game show.