Chris Thomas, The Tuscaloosa News
Published 1:15 a.m. ET Jan. 12, 2021 | Updated 1:16 a.m. ET Jan. 12, 2021
USA TODAY Sports’ Mackenzie Salmon breaks down the trail to Alabama’s dynamic nationwide championship run.
The celebration is on in Tuscaloosa after Alabama football‘s nationwide championship victory, the COVID-19 pandemic be damned.
Videos and images captured on social media confirmed a whole bunch, if not 1000’s, of individuals on The Strip celebrating theCrimson Tide’s 52- 24 victory over Ohio Statewithin the College Football Playoff on Monday night time.
Tuscaloosa Police shortly had been dispatched to clear a path via city, in keeping with social media experiences.
The celebration comes as COVID-19 circumstances are spiking across the nation.
The Crimson Tide received their third CFP championship sport on Monday — and this system’s sixth nationwide title underneath head coach Nick Saban.
The 2020 season was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced players, coaches and staff to undergo daily antigen testing with the intention to play.
Saban examined optimistic for COVID-19 in November and made a full restoration.
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Here are images and movies from Monday night time’s celebration:
Before picture pic.twitter.com/XlSFpFiTm6
— Lt. Andy Norris 🚔🇺🇸 (@LtAndyNorris) January 12, 2021
Tuscaloosa proper now: pic.twitter.com/nzy2weMnYK
— Hailey Sutton (@_HaileySutton) January 12, 2021
A person dressed as Forrest Gump is operating down University Boulevard in downtown Tuscaloosa at 11:17 pm pic.twitter.com/7DcqhuS3QD