Joe Namath debuts as the Alabama quarterback, immediately becoming an instant sensation with his performance in the Tide's 35-0 win over Georgia at Birmingham's Legion Field. For the game, Namath was 10 of 14 for 179 yards and three touchdowns. Namath's second pass of his career went 52 yards for a touchdown to Richard Williamson. Namath also rushes for 36 yards and earns SEC Offensive Player of the Week honors. Center-linebacker Lee Roy Jordan, described in the press as a "football terror," is named "Lineman of the Week."
Bryant Museum Opens Tornado Exhibit
27, 2011 Tuscaloosa was hit by a tornado with a rating of at least EF4. The tornado
left a large path of complete destruction. Along with the structural damage
were countless injuries, loss of life and many left homeless. However, it
was immediately followed by countless acts of heroism and charity that continue
to this day.
to tell the story of the tornado and the response by our community. One of our
staff was directly impacted and many volunteered countless hours in the relief
effort,” said museum director Ken Gaddy. The exhibit features photos, video and
memorabilia of the areas affected the day of and days after as the community
and nation responded. The museum thanks those that reached out to our
community. The display will remain until the 2012 football season.
information on the exhibit call the museum at 205-348-9375. Find ways you can
help with the recovery efforts call the Tuscaloosa Area Volunteer
ReceptionCenter at 205-248-5045.