Preliminary details released for BCS Championship celebration


The Crimson Tide fans are invited to celebrate the latest national championship by the University of Alabama football team. {}Saturday, January 19, a celebratory parade will be held to honor the 2012 Alabama National Championship Football Team. {}All the players and staff from the 2012 team will take part in the celebration, along with Head Coach Nick Saban and Director of Athletics Mal Moore.The university's athletic department says more information will be available next, but as of now, Jeff Purinton says the parade will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the corner of University Blvd. and Second Avenue. {}The parade will conclude with the Walk of Champions and a ceremony on the top steps of the North Endzone. {}The voice of the tide, Eli Gold, will emceed the event.