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04-09-16 MFB Spring Practice Alabama head coach Nick Saban Photo by Kent Gidley 04-09-16 MFB Spring Practice Alabama head coach Nick Saban Photo by Kent Gidley

Alabama is the only SEC program to have its game televised by ESPN for the second straight year

 
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama and ESPN announced Tuesday that Crimson Tide’s annual Golden Flake A-Day Game will be televised nationally on ESPN at 2 p.m. (CT) on Saturday, April 22.

Every Southeastern Conference football team playing a spring football game this year will have their game nationally televised, with Alabama’s game on ESPN, 11 more games airing on SEC Network and one on ESPNU. The Crimson Tide are the only SEC team scheduled to have its spring game air on ESPN for the second straight year. The game will also be available through connected devices on the ESPN and WatchESPN apps.

The annual A-Day Game is the 15th and final practice of the spring and takes place at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Admission will once again be free to the public. More information on A-Day, including additional activities, traffic and parking, will be posted on rolltide.com when it becomes available.

Alabama leads the nation in spring game attendance over the last 10 years with a total of 809,744 fans and an average of 80,975 fans per game during that period. The largest A-Day crowd in school history came in 2011 (92,310). In head coach Nick Saban‘s first year of 2007, the stadium was at full capacity prior to expansion (92,138).