University of Alabama

May 1, 2011 12:00 AM

Alabama tornado aftermath: Crimson Tide athletes, coaches, officials help clean up, console devastated community

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Just after 10 on a cruelly beautiful Saturday morning, a convoy of pickup trucks left the Coleman Coliseum parking lot, bound for 5th Street. A few dozen Alabama student-athletes, coaches and a few thousand bottles of donated water left the quiet calm and headed straight for the war zone just 5 miles away.

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