Clarke County Democrat

Clarke athletes were on first Alabama team to play in Rose Bowl

Grant Gillis of Grove Hill, Red Barnes of Suggville were starters on the Tide’s squad in Jan. 1, 1926 game

Two Clarke County players have a connection to Alabama’s Rose Bowl history, which will be added to on Jan. 1 when the Crimson Tide meets Michigan in the semifinals of the College Football Playoff. It will be Alabama’s eighth trip to the Rose Bowl, where the Tide is 5-1-1. At a recent show-and-tell session at a Clarke County Historical Society […]

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