Ex-Alabama players will pointer autographs during eventuality to quarrel ALS

November 17, 2016 - als

Dreamland Bar-B-Que in Northport will horde an eventuality Friday benefiting a substructure orderly by a former University of Alabama football actor who has been diagnosed with a degenerative neuromuscular disorder.

The second annual “Bama’s Best for ALS” will be from 2-10 p.m. during 101 Bridge Ave. The giveaway eventuality will advantage a Goode Foundation, a nonprofit organisation determined by former UA using behind Kerry Goode. The substructure supports ALS investigate and helps those fighting a disease.

“We are always happy to partner with a Goode Foundation,” pronounced Dreamland CEO Betsy McAtee. “We’re anxious to be a tiny partial of a ALS fight.”

Birmingham-based WJOX Sports Radio will horde a “Roundtable” uncover during a Northport Dreamland from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The uncover facilities Lance Taylor, Ryan Brown and Jim Dunaway. Tuscaloosa’s Ryan Fowler will horde 102.9’s The Game from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. during a restaurant.

A horde of former Crimson Tide stars, including Goode and his brothers Clyde and Pierre, will be on palm to pointer autographs, commencement around 6 p.m. Scheduled to attend are:

n Bobby Humphrey, a UA using behind from 1985-88 who went on a play for a NFL’s Denver Broncos

n John Copeland, a defensive lineman who played on UA’s 1992 inhabitant championship group and afterwards played for a NFL’s Cincinnati Bengals

n  Antonio Langham, a MVP of a 1992 SEC Championship Game who played for 3 NFL teams

n Antonio London, a star linebacker on a 1992 inhabitant pretension team

n George Thornton, an All-SEC defensive tackle in 1990 who played for a San Diego Chargers and a New York Giants in a NFL

n Lamonde Russell, a standout parsimonious finish on a 1989 SEC championship team

The eventuality will also underline drawings and a wordless auction with a accumulation of items, including UA football memorabilia and present baskets from Bud’s Best Cookies, Royal Cup Coffee and Back Forty Beer.

Dreamland is also charity a “Oh So Goode” dish package, with a apportionment of a deduction donated to a Goode Foundation. The package, that costs $160, includes  two slabs of ribs, 2 pounds of smoked sausage, 2 pounds of chopped pork, 2 pounds of chopped chicken, 2 pounds of baked beans, 2 pounds of cole slaw, one pecan pie, a bottle of dipping salsa and a fritter of white bread. The “Oh So Goode” package is accessible online during www.dreamlandbbq.com.

Goode played for Alabama from 1983-87, rushing for 1,572 yards and 7 touchdowns. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers comparison Goode in a seventh turn of a 1988 NFL Draft.  Goode played one deteriorate any in Tampa Bay and in Miami before retiring. Between 1993 and 1998, Goode worked 6 years in a NFL as a strength and conditioning manager with a New York Giants and St. Louis Rams.

In 2015, Goode determined a Goode Foundation to support investigate and those influenced by amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease, after his diagnosis.

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