Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne announced on Monday he expects a full-capacity crowd at Bryant-Denny Stadium within the fall.
Byrne’s announcement got here hours after the college tweeted it can resume in-person class “with out restrictions” within the fall 2021 semester.
“With this announcement, we have acquired various questions concerning capability at Bryant-Denny for [Alabama football] in 2021,” Byrne tweeted. “We’re transferring ahead with plans to have a full stadium within the fall and can monitor medical tips as we’ve got all alongside.”
Alabama decreased capability at its residence stadium to twenty % final season because the COVID-19 disaster worsened throughout the USA. The Crimson Tide nonetheless went undefeated with out its typical crop of followers, posting a 13–0 file en route to go coach Nick Saban’s seventh nationwide championship. Alabama received its 5 residence video games by a mixed 175 factors in 2020.
Bryant-Denny Stadium boasts a capability of 100,077. Alabama will host Mercer in its residence opener on Sept. 11.