Crimson Tide super fan Dick Coffee passes away - KLTV.com - Tyler, Longview, Jacksonville |ETX News

Crimson Tide super fan Dick Coffee passes away

Dick Coffee (in jacket) has attended every Tide game since 1946. Source: WBRC video Dick Coffee (in jacket) has attended every Tide game since 1946. Source: WBRC video
BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) -

FOX6 News has learned that University of Alabama super fan Dick Coffee has passed away at the age of 90.

Since 1946, Coffee has attended every single Crimson Tide football game. In all, he's watched more than 750 games.

The University of Alabama even gave Coffee a special jersey to commemorate his 700th game.

Our condolences are with Coffee's family tonight.

Copyright 2013 WBRC. All rights reserved.

  • KLTV SportsLocal SportsMore>>

  • NFL Draft 2017

    NFL Draft 2017

  • Small and mighty Sam: Eagles dedicate their season to coach's son

    Small and mighty Sam: Eagles dedicate their season to coach's son

    Wednesday, May 24 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-05-24 04:09:04 GMT

    Sam Martinez is a nine-month old East Texan and the driving force behind the New Diana baseball team.  "I had a son born in August, and he was born with some complications," said Bernie Martinez,  New Diana Eagles head baseball coach. baseball with charge syndrome, Sam is legally blind. Meaning he will never be able to watch the game his father has coached for 21 years.  "I try not to dwell on what he cant do and focus on what ...

    More >>

    Sam Martinez is a nine-month old East Texan and the driving force behind the New Diana baseball team.  "I had a son born in August, and he was born with some complications," said Bernie Martinez,  New Diana Eagles head baseball coach. baseball with charge syndrome, Sam is legally blind. Meaning he will never be able to watch the game his father has coached for 21 years.  "I try not to dwell on what he cant do and focus on what ...

    More >>
  • Heading to OKC: UT Tyler Patriots prepare to defend their title

    Heading to OKC: UT Tyler Patriots prepare to defend their title

    Monday, May 22 2017 11:49 PM EDT2017-05-23 03:49:15 GMT
    KLTV StaffKLTV Staff
    The UT Tyler Patriots are headed to Oklahoma City to compete for back to back national titles. It's an opportunity this team has been working toward all season long.  "Anytime you get to dogpile its a really special moment. And especially for some of these freshman and transfers who have never experienced a world series. Its an overwhelming joy for them that they are going to get to experience this and take it all in," said KK Stevens, senior Patriot catcher. ...More >>
    The UT Tyler Patriots are headed to Oklahoma City to compete for back to back national titles. It's an opportunity this team has been working toward all season long.  "Anytime you get to dogpile its a really special moment. And especially for some of these freshman and transfers who have never experienced a world series. Its an overwhelming joy for them that they are going to get to experience this and take it all in," said KK Stevens, senior Patriot catcher. ...More >>
Powered by Frankly