Tonight, fans go behind the scenes with the defending College Football Playoff Champions as ESPN2 airs the premiere of Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T at 7 p.m. ET (Aug. 9). The debut episode is the first of a four-part series documenting the Alabama Crimson Tide’s preparation for the 2018 college football season, including footage from inside practices and closed door meetings. Throughout the month, fans will get a first-hand account of the all-consuming effort of head coach Nick Saban, assistant coaches and players heading into their season opener.
 
In tonight’s debut episode, fans can expect:  
 
  • Start of the Season Campaign: Viewers can relive SEC Kickoff in Atlanta with Nick Saban and players Damien Harris, Anfernee Jennings, Ross Pierschbacher
  • Behind Closed Doors: Inside various meetings, including coaches, players and positional groups
  • First of Many: Unique look at the first day of training camp and subsequent practices
  • From Their Perspective: In-depth interviews with quarterbacks and other key players
  • Out on the Lake: A day at Saban’s lake house for cookout and boating with freshmen
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T, produced by JM Associates and Sport & Story in association with ESPN, will air on Wednesdays (Aug. 15, Aug. 22, and Aug. 29) following tonight’s premiere. All of the hour-long episodes will debut on ESPN2, with the first three editions beginning at 7 p.m. ET and the final episode at 10 p.m. Every episode will be extensively re-aired across ESPN networks. More on the complete series can be found here.
 
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T Debut Schedule
 
Date
Time (ET)
Network
Episode
Thu, Aug. 9
7 p.m.
ESPN2
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T
Episode 1
Wed, Aug. 15
7 p.m.
ESPN2
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T
Episode 2
Wed, Aug. 22
7 p.m.
ESPN2
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T
Episode 3
Wed, Aug. 29
10 p.m.
ESPN2
Training Days: Rolling with the Tide Presented by AT&T
Episode 4

Training Days: Trailer from ESPNFrontRow on Vimeo.