The Alabama Crimson Tide officially opens its national championship defense as the outstanding football program begins spring practice on Friday. It will be Alabama's first spring practice since 2019 as last season's practice time was cancelled, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, hours before i…
Since 2009, coach Saban has brought home six national championships, but he spends very little time celebrating them. From the time the team gets back to the locker room, coach Saban already has his sights set on next season.
As for his quarterback, Jones has been rising up draft boards the entire year and is now looking like a potential top-10 selection. Ringing endorsements from Smith at the Senior Bowl and Waddle on NFL Network should help ensure Jones goes off the board early in the upcoming draft.
The defending national champions welcome Mark Orphey into the football program as a new defensive analyst according to AL.com's Matt Zenitz. Orphey has spent the last two seasons as defensive backs coach for Utah State.
Alabama athletic director Greg Byrne commented on the story insinuating that the athletic department is planning on returning to a full capacity Bryant-Denny Stadium for the 2021 season. This past year the stadium was reduced to 20% capacity due to the COVID-19 pandemic.