HZT Crimson Tide Daily Wrap 9-30-2013


Alabama Staff Names Players of the Week

  • C.J. Mosley, Kevin Norwood, Anthony Steen, T.J. Yeldon, HaHa Cinton-Dix, Landon Collins, Dillon Lee, Cody Mandell, Cade Foster,  and DeAndrew White

C.J. Mosley Named SEC Defensive Player of the Week

  • Mosley named SEC Defensive Player of the Week after his performance versus Ole Miss during Alabama’s 25-0 win. He had 9 tackles including one for a loss, a pass breakup and 2 quarterback hurries.

Alabama vs Kentucky Kickoff Set

  • 6 p.m. CT on ESPN2 on Oct. 12

Nick Saban on Tyler Siskey’s role against Ole Miss: ‘He didn’t talk to anybody during the game’

  • Alabama coach Nick Saban said associate director for player personnel Tyler Siskey “wasn’t in any different position than he’s ever been in any game” and had no effect on the Crimson Tide’s game plan or in-game adjustments Saturday against Ole Miss. Read more by clicking the link.

Alabama receives extra day off from practice in thick of 7-week stretch with 7 games

  • Alabama won’t go through its normal Monday practice today, but it will continue to do what it’s typically done during similar stretches of games without an idle week. Read more by clicking the link.

Football Hosts Georgia State for Homecoming

  • THE GAME: The University of Alabama football team ventures out of conference on Saturday against Georgia State at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The game marks the second meeting between the Crimson Tide and Panthers and will be broadcast on SEC TV with kickoff set for 11:21 a.m. (CDT). Dave Neal will serve as the play-by-play announcer, with Andre Ware at his side as the color analyst. The two will be joined by sideline reporter Cara Capuano. Eli Gold and Phil Savage will handle the radio call on the Crimson Tide Sports Network, with Chris Stewart serving as sideline reporter.
  • RANKINGS: Alabama enters week six of the 2013 season ranked first in the Associated Press and USA TODAY Coaches polls. Georgia State is unranked.
  • GEORGIA STATE: Georgia State is under the direction of first-year head coach Trent Miles, who took the reins of the Panthers’ program after five seasons as the head coach at his alma mater, Indiana State. Miles’ GSU squad is 0-4 on the season after a 32-26 overtime loss to Jacksonville State on Sept. 21, and coming off of a bye week. Georgia State opened the season with a 31-21 loss to Samford and followed that with a 42-14 defeat by Chattanooga. The Panthers also absorbed a 41-7 loss at West Virginia on Sept. 14. Ronnie Bell is the Panthers’ starting quarterback and is completing 46 percent of his passes for 193.5 yards per game with five touchdowns and three interceptions. Albert Wilson is GSU’s leading receiver with 22 grabs for 457 yards and four scores. Travis Evans leads the rushing attack with an average of 62.7 yards per game and one touchdown.
  • SERIES HISTORY: Saturday’s game marks the second meeting between the Crimson Tide and Panthers. Alabama won the only other meeting between the two teams with a 63-7 triumph in 2010, Georgia State’s first season playing football.

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