It’s game week for Alabama football and some big news came out of Coach Nick Saban’s Monday press conference.
After the long dry spell of no college football, we have finally made it. We will have Alabama football on our televisions this coming weekend.
Alabama football head coach Nick Saban opened up the week with a Monday press conference and dropped the depth chart for this weekend’s game.
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What’s the biggest surprise? The two quarterbacks that will see action on Saturday are Cooper Bateman and Blake Barnett. Some reports that came out this past week said that Jalen Hurts would be the starter when the Tide takes on the Trojans, but I think some may need to double-check their sources.
At the running back position, Saban says that Bo Scarbrough and Damien Harris will get the carries on Saturday. The younger backs are coming on strong so one may expect to see them sooner than later.
In the past few days of practice, there had been some shuffling at the center position. According to Saban, Bradley Bozeman will get the start there and Ross Pierschbacher will be at right guard.
Aren’t we all?
Saban always concentrates on this at the beginning of the season. Get the wrinkles ironed out early and be prepared to make a run.
The door isn’t shut on Hurts for the season but if Bateman or Barnett comes in and takes the bull by the horns, Hurts will probably redshirt.
There’s your depth chart for the game. Just a few more days until the season is kicked off. Almost there.