Head coach Nick Saban and Alabama took its first steps in its journey for a 16th national championship Thursday in fall camp. Outside linebackers coach Tosh Lupoi was animated from the first whistle, and freshman running back Bo Scarbrough made an appearance.
- Senior Jake Coker and junior Alec Morris both worked with veteran receivers.
- David Cornwell, Cooper Bateman and Blake Barnett all split reps (second group).
- The new diet is working for Barnett. His hips look thicker.
- Junior running back Derrick Henry led the group through drills.
- Senior Kenyan Drake spent 80 percent of practice with the running back; however, he did participate in passing drills.
- True freshman Damien Harris was third in the rotation, followed by redshirt freshman Ronnie Clark.
- Freshman Bo Scarbrough (knee) was seen in a black, non-contact jersey.
- Redshirt junior Chris Black and sophomore Robert Foster led the group in drills.
- Graduate transfer Richard Mullaney had a strong outing behind Foster.
- True freshman Calvin Ridley looked comfortable catching passes from Barnett.
- Sophomore ArDarius Stewart and senior Parker Barrineau had a couple of nice grabs.
- Senior Denzel Devall led the group through drills, but all eyes were on true sophomore Rashaan Evans.
- Evans displayed energy, quickness and power through each station.
- Tim Williams (junior) needs to be more consistent coming off the ball.
- True freshman Jamey Mosley continues to absorb the system.
- Ryan Anderson (junior) was third in drills.
- Senior outside linebacker Dillon Lee was training with the inside linebackers.
- Reggie Ragland (senior) led the group, followed by Reuben Foster (junior).
- True sophomore Shaun Dion Hamilton was aggressive in the rip drill.
- Redshirt freshman Keith Holcombe fell in the tackling drill, but rebounded well.
- Head coach Nick Saban demonstatred the system to the younger players.
- Cyrus Jones (senior) led the group, followed by Tony Brown (sophomore).
- Redshirt freshman Marlon Humphrey had issues finding the ball on a few throws.
- According to head coach Nick Saban, freshman running back Bo Scarbrough will be suspended for the first four games of the season. Saban said “It’s an NCAA thing.”
- Saban also mentioned that Scarbrough is “ahead of schedule” in rehab. The freshman hurt his knee in spring practice back in March.