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Quick Hits: Alabama’s defense unveils “dime rabbits” look

Stephen M. Smith- Touchdown Alabama Magazine

Head coach Nick Saban and the Alabama Crimson Tide returned to practice Wednesday in sunny, 82-degree weather. TDAM contributor Maxwell Taylor and yours truly have updates.

Notes from Wednesday’s practice

  • Senior Jake Coker took a group of quarterbacks through drills, followed by Alec Morris and walk-on Seth Franks (No.19).
  • David Cornwell led the other group in passing drills, followed by Cooper Bateman, Blake Barnett and a walk-on wearing No. 10
  • Redshirt junior wide receiver Chris Black headlined a group of receivers, followed by ArDarius Stewart, Richard Mullaney, Daylon Charlot and Cameron Sims.
  • Sophomore receiver Robert Foster took the other group through drills, behind him was Calvin Ridley, Derek Kief and Deionte Thompson.
  • Richard Mullaney and Calvin Ridley both made a couple of nice grabs in drills.
  • Junior Alphonse Taylor was worked at first-team right guard. Bradley Bozeman was his backup.
  • Senior Dominick Jackson looked very strong at right tackle, while Brandon Greene remains his backup.
  • Alabama’s defense unveiled its “dime rabbits” look during the second media viewing period.

Alabama’s dime rabbits package

  • CB Cyrus Jones
  • CB Marlon Humphrey
  • S Geno Smith
  • S Eddie Jackson
  • DB Maurice Smith, CB Minkah Fitzpatrick- Extra defensive backs
  • LB Reggie Ragland
  • LB Reuben Foster
  • LB Denzel Devall
  • DL A’Shawn Robinson
  • DL Jonathan Allen

Senior linebacker Dillon Lee shadowed Reuben Foster.

Stephen M. Smith is a senior analyst and columnist for Touchdown Alabama Magazine and SB Nation. You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @ESPN_Future.

Maxwell Taylor is a contributing writer for  Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @alp2345.

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