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UA on day three of game planning for Texas A&M

Stephen M. Smith- Touchdown Alabama Magazine

Alabama football was in shoulders pads for practice Wednesday at Thomas-Drew Field. It worked in sunny, 82-degree weather conditions, during its third day of game planning for Texas A&M. TDAM writer Justin Wagner and yours truly providing all updates.

Notes from Wednesday’s practice

  • Sophomore Cam Robinson was back at left tackle again, fully participating in drills.
  • Senior Reggie Ragland was working with outside linebackers in the first viewing period, while Dillon Lee was with inside ‘backers.
  • Freshman quarterback Blake Barnett missed a third day of practice (Wednesday), but is out of the hospital. Quarterback David Cornwell represented TAMU’s Kyle Allen for Alabama’s scout-team offense.
  • Freshman defensive lineman Anfernee Jennings practiced with tight ends.
  • Offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin had all quarterbacks executing post routes to the inside and outside, along with slant patterns to the inside.
  • Alabama’s outside linebackers worked on creating leverage with their hands, arms and hips. Texas A&M quarterback Kyle Allen has been sacked 13 times this season.

Alabama players in scout-team jerseys

  • RB Xavian Marks (#3, representing Texas A&M WR Christian Kirk)
  • WR Derek Kief (#11, representing Texas A&M WR Josh Reynolds)
  • WR Deionte Thompson, same as Kief (#11)
  • OLB Jamey Mosley (#15, representing Texas A&M DE Myles Garrett)
  • OLB Christian Miller (#10, representing Texas A&M DL Daeshon Hall)
  • DB Shawn Burgess-Becker (#23, representing Texas A&M DB Armani Watts)
  • CB Kendall Sheffield (#3, representing Texas A&M DB De’Vante Harris)

Alabama’s first-team dime defense

  • DL A’Shawn Robinson
  • DL Jarran Reed
  • LB Reggie Ragland
  • LB Reuben Foster
  • CB Cyrus Jones
  • CB Marlon Humphrey
  • S Eddie Jackson
  • S Geno Matias-Smith
  • Star Minkah Fitzpartick
  • Money Ronnie Harrison

Justin Wagner is the Scouting Coordinator and Lead Recruiting Analyst for Touchdown Alabama Magazine, Follow him on Twitter, at @jwag718.

Stephen M. Smith is a senior analyst and columnist for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.

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