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Alabama announces date for 2016 spring game

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The chase for national championship No. 17 is officially on.

Alabama’s annual spring game is set for Saturday, April 16 at 1 p.m. (CT) inside Bryant-Denny Stadium. A-Day will serve as the Crimson Tide’s 15th and final spring practice before heading into the offseason. This will be the 10th spring game under head coach Nick Saban since his arrival in 2007.

An average of 81,503 fans attend A-Day, but the school’s best turn out came in 2011 (92,310). The event is free to the public.

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Stephen Smith is a 2015 graduate of the University of Alabama. He is a senior writer and reporter for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. He has covered Alabama football for 10+ years and his knowledge and coverage of the Crimson Tide's program have made him among the most respected journalist in his field. Smith has been featured on ESPN and several other marquee outlets as an analyst.

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