Prior to Alabama head coach Nick Saban getting prepared for Christmas, he and the Crimson Tide held practice indoors on Wednesday.
It was the final session for the program before the players celebrate the holiday with their families and travel to Miami (Fla.) for the game.
Earlier in the day, the Tide brought in another top-five recruiting class for the early signing period that included five-stars Evan Neal (OL), Antonio Alfano (DE) and Trey Sanders at running back.
Four-star quarterbacks Paul Tyson and Taulia Tagovailoa also signed, to join unarguably the best recruiting class of the Saban era. When the first Wednesday in February arrives next year, Alabama hopes to have either 24 or 25 commits to enroll on campus.
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