Position units of strength, concern for Alabama football this season
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On Friday, August 2, Nick Saban and the University of Alabama will take the practice field and start work toward its goal: winning a national championship. After a long offseason and having time to think about how the 2018 campaign ended, fall camp should be nothing short of intense.
For supporters of the Crimson Tide, this is the most exciting time of year.
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It is the moment where one breaks out the roster, highlights names expected to have a breakout season and follow as many sites that provide coverage on the team. Another thing to note is positional group battles.
Alabama has new faces on its coaching staff for a second consecutive year and names to replace the departed faces that entered the National Football League.
While various starting roles are up for grabs, we center out attention on units of strength versus those of concern for the Tide. The groups that may scare us a little early on could potentially become the program’s biggest asset as we dive through the regular season.
Listed below are the strengths and weaknesses for Bama entering August.
Alabama does not have a battle for the starting job at quarterback, as Tua Tagovailoa returns for his junior season and second year as the guy.
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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine. You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith.