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Bryce Young

Nick Saban says Bryce Young is on a ‘pitch count’ in preparing for Tennessee

Alabama QB Bryce Young (#9) during Alabama practice for Tennessee game
Photo by Kent Gidley of Alabama Athletics

Alabama fans got some positive news on Bryce Young in Wednesday’s presser from Coach Nick Saban.

The junior quarterback did not play against Texas A&M because of an AC joint sprain to his throwing shoulder.

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He suffered the mishap during the second quarter versus Arkansas. According to Saban, Young has practiced all week. The reigning Heisman Trophy winner is doing more each day and is on a ‘pitch count’ for Tennessee.

“We expect him to do a little more tomorrow,” Saban said about Young.

If he plays, Young brings the element of stretching Tennessee’s defense with the vertical passing game.

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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.

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