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Breaking: Jalen Milroe to start at quarterback for Alabama against MTSU

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Alabama football has its starting quarterback for Saturday against Middle Tennessee State.

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According to ESPN’s Chris Low, citing sources, Jalen Milroe will get the starting nod at Bryant-Denny Stadium versus the Blue Raiders at 6:30 p.m. CT via SEC Network. Milroe, a redshirt sophomore, competed against Ty Simpson, Tyler Buchner, and Dylan Lonergan (true freshman) for the starting job. The native Texan played against Arkansas and started versus Texas A&M in 2022.

Nick Saban stated how Milroe has improved as an overall quarterback. We will get our first look at him against MTSU.

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