Friday, August 5, 2011

‘Bama Begins Fall Camp

The University of Alabama football team officially began fall camp this morning in preparation for the 2011 season.

The morning session was a compilation of veterans and seniors who are expected to see an abundance of playing time. At 7:30 p.m. the freshmen will officially report for the first day of practice coupled with several returning players who lack experience and are looking to climb the depth chart.

Quick Hits:

-Team in shells (helmet/shorts) to begin fall camp.

-A.J. McCarron and Phillip Sims were the only quarterbacks in the morning session.

-Trent Richardson, Eddie Lacy, Jalston Fowler and a walk-on were the only running backs who participated in the morning session.

-Barrett Jones began fall camp at the left tackle position. Jones is expected to be worked at several positions along the offensive line this month.

-Eddie Lacy and DeQuan Menzie (both injured/rumored to be injured) were practicing without incident and neither player was wearing a black “non-contact” jersey.

-Several players were sporting various braces and wraps due to minor injuries, however, all players who participated in the morning session were cleared for full practice.

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