As Alabama nears the midway point of spring practice, not much has changed since camp began more than one week ago.
Practice in Tuscaloosa has been what you would come to expect from any spring session.
The “storyline” has been rather predicable; basic fundamentals, “slight” rotation shuffles, and a first glimpse at early enrollees who may or may not play a vital role for the Crimson Tide this fall.
From the perspective of the fan, spring practice isn’t the most “flattering” portion of the football parade, but when the season becomes a “pressure cooker,” the days of learning the basics and mastering the playbook will prove paramount.
While so much can happen between March and August, the core of the 2012 Alabama Crimson Tide football team is being molded and refined this very second.