Spring practice for the 2012 Alabama Crimson Tide football team opens this Friday, and Tide head coach Nick Saban shared several news items with the media earlier today.
-Running back Eddie Lacy (toe) and offensive lineman Arie Kouandjio (knee) will miss spring practice.
-Backup punter Jay Williams has decided to leave the team and play baseball for UA.
-Wide receivers Michael Bowman, Ronald Carswell, and Duron Carter remain suspended from the team.
-Brent Calloway will begin spring drills at the linebacker position. Calloway originally began his Tide career at running back.
-Linebacker C.J. Mosley (hip) has been cleared to participate in spring drills.
-Barrett Jones will begin spring practice at center.