Crimson Tide and Red Wolves will meet for just the third time on Saturday


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Alabama held its first full-pad practice on Tuesday as the Crimson Tide put in a two-hour session at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.


Alabama will open the home portion of the 2018 schedule this Saturday, Sept. 8, against Sun Belt Conference foe Arkansas State. Game time is set for 2:35 p.m. at Bryant-Denny Stadium. The matchup will air on ESPN2 with Kevin Brown and Andre Ware calling the action from the booth with Alex Corddry working the sidelines.


The Crimson Tide and Red Wolves will meet for the third time in history this weekend. The two previous meetings took place in Tuscaloosa with UA claiming a 34-7 win in 1982 and a 35-0 Homecoming victory in 2008.