Crimson Tide football welcomed six new coaches to the staff for spring practice

3/20/18 MFB Spring Practice
Alabama running back Najee Harris (22)
Photo by Kent Gidley

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team began spring practice Tuesday afternoon with a two-hour workout in shorts and helmets inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility.

It marked the first of 15 spring practice sessions that will include to closed scrimmages and the annual Golden Flake A-Day Game on April 21 at 1 p.m. CT.

The Crimson Tide welcomed five mid-year enrollees to the practice field including wide receiver Slade Bolden, punter Skyler DeLong, defensive linemen Jarez Parks and Stephon Wynn Jr., and defensive back Saivion Smith.

Alabama also saw six new coaches take the field including associate head coach and quarterbacks coach Dan Enos, associate head coach and defensive line coach Craig Kuligowski, inside linebackers coach and co-defensive coordinator Pete Golding, co-offensive coordinator and wide receivers coach Josh Gattis, defensive backs coach Karl Scott and special teams coordinator and tight ends coach Jeff Banks.

The Tide returns a total of 10 starters, including seven on offense and three on defense. The UA offense welcomes back junior quarterback Jalen Hurts, senior running back Damien Harris, four offensive linemen, including Jonah Williams, Ross Pierschbacher, Lester Cotton Sr. and Matt Womack along with junior tight end Hale Hentges. Senior Isaiah Buggs returns to anchor the defensive line, while Christian Miller and Anfernee Jennings will lead the linebackers.

The team will return to the field this week on Thursday, March 22 and Saturday, March 24.