Crimson Tide continues preparations for second scrimmage of fall camp
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Alabama football team worked out under the lights for the second time this week on Wednesday evening, holding a two-hour practice at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.
Wednesday’s full-pads session was the 11th in a series of 25 practices for the Crimson Tide as it prepares for its season-opening contest with Louisville in the Camping World Kickoff Game at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The match-up between the Tide and Cardinals is scheduled for 7 p.m. CT on ABC.
The Tide will hold two more workouts this week on Thursday afternoon and Friday morning before moving to Bryant-Denny Stadium for a closed scrimmage on Saturday afternoon.
Alabama returns 12 starters from last season’s squad that finished 13-1 and won the school’s 17th national championship. The Tide has claimed four of the last six SEC titles and five of the last nine national championships. Across the last 10 seasons under head coach Nick Saban Alabama owns a 125-14 (.899) record.