The Crimson Tide continued practice Tuesday
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team practiced for two hours on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields Tuesday afternoon. The Crimson Tide spent the workout session in full pads.
This morning, Will Reichard and Bryce Young received Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors for their performances against then-No. 14/16 Miami in the 2021 Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game. Young received more praise this afternoon, being named to both the Davey O’Brien Award’s Great 8 and the Manning Award’s Stars of the Week.
- Impressed in his first career start, finishing 27-of-38 for 344 yards and four touchdowns
- Connected from 37, nine, 25 and 94 yards out for his scores
- The 94-yard connection tied for the second-longest touchdown pass in UA history while his four touchdowns and 344 yards both set new program-best marks for an Alabama quarterback in their starting debut
Alabama is set to square off against Mercer in Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 11. The week two matchup will kick off at 3 p.m. on the SEC Network.