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4/10118 MFB Practice Alabama wide receiver Chadarius Townsend (12) Photo by Robert Sutton 4/10118 MFB Practice Alabama wide receiver Chadarius Townsend (12) Photo by Robert Sutton
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Alabama Head Coach Nick Saban
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The Crimson Tide holds second of three practices this week on Wednesday 

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team wrapped up its 10th practice of the spring on Wednesday afternoon with a two-hour session in full pads on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Wednesday’s practice was the 10th of 15 spring practice sessions that will include two closed scrimmages and the annual Golden Flake A-Day Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium on April 21 at 1 p.m. CT. The game will air live on ESPN with Adnan Virk, Joey Galloway, Kirk Herbstreit and Holly Rowe on the call.

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 and junior Raekwon Davis return to anchor the defensive line, while redshirt junior Anfernee Jennings will lead the linebackers.

The team will return to the practice field Friday to finalize preparations for Saturday’s scrimmage at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

Alabama and head coach Nick Saban will host the 2018 Clinic of Champions this week from April 12-14. This year’s clinic features Super Bowl-winning head coaches Doug Pederson of the Philadelphia Eagles and Mike McCarthy of the Green Bay Packers along with West Virginia head coach Dana Holgorsen, Dr. Kevin Elko, Temple head coach Geoff Collins, Troy head coach Neal Brown and former Florida and Illinois head coach and Green Bay Packers special teams coordinator Ron Zook.