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4/10118 MFB Practice Detail Photo by Robert Sutton 4/10118 MFB Practice Detail Photo by Robert Sutton

The Crimson Tide wraps up preparations for Saturday’s scrimmage

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The University of Alabama football team wrapped up its 11th practice of the spring on Friday afternoon with a two-hour session in shells on the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

Wednesday’s practice was the 11th 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.

Alabama will hold its second closed scrimmage of the spring on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium.