April 17, 2007

Stretch Run

Spring football drills following a coaching change are never short on storylines. When the coach taking over is Nick Saban and the program involved is the one at the University of Alabama, offseason practices steal headlines from in-season sports in this state.

While much of the focus has been on Saban over the last three weeks, the 2007 Crimson Tide headed into a stretch of 15 practices in search of answers -- especially on the defensive side of the ball.

With the Tide's annual A-Day scrimmage just a few days away, here's a position-by-position look at how Saban's first UA team is shaping up.

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