August 22, 2007

Practice report: Walk-ons flood field

The Alabama football team continues preparations for the season this week, and starting Wednesday, the equipment staff had a lot more gear to hand out.
With classes at UA now in session, a group walk-ons joined the 105 players who endured Fall camp to push the roster to around 130. A few notes from the practice:

*** Josh Chapman again practiced in a group with Brandon Deaderick and freshman Luther Davis. Starting nose guard Brian Motley participated in drills with the unit but remains in a black non-contact jersey with a broken bone in his hand.

*** Kicker Jamie Christensen wore a black non-contact jersey for the third practice day in a row. Christensen has a quadriceps strain.

*** Freshman DL Nick Gentry practiced with the team for the first time, but the Prattville native wore a black non-contact jersey. Gentry is recovering from shoulder surgery.

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