- D.J. Fluker showed some impressive footwork despite being a bit tentative to begin his first practice at UA.
- Nico Johnson and Tana Patrick practiced tonight with the inside linebackers.
- Dre Kirkpatrick has the size, speed and looked awfully capable in one-on-one drills at his first collegiate practice.
- Defensive lineman Darrington Sentimore was practicing with the team, which is allowable even though the Louisiana native has yet to receive approval from the NCAA Clearinghouse.
- Quarterback A.J. McCarron looked sharp in drill work as one of only two passers at the practice.
- Noseguard Kerry Murphy was not present at practice for the most tragic of reasons, the death of his older brother in Bessemer in what police are treating as a homocide.
Tide freshmen take the field for the second practice on opening day of camp
Freshmen take the field