- DL Kerry Murphy, who returned to the team on Sunday, from hiatus because of the death of his brother.
- Interesting OL shifts continue. Yesterday RT Drew Davis practiced at right guard and freshman D.J. Fluker at right tackle.
- Crimson Tide gets serious tomorrow, straping on full pads for a 2:30 p.m. practice.
Alabama's Practice Hits: Fan Day edition
- Players practicing catching punts during Sunday’s open practice included cornerbacks Javier Arenas, Kareem Jackson and Dre Kirkpatrick, and wide receivers Julio Jones, Marquis Maze and Rob Ezell.
- During kickoff return drills, a group of about 12 players took reps, including Arenas, Mike McCoy, Jones, Mark Ingram, Terry Grant and Trent Richardson.
- Sophomore wide receiver Maze took snaps opposite Julio Jones.
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