Aug. 22, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The football team practiced for roughly 90 minutes Friday afternoon in shells at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields with the first game of the season just eight days away.
Today's workout marked the 23th of 28 practices leading up to the season opener against West Virginia on Aug. 30, at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. The Chick-fil-A Kickoff game is slated for a 2:30 p.m. (CDT) kickoff on ABC/ESPN2.
Temperatures reached the upper 90s with the heat index topping out at 102 degrees. Alabama will be in full pads on Saturday before taking Sunday off and starting game-week preparations on Monday.
The coaches All-SEC team was released by the conference office late Thursday with seven players on the first team, including Landon Collins, Amari Cooper, Trey Depriest, O.J. Howard, Christion Jones, Arie Kouandjio and A'Shawn Robinson. T.J. Yeldon was on the second team, while Ryan Kelly and Austin Shepherd were named to the third team.
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