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Crimson Tide Put on the Pads in Preparation for Kentucky



Oct. 9, 2013

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The top-ranked Alabama football team continued preparations for Saturday evening's showdown at Kentucky with a two-hour practice in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields on Wednesday afternoon.

The Crimson Tide travels to the Bluegrass state for a 6 p.m. (CDT) kickoff at Commonwealth Stadium on ESPN2. Alabama has won 16 straight games away from Bryant-Denny Stadium dating back to a 24-21 loss at LSU in 2010. It is the second-longest such streak in school history.

Alabama has won four straight in the series dating to the 1997 season. Both of Kentucky's wins in the series have come in Lexington, but Alabama boasts a 15-2 record in the state of Kentucky (14-2 in Lexington & 1-0 in Louisville).

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