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Football Readies for Third Saturday in October

Dee Milliner

Oct. 17, 2012

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The football team continued preparations for the Third Saturday in October rivalry game against Tennessee with a two hour practice, Wednesday afternoon at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.

"We've had a pretty good week this week," said Alabama head coach Nick Saban. "We know we are going to have a tough game with this being a rivalry game on the road. It's always tough to play in the SEC and tough to play at Tennessee. I think our players respect that and know what it's going to take to be successful."

Earlier in the day and announced their midseason All-America teams. Offensive linemen Barrett Jones and Chance Warmack and cornerback Dee Milliner were named to both squads while linebacker C.J. Mosley was named to the defensive first team. D.J. Fluker garnered second team offensive honors.

Kickoff for Saturday's game is slated for 6 p.m. CT, and will be televised nationally by ESPN, with Brad Nessler and Todd Blackledge calling the action and Holly Rowe reporting from the sideline.

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