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Tide Players Plan To Watch Games

Preston Dial

Want to know how Alabama football players will spend their Saturday with no Crimson Tide football game? Big surprise: football players are also football fans, and most Bama players will be watching football on television.

Alabama tight end/H-back Preston Dial is typical of most (though not all) Crimson Tide players. His plan for the bye Saturday is "sit on that coach and watch as many games of football as possible." And eat. "I'm one of those guys who has to keep eating," said the 240-pound Dial. "I can get skinny in a hurry. Or I can gain wait. I have to work to stay right in the middle." For this weekend he's... Recommended Stories