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Mother Nature doesn't appear in a hurry for spring to arrive - with rain and temperatures in the low 40s in Tuscaloosa - but everyone else is, including Alabama Head Coach Mike Shula. Shula met with the Media on Monday to discuss spring training, which starts Friday [with forecasted temperatures in the more acceptable 60-degree range].

Shula confirmed that receiver Tyrone Prothro will have surgery on Tuesday performed by Dr. Les Fowler. It's been reported that Prothro will have a steel rod inserted into his leg. That will allow him to eventually put weight on the leg, which he has not been able to do since the injury on October 1 in the Florida game. Will Prothro be healthy for the 2006 season, or ever again? Shula said...

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