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Notes From A-Day Football Game

Brandon Fanney

Nick Saban was on the field behind the offense during the A-Day Game at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday. At one point late in the first half Saban almost became a part of the play as on a scramble pass istuation he got roughed up a little by pass-rushing linebacker Brandon Fanney. Saban kept his feet and escaped unharmed.

One of the first questions of the post-game interview of Alabama Coach Nick Saban (from Creg Stephenson of the Anniston Star) was whether Saban would be in a black jersey in next year's game. Saban picked up on it immediately. "I'll probably be in a black shirt next year so I can avoid contact," he said. "I showed pretty quick feet, though, to not go down." He added that he suspected quarterback...

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