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Crimson Tide Goes Back To Work

Rolando McClain

Before Alabama had a break for Christmas, the practice emphasis was on the fundamentals. "Back to basics" is how it was described as the Crimson Tide had a few days of tough work last week.

Alabama Coach Nick Saban seemed pleased with the effort and attitude of the Crimson Tide football team in that first phase of preparation. Beginning Sunday, the emphasis changes to the extent that practice will begin to focus on the upcoming game. Bama will practice in Tuscaloosa through Thursday, then fly to Southern California on Friday. A normal game week of preparation gets started Saturday...

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