Day one photo report

Under overcast skies the Mike Price era at Alabama officially began, with players and coaches assembling on the Drew-Thomas Practice fields for the first day of spring practice.

(above left) Coach Sparky Woods watches Mark Anderson during drills.


Coach Buddy Wyatt (right) talks briefly with junior defensive tackle Anthony Bryant (#97) during pre-practice stretch.


Before the rest of the squad hit the field, Mike Price spent some individual coaching time with the Tide quarterbacks. Left to Right: Spencer Pennington, Brodie Croyle, Brandon Avalos and Michael Machen (#17).


While Mike Price works with the quarterbacks, Aaron Price (also quarterbacks coach) works with the Tide kickers. Here Price observes Michael Ziifle prepare to punt.


Mike Price likes the talent on the offensive line, but the unit will have to work hard to improve their pass blocking. Here O-Line Coach Bobby Connelly positions the players.


Assistant Head Coach and Special Teams Coordinator Kasey Dunn is also Bama's Running Backs Coach. Ryan Babb (#22) and Shaud Williams (right) listen during a water break.


Defensive Coordinator and Linebackers Coach Joe Kines is passionate about fundamental football. Shown coaching Juke King, Coach Kines plans to forge an up-the-field, attacking unit.


Offensive Coordinator and Receivers Coach Eric Price (right) talks to his father. Having grown up immersed in his father's offensive schemes, Eric Price has the job of overseeing the installation of a brand new offense.


Getting low to supervise the tackling drill, D-Ends Coach Paul Randolph provides some motivation and encouragement to Jonathan Brunson. Nautyn McKay-Loescher (left) is watching, while Randy Ross and Coach Mike Price confer in the background.


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