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Bama Players Talk To Themselves

Dont'a Hightower

The extraordinary statistics posted by Alabama quarterbacks in a scrimmage at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday were not the result of Benedict Arnold being on the defensive side. An Alabama defensive leader gave credit to the Crimson Tide offense, but also criticized the effort of the defense.

"The defense has a lot of room for improvement," Alabama linebacker Dont'a Hightower said Monday. Do you think? The three quarterbacks who played in the scrimmage were a combined 52 of 69 (over 75 per cent) for 698 yards and nine touchdowns with only two interceptions. Starter Greg McElroy alone was 23-36 for 360 yards and six touchdowns with no interceptions. McElroy said, "I've said this 10...

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