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The Jumbo Package: 08-18-10

Apologies gang, but SBN went wonky while I was putting this together and now I'm running late so we'll have to make this one quick and dirty.  Be sure and read OTS's thoughts from yesterday's presser to get up to speed on what's happening at practice, and here's some links to help you goof off this morning:

Video: Alabama running backs | SEC Blog

Chris Low ponders the possibility of Alabama producing two 1000 yard rushers this year.  Worth watching since he also breaks down the historical significance if it comes to fruition.

Bryant-Denny Stadium completes new south end zone | The Crimson White

"You’re not going to get any negatives out of me relative to the great venue that I think Bryant-Denny Stadium has been to play in," Alabama football head coach Nick Saban said. "I’m sure now it will be even better – maybe one of the best in the country."

Saban: Position changes not permanent | The Crimson White

Saban confirms that Corey Grant's move to corner was nothing more than an "emergency" measure that, barring an apocalyptic run of injuries, isn't permanent.

Notes: Tide looks to make 'progress on special teams' |

"We're encouraged by their ability," Saban said, "but we've got to keep working through trying to get them to be more consistent."

Tide operates with novice backups | Anniston Star

With Star Jackson gone, Greg McElroy is now our only QB with game experience.

Alabama notebook: Suspended DB Green returns in scout team role | Montgomery Advertiser

Even if he can't play this season, at least we'll have an experienced safety to practice against.  #desperatelyclingingtothebrightside