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Jumbo Package: It’s Elementary, My Dear Watson

Childish behavior in a bar was the news of the weekend.

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Happy Monday, everyone. It was a bit of an ugly weekend sports-wise, as the gymnastics team moved on despite an uneven performance and the baseball and softball teams both dropped two of three while the football team took the weekend off.

Coach Saban seized on the opportunity to grab a Saturday breakfast in Northport:

Winners love our awesome drive thru team. #RTR #cfanorthport

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The man is a rock star.

Speaking of stars, you may have heard that Deshaun Watson decided to stop by Innisfree this weekend, leading to some shenanigans:

Deshaun Watson was at Innisfree Irish Pub in Tuscaloosa when a group of patrons approached him and told him he needed to leave. The partisan crowd cheered Watson's exit and the restaurant later apologized for his treatment. Twitter user @doctor_59 uploaded a video that captures a portion of the incident, claiming it was former Alabama linebacker Ryan Anderson who asked him to leave.

It certainly appears to be Anderson in the video:

Rumor has it that this had something to do with a girl, but that really doesn’t matter. At this point both Anderson and Watson are grown men about to embark on very lucrative professional careers. Anderson should be ashamed of his behavior, and if Watson did show up at a prime spot for Tide players to make some sort of point then he should be as well.

Moving on, spring practice will get fired back up today, though it will likely be indoors due to stormy weather. The University made a nice little promo video featuring some spring footage:

Good stuff.

Some spring notes:

“First impression is he is an athletic guy. That is obvious,” Evans said of Moses. “All it’s really going to take is him improving as a player, and once he does that, the sky’s the limit.”

Moses and Jeudy are two of five, five-star signees already on campus, and another is turning heads in the backfield as the highest-rated recruit in the Crimson Tide’s top-ranked class.

Five-star running back Najee Harris may be slightly slowed by a minor offseason knee surgery, but the nation’s No. 3 overall prospect for 2017, per the 247Sports Composite, has provided a boost in terms of both talent and depth to Alabama’s already-talented but thin stable of running backs.

Moses, Jeudy, and Harris are three guys who will likely be heard from this season. Those types of talents don’t stay on the sideline. Well, not at most places:

Players who were the stars of the their high school teams and coveted by universities across the land have had to accept the sobering realization that they could remain pinned to the sideline for a while before they get the opportunity to shine.

"All it does is build character," said Rashaan Evans. "You become unselfish. You become more about the team and when you have that type of mindset your individual success is going to come anyway when you are thinking about the team. Those things I have learned here overall under Coach Saban, I feel like those are the most important things you can take here and to the next level."

Patience, eh? Obligatory:

It’s been discussed ad nauseum, but one of Saban’s greatest achievements has been his ability to find top-tier guys who are willing to wait their turns. Players routinely come to Tuscaloosa and sit for two years when they could be playing as true freshmen for other contenders.

One guy who didn’t have to exercise patience was Da’Ron Payne, who was essentially a starter from the day he stepped on campus. Cole Cubelic posted one of Da’Ron’s highlights:

Can’t wait to see a lighter and even quicker Payne with the extra motivation of a contract year.

“Personally, I’ve just seen a guy who really cares about his quarterbacks,” Hentges said of Daboll. “Whether it’s at practice or in the meeting room, he’s always taking them under his wing and saying: ‘What were you seeing on this read?’ or ‘Why’d you throw that ball?’ or ‘Hey, that was a great pass.’"

Daboll’s positivity has also bled into other position groups, especially among Alabama’s tight ends, all of whom have seen the success that Patriots tight ends Rob Gronkowski and Martellus Bennett have experienced with Daboll as their position coach the last few years.

“You know, I’ve seen a lot of great stuff as far as tight end goes,” Hentges said. “I don't think it’s any secret that Daboll loves tight ends coming from New England. So I think from that aspect we're going to have a lot of great opportunities in the tight end room. I think you can see that on the horizon, some expanded tight end roles.”

Nice to hear that the players are buying what Brian is selling.

Scarbrough has been limited most of the spring, but he filled in for Harris at the front of the line for the first time Thursday. That may come as a shock to some, considering Scarbrough claimed the starting job out of the backfield down the final stretch of the season, and Harris saw only five carries (for 24 yards) in the national title game rematch against Clemson in January.

While Harris doesn’t know the reason for his fourth-lowest number of carries last season -- two other occasions occurred because of a lower leg injury -- he’s using the outcomes of his team’s last game as motivation in its spring practices, and prior to his junior year.

The man ran for 7.1 yards a carry on the season but we apparently couldn’t run after Bo went down. One of these days we’ll get over it. Well, maybe.

Speaking of studs named Bo, our buddy Bo Hicks has another fine mural on the walls of Druid City Brewing:

"We had done a lot of classic rock albums and had fun, and I think Outkast's "Stankonia' is a classic album, it's just a little more modern," said Bo Hicks, who came up with the idea after consulting with his friends from SB Nation Spencer Hall and Steven Godfrey.

"Hopefully Coach Saban and Byrne will work as well together as Outkast did on 'Stankonia.'"

No word on whether Ms. Jackson was consulted.

The Alabama women's golf team captured its third tournament championship of the season – and second in as many outings – with a 10-under par performance on Sunday to win the Bryan National Collegiate at the par-72, 6,386-yard Bryan Park Champions Course in Brown's Summit, N.C.

Alabama (291-282-278/851) finished 13-under par for the tournament to win by 14 shots over runner-up Georgia (291-287-287/865), which finished at 1-over par.

Fourteen shots? That was a mauling, folks, a mauling. The Alabama ladies are currently ranked #3 nationally.

Last but not least, Collin Sexton is still showing off his versatility:

With a million-dollar smile and showmanship that only fed the already deafening crowd, the Pebblebrook (Mableton, Ga.) High School and Alabama recruit left everybody wanting more after hitting all five moneyballs and beating Norman (Okla.) North High School’s Trae Young 18-15 in the finals.

“I knew I had to make a whole bunch of shots,” Sexton said. “Hitting (the moneyball shots) was big because with those two points, if I didn’t hit those, I was going to lose. With the pressure from all the fans screaming, it was just a great event.”

So, he won the McDonald’s slam dunk contest, showed off some passing and driving wizardry in the McDonald’s game, then won another slam dunk contest and topped it off by winning a three-point contest as well. I think the young man is good at basketball. #BuckleUp

That’s about it for today. Have a great week.

Roll Tide.