Fall Alabama Football Practice #1 Review; QBs and OL sneak peek; Uniform numbers for the newbies; And a rumor is quashed.
We all thought three years ago that the Iron Bowl could never hurt so badly again. Boy, were we ever wrong. But you know what? 2009, 2011 and 2012 are still in the record books, and when you hear the story of this game for the 10 billionth time 50 years from now, the central theme of the story will be how great Alabama's program was back when it happened.
LSU sure made it interesting for about 36 minutes of their game against Alabama Saturday - but not for 60. There was something about that successful fake punt not quite half-way through the 3rd quarter that stole the starch out of LSU's sails and injected it straight into Alabama's, and the last 24 minutes of the contest were enough of a beatdown that the final score kind of sounded like the whole game was that way.