Alabama Depth Chart vs. Arkansas

Alabama was allowed to dress 70 players for its first Southeastern Conference road game against Arkansas, and 57 of those saw action in the game. Bama had one first-time starter, quarterback Marc Guillon.

Alabama used 18 players on offense, 20 on defense and 19 different players on special teams. The most notable absence from the participation report was true freshman Simeon Castille. Castille suffered a bruised knee during practice and did not play against Arkansas. With Castille out, the Tide used just four defensive backs for the entire game.

After missing the Western Carolina game because of injury, true freshman Keith Brown was back in the Tide's offensive lineup.

Here are those who played against Arkansas with starters listed first and the number of plays in parenthesis. If there are two numbers, the second is special teams plays.

OFFENSE

Split End–Matt Caddell (33), Keith Brown (23), Zeke Knight (7-19)

Left Tackle–Wesley Britt (62-2)

Left Guard–Evan Mathis (62-2)

Center–JB Closner (62-2)

Right Guard–Danny Martz (62-2)

Right Tackle–Kyle Tatum (61-2), Von Ewing (1)

Tight End–Clint Johnston (49-8), David Cavan (19-2)

Quarterback–Marc Guillon (62)

Halfback–*Ray Hudson (32), Kenneth Darby (22)

Fullback–Tim Castille (32), LéRon McClain (30-7)

Flanker–D.J. Hall (25), Tyrone Prothro (46-5)

DEFENSE

Right End–*Mark Anderson (53-5), Chris Harris (12)

Right Tackle–Jeremy Clark (32-2), Justin Britt (23), Dominic Lee (13)

Left Tackle–Rudy Griffin (32), Anthony Bryant (30),

Left End–Todd Bates (47), Wallace Gilberry (15-2) Chris Turner (3)

Strongside Linebacker–DeMeco Ryans (53-2), Terrence Jones (12-13)

Middle Linebacker–Cornelius Wortham (40-6), Freddie Roach (25-8)

Weakside Linebacker–Juwan Garth (57-8), Demarcus Waldrop (8-8)

Right Cornerback–Anthony Madison (65-4)

Left Cornerback–Ramzee Robinson (65-3)

Strong Safety–Charlie Peprah (65)

Safety–Roman Harper (65-8)

SPECIAL TEAMS

Punter–Bo Freelend (1)

Placekicker–Brian Bostick (2, 1 PAT, 1 FG)

Kickoff–Jamie Christensen (3)

Holder–Alex Fox (2, 1 PAT, 1 FG)

Snapper–Drew Lane (8, 6 punt, 1 PAT, 1 FG)

Coverage, Returns, etc.–Trent Davidson (5), *Matt Ragland (8), Matt Collins (2) Brandon Brooks (7 on punt return, 5 on kickoff return), Marcel Stamps (14), Carlos Andrews (16), Marcus Carter (1), Travis Robinson (3), Chris James (7), Eric Gray (12), Matt Miller (8), Josh Smith (13), Jeffrey Dukes (3), Juke King (6)

*Named players of the game by Tide coaches.


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