Depth Chart Vs. Florida

Alabama was able to dress 95 players with 80 designated as eligible to play for its Southeastern Conference home game against Florida Saturday, and 63 of them saw action. (An SEC visiting team is limited to 70 players dressed.) Bama played 28 on offense, 26 on defense and nine just on special teams.

Alabama senior tight end Greg McLain made his 2005 debut in the win over Florida. McLain, who suffered a separated shoulder in the second scrimmage of preseason camp, missed Alabama's first four games of the season.

Linebacker Terrence Jones returned to action after having missed several games with a turned ankle.

Cornerback Eric Gray and fullback Kyle Bennett had seen action on special teams prior to Saturday, but saw their first action of the year on defense and offense, respectiovely.

Here are those who played with starters listed first. Alabama opened offensively in normal personnel (five linemen, one tight end, two wide receivers, quarterback, halfback and fullback), but on defense the Tide started with just one defensive tackle (Rudy Griffin) and an extra defensive back (Simeon Castille). The number in parenthesis is the number of plays, and if there are two numbers the second is the number of plays on special teams.

OFFENSE

Split End–Keith Brown (32), Zeke Knight (10-17), Matt Caddell (13), Matt Miller (3-14)

Left Tackle–Chris Capps (47-5), Cody Davis (12-1)

Left Guard–Antoine Caldwell (56-5), Justin Moon (2-5)

Center–J.B. Closner (54), Taylor Britt (4)

Right Guard–B.J. Stabler (58)

Right Tackle–Kyle Tatum (57-4)

Tight End–Nick Walker (41-5), Travis McCall (18-7), Charles Hoke (3), Greg McLain (4)

Quarterback–Brodie Croyle (54), John Parker Wilson (4)

Fullback–LéRon McClain (34-9), Tim Castille (17), Kyle Bennett (4-3)

Halfback–Kenneth Darby (32), Glen Coffee (7), Jimmy Johns (8)

Flanker–Tyrone Prothro (25-8), D.J. Hall (31-2), Will Oakley (4), Marcus McKnight (4)

DEFENSE

Right End–Mark Anderson (39), Keith Saunders (20)

Tackle–Jeremy Clark (19), Justin Britt (14)

Nose Tackle–Rudy Griffin (20), J.P. Adams (12), Dominic Lee (13)

Left End–Wallace Gilberry (40), Chris Harris (21), Bobby Greenwood (18)

Strongside Linebacker–DeMeco Ryans (59-4), Terrence Jones (7-6)

Middle Linebacker–Freddie Roach (56), Matt Collins (5-8)

Weakside Linebacker–Juwan Simpson (62-4), Demarcus Waldrop (4-12)

Right Cornerback–Anthony Madison (57-5), Simeon Castille (51-5), Eric Gray (4-11)

Left Cornerback–Ramzee Robinson (62), Lionel Mitchell (4-1)

Strong Safety–Charlie Peprah (62-1), Jeffrey Dukes (7-14), Cory Reamer (4-12)

Safety–Roman Harper (62-4), Chris Keys (4-8)

SPECIAL TEAMS

Punter–Jeremy Schatz (4)

Placekicker–Jamie Christensen (11, 1 FG, 4 PAT, 6 KO)

Snapper–Drew Lane (9, 1 FG, 4 PAT, 4 P)

Holder–Matt Miller (1 FG, 4 PAT, 3 split end, 10 other special teams)

Coverage and Returns–Marcel Stamps (13), Marcus Carter (3) , Juke King (4), Rashad Johnson (16), Theo Townsend (6), Justin Ballard (1)


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