Thomas Anderson, a 6-7, 295-pound offensive tackle, watches practice on Thursday morning. He is expected to join the team as a walk-on offensive tackle as soon as his paperwork is cleared to enroll at AU. He is a juco transfer who has three years to play two seasons. Anderson is the nephew of Heisman Trophy winner Bo Jackson.
Ryan Broome is shown lining up at offensive tackle. The redshirt sophomore is No. 1 on the depth chart, but faces stiff challenges from redshirt freshman Taylor Bourgeois and true freshman Marcus McNeill.
Graduate assistant coach Steve Dennis makes a point to fullbacks Jake Slaughter (44) and Brandon Johnson (45) during kicking team practice on Thursday.
A pair of freshmen take a look at their first full squad practice during a water break for the defensive linemen. T.J. Jackson (left) is from Opelika while Antwarn Franklin (right) is from Woodlawn.
Redshirt freshman defensive lineman Wayne Dickens goes through a drill on Thursday as position coach Don Dunn watches.