2006 Media Days: Legge's Look at Alabama

BIRMINGHAM – Here's a look at the day Alabama Head Mike Shula and the Crimson Tide had at the SEC's annual Media Day event. Alabama finished third in the SEC West last season and went to the Cotton Bowl.

Last season: 9-2
Last game vs. Georgia: 37-23 loss
Series Record: Alabama leads 35-25-4

Most memorable Georgia win: 1964 Flea-flicker
Most memorable Georgia loss: 1984 Shula's game-winning drive

Starters returning: 14

Best player: Kenneth Darby
Biggest Weakness: Quarterback
2006's big question: Who is going to replace Brodie Croyle at quarterback?

Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2006 Season Preview):

That's how many wins Georgia has in Tuscaloosa in its history. Alabama is one of two teams that Georgia has played more than 50 times that has a winning record against the Dawgs (Auburn).

SEC Media Day's quote to note:

"Did he ask you to ask me that question?" – Head Coach Mike Shula on the "multi-talented" Jimmy Johns.

"It is all on my shoulders. I have high expectations, and I know we are capable." – Cornerback Ramzee Robinson.

"Do I ever remember my Dad? No." – Shula said when asked if he remembered his father being approached for an autograph at church.

"Close is a very difficult word; close can get you fired." – Shula when asked how far away his team was to winning the SEC title.

Legge's projected SEC finish: 4th SEC West

Legge's All-SEC Tide players: None

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