Now it is game week, and Alabama Head Coach Mike Shula anticipates having butterflies. The Crimson Tide began its regular routine Sunday with a two-hour practice in which the first phase of the game plan was installed. Alabama will host South Florida at 2 p.m. CDT Saturday at Legion Field in Birmingham. ESPN will televise the game.
August 24, 2003
In addition to the teaching, football coaching includes the psychologies of encouragement – the pats on the back and the kicks in the butt. Alabama football practices this spring under Coach Mike Price and his staff include plenty of both, praise and criticism.
March 12, 2003
Alabama Head Football Coach Mike Price is a pleasant fellow who seems always to have a smile on his face. He was smiling following Monday's practice, too, but he was not pleased with what he had seen on the practice field. "We didn't win the national championship today," he said. "It was not a good practice. We were tired and out of shape and sloppy."
March 10, 2003
The Alabama offense continues to evolve, adapting and conforming to the strengths of the athletes involved. In the last several games the role of a traditional blocking fullback has expanded. <br><br>Responding to that change, the Tide staff has moved Juke King from defense to offense to shore up the fullback position.
October 22, 2002