No question one of the biggest ironies surrounding Spring Practice will be the dual realities that Bama's quarterbacks desperately need the time to learn as much about the Tide offense as possible--but both Numbers 1 and 2 will be significantly limited by injury.
February 16, 2004
Alabama's quarterbacking situation has rapidly gone from serious to desperate. With one quarterback out and another doubtful, redshirt freshmen Brandon Avalos steps up to first team. <br><br>And Mike Machen, a player that before the season seemed a definite redshirt, suddenly must prepare to play.
October 8, 2003
The injury bug has not been kind to Alabama this season, especially at quarterback. Two separated shoulders have one signal caller definitely out for this week's game with the status of the other highly problematic. <br><br>Tide Head Coach Mike Shula talked about the situation.
October 6, 2003