Tide completes spring practices

Dressed out in shorts, helmets and jerseys, The University of Alabama football team completed its 14th practice day of spring. The Tide worked out for two hours at the Thomas-Drew practice fields in preparation for Saturday's A-Day scrimmage.
March 18, 2004

Spring Outlook: Quarterback options limited

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

From relief pitcher to relief QB

Bama's coaches still hope to hold Mike Machen out of game action this year. But due to injuries the former minor-league baseball pitcher could be called on to play football sooner than expected.
October 10, 2003

Willing to go, if needed

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

Injuries scramble QB depth chart

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

What to do about redshirts?

With fall camp now finished one of the many topics discussed by the Tide staff this week was what to do with the true freshmen?
August 21, 2003