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TUSCALOOSA,AL.(WIAT)- The Alabama Crimson Tide held their first scrimmage of the summer as they wrapped up day nine of practice. Alabama head coach Nick Saban was pleased in some aspects of his team but knows there’s still some work to do. Below is the press release from the University of Alabama as well as a few stats from the scrimmage:
The Alabama football team held its first scrimmage of fall training camp on Saturday afternoon inside Bryant-Denny Stadium.
The scrimmage lasted roughly 130 plays and was just over two hours in humid and wet conditions. The Crimson Tide will have Sunday off before returning for its third two-a-day of camp on Monday.
Senior quarterback AJ McCarron led the offense with 267 yards while tossing three touchdowns. Sophomore Amari Cooper caught all three McCarron touchdown passes and amassed 182 yards on four catches.
Senior C.J. Mosley and junior Jarrick Williams paced the Tide with four tackles while Mosley added an interception and broke up a pass. Ha Ha Clinton-Dix tallied three tackles, had an interception and broke up a pass.
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ALABAMA FOOTBALL – Fall SCRIMMAGE #1 (August 10, 2013)
*Stats include 11-on-11, situational drills, red area, goalline, 2-minute
AJ McCarron – 13 for 21, 267 yards, 3 TDs, 1 INT
Blake Sims – 4 rushes, 53 yards, 1 TD
Derrick Henry – 11 rushes, 38 yards, 1 TD
Tyren Jones – 5 rushes, 38 yards
T.J. Yeldon – 6 rushes, 35 yards
Amari Cooper – 4 rec., 182 yards, 3 TD
Jalston Fowler – 3 rec., 38 yards
C.J. Mosley – 4 tackles, 1 INT, 1 PBU
Jarrick Williams – 4 tackles
Ha Ha Clinton-Dix – 3 tackles, 1 INT, 1 PBU
Ed Stinson – 3 tackles, 1 sack
Vinnie Sunseri – 3 tackles, 1 fumble recovery
Passing Touchdowns (3): AJ McCarron – 3 (75 yards, 60 yards, 39 yards)
Rushing Touchdowns (2): Derrick Henry – 1 (3 yards); Blake Sims – 1 (30 yards)
Receiving Touchdowns (3): Amari Cooper – 3 (75 yards, 60 yards, 39 yards)
– UA –