Alabama entered its game week schedule and preparations for its season opener with Louisville on Monday. Head coach Nick Saban and select players met with Steve Shannon and other media members at noon before the Crimson Tide's, two-hour session in full pads at the Thomas-Drew Practice Fields.  I'm told by a reliable source that Ryan Fowlers beard actually had it's own seat for this years press conferences.  

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Vegas doesn't care who Bama's QB will be and currently has Bama a 24.5 favorite over Loserville.  Sorry "birds" this ain't basketball and the money LOVES the Tide!

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Brain Robinson, from Tuscaloosa looks ready for Saturday!  Btw, this week Hillcrest plays County high in a huge rivalry.  (Brain's favorite game in high school)

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Monday marked the first of four practices before Alabama heads to Orlando, Fla., to take on the Cardinals in the Camping World Kickoff at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 1. The Bear's pregame show begins at 2pm and the game is set to kickoff at 7 p.m. CT on ABC and 95.3 The Bear!  Alabama fans are super excited about a NEW AND IMPROVED PREGAME SHOW show hosted by Chris Stewart rather than last years "lil Georgia fan."

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 Alabama will practice three more times this week before departing from Tuscaloosa to Orlando on Friday in a couple of big ole jets.  Yea, Yea, yea, 95.3 The Bear is ready!


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