It's been three long, but sweet months for Alabama fans since the Crimson Tide earned the 14th national championship in school history by defeating LSU, 21-0, in the BCS National Championship Game.
In a state where college football is a 365-day affair, the wait for football will come to a temporary halt when the Crimson Tide hold their annual A-Day spring game this weekend.
Nick Saban will unleash a fresh batch of former prep stars that will try to fill the holes left by several of last season's difference makers bound for the NFL.
So where should fans be paying close attention to this Saturday?
Here are five things to look for during the annual A-Day game.