With memories of hoisting a crystal football on the Superdome’s floor in its rear-view mirror, Alabama will begin the quest to claim its 15th national title in school history when fall camp opens on Friday.
Despite losing of host of veterans that were catalysts for Alabama’s title runs in 2009 and 2011, the talent on hand for Nick Saban is plentiful—albeit young and devoid of major experience.
With a marquee matchup on the horizon for Alabama in their season-opener against Michigan, the Crimson Tide will look to find answers to their most pressing issues before turning their full attention towards the Wolverines.
So which concerns will Saban and his staff focus on over the next few weeks?
Here are six major storylines to watch for Alabama as it begins fall practices.