Alabama has announced that the spring game this year will take place on April 20 and will even be televised by ESPN2. But before the game and the celebrations arrive, there are spring practices and it provides a chance for every player to prove himself to the coaching staff.
With the roster changing and positions opening up, backups from a season ago feel that their time has finally arrived for them to become starters. Even a few players who were on the first team last season could be in jeopardy of losing playing time due to a younger player stepping his game up. The spring is a chance for anybody and everybody to make an impact, and the outcome will play a factor in how the final depth chart looks in September.
As we slowly begin to enter the spring and everything that comes with it, here are a few Alabama players who need to shine when the practices and spring game takes place.