Alabama Football: Everything You Need to Know About Geno Smith's Replacement

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Alabama Football: Everything You Need to Know About Geno Smith's Replacement
Junior safety Jarrick Williams will replace the suspended Geno Smith in Saturday's season opener against Virginia Tech. Pic courtesy 247 Sports.

With presumed starting nickel corner Geno Smith suspended for Saturday’s season opener, the spotlight will fall on veteran defensive back Jarrick Williams as he steps into the role against Virginia Tech.

Part of what makes Nick Saban a secondary guru is his practice of cross-training his players to be able to fill multiple roles. Due to Saban’s teaching principles, the Tide have the luxury of plugging in an experienced player in Williams to fill that void against the Hokies.

With Williams set to see his first meaningful action since tearing his ACL prior to last season, what can Tide fans expect to see from the rising junior? 

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