Wednesday Practice Report:White speaks on WR battle


Finish Two-a-Day’s

completed two-a-days Wednesday as they continue preparations for season opener on 9/3 against Kent State. (Courtesy: Alabama Athletic Media Relations)

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The football took to the practice field this morning for its final day of two-a-day workouts before finishing the day with an evening workout at the Practice Indoor Facility.

completed practices No. 15 and 16 of the 28 workouts leading up to their season-opener against Kent on September 3 at Stadium. The first session of Wednesday’s two practices began at 9:30 with a two hour workout in full pads and the second session in shells got under way at 7:30.

“Fall camp has been going really well,” defensive lineman said following Wednesday’s morning workout. “I think we are coming along as a and everything has been real positive. We still have a long way to go, but we are going to work hard to get where we need to be.”

must replace three-year starter Julio Jones at wide receiver after he was taken with the sixth overall pick of the 2011 by the in April. Redshirt freshman is one of the underclassmen who is working to earn a spot in the Tide’s wide receiver rotation.

“I’m just out there every day competing and working to get better,” White said. “I just want to help this win and be the best player I can be. Everyone in our wide receiver corps is trying to step up and be a guy that helps us win.”

will practice at 2:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Then it will hold its second and final formal scrimmage of the preseason at 1 p.m. Saturday in Stadium. The scrimmage is closed to the general public and the news media.


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