Injured players aren’t made available to members of the news media often at Alabama, but senior center Barrett Jones and the Crimson Tide’s other two permanent captains visited with reporters Tuesday evening. This was after the first practice of the postseason. It was a practice in which Jones did not participate. Unless you call riding a stationary bike participating.
“And believe me, to have been in the city of Tuscaloosa in October when you were young and full of Early Times and had a shining Alabama girl by your side. To have had all that and then to have seen those red shirts pour onto the field, and, then, coming behind them, with that inexorable big cat walk of his, the man himself, The Bear, that was very good indeed.” by Howell Raines - Washington correspondent for the New York Times.