Dec. 3, 2014
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The No. 1 football team worked out for two hours in full pads inside the Hank Crisp Indoor Practice Facility on Wednesday afternoon as it continued preparations for the SEC Championship game against Missouri.
Saturday’s kickoff inside the Georgia Dome is set for 3 p.m. (CT) on CBS. Verne Lundquist will handle the play-by-play duties with Gary Danielson as the analyst and Allie Laforce on the sidelines. The game can also be heard on the radio on the Crimson Tide Sports Network, while the national radio broadcast in available on Westwood One.
Alabama junior safety Landon Collins was named a finalist for the Lott IMPACT Trophy, which goes annually to the player that best represents the qualities embodied by Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott – Integrity, Maturity, Performance, Community and Tenacity. The Lott IMAPCT Trophy is presented by the Pacific Club IMPACT Foundation. Collins leads the team with three interceptions and is second with 84 tackles.
Senior quarterback Blake Sims was also named a finalist for the Manning Award, which is sponsored by the Allstate Sugar Bowl, and goes to the nation’s top quarterback and takes into account his bowl performance. Sims is one of 11 finalists and has 2,988 yards passing with 24 touchdowns on the season while ranking second nationally in total QBR and seventh in passer efficiency.
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