Spring practice preview: DBs 

March, 9, 2012
Landon CollinsBrady Fontenot for ESPN The MagazineFreshman Landon Collins might work his way into some playing time in 2012.

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- When spring practice begins tomorrow, no area on the University of Alabama roster will look more different than the secondary.

The unit that propelled the Tide to the No. 1 total defense in the country, due in large part to having the top-ranked pass defense, is largely gone. Mark Barron, Dre Kirkpatrick and DeQuan Menzie take 75 percent of the unit to the NFL.

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