Practice report: Aug. 17 

August, 17, 2012
8/17/12
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama went indoors for the second straight day of practice.

It was the 14th day of practice and the 19th overall. The Crimson Tide will scrimmage on Saturday afternoon before taking off back-to-back days for the first time this season.

Here are a few notes and observations from the media viewing period:

  • Wide receiver Kenny Bell was wearing a sleeve on his right knee during practice. Coach Nick Saban said Thursday that Bell has had a number of nagging injuries during fall camp.
  • Jalston Fowler began practice with the running backs. The junior from Mobile, Ala., has gone back and forth between running back and H-Back for the past two weeks.
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