- Alex Scarborough, SEC reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Four practices down, 10 to go. Then, on April 20, the annual A-Day scrimmage.
Spring practice is more than one-fourth of the way done at the University of Alabama. Early enrollees have successfully dipped their toes in the water. Veterans are adjusting to new positions. Up and down the roster, things are beginning to take shape. These Crimson Tide, the defending national champions and assumed preseason No. 1 team in the country, are in the process of finding their identity.
The defending national champions appear to have quite a lot to figure out as they play with dozens of puzzle pieces this spring, as Alex Scarbrough writes about the 10 most important observations of 2013 as it has unfolded thus far.