October 17, 2007

Alabama-Tennessee: Five on the spot

The Alabama football team plays rival Tennessee at Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday, and with only one conference loss thus far for both teams, the stakes couldn't be higher. Here are five players to watch against the Volunteers:

1.] Mike Johnson

The right tackle hasn't missed a start this season, but backups B.J. Stabler and Chris Capps have seen action the last two games. Ole Miss DE Greg Hardy had a dominant effort last week, though it should be noted he wasn't lined up on Johnson side full-time. It's possible UA fans will see a lineup change at this spot. Regardless, the right tackle position will be an area UT looks to expose in pressuring the quarterback and slowing down UA's running game.

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