Alabama wraps up practice before trip to Ole Miss
The University of Alabama football team practiced at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility for nearly two hours in shells on Thursday afternoon.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (RollTide.com) - The University of Alabama football team practiced at the Hank Crisp Indoor Facility for nearly two hours in shells on Thursday afternoon.
The team continued to work on its gameplan for this weekend's matchup in Oxford. Alabama and Ole Miss are set to kick off at 2:30 p.m. CT at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium. The game will air on CBS with Verne Lundquist and Gary Danielson in the booth and Allie LaForce on the sidelines.
Alabama and Ole Miss will meet for the 64th time in a series that dates back to 1894. The Crimson Tide owns the all-time advantage, 47-11-2 (51-10-2 actual). Alabama is 7-4 all-time in Oxford and has won four of its last five games at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium, falling 23-17 in their last trip in 2014.
Head coach Nick Saban is 8-1 in road conference openers during his time with the Crimson Tide and has outscored his opponents, 332-163 (36.8-18.1 ppg) in his first nine seasons at Alabama.