Practice report: Aug. 18

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- The University of Alabama got in full pads and headed to Bryant-Denny Stadium for the second scrimmage of fall practice on Saturday afternoon.

Despite threatening conditions, the Crimson Tide will stay in the stadium for the roughly two-hour scrimmage.

Here are some notes and observations from the media viewing period of practice:

  • Freshman wide receiver Chris Black was in shorts, a T-shirt and a sling on Saturday. The Florida native had shoulder surgery and will be out for 3-4 months. He walked stairs during the media viewing period.