Saban: Jones, Upchurch improving from injuries

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says injured
tailback Roy Upchurch and receiver Julio Jones have made
significant improvement.

Upchurch sustained a high ankle sprain on the opening series
against Florida International. Jones bruised his right knee early
in the game.

Saban said Wednesday he doesn't know yet if either will play
Saturday against North Texas. He said he'll know more about their
status after seeing how sore they are following Thursday's

Jones, an all-SEC selection as a freshman last season, has only
five catches for 55 yards this season.