Saban expects announcement on Green "shortly"

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coach Nick Saban says he expects
an announcement on the status of safety Robby Green shortly.

Green's eligibility has been in question for what Saban has
described only as a "situation" but he has practiced this spring.
He was a projected starter in a secondary that is replacing three
starters and several reserves.

The depleted secondary has more questions since junior college
cornerback signee DeQuan Menzie tore an Achilles tendon last week
playing basketball.

Saban says he feels like a mostly new defense is coming
together. He said linebackers Jerrell Harris (sam) Dont'a Hightower
(mike) and Chris Jordan (will) are back at old positions after
working at other spots.

Saban says linebacker Tana Patrick sustained a concussion last

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