December 12, 2013
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) - Alabama coaches are taking precautions
to keep the flu from spreading around the team.
Coach Nick Saban said nose guard Terrence Cody has missed the
last two days and "four or five guys" have been sidelined with
the flu or flulike symptoms. He said players with the flu have been
quarantined by themselves in dorm rooms to avoid getting others
Most of the ailing players have been able to come back to the
field in about three days, according to Saban. The training staff
has passed out hand wipes and sanitizers.
Saban said he's hoping the flu does not become an issue for
college football or sports in general this fall.
In football news, he identified the likely starters on the
offensive line. From left to right, those are James Carpenter, Mike
Johnson, William Vlacchos, Barrett Jones and Drew Davis.