Here are a few notes and observations from Alabama’s 34-6 homecoming victory over Kentucky.
Injury Report —Wide receiver ArDarius Stewart did not dress out, but fellow receiver Robert Foster and running back Damien Harris did dress out and played.
During the game, defensive lineman Dalvin Tomlinson and tight end O.J. Howard went down with injuries, but both returned to the game later.Harris was announced as the starter, but freshman running back Joshua Jacobs actually got the start.Kentucky scored first on a 45-yard field goal.Alabama extended its streak of games scoring non-offensive touchdowns to seven when safety Ronnie Harrison recovered the fumble -caused by linebacker Rashaan Evans- and returned it 55 yards for the score in the second quarter.Saban at halftime: “Well, we didn’t play very well, you know. I mean first series on defense we didn’t play very well, but after that I thought we played pretty well on defense. I think we’ve just been very, very sloppy and inconsistent. We have run the ball effectively, so we need to continue to do that. But we’ve got to do a better job of throwing the ball and create some explosive plays in the passing game.”Total Yards: Alabama 69, Kentucky 58Linebacker Tim Williams did not play a snap in the first half after his incident with the police earlier this week. When he got in the game, early in the third quarter, he almost recorded a sack on his first play. Wide receiver Calvin Ridley finished with a career-high 11 receptions for a season-high 174 yards and matched his career-high with two touchdown receptions. …read more
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