With Auburn utilizing two quarterbacks through the season, Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Reggie Ragland desires all the time he can get to get ready for the Tigers.
“It truly is less complicated for me to watch movie on 1 male a single working day and the subsequent day watch film on the other dude,” Ragland mentioned. “So it truly is simpler to do that when you don’t received course and other stuff to be concerned about, so it must be beneficial.”
Ragland and Alabama vacation to Auburn on Saturday for the Iron Bowl. Kickoff is scheduled for three:thirty p.m. ET on CBS.
Auburn quarterback Jeremy Johnson received the job in the preseason, and started out the team’s very first 3 video games.
But reports stated that the 6-foot-five, 240-pound junior lost his self-confidence following the Tigers received off to a rough start off. He was replaced by freshman Sean White in Week 4. White started out the following five games, but a knee injury sidelined him in opposition to Texas A&M. Johnson has been back underneath heart for the past a few online games.
On Sunday, Auburn offensive coordinator Rhett Lashlee explained the staff wasn’t ready to name a starter.
“He’s acquiring far better. (I) like the place he’s at,” Lashlee stated of Johnson. “I believe Sean’s getting much healthier. We know we’re going to possibly want equally of people men, and which is anything Coach (Malzahn) will probably tackle far more on Tuesday. At this point, we’re just in the early phases of putting a sport plan with each other, so I don’t know what we’re going to do nevertheless.”
This time, Johnson has played in 10 online games. He’s thrown for 873 yards and eight touchdowns. He is finishing 63 percent of his passes and 7 interceptions. Johnson has also rushed for 198 yards and five scores.
White has passed for 1,064 yards and a touchdown to just two interceptions.
“I have just obtained to do my occupation and look at movie on both of them because both of them are very good fellas,” Ragland mentioned. “Jeremy can run and throw. Sean can operate and throw. So I’ve received to do my job of viewing them to see what they do great and poor, so we can do good in acquiring to them and just receiving them on their negative stuff.”
Tide mentor Nick Saban explained Alabama’s defense must be prepared for each since they have every single “played well at moments.”
“Jeremy Johnson’s a genuinely great athlete who has produced a great deal of big plays, extending performs as properly as with his feet,” Saban said. “He is a threat to run the ball, and he is produced some large plays passing. I don’t know who’s likely to perform in this match. We have got to be prepared for possibly dude. ? They equally do a great task with their offense and they’re extremely able of making performs and I consider they have a very good comprehension of what they want to attempt to do.”
Gamers TO View
–LB Reggie Ragland. Ragland qualified prospects Alabama with 85 tackles on the year. He need to have another massive working day roaming the center of the Tide’s defense.
–RB Derrick Henry. Henry has one more massive stage this typical time to make his mark for the Heisman Trophy. He’s rushed for 1,526 yards and 21 touchdowns.
–K Adam Griffith. If for some explanation Alabama’s offense struggles to uncover the conclude zone, Griffith could be huge in supplying factors.