Extra preparation time a luxury, Alabama defensive end Damion Square says-al.com"When you have two weeks to practice for an opponent ... you see them so much you recognize things better," he says. "You get to play the game a little faster."
Each day until the BCS National Championship Game, Daily Bama Blog contributor Brett Hudson will count down to kickoff, giving us bits and pieces of that day's significance to Alabama and Notre Dame. Today is nine days until the game, which means Brett is examining the number "nine."
Alabama practice report: Day 9, BCS Championship Game preparation-al.comNews, notes and observations from the Crimson Tide's final practice of 2012.
Notebook: Tide to do what Tide does best-TideSports
Alabama coach Nick Saban was asked Saturday about the temptation to add new plays or wrinkles with the extra preparation time afforded in bowl season. What did he say?
VIDEO: 12/29 Coach Saban & Players-TideSportsAlabama Head Coach Nick Saban and players Mosley, Jones, Clinton-Dix and Norwood speak to the media following practice on 12/29.