Alabama defense thrives in second team scrimmage


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Alabama took the field Saturday for its second team scrimmage, and the defense reportedly looked superior compared to the offense.

From a team-issued press release, here were the top performers:

Rushing:
Ronnie Clark - 17 rushes, 29 yards
Lawrence Erekosima - 7 rushes, 29 yards
Derrick Henry - 6 rushes, 24 yards

Receiving:
Robert Foster - 6 rec., 102 yards
Parker Barrineau - 4 rec., 81 yards
Raheem Falkins - 2 rec., 46 yards
O.J. Howard - 4 rec., 45 yards, 2 TD

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Defensive:
Jarran Reed - 5 tackles, 1 sack, 2 TFL, 1 PBU
Dalvin Tomlinson - 5 tackles
Ronnie Harrison - 4 tackles
Dillon Lee/Reuben Foster - 3 tackles, 1 INT (each)

There were no details released on the quarterback play.

Here's what head coach Nick Saban had to say.