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Wide receiver Tyrell Shavers will miss the rest of spring practice with an injured toe.

Alabama football: Injuries pile up on offense as another wide receiver will miss remainder of spring

Matt Speakman

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Alabama deals with injuries on offense

Spring practice continued Wednesday, and Alabama is still dealing with injuries on the offensive side of the ball. Running back Brian Robinson watched practice off to the side and appeared to be limited. Wide receiver Jerry Jeudy remained out with a knee injury. In addition to him, fellow wide receiver Tyrell Shavers was out with a injury. Alabama coach Nick Saban said Shavers damaged a ligament in his foot and it required surgery. He will be out for the rest of the spring, but Saban added Shavers will, “be all right for the season next year.”

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In other headlines…

  • Alabama released the third episode of “Bama Cuts” with Baltimore Ravens linebacker C.J. Mosley.
  • Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville gave his opinion on the Alabama quarterback battle.
  • Former Alabama punter JK Scott said Donald Trump was thankful for his organized prayer.

Mississippi State students break into Alabama facilities

Four Mississippi State students stole memorabilia from the Mal Moore Athletic Facility on Alabama’s campus, according to a report by The students were arrested last week and Alabama declined to comment to on the situation. The students broke in at 2:17 a.m. on April 4. Surveillance cameras caught the students.

Mekhi Brown opens up

Former Alabama linebacker Mekhi Brown is most known for his altercation on a sideline with a staffer. Brown transferred to Tennessee State after the season. Many speculated that it was because of the incident at the national championship. Brown opened up about the situation and said he left the program on “really good terms” with Saban.

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