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Nick Saban plans to give both quarterbacks an opportunity in the upcoming race.

Alabama football: Nick Saban plans to give both quarterbacks an ‘opportunity’

Matt Speakman

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Fair shot

Alabama coach Nick Saban is dealing with a quarterback battle between Jalen Hurts and Tua Tagovailoa. Tagovailoa sat out the entire spring with a finger injury, but appears to be getting healthy again after participating in a workout at the Elite 11 camp. Saban has been mostly quiet about the competition. He has danced around questions about both quarterbacks. Saban did say he plans to “give the guys an opportunity” in the competition.

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