What Does Alabama Do with 13 Great Linebackers?

Posted by Larry Burton on July-22-2009 Add Comments

The Alabama coaching staff finally has plenty of talent to work with. Two back-to-back No. 1 recruiting seasons will do that to a team.

So what do you do when you have 13 linebackers all hungry for some hits?

Nick Saban as head coach, Kirby Smart as defensive coordinator, and James Williams and Sal Sunseri as linebacker coaches will have something to do and something to say about who'll play where and for how long, but coach Bobby Williams will also benefit.

Williams is the special teams coach, and he will get a lot of help from the ones with limited playing time at linebacker.

"You like guys who can run and like to hit on your kickoff and punt teams," Saban said earlier this year. "We've got some good linebac...

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