No. 2 Alabama's once-deep receiving corps has been hit by its third big injury.
The Crimson Tide lost deep threat Kenny Bell to a broken leg against Auburn, marking the third major hit among receivers this season. It has left a thinned-out group facing No. 3 Georgia in Saturday's Southeastern Conference championship game.
Coach Nick Saban said Monday he's considering playing highly touted freshman Chris Black, who had shoulder surgery in August, over the final two games. Black is in line for a redshirt season.
''He's been practicing for three weeks now. Now he's been cleared,'' Saban said Monday. ''So we're going to try to get him some reps because we're getting down to where we only have maybe five guys that have much experience at the position. We still feel good about the guys that we have. We just need to get more guys ready to play so that they can complement each other.
''You'd like to be able to roll guys in and out at that position.''
The Tide (11-1) has been able to do...