Originally written on Fox Sports South  |  Last updated 4/20/13

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02: Kick returner Javier Arenas #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates with head coach Nick Saban after Arenas scored on a 73-yard punt return in the second quarter against the Utah Utes during the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Tuscaloosa, Ala. -- You would expect the winner of back-to-back national championships to draw a big crowd for the spring football game, especially on a perfect 65-degree day without a cloud in the sky. But it could have been 30 and snowing and Bryant-Denny Stadium would have been packed. Thats how spring football rolls in Alabama. As quarterback A.J. McCarron says in the pre-packaged introduction that airs on the big screen before kickoff, At some schools they play football: At Alabama, we live it. There was no doubting the truth in that statement when the Crimson Team kicked off to the White at 2:05 p.m. local time in Tuscaloosa. The place was filled with fans cheering as if the SEC West title was on the line. The White team won 17-14 after breaking up a goal-line drive by the Crimson in the final 10 seconds. But the score was even more meaningless than the game itself. In case anyone had forgotten that this was a scrimmage, Nick Saban fielded three quarterbacks for the White team...
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