Alabama scored six offensive touchdowns in the 49-0 shutout of Western Carolina on Saturday at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Cornerback Deion Belue retrieved a backwards pass ruled a fumble and carried the ball for a 57-yard touchdown to widen the gap to 42-0 right before halftime. The second quarter score was the third non-offensive touchdown of the year and first fumble return for six points.
QUICK HITS: Alabama coach Nick Saban addressed the importance of starting to prepare for Michigan, how the injured players are coming along, the progression of JUCO transfer cornerback Deion Belue and the battle for the third starting defensive line spot.
BOONEVILLE, Miss. – Former Northeast Mississippi Community College standout cornerback Deion Belue has made an impression at the University of Alabama both in the spring and early in the fall and looks tocontinue to fight for a starting spot for the 2012 season with the Tide.