Wednesday Alabama football news & links

The Alabama Crimson Tide continued preparation for the North Texas Mean Green on Tuesday. The football game is set for an 11:20 a.m. kickoff, and will be televised on the SEC television network.

“We came out with intensity and were really focused on what we needed to do,” sophomore linebacker Dont’a Hightower said. “North Texas does a lot of the same things as Virginia Tech so we didn’t have to change that many things. We all came out and hit a little harder and were more focused.”

On to the morning links: