Alabama football briefing: Looking back & forward

Alabama football Spring briefing
As Alabama prepares for 2011, some former Crimson Tider players prepare for the NFL draft.

VIDEO: Ex-Alabama QB Greg McElroy worked out today for NFL Scouts at his Pro Day

This video lasts over one minute with highlights of Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Greg McElroy working out for scouts.

VIDEO: Ex-Tide QB Greg McElroy talks after his Pro Day

This video lasts about six minutes with McElroy explaining his draft hopes. He also mentions how easy it is to have talent overshadowed when you are surrounded by so many first round draft picks—players coming out of Alabama this year and next, according to McElroy.

One question: Will McElroy be tweeting his draft analysis this year? His commentary is interesting.

In other Alabama Crimson Tide news:
VIDEO: Gottfried Hired at NC State: Former Alabama Crimson Tide coach Mark Gottfried headed back to the sidelines.

A-Day news:
Tidesports reports, “At 12:45 p.m., UA will unveil the statue of UA coach Nick Saban along with Walk of Champions at the North Plaza outside the stadium. Saban’s likeness will stand next to statues of Alabama’s four other national championship coaches. Saban, along with members from UA’s 2009 national championship team as well as some current players, will attend the event. Like the Walk of Fame event, the statue unveiling will also be carried live on the stadium video boards.”