Bama braces for suddenly potent Mississippi State

What started as a two-quarterback offense turned into Chris Relf’s show, and the Montgomery resident knows how to run the ball.

Facing an athletic quarterback creates several issues, starting with finding the right member of the scout team to mimic the actions of Relf with a roster full of traditional dropback passers. But Alabama coach Nick Saban recruited a jack-of-all trades athlete in true freshman Blake Sims, who can play in the secondary and was a high school quarterback.