Spring can only mean one thing…college football
In the midst of college basketball conference tournaments, the final push for playoff positioning in the NBA, the second round of the World Baseball Classic, spring training for the major league baseball players that aren’t participating in the Classic, and Tiger Woods’ second tournament since returning from knee surgery, what could be the hottest topic among sports fans in the state?

The beginning of college football spring practice. If it was its own sport, spring practice might be the third most popular pastime in the state—behind college football and college football recruiting, of course. That’s not an exaggeration—how many other sports see a crowd of more than 90,000 people the way Alabama’s A-Day game did two years ago?

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3/14/09