Alabama rising redshirt senior offensive lineman Emil Ekiyor has recently announced partnership with Samaritan's Feet for a charitable NIL deal. The veteran offensive lineman is partnering with the non-profit organization to provide 25,000 shoes for kids four to 14 years old in Alabama.
The story of the week was the mismatch Alabama's O-line had taking on the dominant Georgia defense. It looked like they may not be able to overcome the talent of Georgia's defensive front seven. Instead, the story was flipped and this game was won up front where the Crimson Tide offensive line took the challenge head on and gave Heisman candidate quarterback Young time to shine.
Saban revealed that several veteran members of the Crimson Tide football program are were unable to practice today and appear unlikely to participate in the majority of spring practice. Offensive lineman Emil Ekiyor and Pierce Quick, defensive lineman Phil Mathis and safety Malachi Moore along with wide receiver John Metchie III are still recovering from ailments sustained in the 2020 season.