November 12, 2006

Sunday Update: Attention turns to Auburn

The Crimson Tide rebounded quickly from a tough loss to LSU and by Sunday morning already appeared to be gearing up for this week's Iron Bowl showdown.

"I think our guys are more focused on Auburn right now than they were on LSU last Sunday," head coach Mike Shula said. "It's been a very quick turnaround from last night's disappointment."

"Last night was a tough one to swallow. We got off to a slow start defensively but two or three plays could have changed the outcome of the whole game. There are always some good things to take out of a loss and there certainly were last night as well."

The Tide's two major injuries last night, to right tackle Chris Capps and wide receiver Keith Brown, will likely have both players sidelined at least until Tuesday's practice and possibly for longer.

"They both kind of got rolled up on their legs," Shula said.

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