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SPRING FOOTBALL

April 30, 2007
April 30, 2007

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April 30, 2007

SI Players: LIFE ON AND OFF THE FIELD
NFL DRAFT PREVIEW
BASEBALL
HORSE RACING
BOBBY VALENTINE
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SPRING FOOTBALL

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Think Alabama fans are ready for the Nick Saban era to begin? Last Saturday's intrasquad game drew an overflow crowd of more than 92,000—what had to be the biggest ever for an NCAA spring game. With people sitting in the aisles of Bryant-Denny Stadium, officials began turning away fans shortly after kickoff. Elsewhere, all eyes were on notable quarterbacks (below, from left) Jimmy Clausen, a freshman making his debut at Notre Dame; Arizona State transfer Sam Keller, taking his first snaps at Nebraska; and Brian Brohm, who passed up the NFL draft to return for his senior season at Louisville.

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