When Alabama takes the field this weekend for the SEC championship game, they’ll do so without their top deep-threat in the passing game.
And, if they beat Georgia and make it to the BcS title game, they’ll likely be without that threat as well.
Following the Tide’s Iron Bowl thumping of Auburn, head coach Nick Saban confirmed that wide receiver Kenny Bell suffered a broken leg in the win. Saban said Bell will have a rod inserted into his tibia in the near future.
The prognosis of UA’s medical staff is that the junior will not be able to resume running for 5-6 weeks. Such a timeline would put Bell’s availability for the Jan. 7 BcS title game — again, if the Tide can beat the Bulldogs — in serious jeopardy.
While Bell had just 17 catches on the season, his 26.3 yards per catch is far and away tops on the team. he also had three