September 3, 2014
With White out, Black is in
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He's an often overlooked player, but his importance to the Alabama offense was evident when he singlehandedly made multiple West Virginia players miss, turning a sure-fire failed third down conversion into a fresh set of downs.
DeAndrew White's six catches for 73 yards was second on the team to Amari Cooper, the player that provides the shadow White often falls within. With White missing at least two weeks with a separated shoulder, who will take his place?
UA coach Nick Saban said the team has multiple options.
"Chrisition Jones can play where DeAndrew White plays. Chris Black can play there and is probably a guy that deserves to play more than he has played," Saban said. "So this will be an opportunity for him. ArDarius Stewart can play there as well. All those guys will probably get some opportunity to do it."
Jones, a senior, caught three passes for 31 yards in the season opener and Black grabbed one reception for eight yards. Steward played but did not register a catch.
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