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UA releases official depth chart

TUSCALOOSA | The University of Alabama released its official depth chart Tuesday as game-week preparations for a season-opener against Michigan got underway. Below is a look at the depth chart as released by UA coach Nick Saban:
QUARTERBACK
Starter: AJ McCarron
Backup: Phillip Ely
RUNNING BACK
Starter: Eddie Lacy
Backup: Jalston Fowler or T.J. Yeldon
Third team: Dee Hart
WIDE RECEIVER (Z)
Starter: Kevin Norwood
Backup: Kenny Bell
WIDE RECEIVER (X)
Starter: DeAndrew White
Backup: Amari Cooper
Third team: Marvin Shinn
WIDE RECEIVER (H)
Starter: Christion Jones
Backup: Cyrus Jones
TIGHT END
Starter: Michael Williams
Backup: Brian Vogler
H-BACK
Starter: Kelly Johnson
Backup: Harrison Jones
Third team: Brent Calloway
LEFT TACKLE
Starter: Cyrus Kouandjio
Backup: Kellen Williams
LEFT GUARD
Starter: Chance Warmack
Backup: Chad Lindsay
CENTER
Starter: Barrett Jones
Backup: Ryan Kelly
RIGHT GUARD
Starter: Anthony Steen
Backup: Arie Kouandjio
RIGHT TACKLE
Starter: D.J. Fluker
Backup: Austin Shepherd
DEFENSIVE END
Starter: Damion Square
Backup: Quinton Dial
NOSE GUARD
Starter: Jesse Williams
Backup: Brandon Ivory
DEFENSIVE END
Starter: Ed Stinson
Backup: Jeoffrey Pagan
JACK LB
Starter: Xzavier Dickson
Backup: Denzel Devall
Third team:
WILL LB
Starter: Nico Johnson or C.J. Mosley
Backup: Tana Patrick
MIKE LB
Starter: Trey DePriest or Nico Johnson
Backup: Reggie Ragland
SAM LB
Starter: Adrian Hubbard
Backup: Jonathan Atchison
CORNERBACK
Starter: Dee Milliner
Backup: John Fulton
CORNERBACK
Starter: Deion Belue
Backup: Geno Smith
SAFETY
Starter: Robert Lester
Backup: Nick Perry
SAFETY
Starter: Vinnie Sunseri or Ha Ha Clinton-Dix
Backup: Landon Collins
KICKER
Starter: Cade Foster or Jeremy Shelley
PUNTER
Starter: Cody Mandell
Backup: Jeremy Shelley
PUNT RETURN
Starter: Christion Jones
Backup: Dee Hart
KICKOFF RETURN
Starter: Christion Jones and Dee Milliner
Backup: Dee Hart and Kevin Norwood
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