Report: Alabama's Jake Coker will start at quarterback
It appears Jake Coker will start at quarterback tonight for the Alabama Crimson Tide.
Touchdown Alabama’s Stephen M. Smith was first to report the news, though no official announcement has been made.
Jake Coker is taking snaps from Ryan Kelly in warmups. Coker is first on the depth chart for #Alabama
— Stephen M. Smith (@ESPN_Future) September 5, 2015
Jake Coker & Cooper Batemen are 1 & 2 in line during warmups. Meanwhile Alec Morris is practing his punting. Read into that what you want.
— Alex Byington (@abyingtonTD) September 5, 2015
According to the official flip card for the game, Jake Coker is your starting quarterback. Again, we'll see within the hour.
— Aaron Suttles (@AaronSuttles) September 5, 2015
— College GameDay (@CollegeGameDay) September 5, 2015
Coker was in a five-player battle for the job throughout fall practice and emerged as the frontrunner late this week.