Things are heating up for Alabama is kickoff quickly approaches for the 2023 season. Despite recent comments by Nick Saban, it appears that Jalen Milroe may be pulling away in the quarterback race. Ty Simpson and Tyler Buchner are conceding yet. However, we take a look at what may be pushing Milroe ahead.

Per reports, it look as though Kevin Steele has the Crimson Tide defense clicking on all cylinders. They appear to be ahead of the offense in terms of progression. Recently, players like Jaheim Oatis, Justin Eboigbe, Devonta Smith, and Trezmen Marshal have been leading the way. How good is this defense going to be?

It appears as though new offensive coordinator Tommy Rees will have his work cut out for him. The wide receivers continue to struggle with consistently catching the ball. Is this something fans should be worried about? It was enough to get Nick Saban upset in the press conference following the scrimmage. Guys like Amari Niblack, Malik Benson, and Kendrick Law seem to showing the most upside. What about the others?

This week’s guest is former NFL linebacker, host of “The Millers Edge” podcast, and fan favorite Corey Miller. He provides us with an eye witness recap of Alabama’s first scrimmage! Plus, former Alabama linebacker Christian Miller joins us as well.

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