TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Alabama played most of its 38-14 victory over Arkansas on Saturday without starting linebacker C.J.Mosley, who injured his elbow.
The Crimson Tide could be without Mosley for two to three weeks, which isn't great timing, especially with Florida coming up next week.
Mosley plays the inside linebacker position on passing downs for Alabama and is one of the Tide's best cover guys. Florida runs a steady diet of speedy running backs Chris Rainey and Jeff Demps on passing routes out of the backfield and slot, and Mosley would play a big role in covering those guys.
Junior Dont'a Hightower moved inside on passing downs Saturday against Arkansas after Mosley was injured in the first quarter. The 6-4, 260-pound Hightower normally lines up outside as a rusher on passing downs.