Nick Saban said Wednesday that safety Malachi Moore and punter James Burnip may or may not play when Arkansas visits Alabama for an 11 AM CT Saturday game, calling both "game-time decisions.'

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Speaking on the weekly SEC coaches teleconference, Saban added that Alabama is preparing as if  Moore and James Burnip will not play against Arkansas, but they both could depending on how their injuries progress.

The Bama coach also said that receiver Ja'Corey Brooks has been able to practice this week. Brooks was on the field for the first kick return of the game in Saturday's win at Texas A&M but was replaced by running back Roydell Williams and later not spotted on the sidelines.

If Burnip can't play, will Will Reichard again step in? Maybe. Probably. However, little-known walk-on Nick Serpa is Alabama's other punter, if Burnip can't play and the Tide chooses not to use Reichard on punts again.

On another note, Saban said he's having fun this season. "This has been a very enjoyable, challenging year. We've got a different kind of team," he said.

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