Several University of Alabama football players are expected to miss Saturday’s scrimmage at Bryant-Denny Stadium, including freshman running back Trey Sanders, who is facing season-ending foot surgery next week.

Sanders, one of the nation’s top-rated prep running backs in 2018, was absent from the Crimson Tide’s practice on Friday. He is expected to undergo surgery to repair a broken foot as soon as Monday.

Other players who are expected to miss the scrimmage are defensive tackle DJ Dale, out with a sprained knee, and freshman offensive lineman Pierce Quick. Defensive tackle LaBryan Ray, who has not practiced in August due to a foot injury, is also expected to remain on the sidelines.

This story will be updated following Saturday’s scrimmage.

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