While Josh McMillan is technically in his final year in Alabama, Nick Saban hopes to return the red shirt senior to a backpacker for another year with the Crimson Tide.
Alabama will pursue a medical red shirt for McMillon,
"We will definitely petition for that and then he will at least have a choice whether or not he wants to do it," Saban said. " … Josh is a really mature, good leader. School is important to him. And I'm sure he'll make a great decision when he returns. We would love to have one. "
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Matt Zenitz is a reporter for Alabama and Rudney for the Al abama Media Group. Follow him on Twitter @mzenitz .