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MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) -

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide is naming its starting quarterback for Saturday's game against West Virginia.

According to CBS Sports, coach Nick Saban will go with Blake Sims to start the game with FSU transfer Jacob Coker as the backup QB. Coker is expected to have playing time in the game against the Mountaineers.

The decision is considered an open audition and both quarterbacks will get their chance to strengthen their case during the game.

The Tide kicks off against West Virginia at 2:30 p.m. Saturday.

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