The University of Alabama held its first practice of the postseason as the football team prepares for a College Football Playoff semifinal matchup with Washington.

Nick Saban met with reporters after the late afternoon practice to discuss the hiring of Steve Sarkisian to offensive coordinator, the first bowl practice, and update injuries. You can watch the entire press conference in the video above.

The Crimson Tide will continue practicing next week before Christmas and then will leave for Atlanta on December 26. Alabama and Washington are set to play at 2PM on New Year's Eve in the first of two College Football Playoff semifinal games.