Fayetteville, Ark. -- Every team gets a few lucky breaks along the way. Great teams always capitalize on them.
It's too early to know just how great Alabama is, but so far they've looked dominant in every facet of the game. And they've taken advantage of every break that's come their way.
The Tide's 52-0 drubbing of Arkansas in Razorback Stadium was a perfect case-in-point.
This one looked a lot more interesting on the schedule than it did on the field. A couple of weeks ago, it was the best matchup of week three -- a divisional rivalry of nationally ranked teams. Once they squared off on the field, it looked like a fight that should be stopped in the second round.
When the clock hit zero, the Hogs has suffered their first shutout at home since 1966, the first shutout of any kind since 1995, and their worst conference loss since entering the conference.
How did it happen?
Well, in addition to Alabama being the best team in the country, Arkansas was playing without their ...