Originally written on Leftover Hot Dog  |  Last updated 11/14/14
The number-one ranked Alabama Crimson Tide have a bye week before their match up against SEC rival LSU at home on November 9. They’ll take the time to prepare both mentally and physically for what should be the last test standing in the way of an undefeated season for the Crimson Tide. Earlier in the season, the Tide faced Johnny’s Manziel’s Texas A&M Aggies and barely held on by a touchdown, 49-42. The prowess of the Heisman-winning Johnny Football was on full display as he ran and threw his way to 21 points in the fourth quarter, nearly completing the comeback.  They lost that one against the spread, and it will be interesting to see how much sportsbook college football betting lines are favoring ‘Bama to win this next one – often a telling sign of things to come. Alabama’s defense will have a new challenge to grapple with in LSU quarterback, Zack Mettenberger. The Heisman-hopeful has struggled as of late behind center for the Tigers, especially in their 3-point loss...
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