Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/28/13
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist There's not a lot to like about it, maybe because it seems so inevitable and Nick Saban always seems so crabby. Root for Alabama to win a third straight national title in football? Please, let's just get it done and move on to 2014 when Saban will still be crabby but at least the BCS will be no more. Yes, Saban is a great coach and he recruits great players. It's a tough combination to beat, and the reason Alabama has won two straight national championships and three out of the last four. It's why Las Vegas handicappers are giving this year's squad the highest power rating of any college team ever, and why all but two voters in The Associated Press Top 25 poll made the Crimson Tide No. 1 to begin the season. Joyless, maybe. Efficient, yes. Ruthless, surely. But what if things aren't exactly what they seem for a team that could easily run the table? Here's a look at how it just might play out: VIRGINIA TECH: The season ...
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