Found October 12, 2013 on StraitPinkie.com:
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It gets a lot easier for the Cats after facing Louisville, Florida and South Carolina the last three games. Now they get the No. 1 team in the land, the Alabama Crimson Tide. While the Tide comes into this game at No. 1, I do not believe they are as imposing as they have been the last four years or so. Nick Saban has said repeatedly that this team is not the defending national champions, even though they are. His point is that most of the guys on that team are spread out in the NFL. That loss came mostly be seen on the offensive line and the secondary, where they have also suffered a few injuries. Both of these units are very young, and Saban will be first to say they are a work in progress, but they are also very talented. Remember, in the end, this is Alabama. Their offense has been led the last few years by A.J. McCarron, who for some reason is never mentioned as a leading Heisman candidate. The senior QB is tough to rattle and when his team needs him to, he makes plays. In his ...
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