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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 ...

Top-ranked Alabama sees room for improvement

Top-ranked Alabama's latest blowout win included enough mistakes to concern coach Nick Saban and his players. The Crimson Tide (6-0, 3-0 Southeastern Conference) steamrolled Kentucky 48-7 on Saturday night, but only after an error-prone start featuring turnovers and dropped passes for the two-time defending champions. What gnawed at defensive players more than allowing their...

Alabama throttles Cats and opens record books in process

The first quarter was absolutely dominated by the Crimson Tide, but the scoreboard still read 0-0. Whether it was a fumble or a dropped pass, Alabama continuously utilized one or the other to prevent them from putting points on the board. It almost appeared that Mark Stoops had punched in the fumble cheats and the dropped pass cheats. But, Alabama got three quick in the second quarter...

Photo: Alabama-painted Jack Russell terrier rolls for the Tide

We thought the 'Bama poodle was an isolated incident. Boy we were naive. This Jack Russell Terrier sports some serious pride for the Crimson Tide.

Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Kentucky Wildcats: Odds, Point Spread, Over/Under and tv info

getty images The No. 1 team in the nation, the Alabama Crimson Tide will face off against the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. Alabama is 5-0 entering Saturday’s game while their fellow SEC counterparts in Kentucky are a mere 1-4 at this point in the season. Coverage of Saturday’s game between Alabama and Kentucky will air on ESPN2 and WatchESPN beginning at 7:00 pm ET from Commonwealth...

Alabama Gets Job Done On The Road

It is not impossible for Kentucky to beat Alabama in Lexington. It was just impossible for THIS Kentucky to beat THIS Alabama anywhere. The Crimson Tide’s 48-7 win Saturday night gave the Crimson Tide an all-time record of 36-2-1 against the Wildcats. And to be honest, it might be a long time before Kentucky can beat Alabama in football anywhere.

GAMEDAY: UK vs. Alabama

In this feature, we have everything you need to know about Saturday's matchup between Kentucky and the No. 1 ranked Alabama Crimson Tide.

Cats no match for top-ranked Tide

Kentucky was no match for top-ranked Alabama on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. The Crimson Tide racked up 668 yards of total offense en route to a 48-7 win over the Wildcats.

Bama moves back into the Top 10 of TiqIQ Top 25

The second biggest riser this week in the TiqIQ Top 25 is none other than the AP Top 25 No. 1-ranked Alabama Crimson Tide. See how their tickets stack up this week.
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