Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 9/25/12

NEW ORLEANS - JANUARY 02: Kick returner Javier Arenas #28 of the Alabama Crimson Tide celebrates with head coach Nick Saban after Arenas scored on a 73-yard punt return in the second quarter against the Utah Utes during the 75th Allstate Sugar Bowl at the Louisiana Superdome on January 2, 2009 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)
Dave Martin, AP Nick Saban and the Crimson Tide look like the best team in America right now and many are questioning if there is another team even close right now. They defeated a Michigan team that may lose five games, but it wasn’t their fault the Maize and Blue are falling flat on their faces (and the fact they were overrated to begin with). Their offensive line is the best in the history of the BCS era arguably (it isn’t a debate for me), and the defense has just reloaded. Looking like a blowout for the beginning of the game, Alabama will dominate from start to finish thanks to their decision makers. A.J. McCarron is a stud that will enter the Heisman race by October if they continue to gash the opposition. The receivers are young, but they are getting open at will against decent competition. Obviously that will increase in the immediate future, but the Rebels do not possess the defensive talent to slow down Alabama’s consistent offense. If Texas can score over half a hundred,...
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