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Nick Saban doesn't waive his 24-hour celebration rule even after dramatic, last-minute wins that rescue No. 1 Alabama's hopes for a national title.
Maybe especially after them.
The Crimson Tide coach quickly cautioned his players not to let the emotions of last Saturday's 21-17 victory at then-No. 5 LSU overshadow the next big challenge. There's little time to celebrate when No. 15 Texas A&M's high-flying offense is coming to town Saturday.
"We've got to forget about this last game,'' Saban said on Monday. "We've got to move on. I told the players that right after the game. I think they have a lot of respect for this team. It'd be pretty difficult not to respect this team based on their body of work and what they've accomplished this season.''
The Aggies (7-2, 4-2 SEC), who average 44.7 points and 559.6 yards, appear to represent the last real obstacle between the Tide and a perfect regular season, barring a garga...
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Kansas State beat Oklahoma State 44-30 to remain No. 3, and Notre Dame stays at No. 4 after barely getting by Pittsburgh 29-26 in three overtimes.
Texas A&M sits as the last major regular-season obstacle for No. 1 Alabama as it marches towards a potential second consecutive BCS title game. The two programs meet for the first time since 1988 on at Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday.
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