Heading into No. 2 Alabama's SEC-opening tilt with Vanderbilt, the Crimson Tide had a well-documented receiving problem. Through three games, Alabama struggled to find a go-to wide receiver, and running back Jahmyr Gibbs was the Crimson Tide's leader in multiple major receiving categories.
Two old SEC West rivals meet up in a battle of top 25 ranked teams as Alabama takes on Arkansas in college football's Week 5 action on Saturday. Arkansas was just one very unlucky field goal from making this game a battle of undefeateds, but the Hogs are instead 3-1 after a loss to Texas A&M.
Las Vegas still believes in the Crimson Tide. Our friends at DraftKings have released their opening lines for this week’s college football games and the Crimson Tide is getting a two touchdown advantage.
Alabama Football and four other teams are the SEC’s only undefeated teams. After week four of college football, the FBS has just 21 undefeated teams. After week five, the number will drop to 18 or less.
After four full weeks of college football, the drama doesn't look to be settling down anytime soon. Higher-ranked teams struggled to put lesser opponents away while lower-ranked teams pulled off wins in fashions that nobody could have predicted.
Alabama started its Southeastern Conference schedule with a victory over Vanderbilt. The Crimson Tide sustained injuries to Cameron Latu (tight end), Jordan Battle (safety), and Byron Young (defensive end), but Young was the one who did not return.
The Alabama football defense had another dominant performance in week four, limiting Vanderbilt to 129 yards of total offense and just three points. Here are the grades for each defensive position group.
Good luck finding many bad moments for the Tide in this one In a 55-3 blasting of the Vanderbilt Commodores, Alabama finally put together a game where they played at peak performance in all phases of the game through all 4 quarters.
Alabama football finally got its passing game going against the Commodores, hitting on multiple explosive plays en route to a 55-3 victory. Alabama Football quarterbacks: A Alabama quarterback Bryce Young opened conference play with his best performance of the season, throwing for 385 yards and four touchdowns.
After Alabama quarterback Bryce Young's six-touchdown performance against Utah State in the Crimson Tide's season opener, it seemed like any worries of a potential Heisman Trophy hangover for the junior had been swept clear from the minds of fans.
Nick Saban keeps putting an emphasis on turnovers with his defense, and like they'd done two other times this season, the Crimson Tide defense didn't force any turnovers Saturday night against Vanderbilt.
Vanderbilt coach Clark Lea was on the verge of his third birthday, president Ronald Reagan had just ordered sanctions against South Africa and Pete Rose set the record for Major League Baseball career hits in September 1985.