If it's not easy beating a team a second time, it's likely even harder to do it using the same formula.
But No. 1 Alabama does have enough ways it can attack opposing defenses, even a dominant one like third-ranked Georgia has, to win the College Football Playoff championship game Monday night in Indianapolis.
Will Anderson Jr. has muscled past or blown by blockers with enough regularity to become a unanimous All-America.
Heisman Trophy winner Bryce Young and Alabama teammates Will Anderson Jr. and Jameson Williams have been selected All-Americans by The Associated Press, giving the top-ranked Crimson Tide more players on the first team than any other school.
Alabama quarterback Bryce Young is The Associated Press college football player of the year, giving the Crimson Tide their second consecutive winner.
Alabama once again collected a Southeastern Conference title and two big league-wide individual awards.
Quarterback Bryce Young is the SEC’s offensive player of the year and linebacker Will Anderson Jr.
No. 1 Georgia (12-0, 8-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP) vs. No. 4 Alabama (11-1, 7-1, No. 3), Saturday at 4 p.m. EST (CBS).
Line: Georgia by 6 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Alabama’s Will Anderson wreaks more havoc in opposing backfields than any college player in the country. Georgia’s Jordan Davis anchors the best defense in college football.
They could well be the best players on the field Saturday in the Southeastern Conference Championship game when No.
No. 21 Arkansas (7-3, 3-3 SEC, No. 21 CFP) at No. 2 Alabama (9-1, 5-1, No. 2), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS).
Line: Alabama by 21 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
Will Anderson Jr. thought a close call against Florida would be “a real eye-opener” for Alabama at the time. Now, he's not so sure the message sunk in.
Not after the fifth-ranked Crimson Tide lost 41-38 to a Texas A&M team that had been on a two-game losing streak.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Top-ranked Alabama is hoping to get three starting defenders back from injury in time for its road game at No. 11 Florida.
Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban said Monday that the news on preseason All-America linebacker Will Anderson Jr.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Nick Saban thinks it might be time for a reckoning like his father used to deliver with a pounding of his hand on the dinner table.
Sure, Bryce Young threw three touchdown passes and Jase McClellan scored three times to help fuel No.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama outside linebacker Chris Allen has a fractured foot and could be out for the rest of the season, coach Nick Saban said Monday.
Allen was hurt on a sack of Miami quarterback D’Eriq King early in the second quarter of the top-ranked Crimson Tide's 44-13 opening victory on Saturday, forcing a fumble on the play.
No. 14 Miami (0-0) vs. No. 1 Alabama (0-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (ABC).
Line: Alabama by 19 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama linebacker Quandarrius Robinson has been charged with driving under the influence after a three-car crash.
Tuscaloosa police said the wreck occurred just after 11 p.m.