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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 13

Of all the games we had to work with for Week 12, the only game less likely to have been an upset than LSU beating Florida was Alabama somehow losing to Arkansas. But like a fast-starting racehorse in the Belmont, the Gators threw a shoe down the stretch and couldn't close the deal.
Arkansas Razorbacks

Arkansas recap: Defense dominates, but injuries become a concern

Unlike in previous seasons, Alabama had mostly avoided the injury bug in 2020. The Crimson Tide had lost only one of its stars, wide receiver Jaylen Waddle, which meant in comparison to other recent years, Alabama was getting off almost unscathed.

Arkansas preview: Hogs are punching above their weight

  Nick Saban, by all rights, should be the default choice every year for SEC Coach of the Year. But he never wins the award,...

Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Arkansas

Disclaimer: This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and is color-coded....

SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 12

  Last Week's Record: 6-0 (100.0%)Season Record: 47-14 (77.1%) Two consecutive perfect weeks has brought the Predictions Dept. more in line with its typical season performance,...

LSU wrap-up: The train was already off the track, but Bama wrecked it

  Alabama's game against LSU should have come in early November. It was moved to December under suspicious circumstances; supposedly, LSU would have too many...

LSU preview: Despite extreme craziness, Tigers are still a quality opponent

If anyone thought Ed Orgeron was capable of winning a national title and then maintaining an even keel in the years to follow, they simply don't know Ed Orgeron. Keeping up with what has happened at LSU over the last 11 months – no, it hasn't even been a full year yet since LSU was on top of the world, although to many LSU fans it probably feels like a decade already – requires a baseball scorer's book. Or maybe a copy of the board game “Clue.”

Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. LSU

This is not an official University of Alabama document. The depth chart is taken from individual practice and game observations, and is color-coded.
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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 11

Like Alabama, the Predictions Dept. seems to be peaking at the end of the season, finally notching an undefeated week when there were enough games to be significant. This week, Alabama again has the headline game against LSU, but there are a couple of other games that could prove to be interesting, including Auburn's matchup with Texas A&M and a game between two programs on a bit of an upswing, Arkansas and Missouri.
Auburn Tigers

Auburn wrap-up: Tigers’ dilemma — not enough horses, too many elephants

t took about two carries from Tank Bigsby to know Auburn didn't have the running game it needed to challenge Alabama. It took one third-down pass rush to confirm it didn't have the offensive line for the job, either.
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