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Texas A&M Wrap-up: Tua Shows Out, Bama Shows Up Aggies

By Jess Nicholas TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief Sept. 23, 2018 As the Texas A&M Aggies went into halftime Saturday, they were faced with the reality that despite doing everything just about as perfectly as they could have in the first half, they still gave up more than a point a minute to Alabama’s offense. It’s a piece […]

Texas A&M Preview: Aggies Are Better Under Fisher, But Not On Bama’s Level Yet

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Texas A&M Preview: Aggies Are Better Under Fisher, But Not On Bama’s Level Yet

There are a lot of similarities between Texas A&M in 2018 and Alabama in 2007. Both programs were coming out of the pit of despair – which for their respective fan bases, means anything less than 10 wins a season. While the Aggie offense is much improved – which you’d figure would happen, given Fisher’s history as an offensive coordinator – the Aggie defense might not be able to slow down Alabama’s high-powered passing attack enough to pull the upset.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Texas A&M

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Texas A&M

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 4

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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 4

The Predictions Dept. is off to a decent start in 2018, and with Week 4, the focus begins to turn toward intraconference matchups. There are several intriguing contests this weekend, not the least of which is Alabama-Texas A&M, but others like South Carolina-Vanderbilt and even the once-great Florida-Tennessee rivalry have postseason implications.

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Ole Miss Wrap-up: Tide Rolls, Rebels Fold In Epic Beatdown

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Ole Miss Wrap-up: Tide Rolls, Rebels Fold In Epic Beatdown

Where do you go in trying to analyze a game that finished up as a 62-7 beatdown? When the defeated opponent insists on changing mascots every couple of years and is currently promoting something called a “landshark?” When a team’s wide receiver corps refers to itself as the “NWO” while its defense is MIA?

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Ole Miss Preview: Tide’s Offense Might Find Itself in Shootout of its Own Making

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Ole Miss Preview: Tide’s Offense Might Find Itself in Shootout of its Own Making

This game isn’t really a trap game for Alabama, as Ole Miss has won two games in the series recently and isn’t about to sneak up on Alabama in any way. It’s still a very dangerous matchup, however, and shows why Nick Saban so badly wanted to add Freeze to his staff over the offseason.

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Ole Miss

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Projected Depth Chart for Alabama vs. Ole Miss

his 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 3

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SEC Preview and Predictions: Week 3

This week, it’s mostly a week slate of games, headlined by one bona fide prime matchup (LSU at Auburn), although Alabama-Ole Miss won’t be far off. Looking for a game off the radar that could get interesting? Vanderbilt-Notre Dame, as the Commodores are playing to a higher level than was expected.

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Arkansas State Wrap-up: Bama Wins Big, But Questions Remain

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Arkansas State Wrap-up: Bama Wins Big, But Questions Remain

One of the challenges of evaluating Alabama wins in Weeks 2 and 3 during Nick Saban’s tenure is the tendency to oversell shortcomings that appear to pop up during those two games. For whatever reason, Alabama frequently looks like a good-but-not-great team in those weeks after beating good non-conference teams in the opener.

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Arkansas State Preview: Bama tries to avoid Week 2 blues against high-flying Red Wolves

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Arkansas State Preview: Bama tries to avoid Week 2 blues against high-flying Red Wolves

Arkansas State comes into this game the owner of the No. 1 passing offense in all of FBS. The Red Wolves have college football’s top tier’s No. 5 total offense, and is tied for 1st nationally in fourth-down efficiency, red zone efficiency and fourth-down defense.

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