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Georgia preview: Tide plays for a title against team it was built to defend

Clemson preview: On paper, this should be a defensive showcase

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Clemson preview: On paper, this should be a defensive showcase

For the third straight year, Alabama and Clemson will meet in the College Football Playoff. For the third straight year, however, TideFans.com will not pick Alabama to win by a score of 23-17.

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Mercer preview: Wounded Alabama hopes for a Mercer-ful respite before Auburn game

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Mercer preview: Wounded Alabama hopes for a Mercer-ful respite before Auburn game

Mercer, a school whose program lay dormant from 1942 to 2013, is a Southern Conference member of the former Division-IAA, now called FCS. The Bears are 5-5 in 2017, put a small scare into Auburn earlier in the year, and lost by just 1 point to Wofford, which now sits at 9-1 and leads the Southern Conference standings.

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MSU preview: Bulldogs can be explosive, but can also self-destruct

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MSU preview: Bulldogs can be explosive, but can also self-destruct

Prior to Mississippi State’s 34-23 win over UMass last week, the Bulldogs hadn’t played a single game this year that didn’t end in a blowout.

The Bulldogs had six wins, the closest margin of which was 21 points in a thumping of Texas A&M. The Bulldogs also had two losses, which came by 28 and 39 points.

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LSU Preview: Tigers hoping emotion will carry them against Tide

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LSU Preview: Tigers hoping emotion will carry them against Tide

For the most part, SEC fans have somewhat neglected the LSU Tiger team this season, choosing to focus on Alabama, Georgia, Auburn to a lesser extent, and the coaching carousel next.

Lost is actual discussion of how good LSU is. And there’s a reason for that: the hiring of Ed Orgeron as its head coach, first on an interim basis in 2016 and since as a permanent replacement for the erstwhile popular-yet-kooky Les Miles.

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Ole Miss preview: Time for Alabama to figure this Rebel team out

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Ole Miss preview: Time for Alabama to figure this Rebel team out

Despite a victory over Ole Miss last year in Oxford, Nick Saban still uses the qualifier “two of the last three games” when discussing the Rebels and their ability to wreak havoc in games against Alabama.

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Vanderbilt wrap-up: Alabama wishes they could all go like this

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Vanderbilt wrap-up: Alabama wishes they could all go like this

By the early stages of the second quarter, it was clear Vanderbilt wasn’t ready for Alabama’s prime time.

By the early stages of the fourth quarter, it was clear Vanderbilt either wasn’t ready for FBS-level football at all, or that Alabama truly is operating on a different plane of existence.

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Fresno State wrapup: A typical Week 2 Alabama win

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By Jess Nicholas TideFans.com Editor-In-Chief Sept. 10, 2017 Alabama hobbled into a Week 2 game against an overmatched opponent, got a comfortable (if not overwhelming) victory, didn’t get anyone hurt and failed to cover the spread. Where have we heard that one before? After pretty much every Week 2 win in the Nick Saban era, […]

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FSU Preview: Toughest regular-season test comes in opener

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FSU Preview: Toughest regular-season test comes in opener

Alabama has never shied away from front-loading its schedule during the Nick Saban era, and that doesn’t change in 2017. The Crimson Tide face off against a Florida State team many are predicting to be a playoff team in its own right, potentially making this the first of a two-game series.

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2017 Previews: Alabama Crimson Tide

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2017 Previews: Alabama Crimson Tide

Defeated in the College Football National Championship Game in January, Alabama suddenly finds itself in uncharted territory: trying to avenge a loss in a trophy contest. It doesn’t happen often in Tuscaloosa. If the 2017 Alabama Crimson Tide intends to exact revenge for its defeat, it will have to do so with serious depth questions on the defensive line, an unknown quantity at placekicker, and an offensive line that has been erratic and perhaps even underachieving for several years.

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