Alabama Football: Could These 3 Opponents Be Trap Games in 2012?

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Alabama Football:  Could These 3 Opponents Be Trap Games in 2012?
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Alabama is going to be the favored team in almost every game in 2012, but as the reigning national champions everyone will be out to get them. There are three upset-minded teams in particular that could be lurking, ready to pounce.

South Carolina did it in 2010. They didn't just beat the Tide, they bloodied them to the tune of 35-21.

I'll never forget the headline on The Huntsville Times (AL) newspaper the next morning: "Cold-Cocked!"

The team started the season ranked No. 1 and racked up five straight wins, including utterly convincing wins against Penn State and Florida. 

Then South Carolina came along, and it was the only loss of the season that was convincing. 

Though I believe 'Bama will win against these opponents, here are three teams that will do their best to take an unsuspecting Tide by storm, come out swinging and never let up. 

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