The biggest statement of college football’s opening weekend was made when No. 2 Alabama demolished No. 8 Michigan 41-14 in the Cowboys Classic.
The victory officially closed the book on skeptics who wondered aloud whether the defending national champions would lack the hunger to make a run at its third title in four seasons.
Now the question becomes how can Nick Saban and his club keep its freight train humming with a tough SEC slate ahead of them?
Here are four ways that the Crimson Tide can keep the momentum rolling from its huge triumph over Michigan.