Alabama held up its end of the bargain.
The Arkansas Razorbacks, on the other hand, did not.
Quarterback Tyler Wilson suffered a head injury in the overtime loss to Louisiana-Monroe, and his status for this weekend's showdown with the Tide is day-to-day.
Alabama, meanwhile, looks like the juggernaut that finished off last season by hoisting the crystal football.
But this is still a dangerous Arkansas team that, all of the sudden, is extremely desperate.
How will this game shake out? SEC lead writer Barrett Sallee and Your Best 11 lead writer Michael Felder discuss in this edition of "The Program."