LSU and Alabama are both undefeated heading into Week 5 of the college football season.
The LSU Tigers are ranked No. 3 in the country, while SEC foe the Alabama Crimson Tide hold down the No. 1 ranking.
LSU has outscored its opponents by a combined score of 157-51, while the Crimson Tide have outscored the opposition by a mark of 168-21.
LSU has already notched two big wins over Washington and Auburn, while Alabama has taken down the likes of Michigan and Arkansas.
You get where this is going, right?
These are the two best teams in college football yet again this season. And when they square off on Saturday, Nov. 3 in Baton Rouge, it should be anything but a friendly football game.
That early November game will likely have huge BCS implications and should give everyone a clear view of who the favorite is to win the SEC crown, which most likely means punching a spot into the national championship game.
But, we ask, is LSU ready to take on Alabama?
Is Zach Mettenberger prepared for this dominant Alabama defense?
Let's go ahead and break down 10 issues the Tigers must resolve before that Alabama showdown.