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Alabama has been rolling through college football since losing to LSU on November 5th of last year.
The Crimson Tide did not lose another game last year after that 9-6 debacle in Tuscaloosa, thoroughly beating up on LSU in the national championship game.
This year, the Crimson Tide have continued the trend they started last year by beating up on every opponent they face. They have beat then-ranked No. 8 Michigan in their opener 41-14 and SEC East foe Arkansas 52-0 Other wins include Florida Atlantic and Western Kentucky.
Although the Tide have been rolling thus far, their schedule does get much tougher, starting with a Week 7 game at Tennessee, a Week 8 date against Mississippi State at home and a Week 9 showdown with LSU. That game could, and probably will, determine which SEC East team gets to play in the national championship game this year.
While all of those games could present potential roadblocks for the Tide in their quest for a third title under Nick Saban, consider a few things.
First, Tennessee will be coming off a high-emotion, intense game against Georgia that could go either way. The Vols will likely be worn out, despite the fact that they're getting the Tide at home.
Second, the game against Mississippi State will be at home for the Tide, which is a bonus for any team playing a ranked opponent.
Finally, the LSU game will be a "revenge" game for the Tide, as they try to avenge the loss to the Tigers from the regular season last year on the Tiger's home turf.
With the way things went last year, and considering that Nick Saban is arguably the best coach in college football, Alabama should finish the season undefeated, play for a national title, and, in all likelihood, win that national title for the third time under Saban.