Considering how the rest of the majority of top teams across the nation seemed to struggle this weekend, Alabama fittingly fended off its toughest challenge to date by outlasting Ole Miss for a 33-14 victory.
Both the offense and defense had moments of sloppy play seemingly bailed out by timely big plays and a terrific showing by the Tide’s special teams unit.
Nick Saban’s defense forced three first-half turnovers that ultimately provided a 20-point cushion that Alabama would never relinquish.
What can Tide fans take away from the hard-fought victory over the Rebels?
Here are 10 things we learned from the Week 5 win over Ole Miss.