On a weekend highlighted by top teams making loud statements, the most convincing display came from top-ranked Alabama in its 38-7 dismantling of previously unbeaten Mississippi State.
Nick Saban’s club essentially beat the belief out of the 11th-ranked Bulldogs from the opening kickoff and coasted to another dominating victory—which has been par for the course through eight games this season.
It is admittedly hard to find flaws with the complete destruction of the Bulldogs, but rest assured, a noted perfectionist like Saban will find areas where he would like to see his team improve.
Which players are likely safe in next week’s film sessions, and which ones could be in his crosshairs?
Here are the Tide’s winners and losers from the Week 9 win over the Bulldogs.