Fresh off of their narrow and gut wrenching escape from LSU, the Alabama Crimson Tide now face the task of refocusing for a tough tilt with Texas A&M.
Alabama was very fortunate to get out of Baton Rouge relatively unscathed. Unfortunately, a pretty formidable opponent stands in their way just seven days later.
Texas A&M has earned a lot of respect in its first SEC campaign.
Head coach Kevin Sumlin has his team in line and believing what he is selling. Freshman quarterback Johnny Manziel has deservedly garnered national attention.
The Aggies are the only legitimate threat to an undefeated regular season left for the Tide at this point and any hopes of a second consecutive national title must pass this test.
Here are five things Alabama must do in order to add an Aggie-sized notch to its 2012 belt.