Facing an outclassed opponent with nothing to lose, Alabama took nothing for granted and effectively crushed rival Auburn’s hopes by scoring easily on its first drive and cruising to a 49-0 victory.
The demolition of the Tigers was thorough—with Nick Saban’s club exhibiting a dominating effort across the board in all three phases.
However, as is the case with most blowout victories, there were spurts of sloppy play in the second half when the game was clearly in hand.
While most of the starters are likely to be praised for their efforts against the Tigers, which backups or units could be in for an earful in next week’s film sessions?
Here are the winners and losers from Alabama’s win over Auburn.