They have won three BCS national championships in the last four years and will be among the odds on favorites to win another in 2013. Yes, the Alabama Crimson Tide are definitely in the midst of a college football dynasty.
Unfortunately, dynasties do not often last for long and they most certainly do not last forever.
While it appears that head coach Nick Saban has the Tide primed to dominate the college football world for years to come, there are a few things that could derail Alabama's magical ride.
As much as the 'Bama nation wishes not to think about it, sometimes the little things are the ones that can trip up a dominant program.
Then again, sometimes it's the big ones.
Since it doesn't look like there is another program ready to knock the Tide off it's stoop, here are four potential internal issues that could slow the Tide's roll.