In what was seemingly more of a scrimmage than a midseason game, the Alabama Crimson Tide dominated the Georgia State Panthers on their way to a 45-3 home victory.
It was all Alabama from the start. Georgia State proved to be no match for the nation's No. 1 team.
With the next five games coming against SEC squads, this was exactly the tune-up the Crimson Tide needed.
There is not always a lot to learn in such a dominating victory, but it is clear midway through the season that Alabama is one of the top teams in the country. The Crimson Tide will clearly be in the national title conversation all season long.
But what exactly did we learn in the Tide's dominating victory over the Panthers? Here are 10 takeaways from the Alabama victory.
*All stats according to NCAA.com.