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BAMA'S BACK, BABY.
Everything is in place for Alabama to add another championship to its illustrious history this season.
The only thing left now is to play the games.
Trent Richardson, a favorite to win the Heisman this season, returns at tailback along with Darius Hanks and Marquis Maze at the receiver positions.
Four of five offensive linemen return for Alabama this season after playing very well in 2010.
As far as defense goes, Nick Saban never fails there, and it doesn't hurt that most starters return from a very good team last season.
The only way the Tide doesn't dominate in 2011 would be a complete meltdown at the quarterback position (AJ McCarron or Phillip Sims), as neither of the two have ever started a game for the Crimson Tide.
Nonetheless, look for the West Division champion to be decided on November 5, when LSU travels to Tuscaloosa.