5 things every Alabama fan needs to know today
The Crimson Tide got off to a painfully slow start on Saturday night, but Nick Saban’s team rallied to beat Arkansas, 27-14.
Here are five things you need to know on Sunday:
- Nick Saban was very proud of the Tide’s second-half performance. The first half, not so much.
- Jake Coker knew he had to “pick the team up somehow.” Alabama’s starter showed his good and bad sides, but the former won out on Saturday.
- Derrick Henry set a new Alabama record. He’s crossed the goal line in how many straight games?
- Linebacker Dillon Lee embarrassed one of Arkansas’ star players. Click to see Lee turn a Razorback into a rag doll.
- Cornerback Marlon Humphrey tweeted at halftime… sort of. There was a solid five minutes of confusion after Humphrey’s Twitter account posted an update during halftime.
Other Alabama news from around the Internet
- Defense was king on Saturday night, and AL.com‘s John Talty explained how Alabama’s “D” got the job done.
- BamaHammer.com has video of the crowd’s version of “Rammer Jammer” after disposing of Arkansas.
- Alabama’s College Football Playoff hopes are alive and well after the “W,” according to BleacherReport.com‘s Christopher Walsh.
- Wondering what happened at halftime to spur the team to victory? 247Sports.com’s Charlie Potter figured it out.
- Kicker Adam Griffith slipped back into bad habits, missing two field goals that would’ve put Alabama up in the first half (AL.com‘s Matt Zenitz).
The best stories around the SEC
- South Carolina player after loss: I should have looked at other options
- Florida coach Jim McElwain: “I’d rather be bad and win”
- Steve Spurrier’s best running back decided not to play after being cleared
- Tennessee QB Josh Dobbs wins team over with fourth-quarter rally
- Missouri wears helmet sticket to honor fallen player