Fan Sound Off: Alabama handles Colorado State; defense still a concern for fans
Alabama cruised to a 41-23 win over Colorado State on Saturday behind Jalen Hurts.
The sophomore quarterback threw for 248 yards and 2 touchdowns, while rushing for another 103 as the No. 1 Crimson Tide improved to 3-0 on the season.
Hurts, Bo Scarbrough and Damian Harris each found the end zone for rushing scores. Calvin Ridley and Robert Foster contributed touchdowns through the air.
Despite the win, it was the defense that had most Alabama fans concerned. The Tide gave up 391 total yards, including 237 of them coming via the air.
Check out what Alabama fans are saying about the performance and join the conversation here.
Note: Comments are taken verbatim from Alabama Crimson Tide — SEC Country and only edited for spelling.
Chip Edwards: Defense terrible, Bama has the best running backfield in the nation though, Foster really impressed me on his run.
Jeff E. Smith: Defense looks like something that dropped out of a tall cows ass.
Joe Porter: To many injuries on defense they look bad offense needs different pass plays but it’s a win roll ride.
Mark Anthony Newton: The defense needs to tighten up.
Brad Kimmick: Coach ain’t going to be happy about this.
Rico Digrazia: Another one bits the dust roll tide roll.
Judy Reed: Defense needs a lot of practice this week…
Matt Mcwhorter: Sloppy game.
Virgil Scott: Good choice on using additional players.
Rusty Ford: Tide wins, arm chair coaches need to relax. Bama always has a game like this every year. Take the W and move on to next week. RT
Kathy Bennett: Yes we are spoiled, I love the win but if the Defense doesn’t get the kinks out well we all know what’s gonna happen Saban’s gonna be on a rant all week and I know they all dread the wrath of that man.
June Whitt: This was the worst display of defense I have seen in quite sometime. They do not in my opinion look like the #1 team In the nation.
Cathi Lee: Never should have given up that many points.
Tracy Meadows: Next😆 ROLL TIDE ROLL!! Need improvements or not…happens every year! Tide won>>>what counts👍👍
Joe Earl Jacks: Defense better tighten up we got Vandy coming up their coach got them believing they can beat anyone.
Mike McCaleb: Rush the passer a must to win and be better.
Brady Tarmon: Jalen Hurts quiet the haters one game at a time.