Speed on Tide's side against FAU

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It seemed like a good thing to say at the time. The microphone was on. The tape was rolling.

"They ain't what people think," Florida Atlantic's Cory Henry said of Alabama earlier in the week. "They're good and everything, but they can [be] beat."

That was forgivable. The junior defensive end couldn't very well lie down and hand Alabama the win.

Then he got technical. Then he tried to find an advantage.

"We got speed against them," he told the Palm Beach Post. "You got speed, you can win."

It didn't take long to see that neither one of those things were true when the two teams met Saturday.

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