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2016 Schedule
8-0, 1st in SEC - West
Five Tide in #CFBRank top 20; Jackson still No. 1 (1:45)
Saban wants focus in bye week (2:26)
Inside Alabama's College Football Playoff chances (1:33)
Ranking the best rushing attacks in the league (5:05)

David Ching ESPN Staff Writer 

LSU interim coach Ed Orgeron worked under Alabama offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin at both USC and Tennessee and makes no secret of his respect and affection for his former boss. But he said Tuesday that their typical contact is cut off until after their teams meet on Nov. 5. "I talk to him two or three times a week. But we're going to take a hiatus these next two weeks," Orgeron laughed. "Now I know he's going to want to talk to me, but I ain't answering back man. I know how he is."

Beyond the footprint: CFP outlook (5:06)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban said he hopes DL Jonathan Allen would get consideration for the Heisman Trophy, but he noted that "sometimes linemen get left out or overlooked." Allen has played well this season with six sacks and two fumble recoveries he took back for touchdowns.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban reports that safety Eddie Jackson's surgery went well and "he should have no future problems." Jackson was lost for the season with a fractured leg he sustained against Texas A&M.

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban addresses the media during the bye week: "You can't fall in love with what you've done. You've got to focus on the future."

Think outside the box Heisman voters (2:56)
Luginbill talks CFP rankings, Heisman race (2:48)

Alex Scarborough ESPN Staff Writer 

Bama CB Marlon Humphrey said there will be changes in the secondary given the loss of safety Eddie Jackson for the season. Minkah Fitzpatrick and Tony Brown cross-trained at safety during the spring, Humphrey said.

Allen & Tide 'working on themselves' this week (1:26)
Lamar Jackson still dominating Heismanology poll (2:03)
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Kiper: Jonathan Allen could be top pick

The Alabama DE had a key sack and even scored a defensive TD against Texas A&M. Mel Kiper has had Allen in the top 10 of his Big Board, but he could rise all the way to the No. 1 pick, writes Kiper. Mel & Todd (Insider)

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1dTim Fiorvanti

Latest 2017 CFB National Championship odds

ESPN Chalk presents the most up-to-date 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship odds from the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook.

Kanell anticipating Iron Bowl will have playoff implications on both sides (0:43)

Alabama in a league of its own

Some Alabama "Did You Knows," via Sharon Katz:

  • The average top-25 team would have a two percent chance of going through Alabama's first eight opponents undefeated.
  • The 8-0 Crimson Tide have won seven of their eight games by at least 19 points, outscoring their opponents 100-23 in the third quarter.
  • Maisel: Game notes from Week 8

Team Stats

Passing Yards233.362nd
Rushing Yards264.89th
Points For43.97th
Points Against14.97th

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