2017 SeasonAll times ET

2017 Schedule
3-0, 2nd in SEC - West
Saban taking questions (1:13)
Vanderbilt wants to show Alabama how to 'play SEC ball' (1:11)
Vandy limiting run game could mean upset vs. Alabama (3:49)
Capital One Fan Vote Reveal (0:38)
Schedule releases: MSU, Ole Miss, LSU, Alabama (1:25)
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2dHeather Dinich

Potential pitfalls for top CFP contenders: Alabama

Early losses from both LSU and Auburn have made it clear that the gap between Alabama and the rest of the SEC still looms large, but defensive injuries could doom the Crimson Tide down the stretch.

Say What: SEC football (1:21)
Mason: 'We fear no one' (3:48)
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3dJeremy Mills

College football's best quarterbacks in Week 3

Jalen Hurts threw for 248 yards and ran for 103 in leading Alabama to a 41-point evening. That was the second time in Hurts' two seasons at the Capstone that he has eclipsed 200 passing yards and 100 rushing yards in a game.

Saban gets wired up at practice (1:19)

Chris Low ESPN Senior Staff Writer 

So what is the Saban effect? You're starting to hear that phrase more and more around the SEC with Alabama winning four of the last eight national championships under Nick Saban and going 45-5 in its last 50 games against SEC foes. Maybe the best explanation for what it means is simply this: Since Saban arrived at Alabama in 2007, the other 11 schools that were in the SEC at the time have had 34 different head coaches, including at least three different coaches at eight of the 11 schools.

Saban: Hurts' improving each game (1:20)
Crimson Tide looking forward to SEC play (2:53)
ESPN Stats & Info

Movers and shakers in latest AP Poll

This marks the 93rd week Alabama comes in ranked No. 1 in the AP Poll, fourth most all-time. Elsewhere, Bedlam rivals Oklahoma and Oklahoma State are both in the top six for the first time since Nov. 2011, while Ohio State sees its lowest ranking since Nov. 2014.

ESPN Stats & Info

Another CFP berth in order for Tide?

The only games that Alabama has less than an 80 percent of winning the rest of the way, by measure of ESPN's FPI? Mississippi State, on Nov. 11 in Starkville; and the Iron Bowl, on Nov. 25 in Auburn.

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4dMel Kiper and Todd McShay

Picking the conference champs after Week 3

Alabama and Clemson seem like easy picks to win their leagues, but those are the only conference champs Mel Kiper and Todd McShay agree on at this point.

Hurts sets new personal best vs. CSU (0:49)

Team Stats

Passing Yards178.7107th
Rushing Yards239.025th
Points For35.344th
Points Against13.3Tied-16th