At this point it’s safe to say that Lane Kiffin must be a really good interviewer. On Friday afternoon rumors began to circulate that Kiffin and Alabama had come to an agreement that would make him the team’s new offensive coordinator. I have talked to a source that claims a deal isn’t yet done, but it is being worked on right now. That fits with what ESPN has reported.
After seeing the 38-17 dismantling of LSU on Saturday, Alabama remains the undisputed top team in college football. The Crimson Tide have carried over their form from game to game and year to year for a good while now.
Despite reports that rookie Eddie Lacy looked out of shape early in training camp, the Alabama product is now expected to be the team’s starting running back when the season opens.
The first weekend of college football is not historically loaded with must-see matchups. This year, however, there are a handful of games that will be worth setting aside time to watch.
In this post, we preview the Midwest Region’s 8-9 matchup between the Creighton Fighting McDermotts of the Missouri Valley Conference and the Alabama “Yes We Play Basketball Too” Crimson Tide of the SEC.