It's the Game of the Century, again, as No. 1 Alabama takes on No. 5 LSU for the third time in the last calendar year.
With Alabama in its bye week, TideNation grades out the performance of the Crimson Tide defense during the first five weeks.
The undefeated Crimson Tide are solid across the board on offense, with pass protection and productivity from its H-backs and tight ends two of its few areas with room for improvement.
Alabama and West Virginia will meet for the first time when the two storied football programs open the 2014 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game in Atlanta, bowl officials announced on Thursday.