Alabama quarterback Greg McElroy focuses on the things he does have -- a 14-0 record and a championship ring -- rather than what he might lack.
Blue Ribbon Bowl Preview: Alabama
The SEC and Big Ten are the main attractions, but there's even more to watch this weekend.
SEC? Still hot. Notre Dame? Warming up. ACC? Not so much. What else is hot (and not) for the 2008 college football season? Mark Schlabach has the answers.
Unlike recent years, Alabama should improve as the season progresses in 2008.
Our experts look at the conference races and top players, and weigh in on the game's biggest issues.
From possible trap games in Gainesville and Austin to a Pac-10 shootout in Eugene, our experts and analysts look at the biggest story lines in Week 5.
While fans will want immediate results, Nick Saban calls Alabama a work in progress.
With the 2006 season barely in the rearview mirror, Mark Schlabach looks down the road to the top 25 teams of the 2007 season.
Alabama (6-6) at Oklahoma St (6-6)
There are plenty of quarterback jobs to be won (and lost) in August. Todd McShay makes his starting QB predictions for some of the nation's best teams.
Alabama's schedule could be difficult for a team with a new starting quarterback, seven new defensive starters and an uncertain offensive line.
If quarterback Brodie Croyle stays healthy, the Crimson Tide could be a factor in the SEC.