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The Jumbo Package │10.07.13

Your daily dose of Crimson Tide related links and quotes

Kevin C. Cox

I've been upchucking for the last 24 hours so no commentary today. Roll Tide. - bammer

Complete game pleases Saban - TimesDaily: Alabama Football

Saban’s only criticism of his team against the Panthers was the two long pass plays allowed. The secondary was especially young with players out of position such as Collins, playing free safety instead of strong safety. "There’s a lot of things we can work on and improve," Saban said. "We need to continue to improve on the back end. We need to be more consistent in what we are doing. I thought Landon did a real good job playing safety. He always played strong safety. For him to move to free safety was good."

Alabama football: Tide makes strides before entering SEC stretch | The Montgomery Advertiser

"We are trying to play a perfect game when all the offense, defense and special teams come together," receiver DeAndrew White said. "A game like this gets our confidence up and our is chemistry better. We know how to play a complete game and finish a game now. We took a step forward with chemistry out there."

Injuries create uncertainty for reeling Georgia Bulldogs - ESPN

After demolishing Vandy on Saturday, Missouri passed Georgia for second in the league in total offense (543.8 ypg) and is second in scoring (46.6 ppg). The Tigers will face a Georgia defense that surrendered 277 yards after halftime to Tennessee's underwhelming offense.

BCS computer ratings a mixed bag for Alabama, as low as No. 4 in one |

-- Sagarin: Alabama No. 2 (Oregon No. 1)

-- Billingsley: Alabama No. 2 (Stanford No. 1)

-- Colley Matrix: Alabama No. 4 (Stanford No. 1)

-- Massey Index: Alabama No. 1 (Oregon No. 2)

No. 1 Alabama a big favorite yet again when it travels to Kentucky |

According to oddsmaker Danny Sheridan, the Crimson Tide is a 27-point favorite when it faces the Wildcats on Saturday at Commonwealth Stadium. This marks the fourth time already that Alabama has been favored by more than 20 points.

Packers' Eddie Lacy carries ball more than 20 times for first time since BCS game; He 'did a hell of a job' |

"I proved to myself that I'm able to play a complete game with this offense."

Kentucky Wildcats 28 @ South Carolina Gamecocks 35: Postmortem - A Sea Of Blue

Kentucky gave the Gamecocks a game, which they were NOT expecting.

Kentucky Football: Performance Management-The Numbers Don’t Lie - A Sea Of Blue

Those who were predicting 7 or 8 wins this year had a nasty dose of reality dumped in their laps. Those of us who were predicting 4 wins should be doubting our foolishness for being so optimistic considering our schedule for the rest of the season.