November 4th, 2011 01:24 PM║ Posted By: John Pennington ║ Permalink
║ Schools: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vanderbilt
Tags: Bama Trent Richardson, CNN, Courtney Upshaw, Ticket Watch According
Line Watch: After opening with Alabama as a four-point favorite and then shifting to five, the Vegas line has settled in at Tide -4.5 for most of the week… and that’s where it sits today.
Ticket Watch: According to StubHub.com, the highest priced ticket on their site is $1,056. Prices — on StubHub at least — have fallen all week long.
1. Is Nick Saban really “reviled” as this CNN headline states?
2. Fans should appreciate tomorrow’s LSU-Alabama tilt. (As Ray Zalinsky might say, “Savor the flavor, kid, ’cause it ain’t gonna happen again.)
3. Bama’s Trent Richardson has extra incentive this week.
4. A Tide official prevented linebacker Courtney Upshaw from discussing DeAngelo Peterson’s “they’re slow” comment with a reporter.
5. Don’t be surprised if tomorrow’s contest features a second-half comeback by the winning team.
6. Here’s a position-by-position look at the matchups involved in tomorrow’s game.
7. Tomorrow’s clash is expected to be a game for the ages in Tuscaloosa.
8. ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit breaks down the game.
9. The Tigers and the Crimson Tide are near mirror images of one another.
10. The kickers in Saturday’s showdown have some history.
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