If the 51-29 loss to the Saints in the Superdome wasn’t the final straw for Sanders, then two weeks later — when the Houston Texas rolled up 549 yards of total offense against the Packers — was it for him and his system.
Alabama went to two SEC championship games, one BCS bowl game and a national championship game on top of playing weekly in the nation’s toughest conference. Ingram, in other words, won’t be overwhelmed by Thursday night.
How fluid do you guys feel at linebacker? really feel good. That’s a good group. I have so much trust in Joe Vitt and what he does and how he manages those people. That’s a really good room right now and for the young guys, as they continue to grow and build trust in us and let you all see what we’ve already seen in those young linebackers in that room too, it’ll be a fun group to watch the whole season.
Both teams are eerily similar – top aerial attacks led by elite quarterbacks, deep talented group of receivers, stingy opportunistic defenses, and aggressive play-calling head coaches.