2018 Alabama vs. Oklahoma


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Alabama Football Podcast Breaks Down 2018 Orange Bowl aka, Playoff Round 1

2018 Orange Bowl Alabama vs Oklahoma

In this episode Tom and Dave from the Alabama Football Podcast breakdown the Tide’s opening round game against Oklahoma in the Orange Bowl

Ankle, What Ankle?

Leading up to the Orange Bowl a significant amount of hyperventilating coverage was allocated to Tua’s ankle along with a vertigo inducing level of ‘will he or won’t he’ style concerns over his readiness to play. A casual observer, or at least one not easily prone to the verbal gesticulations of social media, was well served as Tua marched onto the field and promptly laid waste to the Sooner secondary along with concerns over his readiness.

Smitty Who?

On the podcast we offer a unique perspective on DeVonta’s opening play, a simple slant pattern then went for 50 yards.

Contrarian View to end the Half

Similarly we discuss a take on Bama’s end of half performance… a 4 penalty affair that netted a field goal rather than a touchdown. Certainly now how you’d draw it up, but not all unraveled plans are the end of the world. We don’t fully agree here, but the discussion brings our a couple ideas you won’t see discussed elsewhere.

Defense Attacked

Strong call out of a defensive star or more of the same, which is a subtler jab on the Tide’s scheme? Sides were drawn. Whose are you on?

No-So Special Teams

The Tide specialists made the kicks they were supposed to make, except when they didn’t. While the special teams performed well on kick returns, except when they didn’t. On average, it was. Which failed to disappoint.

Mini Game balls

Anyone can read a headline, but which players contributed in more subtle ways to the Tide’s fortune?

Next Up

Alabama travels back to California for another colossal title tilt with the Clemson Tigers.


Photo credit Ben Flanagan

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