Alabama coasted to a 35-17 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday in its season opener in Arlington, Texas.
While Big Ten fans were optimistic for an upset, the SEC’s Crimson Tide squashed those hopes. Alabama took charge early and maintained its command. For the most part, Crimson Tide fans breathed easily.
See Nick Saban’s reaction to the Crimson Tide’s win below:
On starting QB Jake Coker’s performance:
On switching out Coker for Cooper Bateman:
On the Tide’s defense:
On seldom-used tight end O.J. Howard, a potential NFL first-round draft pick whom no one knows about:
(Video by AL.com)