The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide opened SEC play by going to Gainesville and taking on the No. 11 Florida Gators. The Crimson Tide was held to just 91 rushing yards but Alabama was able to mount enough offense to win in "The Swamp" 31-29.
Alabama super senior and Tuscaloosa-native Brian Robinson has taken the lead in the Crimson Tide backfield through two games in 2021. Robinson has taken 22 carries for 130 yards and one touchdown as the No. 1 back in a four player stable.
Despite their dominating win against 'The U' on Saturday, Saban is being classic Saban with his win hungry mindset. During his post game interview in Atlanta, Coach Saban mentioned that he needed to see improvement in the red-zone.
The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide defeated No. 14 Miami 44-13 in Mercedes Benz Stadium to open the 2021 season. Alabama entered the game with many question marks on offense as they returned just three starters from the 2020 team.