SEC Football First Look: Alabama vs. The Citadel

Alabama-Citadel

The Citadel visits Alabama on Saturday in Tuscaloosa. Here is a first look at the Citadel-Alabama matchup.

The Citadel Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sept. 1 at Wofford L 28-21
Sept. 8 Chattanooga L 29-28
Sept. 22 at Mercer W 38-31
Sept. 29 at Towson L 44-27
Oct. 13 E. Tennessee St. L 26-23
Oct. 20 at Virginia Military W 34-32
Oct. 27 Furman L 28-17
Nov. 3 at Western Carolina W 38-24
Nov. 10 Samford W 42-27
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Alabama Season so far

DATE OPPONENT SCORE
Sept. 1 Louisville [Orlando] W 51-14
Sept. 8 Arkansas State W 57-7
Sept. 15 at Ole Miss W 62-7
Sept. 22 Texas A&M W 45-23
Sept. 29 Louisiana W 56-14
Oct. 6 at Arkansas W 65-31
Oct. 13 Missouri W 39-10
Oct. 20 at Tennessee W 58-21
Nov. 3 at LSU W 29-0
Nov. 10 Mississippi State W 24-0

Stat Comparison

Stat The Citadel Alabama
Rushing Offense 29.8 215.8 (28)
Passing Offense 90.1 323.7 (7)
Total Offense 382.0 539.5 (4)
Scoring Offense 29.8 48.6 (3)
Rushing Defense 152.8 96.3 (7)
Passing Defense 259.8 186.5 (23)
Total Defense 412.6 282.8 (8)
Scoring Defense 29.9 12.7 (1)
Interceptions 8 13 (13)
Sacks 3.00 3.60 (3)
Tackles for loss 7.4 8.2 (9)
Turnover margin 0.11 1.00 (8)

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& The Massey Composite Ratings are compiled from 98 different college football ratings and rankings.

The Citadel Injuries and Suspensions

None reported.

Alabama Injuries and Suspensions

DATE POSITION NAME ISSUE STATUS
11/12/18 QB Tua Tagovailoa Quad is upgraded to probable Saturday vs The Citadel
11/11/18 OL Deonte Brown Toe is "?" Saturday vs The Citadel
11/11/18 QB Jalen Hurts Ankle is "?" Saturday vs The Citadel
11/11/18 RB Najee Harris Ankle is "?" Saturday vs The Citadel
10/08/18 TE Kedrick James Ankle is out indefinitely
10/08/18 DB Trevon Diggs Foot is out indefinitely
10/05/18 DB Daniel Wright Shoulder is out for season
08/18/18 LB Christopher Allen Knee is out indefinitely
07/10/18 LB Terrell Lewis ACL is out for season

Source: DonBest.com

Challenges for Alabama

Late season cupcake for Bama before Auburn and the postseason gauntlet. The Tide should play Tua for one series at most and then focus on developing younger talent.

Saturday’s game kicks off at 11 am CT and can be seen on the SEC Network.

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