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Preview: No. 1 Alabama vs. Western Kentucky

AJ McCarron

After Alabama coach Nick Saban's tirade this week, one can bet the Tide has nothing but respect for Western Kentucky in its home opener this afternoon.

Nick Saban's message was loud and clear this week—Alabama is not taking Western Kentucky lightly. No sir. After demolishing then-No. 8 Michigan 41-14 last weekend the Crimson Tide became the No. 1 team in the nation and was praised. But Saban didn't like the flattery or the new ranking or the fact that the media was pumping up Alabama, predicting them to crush this week's opponent, Western... Recommended Stories

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