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1st in SEC - West
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19mAdam Rittenberg

Who are the 12 hottest coordinators in college football?

They say every AD has a list of coordinators they'd talk with should their coach leave or be fired. Well, here's the list of the 12 coaches who are most likely on those wish lists.

Heather Dinich ESPN Staff Writer 

I asked Nick Saban if he thought he had a top four team this year and he said he doesn't know yet. "There's so many things you don't know until you start going through the season and you see how people respond." He said "it's not something you can visually see." He knows his team is talented, but said there's also more to it.

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22hTravis Haney

Triple threats: CFB's top 10 defensive trios

A strong defense in college football means skill at all three levels: Defensive line, linebacker and in the secondary. Which three players make up the nation's best?

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Alabama favored in first five games

ESPN's FPI gives the Tide a 64 percent chance to defeat USC, a 51 percent chance to top Ole Miss, and over a 90 percent chance to win each of their three other games through Oct. 1.

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Does the ACC Atlantic or SEC West have the best top three teams? (2:03)
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Tide, Bucks have ruled last four years

Alabama and Ohio State share the lead for most FBS wins in the past four seasons. ACC Atlantic rivals Florida State and Clemson rank third and fourth, followed by Oregon at fifth.

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Matt Fortuna ESPN Staff Writer 

Dabo Swinney on Nick Saban's comments that Clemson should be No. 1:

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Alabama stars rated high in Madden

RB Derrick Henry and LB Reggie Ragland, despite being second-round picks in the NFL draft, were rated among the top 31 rookies in the Madden NFL 17 video game. Madden rookie ratings

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Saban: Watson most dominant college QB since Cam (1:23)
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Saban: QB Watson best in college since Cam

Nick Saban believes Clemson should be favored to win the national title because of quarterback Deshaun Watson, who the Alabama coach called "the best player in college football since Cam Newton."

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New quarterback, no problems for Tide

For the third straight season, Alabama will have a new starting quarterback. But just because the Crimson Tide will have a first-time signal caller does not mean you can rule them out as a CFP contender this year.

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Alabama's troubling offseason

Three Alabama players have been arrested this offseason. Cam Robinson and Hootie Jones were not suspended by Nick Saban, nor were they prosecuted by the district attorney. Alphonse Taylor was suspended indefinitely.

Edward Aschoff ESPN Staff Writer 

Nick Saban on the off-field issues his team has had to deal with this offseason: "I don't like the fact in all honesty that we have off-the-field issues. That always sends a signal to me that something's not right here."

Team Stats

Passing Yards214.373rd
Rushing Yards208.227th
Points For34.136th
Points Against14.43rd

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