As we all come down from a nearly week-long high surrounding the distribution of Madness tickets, it’s time to finally give our undivided attention to the Alabama Crimson Tide. Our spy on the scene said the UK ticket office told him that they distributed over 4000 ticket vouchers in 62 minutes and Ticketmaster sold out their allotment in a matter of seconds. That’s the type pf passion we need at Commonwealth today. So, go grab some sleep and get back in time for the noon kickoff.
– The always well-dressed Chip Cosby says that UK is looking to step up their intensity after a lackluster effort against Florida.
– Over on his blog, Tom Leach says UK must find a way to run the ball successfully today against the Tide.
– Brett Dawson says the UK football team doesn’t want you to give up on them just yet. They’re looking to bounce back today.
– Don Kausler gives you three things to watch for in today’s game.
– The Birmingham News writes that Alabama’s unique system of calling plays will see its first test of the season in today’s road game.
– They also note that Alabama is doing everything they can to not be another upset victim in a season that has seen several top-10 teams go down already.
– ESPN writes that the Alabama defense is feeling good heading into today’s game, despite the loss of Dont’a Hightower.
– Ken Howlett at A Sea of Blue breaks down Alabama’s personnel and provides a few things UK must do to beat the Tide.
– Tom Leach talked to Randall Cobb