Lee Corso's College GameDay headgear pick: Alabama vs Texas A&M

They stole our coach (good riddance) but we stole two of theirs. It has lost nine consecutive conference games.

Let's jump into the predictions.

The routine is becoming all too familiar for SEC opponents.

Both teams come into this game fairly healthy.

SC isn't going to win a shootout with anyone.

The Cougars, who beat Boise State on a last-minute Hail Mary play last season, couldn't duplicate the magic on the final play of the game as the ball was knocked down in the end zone.

Alabama's offense outgained Texas A&M's offense 451 yards to 278 yards. The Aggies defeated the Volunteers 45-38 in overtime. Kevin Sumlin talked the flawless timing of their off week.

The Crimson Tide turned things up in the third quarter, particularly on defense. Texas A&M's Myles Garrett is not like.

Coming off of a bye week, can Texas A&M serve Alabama with their first loss? But any team in the SEC West is burdened by its schedule. During last week's game against Tennessee, the senior returned a punt 79 yards for a score for his second touchdown return of the season.

More than 100,000 people are being asked to "hold it" at the University of Alabama's Bryant-Denny Stadium as water pressure issues have forced the closure of the stadium's bathrooms during one of the biggest college football games of the year. The warning signs were everywhere, and still, Alabama prevailed in dominant fashion because this team is built to win even when its quarterback reverts back to freshman form and the play calling is crippling.

Kentucky would be at four wins if they take down Mississippi State with games against Missouri and Austin Peay left.

Still, the experiences from that 2014 Sugar Bowl have only managed to elevate an already-hyped matchup to potentially game-of-the-year levels with ESPN's "College GameDay" televising live from Tuscaloosa. It's also supplied Alabama's biggest beatdown against a ranked team, a 59-0 victory on the Aggies' last visit two seasons ago. They trounced the USC Trojans, rolled past Kentucky, Arkansas and Ole Miss and last week dominated what was suppose to be their most challenging opponent yet in Tennessee. Texas A&M's running back Trayveon Williams ranks in the top 20 in rushing (that's with at least 20 less carries than the top 20). "That's like me watching the 2012 game unless I want to be happy about something". Although the Aggies are better offensively, the Crimson Tide can stop them and possibly will. Knight will have to stay on his toes and make reasonable decisions to keep the ball out of Alabama defensive backs' hands. Now it looks like LSU might be jumping back into the top three.

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