Although Alabama has won nine Associated Press national championships, until the Nick Saban era the Crimson Tide was ranked number one in weekly polls relatively few times. Alabama has played 84 games as the nation’s top-ranked team, 60 of them under Saban.
How can that be?
The answer, of course, …See the original posting at Alabama avoided the upset losses suffered by No. 1 Georgia and No. 3 Notre Dame