GAINESVILLE, FL - OCTOBER 01: Jaylen Watkins #14 of the Florida Gators attempts to tackle Trent Richardson #3 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during a game at Ben Hill Griffin Stadium on October 1, 2011 in Gainesville, Florida. (Photo by Sam Greenwood/Getty Images)
Vanderbilt looks to beat Alabama for the first time since 1984. Good luck with Trent Richardson.
The Alabama Crimson Tide head back home to Tuscaloosa after beating the Florida Gators in the Swamp, 38-10, in a game that saw Trent Richardson wear down the opposing team. The Tide's running back has 10 touchdowns on the season, adding to it with two touchdowns against the Gators. Richardson and the Tide's offensive line will look for a repeat of his 181 yard (6.2 YPC) day against the Vanderbilt Commodores.
The Commodores head to Bryant-Denny looking for their first win against the Tide since 1984. Quarterback Larry Smith and his team have had over a week to prepare for the Tide, coming off a bye week after their 21-3 loss to South Carolina. The senior quarterback is looking to rebound off his absymal 44 yard passing day against the Gamecocks, but that will be tough to do against the Crimson Tide's defense that completely shut down the Gators last week.
Game date, time: 7:00 pm ET, Saturday, October 8th
Location: Byrant-Denny Stadium, Tuscaloosa, AL
TV channel: ESPNU
Spread: Alabama favored by 28 1/2
Series history: Alabama leads, 60-18-4
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