It came as no surprise when the Alabama Crimson Tide (8-0) were ranked No. 1 in the initial College Football Playoff rankings, but they will have their hands full facing the No. 13 LSU Tigers (5-2) in Death Valley at night.
Alabama has won the last five games in this series and will rely on its incredible defense, not only to prevent LSU from scoring, but to put up points on that side of the ball.
The Tigers are 3-0 under coach Ed Orgeron who took over when Les Miles was fired after a 2-2 start. Look for LSU to lean on superstar RB Leonard Fournette, who returned from injury two weeks ago and rushed for a school single-game record 284 yards and three touchdowns against Ole Miss.
When: 8:00 pm ET
Broadcast network: CBS
Live Stream: CBSSports.com