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"We need to prepare them better".

"We made a lot of mistakes on defense", said Saban after watching his team allow 405 yards to a one-win Arkansas team.

Midway through the season, do we just have to face the reality that Alabama is far and away better than every other team? On the first play of the game, the Heisman frontrunner threw a 76-yard strike to tight end Irv Smith Jr.to give Alabama a 7-0 lead just 21 seconds in. The Tide marched 99 yards to go up 28-14 when Jerry Jeudy hauled in a Tagovailoa pass and raced 42 yards for the score. In addition to that, Alabama allowed Rakeen Boyd to top the 100-yard rushing mark and quarterback Trevor Storey finished with 230 yards and two touchdowns as he found a lot of success in the short passing game.

Once again, Tagovailoa connected with Smith for a huge gain near the Arkansas 20 before cornerback Ryan Pulley forced a fumble.

Per Sunday's odds at the Westgate Superbook in Las Vegas, Alabama leads the list of contenders at -225.

Arkansas had a chance to make things interesting in the second quarter after a Ty Storey touchdown pass was followed by a fourth down stop by the Razorbacks defense. This time, the drive was a bit longer, as it lasted eight plays, which ended with Josh Jacobs' 1-yard plunge into the end zone. Three of those passes went right to O'Grady, including an 8-yard catch in the end zone on third-and-goal, putting Arkansas on the board.

Arkansas: The Razorbacks might be able to win an SEC game this season, but it was never going to happen against Alabama.

The Hogs will travel to Little Rock next Saturday to take on Ole Miss, seeking to continue a recent trend of finding ways to pull out wins against the Rebels. "You're not really competing against the other team, you are competing against yourself".

Prior to taking over as a starter this season, Diggs was one of the primary returners in his first two seasons.

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