Alabama Shatters Stereotypes and Gets Offensive in Season Opener

Posted by Ingram Worley on September-6-2009 Add Comments

Saturday night, the 2009 edition of the Alabama Crimson Tide kicked off the season with a win in the Georgia Dome over seventh-ranked Virginia Tech, 34-24.

At first glance, the final score would not come as much of a shock to most people.  Alabama was favored by a touchdown or so and ended up winning by 10. Ho-hum, good win, solid start.

What the first glance would fail to show is the fact that the Tide statistically dismantled Virginia Tech. 

Over the last five years, Virginia Tech leads the nation in yards allowed per game. That would be a five-year window. Five-year statistical trends are not flukes. Head coach Frank Beamer and defensive coordinator Bud Foster have a proven scheme. They don't give up man...

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