Not Just Another Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview

Posted by David Kutsch on August-13-2009 Add Comments

In an effort to clarify a few ratings and assumptions on the parts of both Alabama and Virginia Tech fans, I offer this humble comparison of the only common opponent the two teams played last season—the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.

Bama, ranked 11th at the time, finished WKU off with a final score of 41-7.  Tech was also ranked (20th) and beat the Hilltoppers by a final of 27-13.  But let's take a deeper look inside the numbers because, contrary to what some fans think, they do tell the whole story.

The Tide scored early and often in their matchup.  Bama's offense put up a whopping 557 total yards (276 through the air and 281 on the ground) while the defense only allowed a paltry 15...

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