Coaches’ Poll Monday Morning Huddle #10

The Iron Bowl between Alabama and Auburn is one of the premier rivalry grudge matches in college football. In this past weekend’s contest, the 16th-ranked (Coaches’ Poll) Tigers had a chance to dent the top-rated Crimson Tide’s perfect season and national championship hopes.

As eleven other teams have discovered, Alabama is on a mission. The Crimson Tide got 286 passing yards from QB Jalen Hurts in a 30-12 victory over Auburn in Tuscaloosa. The victory keeps Alabama (12-0) at No. 1 heading into next week’s SEC Championship versus 16th-ranked Florida. The loss dropped Auburn (8-4) three spots to 19th. Impressive stat: the Crimson Tide defense did not allow a touchdown in the month of November as they look primed for back-to-back titles and fifth overall since 2009.

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Local Coverage

Check out the coverage from local media outlets:


  • ABC: WBMA Ch. 33/40 – Josh Snead interviewed in studio; interview shown during 6 p.m. broadcast; WEAR Ch. 3 – reporter shot B-roll at on-field trophy display prior to the game
  • NBC: WFSA Ch. 12 – reporter/photographer Bryan Henry shot B-roll at trophy display prior to the game for highlights package
  • CBS: WIAT Ch. 42 – Live segment during Saturday’s trophy display
  • FOX: WBRC Ch. 6  – Josh Snead interviewed live in studio during midday/noon show and 9 p.m. studio
  • Independent: WVUA Ch. 23 – Josh Snead interviewed live in studio
  • ABC: WTVM Ch. 9 (Columbus, GA); WLOX Ch. 13 (Biloxi, MS); WDAM Ch. 7 (Moselle, MS); KLTV Ch. 7 (Tyler, TX); KXXV Ch. 25 (Waco, TX); KTRE Ch. 9 (Pollok, TX); KAIT Ch. 8 (Jonesboro, AR)
  • NBC: WSMV Ch. 4 (Nashville, TN); KPLC Ch. 7 (Lake Charles, LA); WSFA Ch. 12 (Montgomery, AL); WALB Ch. 10 (Albany, GA); WMC Ch. 5 (Memphis, TN); WAFF Ch. 48 (Huntsville, AL); WIS Ch. 10 (Columbia, SC); KWES Ch. 9 (Midland, TX); WDAM Ch. 7 (Moselle, MS); WLBT Ch. 3 (Jackson, MS); WWBT Ch. 12 (Richmond, VA); WAVE Ch. 3 (Louisville, KY); WECT Ch. 6 (Wilmington, NC); KCBD Ch. 11 (Lubbock, TX); WFIE Ch. 14 (Evansville, IN); KAIT Ch. 8 (Jonesboro, AR)
  • CBS: WBTV Ch. 3 (Charlotte, NC); KFDA Ch. 10 (Amarillo, TX); WTOC Ch 11 (Savannah, GA); WTOL Ch. 11 (Toledo, OH); KFVS Ch. 12 (Cape Girardeau, MO); WCSC Ch. 5 (Charleston, SC); KOLD Ch. 13 (Tucson, AZ); WNEM Ch. 5 (Saginaw, MI); KSLA Ch. 12 (Shreveport, LA); WOIO Ch. 19 (Cleveland, OH)
  • FOX: WXIX Ch. 19 (Cincinnati, OH); WVUE Ch. 8 (New Orleans, LA); WDBD Ch. 40 (Jackson, MS); WFXG Ch. 54 (Augusta, GA)
  • Telemundo: KTMO Ch. 36 (Amarillo, TX)


  • Crimson Tide Sports Network – announced presence and location of trophy and display during live broadcast of pre-game show Saturday morning around 11 a.m.


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