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In My Own Words

Watch: What Alabama needs its OL to do to win a CFP National Championship

It’s allowed 12 sacks in three games, including ten in two weeks, but it is time for Alabama’s offensive line to get right.

The Crimson Tide addressed reporters in the offseason about being physical, tough, and making teams quit.

RELATED: Courtney Upshaw pissed off with Alabama’s OL in frustrated message

Tide fans want to see want to see it happen.

Texas and South Florida beat up Alabama’s offense line and totaled five sacks each on the Tide’s quarterbacks. A lot was made about the size of the offensive line in the preseason, but it means nothing if guys cannot protect the quarterback and jumpstart the running game. The Tide is now playing with a sense of urgency as it cannot afford another blemish on its record. Alabama’s postseason dreams are alive, but the success starts with the offensive unit being about action. On Wednesday, I challenged the group via In My Own Words for Touchdown Alabama Magazine to be about action. The talking should be over the Tide.

Lane Kiffin has a hungry Ole Miss team coming into Bryant-Denny Stadium. Alabama needs to match the intensity.

RELATED: WATCH: Nick Saban Wednesday Press Conference Ahead Of Ole Miss

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Stephen M. Smith is the managing editor and senior writer for Touchdown Alabama Magazine.  You can “like” him on Facebook or “follow” him on Twitter, via @CoachingMSmith. 

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