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The University of Alabama has a marquee matchup with Texas at Bryant-Denny Stadium.

A victory for the Crimson Tide puts it in a position to compete for the College Football Playoff. National media is packed inside Bryant-Denny Stadium to see if Steve Sarkisian can gain a signature win over Nick Saban. Lee Corso and Desmond Howard of ESPN picked te Longhorns to upset the Crimson Tide, but Pat McAfee is rolling with Saban and Alabama. 

The pregame notes for Alabama are below.

Pregame notes for Alabama versus Texas

-Alabama's QB/Center pairings are Jalen Milroe/Seth McLaughlin, Ty Simpson/Darrian Dalcourt, Tyler Buchner/James Brockermeyer, Dylan Lonergan/Terrence Ferguson, Eli Holstein/Roq Montgomery

-Malachi Moore, a senior, is dressed out and going through warmups. He got banged up against Middle Tennessee State, and Saban had him as a 'game-time decision.' It looks like he will play against Texas.

-Jihaad Campbell (knee) is dressed out and going through inside linebacker drills.

-He missed last week against MTSU because of having his knee scoped.

-Jaylen Key, a transfer safety from UAB, is going through pregame warmups for Alabama. Saban had him as a 'game-time decision,'  but it looks like he may go. Kristian Story is his backup at the position. Key has been announced in the starting lineup.

-Alabama's offensive line from left to right is as follows: Kadyn Proctor, Darrian Dalcourt, Seth McLaughlin, Tyler Booker, and JC Latham.

-Alabama's nickel defense in the secondary is as follows: Kool-Aid McKinstry (CB), Terrion Arnold (CB), Malachi Moore (Star), Jaylen Key (FS), and Caleb Downs (SS). -">C -">lick here to follow the Bama Elite Podcast

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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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