As part of the buildup, Alabama coach Nick Saban stopped by the College GameDay set in Atlanta.
— He praised Calvin Ridley, saying the player is a leader for a young receiver group at Alabama.
Saban said new Alabama offensive coordinator Brian Daboll will do a good job of moving Ridley around within the Crimson Tide’s scheme.
— He said special teams will play a big part in the game Saturday night.
— He said he has been pleased and proud with the way Alabama’s athletic department has supported Crimson Tide players who were affected by Hurricane Harvey.
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