Here is Coach Saban's assessment of the game: "I know it's ugly, but we won. We put on a clinic today on how to keep the other team in the game. We left ten points on the board [in the first half]. We played pretty well on defense, other than two
screens, and we bust a coverage in two-minute that could have cost us the game. We struggled in the passing game, and we didn't protect [the quarterback] very well. We never put [Kentucky] away, and we had some chances."
The game should have been 24-0 at half. Glen Coffee, who had an outstanding game with 218 yards rushing, also had two fumbles--one on Kentucky's three yard line after a great drive and another that rolled out of bounds.
And Leigh Tiffin missed two field goals that should have been made.
The Tide has an off-week, and then they take on a tough Ole Miss team led by Rev. Nutt.
Alabama needs to get its passing game finely honed soon because John Parker Wilson showed his bad side today--staring down his primary receivers and making some questionable throws into traffic.
That Coffee is one heck of a back, however.