Three keys for Alabama to avoid an upset against Florida

Get to Jeff Driskel: The Florida quarterback hasn’t seen much pressure thanks to a stout offensive line. If Alabama can get in his face and force Driskel into mistakes, that will alleviate some of the pressure resting on Blake Sims and the Crimson Tide offense.

Pound the ball: T.J. Yeldon, Derrick Henry and Kenyan Drake offer different looks out of the backfield. The trio of running backs remain Florida’s biggest test on Saturday. Offensive coordinator Lane Kiffin will likely set the tone on the ground before looking toward Sims to open the game up in the air.

Avoid turnovers: Sims didn’t look spectacular in his debut against West Virginia, but over the last two weeks he’s shown solid development and better The Gators have a a handful of ballhawking playmakers in the secondary, so Sims will need to be effective and efficient with his throws.

Prashad is the Senior Content Editor for Cox Media Group's He considers Muhammad Ali, Ray Allen and Paul Pierce some of the all-time greats. Boston is TitleTown, in case you were wondering.
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