October 23, 2013
Vols offensive line a whole new challenge
The University of Alabama defense has faced one of the nation's best quarterbacks in Johnny Manziel and receivers in Mike Evans, both of Texas A&M.
The Crimson Tide has played against two of the Southeastern Conference's top running backs in Alex Collins of Arkansas and Jeff Scott of Ole Miss.
Alabama's defensive front, however, hasn't gone up against anything like the Tennessee offensive line it will see this weekend.
"This is probably the best overall offensive line we've had to play against this year," Alabama coach Nick Saban said. "They're very good run blocking ... rush for over 200 yards a game, and they've only allowed eight sacks."
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