Last game vs. Georgia: 37-23 loss
Series Record: Alabama leads 35-25-4
Most memorable Georgia win: 1964 Flea-flicker
Most memorable Georgia loss:
Starters returning: 16
Best player: DeMeco Ryans
Biggest Weakness: Coaching
2005's big question: How much time does Mike Shula get to win at Alabama?
Inside the numbers vs. Georgia (as seen in the upcoming Dawg Post 2005 Season Preview):
That's how many wins Georgia has in Tuscaloosa in its history. Alabama is one of two teams that Georgia has played more than 50 times that has a winning record against the Dawgs (Auburn).
SEC Media Day's quote to note:
"Expectations this year are higher than the last two years. I want to be at a place where the expectations are high." – Head Coach Mike Shula
"When I took this job my name was on the hot seat." – Shula on what fair and what's not
"When you win people say good things about your team – when you lose they don't." – Shula again, talking about fans and the media.
"Close is a very difficult word; close can get you fired." – Shula when asked how far away his team was to winning the SEC title.
Legge's projected SEC finish: 3rd SEC West
Legge's All-SEC Tide players: LB DeMeco Ryans, LB Freddie Roach