Insider Report: Bama week

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The rivalry between Alabama and Tennessee is as commonplace for fans of the Southeastern Conference schools as the month of October itself.

The two tradition-rich programs lock horns once again this weekend for what will be the 97th time. As has been the case for many of the past seven matchups, the Crimson Tide is in a better place than the Volunteers with Alabama (6-1) in the national championship hunt and the Big Orange (3-4) fighting injuries and extreme youth in hopes of reaching bowl eligibility.

Alabama quarterback Blake Sims has completed 66.5-percent of his 176 passes with just three interceptions against 17 touchdowns. The senior wil be tested by a Tennessee defense that ranks second in the league and sixth nationally in pass defense..

Learn more about the Alabama-Tennessee game with the InsideTennessee interviews and Insider Report below:

Curt Maggitt interview

Insider Report: Bama Week

Corey Vereen interview

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