The Tide still is second in total defense, while Florida State is first. In rush defense, Alabama is third, and in pass defense, the Tide ranks ninth.
Even though Alabama produced three turnovers against Texas A&M and didn’t force any, the Tide still is No. 8 nationally in turnover margin.
Alabama quarterback AJ McCarron ranks seventh in passing efficiency. Cody Mandell is 14th in punting.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is second nationally in total offense, trailing Baylor’s Nick Florence. He is 31st in rushing and 25th in passing efficiency.