The Times' annual college football countdown continues its march toward No. 1 with the pick for No. 3.
Alabama probably doesn't have enough returning starters to justify a ranking this high, but sometimes you just have to bet on the coach.
Lane Kiffin was, frankly, bubble-screen brilliant in 2014 as the Crimson Tide offense rewrote the school's record book.
You know what that means: One more quality season could earn Kiffin his fourth head coaching position before age 41.
He might make a perfect choice for a school out West willing to give him a second chance … ah, never mind.
Alabama could be great this season provided Kiffin gets a little...