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Alabama players have ‘point to prove’ after TAMU loss


Alabama could use a mouthwash. The Crimson Tide can’t seem to get rid of the bitter taste Texas A&M left in their mouths last weekend. After falling to the Aggies and losing four places in the polls, Bama is now eagerly awaiting the chance to taste victory again.

“I feel like a lot of guys (the loss) should have opened their eyes to them after this game,” said Alabama defensive lineman DJ Dale.

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Texas A & M’s Seth Small (47) celebrates with Nik Constantinou (95) and Ainias Smith (0) after his game-winning goal, as Alabama linebackers Dallas Turner (15) and Will Anderson Jr. leave the field after a Game of NCAA College Football on Saturday October 9, 2021 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo / Sam Craft)
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After Tuesday’s practice, Dale told the media that Bama knows they still have a target on their backs:

“Now we have a point to prove because everyone wants to beat us, and everyone probably feels like they can beat us now because of what we filmed and the way we played. . “

Scheduled to hit the road for a second straight week, the Crimson Tide are using the loss to Texas A&M as motivation for the remainder of the fall.

Alabama players have ‘point to prove’ after TAMU loss

Alabama coach Nick Saban calls players during a time out in the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas A&M on Saturday October 9, 2021 in College Station, Texas. (AP Photo / Sam Craft)
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“We’re going to apply it for the rest of the season. I think we know what we have to do,” said lineman Emil Ekiyor Jr. “We have to prepare better. We have to prepare for every game. Everything. everyone has to do it. get ready. Everyone has to be ready. One, two, anyone. You just need to have the right mindset to get into the game. future, we must have a better mentality. “

Alabama players have ‘point to prove’ after TAMU loss

Seth Small # 47 of the Texas A&M Aggies celebrates kicking a 28-yard field goalie to beat the Alabama Crimson Tide at Kyle Field on October 9, 2021 in College Station, Texas.
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Alabama’s first opportunity to clean up the palace will be on Saturday, when the tide arrives in Starkville for dinner with the State of Mississippi. FanDuel Sportsbook lists Alabama as a road favorite with 17.5 points.