Alabama’s biggest preseason question: Is the run defense ready to bounce back? August 3rd, 2020, SIS Featured The COVID-19 pandemic’s effect on the 2020 college football season is evolving. This story is part of a series examining programs’ biggest on-field questions as preseason camps open. When the final chapter of the 2019 Alabama season was written, how could the takeaway have been anything other than a missed opportunity? That may seem harsh and overly critical for a team that was ranked No. 1 during a part of a season for the 12th consecutive year, won at least 11 games for the ninth consecutive year and again had an electric offense, but the standards at Alabama are exacting. Click here to read the rest of the article on theathletic.com.