Alabama Football: 3 keys to go undefeated in 2021

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3 keys for Alabama football to go undefeated

1. The team must stay healthy

In college football, the best ability is availability. You can point to almost every failed season for Alabama football and see how injuries impacted their success. In 2019, Alabama was without their two starting inside linebackers, and the defense never recovered. The varying degrees of Tua’s health hurt Alabama. In the past, stars like Kenyan Drake and Eddie Jackson have gone down for a considerable amount of time. It’s even happened in the national championship when Bo Scarbrough went down against Clemson.

For the most part, Alabama stayed healthy last season. Jaylen Waddle missed almost the entire season, but receiver was the Tide’s most talented position group.

Since changing the strength and conditioning program, Alabama has had better luck with injuries. Still, there is only so much you can do in such a violent sport to ensure you are safe. With the lack of experience on offense, it is crucial for Alabama football’s best players to remain healthy.

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The worst way for a season to end is with an injury. It leads to some of the biggest “what if” moments in the sport. If Alabama can remain mostly healthy, they’ll be favored in every game this year. That doesn’t guarantee them an undefeated season, but it makes a big difference.