The Alabama Crimson Tide sits at number 13 ahead of its Citrus Bowl matchup with the Michigan Wolverines. While the Tide certainly didn't win the games necessary to earn the respect from the College Football Playoff committee, however, the ranking still stinks of disrespect and "Alabama Fatigue." Regardless, Alabama fans have heard a national narrative of decline for the Crimson Tide for some time, but how does Nick Saban silence these critics one last time?

Drew DeArmond of ESPN 97.7 Huntsville joined The Game with Ryan Fowler to discuss how Nick Saban can right the ship in Tuscaloosa and deter the negativity from the national narrative.

During the conversation DeArmond gives his thoughts on what Tua Tagovailoa will decide for his football career, Jerry Jeudy, his fellow rideouts and the other junior NFL prospects's options for the bowl game and the NFL Draft, and disputing Georgia's place in the College Football Playoff Rankings. Plus he picks the National Champion.

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For the complete conversation with Drew DeArmond, check out the video above the article. Don't miss The Game with Ryan Fowler weekday afternoons from 2-6 p.m. for all the latest news, breakdown and analysis surrounding the Alabama Crimson Tide.