For the third straight season, the Alabama Crimson Tide is preparing itself for a College Football Playoff semifinal game. This year's opponent is Pac-12 champion Washington, who earned the four-seed after a 12-1 record.
We've been waiting 10 months for this game. All of the distractions from autograph signings and Yahoo Sports can be put aside. At 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Alabama and Texas A&M will buckle the chinstraps and play some football.