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Mark Edwards: Why that schedule could ruin Tide's title hopes this season

Nick Saban

Alabama coach Nick Saban looks on during a spring practice session.

As many times as Alabama has either won a national title or at least reached the championship game in the past decade, it's easy to think of it as a given.

It seems as certain as death, taxes and the Crimson Tide playing for No. 1.

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