R.J. Bell of Pregame.com projected that if Alabama and Ohio State met on the football field, the Crimson Tide would be a 14-point favorite over the Buckeyes.
We will never know how these teams truly match up because OSU’s season is over. But at first glance, 14 points is just about right for a spread.
Ohio State may be undefeated, but they are among the most flawed undefeated teams in recent seasons. Their defense was up and down, and when other teams shut down Braxton Miller, they shut down the Buckeyes’ offense.
Alabama, on the other hand, has been arguably the best team in the country with wins over Michigan and LSU to help back it up.
The Buckeyes haven’t faced a defense as good as Alabama’s all season.
Alabama is among the best teams at blitzing the quarterback, something Miller isn’t good at dissecting. Some of the hits he took against Michigan are proof of that.
When Miller learns how to either make a hot read against a blitz or audible the protection in front of him, he will…
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