Orange Bowl: Embrace the shootout, ‘Bama!

Here’s some unsolicited advice for the Crimson Tide.

Watch enough games between high-flying spread offenses in college football and you learn to process matchups like the upcoming clash between the Oklahoma Sooners and Alabama Crimson Tide in the Orange Bowl in a whole new way.

For about a hundred years, we’ve analyzed games from the perspective of offenses trying to penetrate defenses. We’re seeing that script