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No. 13 Alabama still a force, routs No. 8 Georgia 38-10

With its season in the balance, No. 13 Alabama had quite a response on Saturday. The Crimson Tide is still very much a force in the national race. Jake Coker ran the offense to perfection, the defense turned in a dominating performance, and No. 13 Alabama even got a touchdown from its special teams in a 38-10 rout of No. 8 Georgia. Alabama (4-1, 1-1 Southeastern Conference) jumped ahead 24-3 at halftime and iced the victory on Georgia's first offensive play of the second half. Eddie Jackson intercepted a pass from the Bulldogs' second quarterback, Brice Ramsey, and returned it 50 yards for a touchdown. After a discouraging, five-turnover loss to Mississippi in its SEC opener...