Outback Bowl

No. 1 Alabama romps past Florida 54-16 in SEC title game

This was merely an annoyance for Alabama, a chance to add another trophy to its overflowing cases. The Crimson Tide did just enough things wrong to give Nick Saban something to complain about over the next month, but in the end it was another dominating victory for the nation's top-ranked team.

Florida coach Jim McElwain was certainly impressed after his No. 15 Gators took a 54-16 whipping in the Southeastern Conference championship game Saturday. He called it Saban's best team yet in a dynasty that shows no signs of stumbling.

"I don't see a lot of weaknesses," marveled McElwain, Saban's offensive coordinator from 2008-11. "They've really accumulated a lot of...

39°