Nick Saban

Week 4 preview: Saban-Fisher redux in SEC; Ducks face test

For the second straight year, Nick Saban and Jimbo Fisher will meet in a mentor-mentee matchup.

All signs point toward Saban teaching him another lesson when top-ranked Alabama hosts 22nd-ranked Texas A&M on Saturday in one of two games between Top 25 teams. The other has No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon.

Fisher was Saban's offensive coordinator at LSU from 2000-06, and they met in the highly anticipated kickoff to the 2017 season in Atlanta. The Tide was in total control while winning 24-7 against Fisher's third-ranked Florida State Seminoles.

Fisher moved on to A&M, where his charge is to challenge Saban and the Tide's supremacy in the SEC West. No...