— The Crimson Tide’s season is in a weird position.
The Tigers have won two games in a row and they are leading the nation in total defense.
They have a bye this week before they travel to play Auburn.
They are ranked No. 4 and No. 5 in both polls.
Then, on Tuesday, the Tigers’ defense lost to Florida State.
The Seminoles had won seven straight games and had won five straight games against Auburn.
Auburn is now 3-0 in SEC play.
Florida State is 2-2 and has a bye before it travels to play Alabama on Saturday.
The Tide are currently ranked No, 6 in the latest USA Today college football rankings.
The Crimson Tide have the nation’s No. 2 defense and are currently averaging 3.7 yards per play.
The Panthers are now at No. 3 and are averaging 7.7 points per game.
The two teams meet again in the SEC title game on Sunday.
The Tigers are 8-2 in SEC games.