Alabama Football News: Tide Preparing For Dynamic Auburn Tigers Rushing Attack

Between the bruising style of Auburn Tigers running back Cameron Artis-Payne and the shiftiness of fellow Auburn tailback Corey Grant, the Alabama Crimson Tide have plenty to contend with when it comes to containing the Tigers' ground attack during this Saturday's Iron Bowl

"(Artis-Payne), he's a power back," Crimson Tide safety Landon Collins said, via Drew Champlin of "He runs straight-line, downhill, north and south. And (Grant) is more of a side-to-side runner, east and west.

Add in freshman Roc Thomas who has cut into some of Grant's carries over the past few weeks, and you have a recipe for a headache if Alabama doesn't stay mindful of the basics.

"Just basically, you got to contain them," Collins added. "All of them are blindside runners. If they have to, they'll hit the hole. We just try to contain them as much as possible, that defensive line, and just run to the ball."

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