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Alabama Football: Where Tide improved and declined

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How does this year’s roster compare to last year’s Alabama football team?

College football has more rotation of talent than almost any other sport. With the transfer portal and the ability to leave early for the NFL, players rarely start for more than two years. This causes roster turnover, meaning that each team is significantly different. For Alabama football, this hasn’t been a problem.

Alabama has lost more talent in the Saban era than most schools have ever seen, but they keep replacing them with top recruits.