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Just how bad has Alabama’s penalty problem been?

The 2019-20 version of a Nick Saban led Alabama team has been a strange one to say the least. Not the fact that the team is number one in the country and is currently undefeated, blowing teams out left and right. But it is the issues the team faces which, in the past, have been the strengths of them.

For more than a decade Saban has built Alabama’s football program around a few key components.

Upperclassmen leadership, defense and discipline.

Recently these norms have been slowly fading away due to multiple players leaving for the draft and especially injury.