Tuesday September 22nd, 2015

In wake of Saturday's marathon SEC loss to Ole Miss, Alabama gets another non-conference tune-up against Louisiana-Monroe before plunging into its conference schedule. Led by running back Derrick Henry, the No. 12 Crimson Tide have been outstanding on the ground in three games, but the passing attack has been less consistent. Jake Coker is expected to call the signals after splitting time with Cooper Bateman each week. 

Louisiana-Monroe enters at 1–1, after being blown out by Georgia in its first game and flipping the tables 47–0 over Nicholls State last week. Quarterback Garrett Smith has a 79% completion rate through two games and will shoot for what would be a massive, though unlikely, upset.

How to watch

Kickoff: 4 p.m. ET
Live stream: The game can be live streamed here.
TV coverage: SEC Network
Radio: For Louisiana-Monroe affiliates, click here. For Alabama affiliates, click here.

Team schedules

Louisiana-Monroe

Sept. 5: at Georgia (L, 51–14)

Sept. 12: vs. Nicholls State (W, 47–0)

Sept. 26: at Alabama

Oct. 3: vs. Georgia Southern

Oct. 10: at Tulsa

Oct. 17: vs. Appalachian State

Oct. 24: at Idaho

Oct. 31: at Louisiana-Lafayetta

Nov. 7: at Troy

Nov. 14: vs. Arkansas State

Nov. 19: at Texas State

Nov. 28: at Hawaii

Dec. 5: vs. New Mexico State

Alabama

Sept. 5: vs. Wisconsin (W, 35–17)

Sept. 12: vs. Middle Tennessee (W, 37–10)

Sept. 19: vs. Ole Miss (L, 43–37)

Sept. 26: vs. UL-Monroe 

Oct. 3: at Georgia 

Oct. 10: vs. Arkansas

Oct. 17: at Texas A&M

Oct. 24: vs. Tennessee

Nov. 7: vs. LSU

Nov. 14: at Mississippi State

Nov. 21: vs. Charleston Southern

Nov. 28: at Auburn

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