Eddie Jackson, Kenyan Drake growing into bigger roles for Alabama
Though top-ranked Alabama is 4-0, it's a team that remains very much a work in progress. The next four opponents on the Tide's schedule -- Georgia State, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee -- should offer little resistance, so expect Jackson and Drake to play a lot over the next month. Saban needs these young players to gain experience. After all, Jackson and Drake will be counted on heavily when LSU rolls into Tuscaloosa on Nov. 9, which is the next time Alabama should seriously be challenged.