Game Day: New Mexico State at Alabama

Christopher Walsh

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — The big thing to know about Alabama's home opener against New Mexico State is that unseasonable heat is in the forecast. 

As of midnight, The Weather Channel was forecasting the temperature to be 95 degrees at kickoff, but combined with sunny conditions the National Weather Service had issued an advisory as the heat index was expected to be between 104 and 107. 

Here's some our our coverage this week:

Columns and features

Why Jerry Jeudy has a chance to go down as the best receiver in Alabama history

Alabama's more methodical offense aims for less risk, greater rewards

Upon Further Review: Alabama 42, Duke 3

30-year reunion: Even though the deck was stacked against Alabama, the 1989 team still won the SEC title

News and notes

Cornerback Nigel Knott no longer medically cleared to play football

Nick Saban disciplined for outburst by highest power in this case, Miss Terry

Alabama sets another poll record with No. 2 ranking

Alabama announces two roster changes

Nick Saban asked about Jalen Hurts before Tua Tagovaolia on Monday

Bama Central staples

Recruiting: Four-star defensive tackle Jayson Jones thriving after offseason injury

Podcast: All Things Bama

Crimson Corner: Talking Alabama statistics

Throwback Thursday: Has it really been 30 years? 

Tale of the Coaching Tape: Nick Saban vs. Knute Rockne

SEC Power Rankings: Week 1