Alabama’s dream season meets its worst nightmare

One by one, the Alabama football team has erased the bad memories and put all those forgettable streaks and droughts out of its misery.
Five straight losses to LSU? Dead.
Eight years in a row without an appearance in the SEC Championship Game? Dead.
Two consecutive defeats against Mississippi State? Dead and buried, 32-7.
Now it’s time to address the next item on the program’s to-do list of unfinished business.