Five storylines: FAU at Alabama 

September, 20, 2012
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It hasn't happened yet, but coach Nick Saban is still guarding against a let down with the University of Alabama host Florida Atlantic on Saturday.

The sixth-year head coach has stressed being prepared for every opponent and not letting adversity hit before there can be improvement. He wants to see the resolve even when the Tide are undefeated and dominating their schedule early on.

"It's human nature to get motivated when something bad happens," Saban said on Wednesday's SEC coaches teleconference. "But why do you need one of these 'I told you so' games and just respond by doing what you need to do to be the best that you can be."
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