Uptempo passers find success vs. Bama 

November, 27, 2012
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- Every piece of analysis builds the fortress that is the Alabama defense. Brick by brick, it grows.

You can't run through it. The rush defense trails only Stanford for the best in the country. Nose guard Jesse Williams is not a man you want to meet in a dark alley. There's no getting by his 6-foot-4, 320-pound frame.

You can't throw around it, either. The pass defense is good enough for third overall. Cornerback Dee Milliner knocks down passes like a game of Whac-a-Mole. The ball-hawking junior is poised to become a first-round pick in next year's NFL Draft.

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