Statistical breakdown: Texas A&M-Alabama 

November, 9, 2012
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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- With No. 1 Alabama's matchup against No. 15 Texas A&M on the horizon, let's take a look at the two schools with a fine-tooth comb.

With the help of the ESPN Stats and Information Department, we broke down three keys to the game:


1. Running wild



• Alabama runs downhill with 68.3 percent of their designed running plays coming between the tackles in SEC games. The Tide average 6.4 yards per carry on such running plays with about one in every 4.5 attempts going for at least 10 yards.

Blake Sims to start for Alabama
Greg McElroy and Booger McFarland looked at Sims starting for Alabama against West Virginia.
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