- Alex Scarborough, SEC reporter
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. -- It's hard to remember when the University of Alabama defensive line came under scrutiny in 2011.
But for a two-game stretch, the front three wasn't getting to the quarterback. For nine straight quarters, the Tide were held without a sack. Against North Texas and Penn State, the defense was getting to the quarterback, just not in time.
Looking back, it's strange to consider a flaw in arguably the best defensive unit since the 1992 squad that punished Miami in the national championship.
The Crimson Tide dominated opponents with their defensive line power in 2011 and are rebuilding