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Alabama's Defense Accomplishes Something That Hasn't Been Done Since 2005

Alabama's defense accomplished something that hasn't been done since Virginia Tech did it in 2005.

Alabama's defense is dominant. And the Crimson Tide kept their dominant designation despite facing one of the best rushing attacks in college football this weekend. Alabama rolled into Death Valley to take on the LSU Tigers in a matchup of top 15 programs.

LSU boasts one of the top rushing attacks in college football, with tailback Leonard Fournette leading the way. Last week, Fournette rushed for 284 yards and three touchdowns on just 16 carries.

This week, however, Fournette ran into a wall. The Crimson Tide held Fournette and the LSU offense to just 125 yards of total offense. Alabama forced LSU to punt eight times, while the Tigers managed just six first downs.

So what do the Tide get for such a dominant performance? How about something that hasn't been done since the Virginia Tech Hokies did it back in September 2005?

Alabama's entire defense won the Walter Camp Defensive Player of the Week. This is just the second time since the Walter Camp Football Foundation started selecting an offensive and defensive player of the week in 2004 that an entire defense won the award.

The Crimson Tide are good. And their defense is devastating. Watch out college football!

[AL.com]