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ESPN Names The Most "Important" Game Left On Alabama's Schedule

Tua Tagovailoa of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium.

AUBURN, AL - NOVEMBER 25: Tua Tagovailoa #13 of the Alabama Crimson Tide warms up prior to the game against the Auburn Tigers at Jordan Hare Stadium on November 25, 2017 in Auburn, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

It's hard to find any weaknesses on Alabama's roster, especially after the beatdown they gave to Ole Miss. Nonetheless, the Crimson Tide have an extremely important showdown looming later this fall.

With Tua Tagovailoa under center, Alabama is undefeated and winning their games in blowout fashion. Even though Nick Saban's team faces a difficult task this Saturday against Texas A&M, ESPN believes their toughest test will come at the hands of their biggest rivals.

Although the bad blood between Alabama and LSU hasn't reached its boiling point over the past few years, their meeting on Nov. 3 is believed to be the most important game left on the Crimson Tide's schedule.

ESPN college football reporter Alex Scarborough gave his reasoning behind the selection, highlighting the tenacious defense in Death Valley.

Coach Ed Orgeron has his team riding high with two top-10 wins and a defense that could potentially give quarterback Tua Tagovailoa & Co. a legitimate challenge.

LSU is currently the No. 6 team in the nation, presenting a huge test for the defending champions.

It's very possible that LSU and Alabama's showdown could decide the winner of the SEC West. Regardless, the Crimson Tide need to be ready for an absolute war against the Tigers.