No. 21 Arkansas (7-3, 3-3) at No. 2 Alabama (9-1, 5-1)

2: 30 p.m. CST Saturday (CBS)

Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa

1 SEC participant has 1,000 receiving yards in the 2021 season after Alabama WR Jameson Williams reached that milestone with six receptions for 158 yards and three TDs in a 59-3 victory over Fresh Mexico Narrate closing week. The SEC has had now not much less than one 1,000-yard receiver for 13 consecutive seasons. Williams has 51 receptions for 1,028 yards and 10 TDs to detestable amongst the 13 gamers nationally with 1,000 receiving yards in the 2021 season. Williams owns Alabama’s 12th 1,000-yard receiving season, and he’s been preceded by seven gamers – David Palmer in 1993, DJ Corridor in 2006 and 2007, Julio Jones in 2010, Amari Cooper in 2012 and 2014, Calvin Ridley in 2015, Jerry Jeudy in 2018 and 2019 and DeVonta Smith in 2019 and 2020.

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2 Teams in the nation accept as true with four gamers with now not much less than 450 speeding yards apiece this season – Arkansas and Ole Meander over. For the Razorbacks, RB Trelon Smith has 513 yards and four TDs on 102 carries, RB Raheim Sanders has 460 yards and one TD on 87 carries, QB KJ Jefferson has 474 yards and five TDs on 107 carries and RB Dominique Johnson has 456 yards and 6 TDs on 71 carries.

5 Old Arkansas-Alabama games accept as true with featured two ranked groups, with the Crimson Tide winning every time. For Saturday’s game, Alabama is No. 2 and Arkansas No. 21 on this week’s AP Ballot. The Tide and Razorbacks most now not too lengthy in the past matched up as ranked groups in 2016, when No. 1 Alabama defeated No. 16 Arkansas 49-30. Within the groups’ first meeting, No. 1 Alabama defeated No. 9 Arkansas 10-3 in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 1962. No. 2 Alabama defeated No. 6 Arkansas 24-9 in the Sugar Bowl on Jan. 1, 1980, in their 2nd meeting. In SEC games, No. 1 Alabama defeated No. 10 Arkansas 24-20 in 2010 and No. 3 Alabama defeated No. 14 Arkansas 38-14 in 2011.

5 Consecutive Alabama-Arkansas games accept as true with featured now not much less than 40 capabilities for the Crimson Tide. Alabama has scored now not much less than 40 capabilities in six straight games against an SEC rival once – the past six meetings with Ole Meander over. In its past five meetings with the Razorbacks, Alabama obtained 49-30 in 2016, 41-9 in 2017, 65-31 in 2018, 48-7 in 2019 and 52-3 in 2020.

7 Turnovers accept as true with been misplaced by Arkansas this season – four fumbles and three interceptions. Nationally, handiest California with six has fewer turnovers in 2021 than Arkansas. Alabama has 16 takeaways this season, recuperating four of its opponents’ fumbles and intercepting 12 passes.

13 Consecutive seasons accept as true with featured now not much less than 10 victories for Alabama. The indispensable-college file for consecutive seasons with double-digit victories is 14, save by Florida Narrate from 1987 by map of 2000. Alabama most now not too lengthy in the past did now not preserve 10 games in a season in 2007, when the Crimson Tide went 7-6.

13 SEC Championship games accept as true with featured Alabama. The Crimson Tide frequently is the Western Division’s representative in the 2021 title game if it wins on Saturday. Alabama obtained the SEC Championship Sport in 1992, 1999, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018 and 2020 and misplaced in the title contest in 1993, 1994, 1996 and 2008.

14 Consecutive victories for Alabama against Arkansas. The Razorbacks most now not too lengthy in the past defeated the Crimson Tide 24-23 in double time past legislation in 2006. Alabama leads the sequence 24-7 on the field (though the official file is 21-8 after a forfeit and two vacated victories imposed by the NCAA). On-the-field, Alabama holds an 11-3 sequence lead in Tuscaloosa, with eight straight house victories against Arkansas.

16 Consecutive victories against Arkansas accept as true with been recorded by groups coached by Gash Saban. Saban is 14-0 against the Razorbacks since coming to Alabama and guided LSU to victories over Arkansas in 2003 and 2004.

21.5 Tackles for loss and 12.5 sacks accept as true with been recorded by Alabama LB Will Anderson this season. Each figures are the very best in the nation. At a median of 6.0 per game, the Arkansas offense has allowed the most tackles for loss in the SEC in 2021.

22 Victories by now not much less than 25 capabilities against ranked opponents for groups coached by Gash Saban, the most in college soccer ancient past. Bobby Bowden is 2nd on the listing with 20.

30 Consecutive Arkansas games accept as true with integrated now not much less than one reception for WR Treylon Burks. Burks has 51 receptions for 796 yards and eight touchdowns in 2021.

36 Consecutive Alabama games accept as true with featured now not much less than 20 capabilities for the Crimson Tide, the longest such fling in SEC ancient past. Alabama has scored 20 or more capabilities in every game since the Tide misplaced to Clemson 44-16 in the CFP championship game on Jan. 7, 2019. In its 59-3 victory over Fresh Mexico Narrate closing week, Alabama broke the SEC file of 35 games in a row established by the Tide between a 9-6 loss to LSU on Nov. 5, 2011, and a 23-17 loss to Ole Meander over on Oct. 4, 2014. The indispensable-college file for consecutive 20-point games ended on Sept. 25 in Oklahoma’s 16-13 victory over West Virginia. The Sooners had scored now not much less than 20 capabilities in 69 straight games.

56.6 Percent of Alabama’s third-down snaps accept as true with been converted into first downs this season, the very best charge in the nation. The Arkansas defense has puny the Razorbacks’ opponents to a conversion charge of 30.5 p.c on third down, the very best select in the SEC in 2021.

93 Victories and 43 losses for Alabama coach Gash Saban in games against opponents ranked in the AP Ballot. Saban has the most coaching victories against ranked opponents after passing dilapidated Penn Narrate coach Joe Paterno, who had an 86-82 file against ranked groups.

180.13 Is the passing-effectivity rating for Alabama QB Bryce Young this season, the very best in the nation for any participant with now not much less than 160 passes. Young has accomplished 232-of-327 passes for 3,025 yards with 33 TDs and three interceptions. The rating is derived by map of an equation that uses the charge of completions, touchdowns and interceptions and the frequent accept as true with per fling.

278 Video games accept as true with been played by Alabama since it became most now not too lengthy in the past shut out, a university file and the fourth-longest scoring fling in SEC ancient past. Alabama’s most modern shutout loss came 9-0 to Auburn on Nov. 18, 2000.

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Ticket Inabinett is a sports actions reporter for Alabama Media Crew. Be aware him on Twitter at @AMarkG1.

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