Alabama starts fast, wrangles Razorbacks in Fayetteville

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FAYETTEVILLE, AR – OCTOBER 8: Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide runs the ball in for a touchdown in the first half of a game against the Arkansas Razorbacks at Razorback Stadium on October 8, 2016 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Crimson Tide defeated the Razorbacks 49-30. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. ( Entering its game against Arkansas, Alabama coach Nick Saban challenged his team. He wanted to see if the top-ranked Tide could start fast.

Alabama did, scoring the first 14 points in a 49-30 victory over the No. 16 Razorbacks.

Buoyed by an efficient ground game, a steady pass rush and an opportunistic defense, Alabama followed the script that has carried it to so many victories in the past.

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