No. 3 Alabama hosts New Mexico State in nonconference finale
Alabama has plenty of fine-tuning after a struggle against heavy underdog LSU when the running game was all but nonexistent. It's the Crimson Tide's final nonconference game _ and biggest mismatch of the season. New Mexico State gets its annual big payday from a Power Five team with a largely new roster after the 2020 fall season was canceled because of the pandemic.