This won't be a shootout in any form. Both defenses will tee off on the other team's running game, but the Hokie offensive line will have more problems with the Bama front four than the Tide O line will have with the Tech defensive front. Each team will have problems doing what they'd like to, but Bama will get just enough of a passing game going to offset some big plays from the Hokie special teams. Expect a little razzle dazzle from Beamer to try to jump-start his offense, but it won't be enough..
CFN Prediction: Alabama 23 ... Virginia Tech 13 ... Line: Alabama -6
Game of the Week! Alabama (0-0) vs. Virginia Tech (0-0)