Alabama's Loss to Texas

Alabama football suffered a Week 2 loss to Texas despite being ranked No. 3 in the nation before the game.

Expected Drop in Rankings 

The Crimson Tide's defeat to No. 10 Texas is expected to result in a significant drop in the college football rankings. 

Determination of Week 3 Rankings 

The Week 3 rankings are determined by voters in the U.S. LBM Coaches Poll and the AP Top 25. 

Quarterback Jalen Milroe's Performance 

Quarterback Jalen Milroe had a challenging game, completing 14 of 27 passes for 255 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions. 

Defensive Struggles 

Alabama's defense gave up several big plays to Texas, including touchdown passes of 44 and 39 yards. 

Uncertain Top-25 Ranking 

It is unlikely that Alabama will be ranked in the top 25 in both the Coaches and AP polls after the loss. 

Lack of Other Top-10 Losses 

No other top-10 team suffered a loss in Week 2, contributing to Alabama's expected drop in rankings 

Victorious Top-Ranked Teams 

The top-ranked teams in the article include No. 1 Georgia, No. 2 Michigan, and No. 4 Ohio State, all of which secured wins in Week 2.  

Dominant Performances 

Several other top-10 teams, such as No. 7 Penn State and No. 8 Washington, also had decisive victories in Week 2. 

Texas's Expected Ranking Boost  

No. 10 Texas, the team that defeated Alabama, is anticipated to see a significant boost in their rankings in the upcoming polls