TUSCALOOSA – Alabama’s defense earned its second straight shutout and fourth of the season on Saturday, the most for the Crimson Tide since 1979.
Senior safety Robert Lester ended a three-game interception drought when he picked off Jonathan Wallace’s pass near theAlabama40 and returned it 31 yards. Wallace’s pass attempt for C.J. Uzomah was high and the 6-foot-4 sophomore leaped for it, but only managed to tip it. Lester grabbed it, setting up anotherAlabamatouchdown that made it 28-0.