“I don’t know why you would ask me that question, like I can do something about it when I can’t do anything about it. We are getting the best teams that we can get to play us.”

Head coach Nick Saban on playing non-Power 5 teams

“When you can sustain a drive, that’s pretty good as an offense. We didn’t have too much of that last week.”

Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the offense’s success

“The mentality is competition, and that’s going to drive everything. It’s nice that we have the competition every day in practice; someone’s coming for your spot, so it makes everybody be on top of their game every day.”

Offensive lineman Landon Dickerson

“It definitely was hot, but I don’t feel like that was the problem. I just feel like we made some lazy tackles. It was hot, but everybody’s body language was good. I feel like we’re in good shape right now, but we can be better.”

Defensive lineman Raekwon Davis, being asked if the heat affected the defense in the second half