In exactly 24 hours, top-ranked Alabama and Arkansas will meet in a college football game that has been highly anticipated for months. A week ago at this time, this looked like the Crimson Tide's second showdown against a top-10 team in this young season. Alabama opened with a 41-14 victory over No. 8 Michigan.Arkansas was ranked No. 8 before it suffered a shocking 34-31 loss last week to Louisiana-Monroe.