No. 2 Alabama wins 41-14 over No. 8 Michigan

The second-ranked Crimson Tide threw around eighth-ranked Michigan while pounding Denard Robinson in a season-opening 41-14 victory Saturday night, September 1, 2012.

Michigan running back Vincent Smith (2) is stopped by Alabama linebacker Xzavier Dickson (47) and defensive lineman Ed Stinson (49) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
No. 2 Alabama wins 41-14 over No. 8 Michigan
Michigan running back Vincent Smith (2) is stopped by Alabama linebacker Xzavier Dickson (47) and defensive lineman Ed Stinson (49) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Michigan fans in the stands react to a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Alabama at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
No. 2 Alabama wins 41-14 over No. 8 Michigan
Michigan fans in the stands react to a play during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Alabama at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
Alabama tight end Michael Williams (89) pulls in a touchdown pass in front of Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan (90) and safety Jordan Kovacs (32) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)
No. 2 Alabama wins 41-14 over No. 8 Michigan
Alabama tight end Michael Williams (89) pulls in a touchdown pass in front of Michigan linebacker Jake Ryan (90) and safety Jordan Kovacs (32) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2012. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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