Alabama was the top ranked team in college football until the final week of the regular season and viewed by many as the clear cut number one squad.
After losing to Auburn, the Crimson Tide drew a Sugar Bowl bid and will play Oklahoma to close out their season on January 2.
The Sooners are well aware of the challenge ahead of them in the Sugar Bowl, while Bama hopes to show the country they're still the top team in the sport.
Watch OU's Gabe Ikard and Alabama's A.J. McCarron preview the big game.