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
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.