Over the last week, SDS’ Chris Walsh broke down via a five-part series on how Alabama and Nick Saban can get back to the pinnacle of college football.

The Tide closed 2014 with two straight losses to Auburn and Oklahoma, and the goal for Alabama is championships. Saban, players and fans will tell you that.

There were several deficiencies Saban had to address in order to get the Tide back to championship form. Here’s an in-depth breakdown on the five biggest: