A strong field goal kicker can often be the difference between winning and losing in college football. Alabama coach Nick Saban is thankful to have a reliable one on his side.

Alabama field goal kicker Will Reichard is coming off a 4-for-4 performance in the 32-31 loss against LSU. Overall this season, Reichard has converted 16 of his 20 field goal attempts.

Saban praised the dependability of Reichard and expressed a great deal of admiration for the senior.

Reichard’s long conversion this season is a 52-yarder and he’s 3-for-5 on kicks from 50+ yards. The Hoover, AL native has made all 44 of his extra point attempts. For his career, Reichard is 56-for-69 on field goals and 220-for-222 on extra points for 388 points.

2-loss Alabama will attempt to avoid a losing streak when they travel to take on No. 11 Ole Miss. The contest on Saturday is slated for a 3:30 p.m. ET kickoff and will be televised on CBS.

Alabama leads the all-time series 53-10-2 against Ole Miss, as they have a 6-game winning streak in the matchup. Alabama hasn’t lost to Ole Miss since 2015.