"We need to play for ourselves. We need to play better because we didn't" in January.
Players from both sides used the word "hate" to describe feelings among the fans, especially in Baton Rouge.
"I'm pretty sure they hate us because of what happened last year and stuff like that," Norwood said.
LSU linebacker Kevin Minter, who is from Georgia, said he was surprised by how much "people hate Bama down here."
"Being around the students and the fans, there is real genuine hate," Minter said. "All the fans worry about is us winning that game."