"When he went into the game", linebacker Mack Wilson said, "I was telling Dylan Moses, 'Man, it's like deja vu.' I was like, 'Watch him go in and bring us back and win the game.' I knew he was going to do that and I'm pretty sure everybody else did, too".
The University of Alabama football team arrived at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Friday for its mandatory final walkthrough for the SEC Championship Game. Alabama got away with the win and they're lucky to have two high-caliber quarterbacks at their disposal.
Afterward, they stood side-by-side on the podium in the middle of the field while Alabama received its SEC championship trophy.
This was another galling loss for Saban's former assistant, Kirby Smart.
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With eleven minutes left in the fourth quarter and the Crimson Tide down 7, Tagovailoa was helped off the field. It was reminiscent of Tagovailoa replacing Hurts at halftime during that national championship game and carrying the team to a victory.
The Sooners will now await word on if they have made their way into the College Football Playoff following the loss of fourth-ranked Georgia on Saturday. Alabama might not be able to completely shut the Sooners down, but the Tide will get enough stops in the end. The Alabama quarterback had a pair of interceptions, matching his total for the entire season, though he did spark the comeback with a 51-yard touchdown pass to Jaylen Waddle late in the third quarter, cutting Georgia's lead to 28-21.
Welcome to championship weekend, college football fans!
Players were in shorts and their white jerseys, the color the team will wear during Saturday's game (3 p.m. CT, CBS). On the year, Murray has thrown 40 touchdowns and added 11 more on the ground.
Georgia: The Bulldogs are hoping to land a playoff spot but will likely have to settle for a trip to the Sugar Bowl as a consolation prize.