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AP Top 25 Heat Check: Wrapping up 2018 with eye toward 2019

Clemson beat Alabama for the national championship, but can the Tigers keep the Crimson Tide from reaching another less significant milestone? Alabama has been preseason No. 1 in the AP poll the last three seasons, matching a record held by Oklahoma, which started No. 1 each season from 1985-87. Another preseason No. 1 in 2019 … Continue reading AP Top 25 Heat Check: Wrapping up 2018 with eye toward 2019

ATLANTA | Hurts rallies No. 1 Alabama to 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia

ATLANTA  — In a dramatic twist on last season’s national championship game, Jalen Hurts came off the bench to pass for one touchdown and run for another in the fourth quarter, rallying No. 1 Alabama to a 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia for the Southeastern Conference title Saturday. Heisman Trophy favorite Tua Tagovailoa had … Continue reading ATLANTA | Hurts rallies No. 1 Alabama to 35-28 win over No. 4 Georgia

Championship Saturday: Oklahoma, Ohio State make CFP case

Before the College Football Playoff field is set, there is one last chance to make a case to the selection committee. No. 5 Oklahoma and No. 6 Ohio State both need to win Saturday — and they should both be rooting for Alabama. The Sooners enter Championship Saturday with a chance to make the playoff … Continue reading Championship Saturday: Oklahoma, Ohio State make CFP case

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race away from Auburn, 52-21

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa threw five touchdown passes and ran for a score to lead No. 1 Alabama to a 52-21 victory over rival Auburn on Saturday. Tagovailoa and the Crimson Tide (12-0, 8-0 Southeastern Conference, No. 1 CFP) took over with an explosive third quarter, when the Heisman Trophy contender threw three long … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race away from Auburn, 52-21

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tied at half, No. 1 Alabama romps past The Citadel 50-17

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns but No. 1 Alabama struggled for 30-plus minutes before putting away The Citadel in a 50-17 victory on Saturday. The Crimson Tide (11-0), which had coasted against Southeastern Conference opponents, went into halftime tied 10-10 with the FCS Bulldogs (4-6). It wasn’t until … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tied at half, No. 1 Alabama romps past The Citadel 50-17

Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

No. 1 Alabama and No. 2 Clemson are facing ranked foes this weekend, but the conventional wisdom is neither will be tested. The Crimson Tide, after running roughshod over LSU last week, returns home to face No. 18 Mississippi State on Saturday afternoon. Alabama is a 25-point favorite. Later, the Tigers visit No. 17 Boston … Continue reading Week 11 Preview: Big Ten intrigue; RB 4 Heisman; UAB-elieve

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race past Missouri 39-10

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.  — Tua Tagovailoa passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns before leaving early in No. 1 Alabama’s 39-10 victory over Missouri on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide (7-0, 4-0 Southeastern Conference) shrugged off another would-be challenger in the league, but got a scare when the star quarterback went down after sliding at the … Continue reading TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race past Missouri 39-10

OXFORD, Miss. | No. 1 Alabama blows past Mississippi 62-7

OXFORD, Miss.  — Tua Tagovailoa threw for 191 yards and two touchdowns, Jerry Jeudy caught two scoring passes and No. 1 Alabama buried Mississippi 62-7 on Saturday night. Alabama (3-0) gave up a touchdown on the first play of the Southeastern Conference opener, but responded by scoring the next 62 points. The Tide’s offense had … Continue reading OXFORD, Miss. | No. 1 Alabama blows past Mississippi 62-7