Quarterback position at MSU, Alabama will be worth watching — Smith on Sports

Alabama wide receiver Devonta Smith runs into the end zone for a touchdown after catching a pass past Georgia defensive back Malkom Parrish during overtime of the NCAA college football playoff championship game in Atlanta on Monday Jan. 8 2018. Alabama

Quarterback position at MSU, Alabama will be worth watching — Smith on Sports

With five titles in a nine-year span at Alabama, plus another crown won at LSU, he's now the G.O.A.T. and the Bear is No. 2. At many other programs among 2017's top 10, quarterback battles rage, and they'll dominate the conversation before-and into-next season. Daboll's offense helped Alabama win a title, adjusting on the fly as his backup quarterback stepped in late to save the day.

You are not national champions.

Wilson finished the season with a team-leading four interceptions, which is tied for third-most in the SEC, to go along with his 28 stops this season.

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"First and foremost, I'd just like to thank my Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ". In others still, writers imagined several iterations of your win.

Monday's game brought in 27.4 million on ESPN alone, which is up 12% from last year's telecast.

"That was the fifth time we've gotten to be on the field with Jeremy after winning a national championship game", Dale Pruitt said. Clemson went 14-1 and made the National Championship Game in 2015 before winning the title in 2016. And that's when their rally began.

Defensive end Jonathan Ledbetter and safety J.R. Reed have previously announced that they will be coming back. I really believe their hearts and legs were simply sapped. The coach excused himself from the table and stepped outside the restaurant, staying on the phone for almost 30 minutes. Maybe it's easier for someone with Saban's accomplished resume to do it, but inserting untested Tua Tagavailoa to rescue 'Bama on the biggest stage still goes down as one of the boldest coaching moves in any sport.

We have two that have already put the scarlet and gray at No. 4, so it's only right that USA TODAY tabbed Ohio State as the No. 3-ranked team in the country heading into 2018 to make it two for No. 3 and two for No. 4.

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Through the high-brow display of cave-man football that marked much of the game, Georgia proved the superior smasher of mouths, moment upon moment upon moment.

The defense certainly played a big role, shutting down Georgia in the second half, allowing just seven points, which came on an 80-yard touchdown pass from fellow freshman Jake Fromm to wide receiver Mecole Hardiman. "Some teams aren't fortunate enough to come back to the title game, so I'm just happy and blessed to even be here".

But it did not come easily.

On the first play of the series, Harris provided a 16-yard run to get things started - meaning he accounted for 51 of Alabama's 71 yards in the drive on just those two plays. But how competitive that game was late, that had a lot to do with why that rating was so big.

On a lighter note (and honestly meaning no disrespect to a coach losing a job) but Lamar Thomas was fired at Kentucky. They won it in Atlanta, releasing a cathartic cheer that reverberated from Augusta to Albany, Augusta to Athens.

There are the hedges, the beautiful city of Athens, the classy uniforms, what's not to love? After that gut punch, a sack to face second-and-26 from the Georgia 41 had to be one last mountain too steep to climb. Swift led the team with 88 yards rushing and a touchdown in the Southeastern Conference championship game win over Auburn.

Georgia dominated the first half, taking a 13-0 lead into the third quarter.

Get this: The Tide first elevated to No. 1 under Saban after their ninth game in the 2008 season.

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