This will include full coverage of the pregame on-field entertainment and halftime band performances. What a play by Hurts. Game completely secured in the third Q. Can Jalen Hurts redeem himself? Perfect start for the Tide. How else could they bring him down? Viewing information Date: Monday, Jan. Bryant has no time and nowhere to go with the ball.
Backups got plenty of reps. Clemson was driving to take the lead four minutes ago. Is there anything left to say??? Under the direction of dual-threat quarterback , the Tigers offense hasn't missed a beat after the departure of Deshaun Watson, and the defensive front is one of the best in the sport. Likely playing in his final college game, the junior quarterback threw for 420 yards and three touchdowns. Halftime Some stats: The second quarter was far more even, with each team gaining 80 yards. On second-and-goal, Hurts rolls right and finds. Bama will start at its 31 in full kill-the-clock mode.
Wallace breaks up a pass intended for Cain, and Mack Wilson snares it and takes it 18 yards for a score. But even without a division title in the trophy case, coach Nick Saban has built one of the most feared programs in the country. We just had a Playoff Piesman moment. He gets rid of the ball right before he crosses the line of scrimmage. Perfect response by the Alabama defense, pushing Clemson backwards five yards and forcing a field goal attempt after the fumble. Clemson calls timeout with 2:20 left.
Clemson kneels out the rest of the half, happy to take only a seven-point deficit into the locker room. But true freshman , who had double digit tackles in each of their final two games in place of an injured , will be out with a foot injury. The Tigers face a second-and-long from their 12 as the second quarter begins. A pass interference on Alabama made it first-and-goal at the 2 with six seconds left. Ridley is wide open but has to slow down, and the pass is broken up. Clemson prediction: Clemson has proved itself time and time again this season, but is still a three-point underdog in the. You're encouraged to comment and participate in a good-natured discussion throughout the game, but please keep comments clean and respectful.
More than enough time for Watson. Oh, the power of turnovers. Only negative was giving up three points to Miami that was such a Mark Richt move. The poster will also have an opportunity to re-submit with compliance to the rules. The Associated Press contributed to this report. Bama fully capitalizes on the turnover.
Saban said that he had a broken foot that required a pin, essentially the same injury suffered by and Mack Wilson. Bama crosses midfield with a 6-yard run by Harris and a Clemson offsides penalty. Oh, and rumors that Saban has the entire front seven practicing in Timberlands at this point have not been confirmed. Bama will start at the Clemson 27. Follow along for updates from our reporters at the game and chat with azcentral sports' Andrew Joseph and Johanna Huybers.
. Receiver ArDarius Stewart took a backward pass from Jalen Hurts and fired a strike to O. A ban may also be immediately issued for particularly outrageous offenses ex: organizing a lynching. The teams trade three-and-outs to start the game. This is scoring opportunity No.
This is one of those games where it just looks like the hits are harder. The front seven should get outside linebackers and Terrell Lewis back, along with middle linebacker. Van Smith cuts down Harris for 2 yards on what looked like a promising off-tackle run, but Harris gains 11 yards up the middle on the next play. That pretty much tells the tale. A year after Alabama won its fourth title under Saban with a 45-40 classic in Arizona, Clemson closed the deal and denied the Tide an unprecedented fifth championship in eight seasons.