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Alabama is heading back to the national championship game - by a mere four yards.
AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and the No. 2 Crimson Tide barely held off No. 3 Georgia 32-28 in a Southeastern Conference Championship Game for the ages Saturday.
After an apparent game-clinching interception by Alabama was overturned on a video review, Georgia's Aaron Murray completed a 15-yard pass to Arthur Lynch, a 23-yarder to Tavarres King and a 26-yarder to Lynch, who was hauled down at the Alabama 8 as the clock continued to run.
The Bulldogs were out of timeouts.
Instead of spiking the ball and gathering themselves, the Bulldog snapped the ball with 9 seconds to go. Murray attempted a pass into the corner but it was deflected at the line, winding up in the arms of Chris Conley out in the right flats.
Surprised to get the ball, he slipped down at the 4.
Georgia couldn't get off another play. Alabama celebrated as confetti fell from...
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The Alabama Crimson Tide and Georgia Bulldogs went at it hard until the final 6 seconds of the game. The Tide rushed for 350 yards on the Dawgs defense and AJ McCarron threw for 162 and a touchdown. Georgia went down 32 – 28 after a beautiful pass from McCarron to Cooper where there was a possible holding call missed. Aaron Murray came out and led the Dawgs all the way down the...
Amari Cooper is a soft-spoken freshman from Miami, FL (Northwestern HS) with first year statistics that have reverberated loudly reaching Julioesque proportions in the annals of Alabama football.
First year on the job, true freshman wide receiver Amari Cooper has been one of Alabama's most explosive players. His game-winning touchdown in Saturday's SEC Championship game helped the Crimson Tide clinch a trip to play for the national championship in his home city of Miami.
ATLANTA (AP) -- Alabama is heading back to the national championship game -- by a mere 4 yards.
AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Amari Cooper with 3:15 remaining, and the No. 2 Crimson Tide barely held off No. 3 Georgia 32-28 in a Southeastern Conference title game for the ages Saturday.
After an apparent game-clinching interception by Alabama was overturned on a video...
Alabama set a record for rushing yards in an Ess-E-Cee Championship Game, but it was a play action pass from AJ McCarron to Amari Cooper in the fourth quarter that gave the Crimson Tide the opportunity to play for their 10th national title...
Georgia hung with the Tide toe-to-toe, but the defense was having to put up with both TJ Yeldon and Eddie Lacy in various stages of rest...
In in a classic SEC Title Game, the No. 2 Crimson Tide knocked off the No. 3 Bulldogs on a late touchdown catch by Amari Cooper and secured a spot in the national title game against Notre Dame.Full story coming soon...
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ATLANTA – Alabama will advance to their third title game in four years. The defending national champion Crimson Tide used their dominant ground game to impose their will against the Georgia Bulldogs in the second half of the SEC title game.
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