[112], Against the triple option attack of the Georgia Southern Eagles, ranked No. [153], On offense, of the 120 FBS teams, Alabama ranked sixteenth in rushing offense (214.46 yards per game), twentieth in scoring offense (34.85 points per game), 31st in total offense (429.62 yards per game) and 69th in passing offense (215.15 yards per game). Jones would need 325 completions to qualify and he's at 295. [151] Upshaw was also eighteenth nationally, second in conference and first on the team with 18 tackles for loss. Courtney Upshaw scored a defensive touchdown early in the quarter after he intercepted a Brantley pass and returned it 45-yards for the score. 3 Cyrus Kouandjio (OT); No. SI Insider: Should Ohio State Be Allowed to Play in the Big Ten Championship? The Selection Committee Makes It Clear: There's Never Room for a Non–Power 5 Team in the Playoff. Individually, Trent Richardson led the SEC and the team offensively with 1,679 total yards rushing, an average of 129.15 rushing yards per game, an average of 160.23 all-purpose yards per game, 21 rushing touchdowns and an average of 11.08 points per game. [34], Alabama played four non-conference games. * Ole Miss vacated all wins due to NCAA violations. [118] Alabama responded on the following drive with Richardson accounting for 46 yards of it on seven carries with a one-yard touchdown run for a 38–21 Alabama lead. [121][124] After trading a pair of three-and-outs to open the game, Alabama scored their first points of the game when AJ McCarron threw a 41-yard touchdown pass to Kenny Bell for a 7–0 lead. Nick Saban’s Alabama football team went unscathed … 2 position through the end of the regular season to qualify for the BCS National Championship Game. Ironically, of the major honors those players are up for the one it probably has the least chance of winning is the one most thought it had the best chance of landing at the beginning of the season, the Butkus Award for most outstanding linebacker. [117][118] Both teams then traded touchdowns when Richardson scored on a one-yard run for Alabama and Jaybo Shaw threw a 39-yard touchdown pass to Jonathan Bryant for Georgia Southern. [159] The SEC named Richardson the Offensive Player of the Year. [51] Alabama took a 7–3 lead later in the first quarter after AJ McCarron connected with Michael Williams for a five-yard touchdown reception to cap an 11-play, 69-yard drive. [96] On the following Tennessee drive, the Alabama defense stopped quarterback Matt Simms on a fourth-and-one to give the Crimson Tide offense the ball on the Volunteers' 39-yard line. Single-season rushing touchdowns: Harris has 20, and with four additional games is on pace for 28.9. Tua Tagovailoa was on pace to top that last year at 71.4 percent, but only had 180 completions. The 2019 Crimson Tide set records in the following categories: Points per game: Alabama is averaging 49.22 points per game.The team record is 47.2. [51][52], Trent Richardson ran for 111 yards and two touchdowns while Eddie Lacy ran for 85. [66][67], After holding Arkansas scoreless on their first possession of the third quarter, Alabama's Marquis Maze returned a Dylan Breeding punt 83-yards for a touchdown and a 24–7 Crimson Tide lead. [96][97], In the game, Marquis Maze had 106 yards receiving on five catches and McCarron set a new career high with 284 yards passing. [156], The SEC recognized several players for their individual performances with various awards. [4], In February 2011, Alabama signed the No. He's averaging 21.4 per game this season, he would only need two more games to be on the all-time list. [51] Ten plays later, the Crimson Tide led 17–3 after a three-yard Trent Richardson touchdown run. Career receiving yards: Smith is already second on the all-time list with 3,414 yards, and is closing fast on Cooper's 3,463. [131][132], In the game, Alabama outgained LSU in total offense 384 to 92 yards, and the shutout was the first ever completed in a BCS game since the advent of the BCS in 1998. [140][141] After their victory over LSU in the BCS National Championship Game, Alabama was selected No. Career rushing touchdowns: Mark Ingram II (2008-10) and Henry share the Crimson Tide record of 42, one ahead of Shaun Alexander (1996-99). [117] On their opening possession, Georgia Southern had a nine-play, 49-yard drive to set up a 42-yard field goal attempt. Get the latest news and information for the Alabama Crimson Tide. The record is 7.9. 137 Danny Woodson, Jr. (WR); and No. Several Alabama players were selected by postseason all-star games. [66] On Alabama's next possession, Trent Richardson caught a screen pass from McCarron and ran it 61-yards for a touchdown and extended the Alabama lead to 31–7. 3 Alabama thumps No. [114][115][116] After receiving the opening kickoff, the Crimson Tide drove to the Eagles' 14-yard line where Jeremy Shelley connected on a 32-yard field goal for a 3–0 lead. The expectation here is that the rallying call will be the opportunity to get more teams into the playoff because fans are sick of seeing the same ones over and over again. [49] Then after trading punts, Dre Kirkpatrick forced Andrew Szczerba to fumble the ball that was recovered by Alabama's DeQuan Menzie. [47], In what was the second consecutive meeting between the Crimson Tide and the Penn State Nittany Lions, and first at Happy Valley since 1989, Alabama won 27–11. After winning the BCS National Championship in 2009, Alabama fell short of preseason expectations in 2010 and finished with a record of nine wins and three losses at the conclusion of the regular season. [13] These included Mark Barron, Dont’a Hightower, Dre Kirkpatrick, Robert Lester and Courtney Upshaw for the Chuck Bednarik Award; Duron Carter, Darius Hanks and Marquis Maze for the Fred Biletnikoff Award; Hightower, Nico Johnson and Upshaw for the Butkus Award; Lester and Trent Richardson for the Walter Camp Award; Hightower, Barrett Jones, Upshaw and William Vlachos for the Lombardi Award; Michael Williams for the John Mackey Award; Richardson for the Maxwell Award; Barron, Hightower, Kirkpatrick, Lester and Upshaw for the Bronko Nagurski Trophy; Jones and Vlachos for the Outland Trophy; Vlachos for the Rimington Trophy; Barron, Kirkpatrick and Lester for the Jim Thorpe Award; and Richardson for the Doak Walker Award. Henry had 28 in 2015. Find out the latest on your favorite NCAAF teams on CBSSports.com. [78] Trent Richardson established a new career high for rushing yards in game with his 181 yards on 29 attempts. [32] Alabama had one bye week after the Tennessee game and prior to the first LSU game. [75][76] For the game, Alabama's defense was dominant in only allowing 222 total yards of offense, with the 15 rushing yards being the fewest ever allowed against Florida in their all-time series. [83] Three plays later, McCarron threw a 17-yard touchdown pass, his fourth of the day, to Darius Hanks to make the final score 34–0. However, the Alabama defense sacked Brantley on consecutive snaps for a loss of 22-yards and knocked Brantley out of the game with an injury. View pictures, videos, stats and more at al.com. Numerous team records are about to be toppled as well. [101][102][103][104] After a scoreless first quarter that saw the Crimson Tide miss two field goals, and another blocked early in the second quarter, Alabama took a 3–0 lead midway through the second on a 34-yard Jeremy Shelley field goal. 82 Malcolm Faciane (TE); No. [87][89] The victory was their eighth straight over Ole Miss and improved Alabama's all-time record against the Rebels 45–9–2 (49–8–2 without NCAA vacations and forfeits). Alabama's came in the third on a 46-yard Cade Foster score and LSU's came in the fourth on a 30-yard Alleman score. [39], In addition to the weekly television coverage, radio coverage for all games was broadcast statewide on The Crimson Tide Sports Network (CTSN). [45][46] The Tide scored their final points of the first quarter on a one-yard Richardson run to take a 21–0 lead into the second quarter. Regardless of what happens in the SEC Championship Game, the Crimson Tide could be in the cusp of an epic year in terms of postseason honors. Richardson scored on a seven-yard touchdown and after Cade Foster missed a 53-yard field goal attempt, Jeremy Shelley connected for 24-yard field goal. [93] At Bryant–Denny, the Volunteers were looking for the upset after tying the game 6–6 at halftime; however 31 unanswered points resulted in a 37–6 Crimson Tide victory to extend their overall record to 8–0. [78], For the 91st homecoming football game in Alabama history, the Crimson Tide defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores 34–0 who made their first visit to Bryant–Denny Stadium since the 2006 season. With all the talk about whether Ohio State should be allowed to have the opportunity to compete for the national championship after the Big Ten had to modify its own rules to get the Buckeyes into the league title game, it seems only inevitable that expansion of the College Football Playoff will soon be a hot topic. In the weeks following the conclusion of the season, several changes were made to the Alabama coaching staff. [50] For his seven tackles, interception and fumble recovery, Mark Barron was named SEC Defensive Player of the Week. [88][89] On the first play ensuing Rebels possession, Courtney Upshaw forced a Randall Mackey fumble that was recovered by Ed Stinson at the Ole Miss 15-yard line. Alabama is promoting 10 players for All-American consideration: Landon Dickerson, Christian Harris, Najee Harris, Josh Jobe, Mac Jones, Alex Leatherwood, Dylan Moses, Will Reichard, DeVonta Smith and Patrick Surtain II. [130][131][132] The first points of the game were set up after Marquis Maze returned a Brad Wing punt 49-yards to the LSU 26-yard line in the first quarter. [131][134] Jeremy Shelley established the all-time bowl record with seven field goal attempts and tied the all-time bowl record with five made. [54] The outcome was also noted as the final career loss for Joe Paterno as the Nittany Lions' head coach. [59] Alabama extended their lead to 27–0 by the fourth quarter after Richardson scored his second touchdown of the evening on a 58-yard run. [79][80][81] After a three-and-out on their opening drive, Alabama scored their first touchdown of the evening on a six-yard AJ McCarron touchdown pass to Brad Smelley to complete a ten-play, 77-yard drive. Despite not winning their conference championship, when the final Bowl Championship Series rankings were released, Alabama had the number two ranking to qualify for the 2012 BCS National Championship Game. [59][60] The Crimson Tide extended their lead to 20–0 by halftime after a 43-yard Eddie Lacy touchdown run and a 37-yard Shelley field goal in the second quarter. SB Nation is the largest independent sports media brand, consisting of SBNation.com, MMAFighting.com and over 300 fan-centric team communities. Additionally, several players were recognized for the individual accomplishments on the field. [65][66] The Razorbacks tied the game at 7–7 late in the first quarter when Tyler Wilson threw a ten-yard touchdown pass to Dennis Johnson. [69], In what was the first meeting as opposing head coaches between Nick Saban and his former assistant coach from both LSU and the Miami Dolphins, Will Muschamp, the Crimson Tide defeated the Florida Gators, 38–10 at The Swamp. [181] Alabama did not have players participate in the Casino del Sol College All-Star Game or the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Average gain per offensive play: Alabama is going at a 8.1 clip. On December 13 offensive coordinator Jim McElwain was introduced as the head coach with the Colorado State Rams. [191] In the days after the draft, six players from the 2011 squad that were not drafted signed as undrafted free agents. [175] Barron, Hightower, Jones and Richardson were named to the Associated Press All-American First Team; Upshaw and Kirkpatrick were named to the Associated Press All-American Second Team. [109] Early in the fourth, Trent Richardson scored on a two-yard run for a 17–0 Crimson Tide lead. [50] AJ McCarron threw for 163 yards and a touchdown. After Kentucky's 1–3 Start, Can the Wildcats Turn Things Around? 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Brought In to Improve Team Culture, Texans Exec Jack Easterby Has Only Made Things Worse. [40] The radio announcers for the 2011 season were Eli Gold with play-by-play, Phil Savage with color commentary, and Chris Stewart with sideline reports. [88] The Crimson Tide added ten points in the second quarter to take a 17–7 halftime lead. The Alabama record, set in 2018, is 522.0 yards. They also faced three Eastern Division opponents: official SEC rival Tennessee, Florida, and Vanderbilt. Get the latest official stats for the Alabama Crimson Tide. [149] In conference, they ranked first in rushing offense, second in total offense, third in scoring offense and fourth in passing offense. He's averaging 115.3 rushing yards per game this season, which means he's on pace to break the record during the SEC Championship Game. [117] From there the Alabama offense began a 15-play, 92-yard drive that took 8:36 to complete with McCarron throwing a four-yard touchdown pass to Smelley for the final points in their 45–21 win. The 2007 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama for the 2007 NCAA Division I FBS football season.The Tide was led by its new head coach Nick Saban, a former head … [59][60] After Shelley missed a 42-yard field goal on the first play of the fourth quarter, Richardson scored again with a 71-yard touchdown run on Alabama's next offensive possession to extend their lead to 34–0. 2 Alabama roll over North Texas", "North Texas vs Alabama: Play-by-play Summary", "Football hosts Arkansas in Southeastern Conference opener", "Trent Richardson's big day helps Alabama overwhelm Arkansas", "Arkansas vs Alabama: Play-by-play Summary", "DeQuan Menzie's pick six 'a big game-changer, "Tide's Trent Richardson named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week", "Football heads to Florida for key road matchup", "Gators lose QB John Brantley, game to No. Barron, Hightower, Jones, DeQuan Menzie and Richardson were named to the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) All-America Team. ESPN grades are on a 100-point scale. 23 Penn State", "Alabama vs Penn State: Play-by-play Summary", "No. With four more games, Smith is on pace for 233.6. Scott (South Alabama), Demetrius Goode (North Alabama), Petey Smith (Holmes Community College), Brandon Moore (East Mississippi Community College), Corey Grant (Auburn) and Keiwone Malone (Memphis). Burrow set the record last year at 202.0. [99] The victory was Alabama's fifth consecutive over Tennessee and improved their all-time record against the Volunteers to 48–38–7 (49–37–8 without NCAA vacations and forfeits). ... From DeVonta Smith to Buddy Johnson, the 2020-21 college football All-Bowl team. [9] As a result of the storm, long snapper Carson Tinker suffered a broken wrist with his girlfriend being one of the 43 fatalities attributed to the storm in Tuscaloosa. [75] Late in the quarter, the Gators did have a scoring opportunity by driving to the Alabama 13-yard line. At his current average of 145.0 yards per game he would accumulate 580 over four games, giving him 1,885 and the record. [192] These players included Alfred McCullough (Baltimore Ravens), Marquis Maze (Pittsburgh Steelers), Alex Watkins (Tennessee Titans), Jerrell Harris (Atlanta Falcons), William Vlachos (Tennessee Titans) and Darius Hanks (Washington Redskins). [183] On January 13, assistant head and linebackers coach Sal Sunseri was named as the defensive coordinator with the Tennessee Volunteers. Senior running back Najee Harris has 3,415. [154] Marquis Maze led the team with 56 receptions for 627 yards, and Brad Smelley led the team with four touchdown receptions. However, Alabama lost to the LSU Tigers in their regular season matchup, and as a result did not qualify for the 2011 SEC Championship Game. [66] Eddie Lacy then scored the final points of the game late in the third on a four-yard touchdown run to give the Crimson Tide the 38–14 victory. [150] Courtney Upshaw was tied for sixteenth nationally, fourth in conference and first on the team with 9.5 quarterback sacks. Harris has 40. Not factoring in league championship games, such a playoff would look something like the following this season: No. [133] Midway through the fourth quarter, the LSU offense crossed the 50-yard line for the first time of the game only to be pushed back to the 50 after Dont'a Hightower sacked Jordan Jefferson on a fourth down play to give possession back to Alabama. [57][58] After a 26-yard Jeremy Shelley field goal gave the Crimson Tide a 3–0 lead, Trent Richardson scored their first touchdown of the evening on Alabama's second offensive possession to give them a 10–0 lead at the end of the first period. [96][97] Cade Foster scored early in the fourth quarter with his 45-yard field goal, and after a Dont'a Hightower interception, Richardson scored his second touchdown of the day on a one-yard run to make the final score 37–6. [144] On January 21, a public national championship celebration at Bryant–Denny Stadium was attended by approximately 32,000 spectators. Discover the Alabama Crimson Tide Scores and Game Schedule. [105][106] In the overtime period, Foster missed a 52-yard field goal attempt and Alleman connected on a 25-yard attempt to give the Tigers the 9–6 victory. 1 LSU visits No. After the completion of the 2010 season, the Crimson Tide signed a highly rated recruiting class in February 2011 and completed spring practice the following April. Get the latest Alabama Crimson Tide news, scores, stats, standings, rumors, and more from ESPN. Single-season receptions: Senior wide receiver DeVonta Smith has 80, while Amari Cooper holds the Alabama record of 124 (2014). [160], After the season, a number of Alabama players were named as national award winners and finalists. [31], The 2011 schedule was officially released on October 19, 2010. Get Alabama Crimson Tide NCAA Football News, schedule, recruiting information. [149] AJ McCarron led the team in passing offense and completed 219 of 328 passes for 2,634 passing yards and 16 touchdowns. If he did over four games Smith would be eight short at 116. And so was the 2020 Alabama Crimson Tide football team, who went 13-0, controlled every game and dominated Ohio State 52-24 on Monday in Miami to win the national championship. [75], After a scoreless third quarter, a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns gave Alabama the 38–10 victory. [35] The non-conference schedule also included games against Kent State of the Mid-American Conference, North Texas of the Sun Belt Conference and Georgia Southern of the Southern Conference. [46] After holding Kent State again to a three-and-out, Alabama responded with a four-play, 74-yard touchdown drive that featured a 48-yard Eddie Lacy reception and a 24-yard Marquis Maze touchdown reception from AJ McCarron to take a 14–0 lead. 1 LSU and No. 53 Jeoffrey Pagan (DE); No. Richardson scored his second touchdown of the game with 12:25 remaining on a 36-yard run and Eddie Lacy scored the final points of the game on a 20-yard run. On the defensive side of the ball, of the 120 FBS teams, the Crimson Tide was ranked at the top of all major defensive categories in conference and nationally. [46] After only scoring on a 36-yard Jeremy Shelley field goal in the second quarter, Alabama led 24–0 at the half. 400-yard games: Jones has topped 400 yards three times this season, trying Tagovailoa's mark last season. Passer efficiency career: Jones has a career efficiency rating of 200.4. [46] The Crimson Tide responded with touchdowns on the next two consecutive drives. Christopher Walsh has covered Crimson Tide football since 2004, and is the author of 26 books including Decade of Dominance, 100 Things Crimson Tide Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die, Nick Saban vs. College Football, and Bama Dynasty: The Crimson Tide's Road to College Football Immortality. The 2011 Alabama Crimson Tide football team represented the University of Alabama in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. However, the Eagles responded on their next offensive play when Dominique Swope scored on an 82-yard touchdown run to cut the Alabama lead to 17–7. [75][76], Alabama extended their lead to 24–10 at halftime with a pair of second-quarter touchdowns. He was pulled at LSU with 385. You … [51] A 22-yard Jeremy Shelley kick extended the Crimson Tide lead to 10–3 early in the second quarter. [133] He then missed a 41-yard field goal attempt wide right before he connected on a 44-yard attempt to give the Crimson Tide a 15–0 lead at the end of the third quarter. Passing yards: The 2020 team is averaging 361.1 yards per game. [92], After holding the Volunteers to a three-and-out to open the second half, the Alabama offensive responded with their first of three third-quarter touchdowns with a two-yard AJ McCarron touchdown run. [187] Mark Barron, Dont'a Hightower, Dre Kirkpatrick, Trent Richardson and Courtney Upshaw were each invited to attend the Draft at Radio City Music Hall. [177] Of the seven Alabama players selected, Barron, Jones and Richardson were each recognized as unanimous All-American selections, and Hightower was recognized as a consensus All-American selection.[178]. [158] Chapman, Kirkpatrick, Marquis Maze (as both a wide receiver and return specialist) and Chance Warmack were named to the Coaches' All-SEC Second Team. Alabama Football: Any college football fan with an open mind should see the Crimson Tide is the nation’s best. [148] They ranked first in total defense (183.62 yards per game), scoring defense (8.15 points per game), passing defense (111.46 yards per game) and rushing defense (72.15 yards per game). [74] Alabama responded on the following drive with Jeremy Shelley connecting on a 32-yard field goal to cut the Florida lead to 7–3. Career rushing yards: Alabama’s all-time rushing king is Henry with 3,591 yards from 2013-15. [109][110] After a pair of missed field goals, one from 19-yard by Cade Foster and the second from 31-yards by Jeremy Shelley, Alabama scored their first points in the second quarter. [61], After three consecutive victories to start the season, the Crimson Tide opened conference play against the Arkansas Razorbacks, and defeated them 38–14 at Bryant–Denny Stadium. [162] Richardson won the Doak Walker Award and was also named a finalist for the Maxwell Award;[163][164] Dont'a Hightower was named a finalist for the Chuck Bednarik Award, the Butkus Award, the Lott Trophy and the Lombardi Award;[163][165][166][167] Courtney Upshaw was named a finalist for the Butkus Award and the Lombardi Award;[165][167] Barrett Jones won the Outland Trophy, the Wuerffel Trophy and the ARA Sportsmanship Award;[163][164][168][169] Mark Barron was named a finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award and the Bronko Nagurski Trophy;[163][170] and William Vlachos was named a finalist for the Rimington Trophy. Completion percentage: The Alabama single-season mark, minimum 200 completions, is Greg McElroy at 70.9 percent in 2010. Single-season receiving yards: Smith has 1,305 yards, while Cooper has the record at 1,727. Mark Barron, Josh Chapman, Marquis Maze, DeQuan Menzie, Courtney Upshaw and William Vlachos were selected to play in the Merrill Lynch Senior Bowl. [90] The 52 total points were the most Alabama had scored in a SEC game since defeating Vanderbilt 59–28 in 1990. 3 in any of the rankings through week nine when they were ranked No. However, they finished with a 49–7 victory in the 2011 Capital One Bowl against Michigan State, and secured Alabama's third straight ten-win season and their third bowl win in four seasons. [29] Alabama signed the No. [111] The Crimson Tide then closed the game with an eleven-play, 73-yard drive, all on the ground, with Lacy scoring his second touchdown of the night from 32 yards out to give Alabama the 24–7 victory. [96] Trent Richardson then scored his first touchdown of the game on the following Alabama possession on a 12-yard run to cap a six-play, 63-yard drive. On the next play, McCarron threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Brad Smelley for a 14–0 lead. [82] On the following drive Vanderbilt had an opportunity to cut into the lead, but Carey Spear missed a 47-yard field goal to keep the Alabama lead at 7–0. Richardson and Lacy both scored on one-yard runs to extend Alabama's lead to 38–7 entering the fourth quarter. [117] After Cade Foster missed a 47-yard field goal attempt late, Alabama led 24–14 at halftime. [78] The victory improved Alabama's all-time record against the Gators to 22–14 (23–14 without the NCAA vacation of the 2005 victory). 2 Alabama over Kent State", "Kent State vs Alabama: Play-by-play Summary", "Football heads to Happy Valley to face Penn State", "AJ McCarron calmly leads No. For his performance, Richardson was named the SEC Offensive Player of the Week. [191] Brad Smelley was the eighth and final Alabama player selected in the 2012 Draft in the seventh round (247th Cleveland Browns). All of the championship trophies were available for public viewing. 2 for their November 5 game against LSU. [127] After getting the ball back on downs late in the quarter, Jalston Fowler scored on a 15-yard touchdown run, to cap a drive that included a 57-yard Richardson run, and made the final score 42–14. [157] Josh Chapman, Dont'a Hightower and Dre Kirkpatrick were named to the AP All-SEC Second Team. [186] In February 2012, nine Alabama players, six seniors and three juniors, were invited to the NFL Scouting Combine. [105][106] Both defenses held each offense to less than 300 yards of total offense with each having a pair of interceptions. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The 1971 Alabama Crimson Tide football team (variously "Alabama", "UA" or "Bama") represented the University of Alabama in the 1971 NCAA University … [66] The Razorbacks scored on the following possession when Wilson threw his second touchdown pass of the afternoon after he connected on a 19-yard pass to Cobi Hamilton. [115][117], After forcing a punt to open the second half, Alabama scored a touchdown on its opening possession with a 34-yard touchdown reception by Brad Smelley from McCarron. Full Alabama Crimson Tide roster for the 2020 season including position, height, weight, birthdate, years of experience, and college. [66] After an Arkansas goal line stand, Jeremy Shelley connected on a 20-yard field goal to give Alabama a 10–7 lead. However, the Adrian Mora attempt was blocked by Dont'a Hightower and returned by Dre Kirkpatrick 55-yards for a touchdown and a 10–0 Crimson Tide lead. [77] AJ McCarron scored later in the quarter on a one-yard quarterback sneak to cap a ten-play, 61-yard drive. 1 LSU and No. [43], On the second Crimson Tide possession of the third quarter, Phillip Sims threw an interception to Norman Wolfe that was returned to the Alabama three-yard line. 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