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ALABAMA WINS A THRILLER IN OVERTIME! Here are the top plays and big moments everybody will be talking about

January 09,2018 06:09

Alabama is the college football national champions for the fifth time in nine years and they did it with a thrilling win over Georgia in overtime. Bama trailed 13-0 at halftime as they struggled to move the ball and Georgia repeatedly converted on ...and more »


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Alabama is the college football national champions for the fifth time in nine years and they did it with a thrilling win over Georgia in overtime.
Bama trailed 13-0 at halftime as they struggled to move the ball and Georgia repeatedly converted on third down. But in the second half, Nick Saban made the gutsy decision to switch to true-freshman quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, who had not seen any meaningful action all season.
Tagovailoa sparked the Crimson Tide, leading them to four scores in the second half and a shot to win the championship at the end of regulation, with the score tied 20-20. But a missed field goal by Alabama sent the game to overtime.
In OT, Georgia kicked a field goal and then sacked Tagovailoa on what appeared to be a disastrous first down. But on the next play, he hit DeVonta Smith on a 41-yard touchdown and Alabama is the national champion for the 15 or 17th time, depending on whether you believe Bama or the NCAA. It was also Nick Saban's sixth championship — more than every other active FBS coach combined.
Below we tracked the biggest plays and top moments.

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