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Posted on 12/01/2012 5:15:03 PM PST by blam
Alabama Wins SEC Title, Will Face Notre Dame Next (Beat Georgia 32-28)
Alabama running back Eddie Lacy scores on a 41-yard touchdown run as he is chased by Georgia's Shawn Williams during the second quarter. (John David Mercer-USA TODAY Photo / December 1, 2012)
6:53 p.m. CST, December 1, 2012
ATLANTA -- Notre Dame, the Tide rolls for thee.
Alabama rallied twice in the second half to down Georgia 32-28 in the SEC Championship game at the Georgia Dome on Saturday, all but assuredly earning a shot at the No. 1 Irish in the BCS title tilt on Jan. 7.
Down three with five and a half minutes to play, Alabama QB AJ McCarron threw a 45-yard pass to Amari Cooper for with 3:15 to play. The drive took four plays.
In what has become two teams swinging anvils at each other all afternoon, Georgia blew an 11-point lead only to restore its advantage early in the fourth quarter, leading Alabama 28-25 as the teams have three 100-yard rushers on the day between them.
The third quarter began as an utter disaster for Alabama, as Georgia seemed poised to vanquish demons after collapsing against LSU in this spot last year. It opened the second half with a 75-yard drive to a Todd Gurley 3-yard touchdown run and a 14-10 lead.
Then the Georgia special teams continued its rout in this affair, blocking an Alabama field goal attempt with Alec Ogletree returning it 55 yards for a stunning score and a 21-10 advantage midway through the third.
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What a heart stopper of a game.
Hell of a game. The winner deserves what they got. That was the most exciting end to a game I have seen in a long time.
Can we get rid of this BCS crap now?
Thank God theTexas Aggies beat the Crimson tide!
My BP is probably sky high! Lordy, what a game! Roll Tide, Roll!
Please pardon the vernacular, but that Yeldon kid was f’n awesome !
Yup. The guy should not have caught that last pass although, everyone of us would have.
Here’s hoping the Tide drowns the Domers.
That play was the dumbest end of game I’ve seen since Rollie Stichweh let time run out with Army on Navy’s 3 yd line back in ‘63. He had 15 seconds and had he spiked the ball he’d have two throws into the end zone.
Roll Tide! GA was a great team and a formidable force! THAT was one heckuva football game!
Great game. Just great.
Go Tide - roll over ND!
Very exciting game. The quickness in which Alabama responded after falling behind 21-10 was impressive in itself.
That was an unusually good game it literally came down to the last play.
Having said that, ROLL TIDE!
Amen! Great game. Alabama made the Ags look super :) Whoop!
I told him to spike the ball. Guess he couldn't hear me through the TV screen.
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