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Crimson Tide shuts out Tigers in Death Valley

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide defeated the No. 3 LSU Tigers on Saturday night. The Crimson Tide won 29-0 over the Tigers at Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

The Crimson Tide improved to 9-0 on the season. They are now 6-0 within the conference.

Alabama has now lost since November 25th, 2017 when they were defeated 26-14 by the Auburn Tigers. The team now has won 11 straight games.

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa attempts a pass against the Missouri Tigers

Tua Tagovailoa attempts a pass against the Missouri Tigers (Getty Images)

The Tigers fell to 7-2 with the loss. They are now 4-2 in conference play.

LSU had its two-game win streak snapped with the loss. They have lost two of its last four games.

This is the fourth-time that the Tigers have been shut out at Baton Rouge, Louisiana in the past 25-years. All four of them have come at the hands of the Crimson Tide.

The 29-0 loss is also the largest home shutout by any AP top-5 team in AP Poll history.

Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went 25 of 42 for 295 yards. He also had two touchdowns and an interception.

Damien Harris had 19 carries for 107 yards and a touchdown. Najee Harris had six carries for 83 yards. Tagovailoa had three carries for 49 yards and a touchdown.

Jerry Jeudy had eight receptions for 103 yards. Irv Smith Jr. had four receptions for 64 yards and a touchdown. Henry Ruggs III had four receptions for 55 yards and a touchdown. Jaylen Waddle had four receptions for 44 yards.

Tigers quarterback Joe Burrow went 18 of 35 for 184 yards. He also had an interception.

Clyde Edwards-Helaire had six carries for 14 yards.

Justin Jefferson had six receptions for 81 yards. Edwards-Helaire had two receptions for 38 yards. Dee Anderson had two receptions for 32 yards.

Alabama scored 13 points in the second-half. Tagovailoa scored on a 44-yard rushing touchdown. Following this touchdown, Joseph Bulovas’ PAT attempt was blocked.

D. Harris scored on a one-yard rushing touchdown.

The Crimson Tide led 16-0 at halftime. Tagovailoa hit Ruggs III for a 15-yard touchdown reception. Following the score, Bulovas’ PAT failed.

Tagovailoa also hit Smith Jr. for a 25-yard touchdown reception. Bulovas also made a 23-yard field goal.


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