By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The No. 1 Alabama Crimson Tide suffered a devastating loss against the Auburn Tigers in last year’s Iron Bowl. One year later, it was a different story.
The Crimson Tide blew out the Tigers, 52-21, on Saturday afternoon in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.
Alabama improved to 12-0 on the season. They have not lost since last year’s game against the Tigers.
They have won 14 straight games.
The Tigers fell to 7-5 on the season. Auburn has now lost two of its last three games, losing to the Georgia Bulldogs and the Tide.
They have been out scored 79-31 to those two teams.
In addition, with Nick Saban as the Crimson Tide, the team won one year after losing to the Tigers. This is 31-point win is the most since the 2008 season when they won 36-0 on the Iron Bowl.
Alabama will face Georgia in the SEC Championship on Saturday, December 1st. It is a rematch of last year’s College Football Playoff National Championship.
The game will kick off at 3:30 pm EST from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia.
Crimson Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went 25 of 32 for 324 yards. He also had five touchdowns.
Backup quarterback Jalen Hurts went 1 of 1 for 53 yards. He also had a touchdown.
Damien Harris had nine carries for 41 yards. Josh Jacobs had five carries for 28 yards. Tagovailoa had four carries for 26 yards and a touchdown. Najee Harris had seven carries for 25 yards.
Jerry Jeudy had five receptions for 77 yards and a touchdown. Jaylen Waddle had three receptions for 73 yards and a touchdown. DeVonta Smith had four receptions for 72 yards and a touchdown.
Henry Ruggs III had five receptions for 62 yards and two touchdowns. Jacobs had four receptions for 53 yards and a touchdown.
Tigers quarterback Jarrett Stidham went 13 of 30 for 127 yards. He also had a touchdown and an interception.
Backup quarterback Ryan Davis went 1 of 1 for 23 yards. He also had a touchdown.
JaTarvious Whitlow had 19 carries for 61 yards. Shaun Shivers had 10 carries for 27 yards. Anthony Schwartz had three carries for 20 yards and a touchdown.
Darius Slayton had two receptions for 63 yards and a touchdown. Whitlow had two receptions for 27 yards. Malik Miller had a 23 yard touchdown reception.
Alabama scored 35 points in the second half. Tagovailoa hit Jeudy for a 46-yard touchdown reception. Tagovailoa hit Jacobs for a 33-yard touchdown reception.
He also hit Smith for a 40-yard touchdown reception. Tagovailoa hit Ruggs III for a 22-yard touchdown reception.
Hurts hit Waddle for a 53-yard touchdown reception.
Auburn scored seven points in the second half. Stidham hit Slayton for a 52-yard touchdown reception.
The Crimson Tide led 17-14 at halftime. Tagovailoa scored on a seven-yard rushing touchdown. Tagovailoa hit Ruggs III for a four-yard touchdown reception.
Joseph Bulovas converted a 30-yard field goal.
Tigers’ Schwartz scored on a nine-yard rushing touchdown. Davis hit Miller for a 23-yard touchdown reception.
Any Corrections?. You can contact Anthony Caruso III, Publisher at email@example.com.
©2007-2018 The Capital Sports Report. Please honor copyright! Piracy hurts writers, devalues their works, and puts you and your employer at risk of lawsuits. All original materials contained on this website are protected by the United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcasted without the prior written permission.