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Crimson Tide dominate Tigers in Iron Bowl

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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.

Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Henry Ruggs III celebrates a touchdown with Irv Smith Jr. against the Texas A&M Aggies
Henry Ruggs III celebrates a touchdown with Irv Smith Jr. against the Texas A&M Aggies (Getty Images)

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.

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