Crimson Tide beat down Bulldogs in 2020 titanic tilt

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Alabama Crimson Tide showed that they are going to be tough to defeat this season. The No. 2 Crimson Tide defeated No. 3 Georgia Bulldogs 41-24 on Saturday night at Bryant-Denny Stadium in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. 

The Crimson Tide had their leader on the sideline. Nick Saban had tested positive for the coronavirus. 

Alabama Crimson Tide wide receiver Jaylen Waddle pulls in a touchdown reception against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns
Jaylen Waddle pulls in a touchdown reception against the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns (Getty Images(

However, as the days went on, he had five consecutive negative tests. Due to Southeastern Conference protocols, he cleared with three negative tests in three days. 

With the win, Saban has 86 wins vs. AP ranked teams. This ties him with legendary coach Joe Paterno for the most all-time. 

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Crimson Tide quarterback Mac Jones went 24 of 32 for 417 yards. He had four touchdown passes and one interception;

Najee Harris had 31 carries for 152 yards and a touchdown. DeVonta Smith had 11 receptions for 167 yards and two touchdowns.

Bulldogs quarterback Stetson Bennett IV went 18 of 40 for 269 yards. He had two touchdown passes and three interceptions.

Zamir White had 10 carries for 57 yards and a touchdown. James Cook had four receptions for 101 yards and one touchdown.

The Bulldogs led the Crimson Tide 24-20 at halftime. Alabama then outscored them 21-0 in the final two quarters. 

John Metchie III caught a touchdown reception. Smith also caught the aforementioned  two touchdown receptions. 

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Harris scored a rushing touchdown. Jaylen Waddle also scored a 90-yard touchdown reception. 

Will Reichard also made two field goals. 

White scored the aforementioned rushing touchdown for the Bulldogs. Cook also caught a touchdown reception. 

Jermaine Burton also caught a touchdown reception. Jack Podlesny also made a field goal.

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