Saban has now won five national titles in his 11 years at Alabama, and his first season doesn't really count since he had to rebuild a program that had become a laughingstock under a string of mediocre coaches. He is expected to make a full recovery although he may not be able to participate in spring practice.
Tua Tagovailoa #13 celebrates a touchdown pass with Jalen Hurts #2 of the Alabama Crimson Tide during the third quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs in the CFP National Championship presented by AT&T at Mercedes-Benz Stadium on January 8, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Most would probably have given the veteran Hurts another series or two before even thinking about turning to a totally inexperienced backup, if at all. Just as those rumors were being put to rest, Alabama coach Nick Saban surfaced on the radar, as he seems to do every time the Giants have a coaching vacancy.
Point being, Saban didn't have to make that move.
Maybe he does, or maybe the coach gets gun-shy about making the switch at halftime because he thinks Fromm will snap out of a funk. "I believe in Tua". I think he understood that.
Tagovailoa was in fourth grade when he met Mariota at a St. Louis School football camp - the Honolulu school they both attended - and Mariota took the youngster under his wing.
Tagovailoa's 41-yard bomb to receiver DeVonta Smith on the second possession of overtime caused the Titans quarterback to jump off his couch in Nashville. He rushed 27 times for 147 yards in the game.
Two plays later, he hit Javon Winn for a 16-yard gain that gave Georgia its deepest penetration into Alabama territory at the 10-yard line.
Pappanastos set up for what could have a game-winning field goal, but the 36-yard kick sailed wide left and helped send the game to overtime. "Alabama's side was to the left of our tent, and the Georgia side was to the right of the tent". Granted, it was awful coverage by Georgia's deep safety.
And let's credit Georgia, which had a compelling story of its own with true freshman Jake Fromm at quarterback. It might be more tempting to stay in Tuscaloosa, where Bear Bryant won six national titles.
You can pencil Alabama in next year's College Football Playoff and I'm not going to bet against them not winning it all because the math says the odds are ever in their favor. A heart condition that prevents me from continuing with the hopes of playing college football and becoming a professional football player. Only Joe Paterno (86) and Bobby Bowden (82) have more. Bryant coached 38 years at four schools, compiling a.780 win percentage (323-85-17). That could be the final thing the 66-year-old Saban looks to add to his legacy. Another unnamed source was more explicit, telling Newsday, "no way".
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Ibaka, Johnson ejected in Raptors' loss to Heat
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