No. 1 Alabama picked up its third SEC win in a row against Texas A&M, 27-19, on the road. Unlike Alabama’s last two games, The Crimson Tide were put to the test as the Aggies kept the game close right up until the end. In this game, Alabama saw a couple of its streaks come to an end. Alabama turned the ball over for the first time since the 2016 Iron Bowl, and allowed its first touchdown against an SEC opponent since its 33-14 win over Texas A&M last season.
Moment of the game
Thirteen seconds after Texas A&M took a 3-0 lead, Damien Harris broke a 75-yard touchdown run to bring his season total to seven touchdowns.
Offensive player of the game
Matthew Speakman- Damien Harris
Cody Estremera-Damien Harris
Defensive player of the game
Matthew Speakman- Isaiah Buggs
Cody Estremera- Isaiah Buggs
Fan players of the game
Offense- Damien Harris
Defense- Minkah Fitzpatrick
Damien Harris scored Alabama’s first touchdown, running 75 yards to give Alabama a 7-3 lead early in the first quarter. The run was the longest of his career.
Alabama’s defense continued to come up with turnovers in the first half. The Crimson Tide forced three fumbles, while recovering two.
Texas A&M blocked a punt that went through the back of the endzone for a safety to pull within 12 in the fourth quarter.
Texas A&M’s touchdown in the third quarter was the first touchdown by an SEC opponent against Alabama since the Aggies scored in the second half of last year’s contest.
Alabama’s turnover drought ended at 36 quarters. The turnover came on Robert Foster’s fumble.
The Crimson Tide’s defense forced three turnovers in the win. Alabama has forced 13 turnovers this season. …read more
Source:: The Crimson White Sports