Because the outdated saying goes, to the victor go the spoils. For the usually reserved Alabama head coach Nick Saban, which means letting your hair down for only a bit to revel in a win for the ages.
No. 3 Alabama wanted each inch to tug off a wild quadruple time beyond regulation win over Auburn on Saturday, 24-22, to maintain the Tide’s playoff hopes alive. The Alabama locker room was unsurprisingly a celebration scene after the win. What was much less anticipated was Saban becoming a member of in on the enjoyable.
Alabama trailed, 10-3, with 1:32 remaining and the ball by itself 3-yard line with no timeouts when quarterback Bryce Younger engineered a 97-yard scoring drive to ship the sport into time beyond regulation. He discovered John Metchie III for the game-winning two-point conversion in the fourth time beyond regulation, enhancing Alabama to 11–1 on the season and giving himself an enormous enhance for his Heisman Trophy case.
Alabama will face No. 1 Georgia in the SEC title sport, the place a win would make sure the Tide a spot in the School Soccer Playoff. Keep tuned to see what sort of strikes the 70-year-old Saban pulls out if Alabama is ready to hand the Bulldogs their first lack of the season.
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