By PAUL NEWBERRY, AP Sports Writer
ATLANTA (AP) — Bryce Young stunningly carved up the nation’s top-rated protection, giving Nick Saban and Alabama a shot at one other nationwide championship.
Young threw for three touchdowns and ran for one other because the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide rolled over No. 1 Georgia 41-24 within the Southeastern Conference championship sport Saturday, a end result that probably sends each powerhouse packages to the four-team College Football Playoff.
Young set SEC championship data with 421 yards passing and 461 yards complete offense.
Georgia (12-1, No. 1 CFP) cruised by means of the common season, barely challenged and a unanimous selection because the nation’s No. 1 crew for the previous two months. The Bulldogs boasted a fearsome defensive unit that had allowed solely 6.9 factors a sport.
Young made them appear to be a scout crew, absolutely bolstering his Heisman Trophy possibilities in addition to transferring on to a fair larger sport on the ultimate day of 2021.
The playoff area shall be introduced Sunday, with the semifinals set for the Orange and Cotton bowls on Dec. 31.
Alabama (12-1, No. 3 CFP) had six offensive scoring drives — 5 protecting at the very least 75 yards, the opposite 62 — and completed with a staggering 536 yards towards a crew that was giving up slightly below 231 per sport.
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