Hurts rallies No. 1 Alabama over Georgia

Saban votes Clemson, Swinney votes Alabama No. 1 in latest poll

With the game tied and just a minute to go, Hurts broke through the defense and powered into the endzone.

Hurts filled in for starter Tua Tagovailoa, who had to helped off the field with a right ankle injury.

Alabama: The Crimson Tide heads to the College Football Playoff for the fifth year in a row, undoubtedly as the No. 1 seed and the favorite to win another national title.

"It kind of feels like I'm breaking my silence", Hurts said.

The No. 4 Georgia Bulldogs will need to leave it all on the field on Saturday if they want to have any chance at beating the best team in the country, the Alabama Crimson Tide.

Georgia can make a pretty good case for the playoff, too, but the Bulldogs likely will get left out.

Tua Tagovailoa is awesome, he's going to win the Heisman Trophy, and if Alabama gets a win here, it's going to be because he is playing well. It's also worth noting that the Crimson Tide survived a major test against the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship Game.

After the game, Alabama coach Nick Saban discussed his quarterback's performance with CBS' Jamie Erdahl during his postgame interview and seemed to be choked up, showing a rare side of emotion.

This time, Jalen Hurts was the quarterback who came off the bench to rescue Alabama.

Alabama: This was the sort of challenge that should serve the Crimson Tide well in the College Football Playoff. The Sooners had the worst passing defense in all of college football this season, and they allowed more points per game (32.4) than all but 34 teams. They lost the Orange Bowl in 2015 and the Rose Bowl in 2018, both of those being semifinal games.

"With a team like that, you've got to be able to put them way because they keep hanging on", Georgia tight end Isaac Nauta said.

-Dwayne Haskins, Ohio State, threw for 499 yards and added five more TD passes to his single-season record, helping the No. 6 Buckeyse hold off a second-half charge from No. 21 Northwestern for a 45-24 victory.

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