Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Stun Georgia in OT to Win 2018 CFP Championship

Tua Tagovailoa, Alabama Stun Georgia in OT to Win 2018 CFP Championship

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The Alabama Crimson Tide collected their fifth national title in nine years after defeating the Georgia Bulldogs 26-23 in the College Football Playoff National Championship at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta on Monday night. 

Tua Tagovailoa hit DeVonta Smith for a 41-yard touchdown in overtime to give Alabama the victory. ESPN shared a replay of the game-winning score:

Andy Pappanastos missed a 36-yard field goal as time expired in regulation that would’ve given Alabama the win. According to ESPN Stats & Info, the senior had made all 13 of his previous attempts from within that distance.

     

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

     

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