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Tua Tagovailoa will be the odds-on favorite to win the Heisman Trophy next season after the Alabama quarterback had to settle for second to Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray.
Murray is heading for professional baseball next year and Ohio State quarterback Dwayne Haskins, the other Heisman finalist ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was not wearing the walking boot he has been using to treat his surgically repaired left ankle at the Heisman Trophy presentation ceremony Saturday.
Tagovailoa is one of three finalists for the Heisman, along with Oklahoma quarterback ...
Heisman Trophy: Stock soared for 1st-time starting QBs
NEW YORK (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa rolled across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a black scooter with a little Alabama sticker on the front, his sprained left ankle in a gray plastic boot, safely propped up as he pushed off with his right foot.
The Crimson Tide quarterback and ...
The Latest: Tagovailoa leads Murray 2-1 in POY awards
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on the college football awards show (all times local):
Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa topped Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray in college football player of the year awards on Thursday, 2-1. Tagovailoa won the Walter Camp and Maxwell awards and Murray was named AP ...
ATLANTA (AP) — AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback as ESPN’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started it was announced that Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa won the Walter Camp Player of the ...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on college football awards Thursday night (all times local):
AP player of the year Kyler Murray adds the Davey O’Brien Award as the nation’s top quarterback as ESPN’s College Football Awards show in Atlanta began. But right before the show started ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference coaches have named Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Kentucky linebacker Josh Allen as offensive and defensive players of the year.
Kentucky’s Mark Stoops is the SEC coach of the year in voting by league coaches announced on ...
Quarterbacks Kyler Murray of Oklahoma, Tua Tagovailoa of Alabama and Dwayne Haskins Jr. of Ohio State are the finalists for The Associated Press college football Player of the Year.
The winner will be announced Thursday. The finalists are the same as those for the Heisman Trophy, which ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Alabama offensive coordinator Mike Locksley has won the Broyles Award as the nation’s top assistant coach.
Locksley was honored Tuesday for his first season running the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s offense.
Locksley’s offense is averaging 47.9 points and 527.6 ...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Southeastern Conference champion Alabama has a league-high 12 players on the all-conference team selected by SEC coaches.
Georgia had seven players selected on the team. Missouri and South Carolina each had five all-SEC selections.
Coaches weren’t permitted to ...
Heisman 3: Tua Tagovailoa, Kyler Murray, Dwayne Haskins
NEW YORK (AP) — Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma’s Kyler Murray and Ohio State’s Dwayne Haskins are the finalists for the Heisman Trophy, ensuring a quarterback will win the award for the 16th time in the last 19 years.
The finalists were announced Monday, hours after the deadline for ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa hasn’t produced a so-called Heisman moment this season.
He didn’t have one in the Southeastern Conference championship game. Hurt and not quite himself, the Alabama quarterback was sidelined for the climactic final minutes of the top-ranked Crimson ...
Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa quickly became Heisman candidate
WHO: Tua Tagovailoa
YEAR/POSITION/SCHOOL: Sophomore, QB, Alabama
BIO: A native of Hawaii, Tagovailoa was a five-star recruit who came off the bench to lead a comeback in the national championship game to finish his freshman season. Beat out two-year starter Jalen Hurts.
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No. 1 Alabama (13-0, Southeastern Conference champions) vs. No. 4 Oklahoma (12-1, Big 12 champions), Dec. 29, 8 p.m. EST (ESPN)
LOCATION: Miami Gardens, Fla.
Oklahoma: QB Kyler Murray has thrown for 4,053 yards and 40 touchdowns this season.
Alabama: QB Tua ...
Column: What happens if No. 1 Alabama loses to Georgia?
ATLANTA (AP) — If Alabama wins the Southeastern Conference championship game, there’s little suspense.
Nick Saban’s dynasty — probably the greatest in college football history — heads back to the College Football Playoff as the No. 1 seed and an overwhelming favorite for its sixth national ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Kirby Smart’s Alabama defenses routinely squared off in practice against Heisman Trophy-winning running backs and NFL-bound wide receivers.
Still, the Georgia coach never saw a collection of ...
No. 1 Alabama vs No. 4 Georgia in title game rematch for SEC
Southeastern Conference championship
No. 1 Alabama (12-0, 8-0, No. 1 CFP) vs. No. 4 Georgia (11-1, 7-1, No. 4 CFP) at Atlanta, Saturday, 4 p.m. EST (CBS)
Line: Alabama by 13.
Series record: Alabama leads 39-25-4.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
At least one spot in the College ...
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray are among the five finalists named Wednesday for the Walter Camp national player of the award.
Joining the two Heisman Trophy contenders as finalists are West Virginia quarterback Will Grier, Washington State ...
ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — As soon as Tua Tagovailoa let go of the pass, the one that ended the national championship game in the blink of an eye, Georgia has wanted another shot at Alabama.
Oh sure, the Bulldogs tried to play it cool. They insisted that it didn’t do any good to dwell on such a ...
No. 1 Alabama, No. 4 Georgia return to scene of thriller
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hello again, Georgia and Alabama.
For the second time in less than 11 months, the two Southeastern Conference powers are set to meet at Atlanta’s Mercedes-Benz Stadium with a championship on the line in a mentor-versus-protege coaching showdown. Tua Tagovailoa’s ...
Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama race away from Auburn, 52-21
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa came out of halftime firing touchdown strikes down the field, and the result was another runaway Alabama victory.
Tagovailoa threw five touchdown passes, ran for a score and could scarcely miss in the second half to lead the top-ranked Crimson Tide to ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Deshaun Davis can’t believe some of what he’s seeing out of this Tua Tagovailoa-led Alabama offense.
The Auburn linebacker and defensive leader’s film sessions, which started shortly after last Saturday night’s game, illustrate both the challenge of facing ...
The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The 10th All-America watch of the season features Tua Tagovailoa’s stretch run; Michigan State’s tenacious defensive ...
Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Alabama defensive tackle Quinnen Williams and Clemson defensive tackle Christian Wilkins were each named finalists for two of the nine awards to be presented Dec. 6 at
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — No. 1 Alabama finally found a team that could play toe to toe with the Crimson Tide, at least until halftime.
The surprise twist: It was The Citadel, an FCS team, not a Southeastern Conference rival.
Tua Tagovailoa passed for 340 yards and three touchdowns, ...
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s offense can still try to play the neighborhood bully at times, just not quite so effectively as in recent seasons.
Tua Tagovailoa and the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s offense were not as high-flying as they had been when they ran up against two of the ...
No. 1 Alabama hosts The Citadel after back-to-back shutouts
The Citadel (4-5) at No. 1 Alabama (10-0, No. 1 CFP), noon EST (SEC Network)
Line: no line.
Series record: First meeting.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Alabama is aiming to get QB Tua Tagovailoa (right knee) and others healthy for the Auburn game and the Southeastern Conference ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama coach Nick Saban says he has no plans to hold out quarterback Tua Tagovailoa this week against The Citadel.
Tagovailoa has been bothered by a right knee injury in recent weeks and left the Mississippi State game after getting hit on it. The top-ranked ...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Hold up on handing Tua that Heisman
Hold up on handing Tua Tagovailoa the Heisman Trophy.
The Alabama quarterback looked only OK in the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s shutout of No. 18 Mississippi State . And a chronically cranky knee again kept him from finishing ...
Defense powers No. 1 Alabama past No. 18 MSU, 24-0
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s offense didn’t put up the video game-like numbers that had seemingly become commonplace. The defense played so well, again, that it didn’t matter.
The top-ranked Crimson Tide had its second straight shutout in a 24-0 victory over No. 18 Mississippi State ...
No. 1 Alabama puts streaks on line against No. 18 MSU
No. 18 Mississippi State (6-3, 2-3 SEC, No. 16 CFP) at No. 1 Alabama (9-0, 6-0 SEC, No. 1 CFP), 3:30 p.m. EST (CBS)
Line: Alabama by 24½.
Series record: Alabama leads 81-18-3.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Alabama has already locked up a spot in the SEC championship game against No. 5 ...
Here are some things to watch during Week 11 of the Southeastern Conference football season:
GAME OF THE WEEK
Auburn (No. 24 College Football Playoff) at No. 5 Georgia (No. 5 CFP): This rematch of last year’s SEC championship game is important to Georgia’s playoff hopes. If Georgia ...
Tagovailoa, No. 1 Alabama roll past No. 4 LSU, 29-0
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa looked untethered by the brace on his right knee when he galloped for a 44-yard touchdown.
He looked unfazed by the first interception he’d thrown all season, responding minutes later with passes of 29 and 25 yards for a two-play ...
No. 1 Alabama expects toughest test yet at No. 4 LSU
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — As quarterback sensation Tua Tagovailoa tries to envision what awaits him and top-ranked Alabama at LSU’s Tiger Stadium, he could use recent history as a guide.
Even during this decade of dominance, the Crimson Tide hasn’t so much thrived as survived at deafening ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa has been one of the nation’s most electric quarterbacks, flinging one touchdown pass after another without a single interception.
Grant Delpit and the LSU defensive backs welcome the challenge.
“I think we match up well with them,” the ...
Here are a few things to watch during Week 10 of the Southeastern Conference football season:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 1 Alabama at No. 4 LSU: It’s almost always a big game when the Crimson Tide and Tigers meet, but the stakes are even higher than usual for this matchup at Tiger Stadium. ...
AP All-America Watch: Sooner Heisman hopeful, FSU sackmaster
The Associated Press has been honoring college football’s best with an All-America team since 1925. The full three-team AP All-America selections will be unveiled in December. The sixth All-America watch of the season features Oklahoma’s latest Heisman Trophy contender, Florida State’s hot pass ...
Fast start helps No. 1 Alabama trounce Tennessee 58-21
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Alabama continued its season-long penchant for fast starts and quickly finished off Tennessee.
Tua Tagovailoa threw touchdown passes to four receivers and the top-ranked Crimson Tide reached the end zone on their first four possessions, trouncing the Volunteers ...
It’s no surprise that top-ranked Alabama is once again the class of the Southeastern Conference halfway through the season. And considering his ample talent, the emergence of Tide quarterback Tua Tagovailoa as an offensive force could have been easily predicted.
The rest of the SEC has ...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — LSU’s defense is getting mentally prepared for the physical challenges ahead of it.
Yes, the fifth-ranked Tigers were able to celebrate shutting down then-No. 2 Georgia. But now LSU will be tested by in its next two games by teams with quarterbacks who have ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama got quite a scare at the sight of starting quarterback Tua Tagovailoa on the ground clutching his right knee.
But the situation could have been worse — on multiple levels.
The Crimson Tide got a break, Tagovailoa was able to trot off the field and ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Tua Tagovailoa gave Alabama a momentary scare. So did Missouri.
As usual, things turned out just fine for the top-ranked Crimson Tide.
Tagovailoa passed for 265 yards and three touchdowns but didn’t return after aggravating a right knee injury in No. 1 ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa aggravated a right knee injury on a run.
Tagovailoa stayed on the ground for a while after sliding at the end of a run in the third quarter of the top-ranked Crimson Tide’s game Saturday night against Missouri.
He trotted off ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — It’s the Southeastern Conference’s top young gun versus the elder statesman.
No. 1 Alabama’s quarterback Tua Tagovailoa , the high-flying sophomore star, takes on Missouri and its own
Missouri (3-2, 0-2 Southeastern Conference) at No. 1 Alabama (6-0, 3-0), 7 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Alabama by 28.
Series record: Alabama leads 3-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
The Crimson Tide hasn’t been challenged this season and wants to keep rolling. Missouri is seeking its first ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Every week Alabama seemingly reaches another milestone with yet another blowout.
Tua Tagovailoa passed for 334 yards and four touchdowns as No. 1 Alabama ran its winning streak against Arkansas to 12 straight with a 65-31 win Saturday. The Crimson Tide has reached ...
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Jerry Jeudy took a slant pass 34 yards on Alabama’s first drive against Louisiana-Lafayette to set up a touchdown and Henry Ruggs III capped the Crimson Tide’s second offensive possession with a 13-yard score.
Then freshman Jaylen Waddle returned a punt for another ...