The top 5 plays from the SEC championship highlight what was a bare knuckle brawl of a football game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Georgia Bulldogs. The Crimson Tide walked away from this match up with a victory and a shot at the Notre Dame Fighting Irish for the National Championship.
The Alabama Crimson Tide took on the Georgia Bulldogs at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2012 SEC Championship. The Crimson Tide emerged victorious after a back and fourth battle played out throughout the entire game as Alabama stopped the Georgia offense just a few yards shy of the game winning touchdown to end the game 32-28 in favor of Alabama.
Click to the link below see the memorable moments from that night.
The Alabama Crimson Tide faced off against the Georgia Bulldogs in the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Georgia. Alabama came a way with a victory in what was a very close game throughout the night. With the SEC Championship victory Alabama gets a shot at back to back National Championships when they take on the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in Miami on January 7th.
"He was just talking about how good they played, and that it was a great game. He wishes they could've had a couple of more seconds. But he thought they played great and everything. You could tell he was still a little disappointed about losing that game but he had great things to say."
Alabama's dramatic SEC Championship Game victory over Georgia produced a 9.8 rating with 16.2 million viewers, giving CBS the most-watched college football game this season so far. "It lived up to all of our expectations and delivered once again for everyone — for the SEC and for CBS," CBS Sports chairman Sean McManus said in an interview today.
Hannah Chalker of the SEC Network catches up with Alabama players HaHa Clinton-Dix, Eddie Lacy, and AJ McCarron following their thrilling victory over the Georgia Bulldogs for the SEC Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Georgia.
Alabama head coach Nick Saban reacts to his teams victory in the SEC Championship where the Crimson Tide stopped the Georgia Bulldogs offense just short of the end zone as time expired to clench the conference title and a birth in the BCS National Championship game against Notre Dame in Miami.
Alabama's quarterback, AJ McCarron, had a decent night throwing for 162 yards and a touchdown, but he also gave up an interception against a stingy Georgia Bulldogs defense. When it mattered the most McCarron threw a 45 yard pass to Amari Cooper for the game winning touchdown to win the SEC Championship and earn a spot in the BCS National Championship against Notre Dame in January.
Georgia's final drive to attempt to win the game was so impressive, despite the fact that they didn't score. It is worthy of recognition because the drive itself and the stop at the end is a highlight reel in itself. Great game for both teams. The losers in this game have no reason to hang their heads low after the effort they put forth.
“Regardless of who was coaching them, they still would have been a great team. I said early in the season that they were the nicest, even sissiest, bunch I ever had. I think they read it, because later on they got unfriendly.” by Paul "Bear" Bryant - On his 1961 team.