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No. 2 Alabama scores 21 straight second-half points to beat No. 3 Georgia 41-24

Alabama trailed 24-20 at halftime. And then the Tide scored three touchdowns in less than 10 minutes.

Georgia’s halftime lead against Alabama disappeared pretty quickly.

The No. 2 Crimson Tide capitalized on two second-half interceptions to score 21 straight points and turn a 24-20 deficit into a 41-24 lead in less than 10 minutes in its win over No. 3 Georgia.

DeVonta Smith, the man who caught the title-winning TD pass from Tua Tagovailoa in overtime of the 2018 national title game, had 10 catches for 160 yards and two touchdowns. That second score pushed Alabama’s lead to 17 points with less than 10 minutes to go and put the game out of reach for the Crimson Tide.

Alabama’s burst started with a 90-yard touchdown pass from Mac Jones to Jaylen Waddle. That gave Alabama its first lead since the Tide scored the first touchdown of the game in the first quarter. Alabama never trailed again after Waddle’s score.

GOODBYE JAYLEN WADDLE! 90 YARDS TO THE HOUSE! pic.twitter.com/SCaA6rYY9e — CBS Sports (@CBSSports) October 18, 2020

Jones threw four touchdowns and rebounded extremely well after he threw an interception on his first pass of the game. Richard LeCounte picked off Jones after a pass floated through the air when Jones was hit in the back as he got rid of…

Nick Bromberg

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