Ga Southern vs Alabama Recap - Crimson Tide Win 45-21
|Ga Southern vs Alabama Recap - Crimson Tide Win 45-21|
Trent Richardson tore up the turf for 175 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Crimson Tide to a 45-21 win over the Eagles at Bryant-Denny Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Crimson Tide were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 42.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 54.5.
AJ McCarron completed 14 of 19 pass attempts for 190 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Dominique Swope rushed for 153 yards for Ga Southern, while Jerick McKinnon added 48 yards. Jaybo Shaw threw for 39 yards for the Eagles, while receiver Johnathan Bryant had 39 yards.
Ga Southern was outgained by Alabama 462-341 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-14 by the Crimson Tide.
Alabama led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:37/2 7:23 split in that important category.