Alabama rolls over Virginia Tech
The Alabama Crimson Tide pulled away from the Virginia Tech Hokies in the fourth quarter for a 34-24 win at the Georgia Dome in Week 1.
Alabama covered as a 6.5-point favorite while the final score played over 36.5-point total.
The Crimson Tide could a big push from running back Mark Ingram, who rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns – one on a 18-yard pass from quarterback Greg McElroy. McElroy finished with 230 passing yards with one touchdown and one interception.
The Hokies got 91 passing yards from quarterback Tyrod Taylor. No. 2 running back Ryan Williams rushed for 71 yards and two touchdowns.