Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Georgia 32-28
|Recap - Crimson Tide Defeat Georgia 32-28|
Eddie Lacy scampered through the Georgia defense for 181 yards as Alabama handed the Bulldogs a 32-28 defeat on Saturday at Georgia Dome.
Alabama won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 9-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
AJ McCarron completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 162 yards for the Crimson Tide in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bulldogs defense.
Todd Gurley rushed for 122 yards for Georgia, while Keith Marshall added 3 yards. Aaron Murray threw for 265 yards for the Bulldogs, while receivers Tavarres King and Arthur Lynch had 142 and 50 yards respectively.
Georgia lost the offensive yardage battle to Alabama 512-394 yards in Saturday's game. Alabama had more first downs as that total ended up 25-18.
The time of possession battle favored Alabama as their offense was on the field for 37:35, longer than the 21:58 of their opponents.