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Tua Tagovailoa, DeVonta Smith’s Record-Breaking Day For Alabama Crimson Tide

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September 29, 2019

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Alabama put on quite the offensive display in its 59-31 win over Ole Miss on Saturday; more accurately, quarterback Tua Tagovailoa and receiver DeVonta Smith put on the offensive display.

Those two combined to tie or break six Alabama records in Bryant-Denny Stadium as the Tide advanced to 5-0 on the season. Tagovailoa was his usual accurate self, while Smith seemed unguardable. Postseason hardware may not be on these players’ minds, but they’ll definitely be up for a few if they continue playing at the same level they did on Saturday. (READ MORE) by BYZAC AL-KHATEEB | Sporting News

It was a record-breaking day for Alabama’s passing game against Ole Miss on Saturday as quarterback Tua Tagovailoa threw for a school record six touchdowns and moved into first in Crimson Tide history with 84 career total touchdowns.

Wide receiver DeVonta Smith, meanwhile, broke two single-game school records previously held by Amari Cooper, totaling 274 receiving yards and five touchdowns. Smith also had 11 receptions in Alabama’s 59-31 win. (READ MORE) by Alex Scarborough | ESPN

For all the offense in Saturday’s Alabama win over Ole Miss, it was a busy and wacky day on special teams.

From a muffed punt to a block and a trusty kick off the upright, this 59-31 Crimson Tide win had it all.

Confronted with a list of the positive moments on special teams, Nick Saban took the conversation a different direction. (READ MORE) by  Michael Casagrande | AL.com

No. 2 Alabama topped Ole Miss 59-31 on Saturday afternoon in what was a record-setting day at Bryant-Denny Stadium. Quarterback Tua Tagovailoa went 26-of-36 passing for 418 yards, six passing touchdowns, zero interceptions and one rushing touchdown en route to setting the program record for career touchdowns with 86. Tagovailoa also set single game Alabama records with seven total touchdowns and six passing scores. Wide receiver DeVonta Smith set a Tide program record with five touchdowns of his own and 274 receiving yards; he caught 11 of Tagovailoa’s passes. (READ MORE) by Barrett Sallee | CBS Sports

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