Alabama Football: Crimson Tide Game Balls for Ole Miss win

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  • Jase McClellan – McClellan was one of several Alabama football players who refused to lose. On an afternoon when the Crimson Tide again struggled to run, Jase battled his way to 84 hard yards. Without those yards and the balance the runs provided against all-out Ole Miss blitzes, Alabama would not have won.
  • Will Reichard – The Tide’s placekicker was solid providing three field goals on three attempts. The first two from 39 and 23 yards were kicks he will always be expected to make. The third one was different. With 2:23 left in the game, a 49-yarder, on the road, with more than a light wind, was a major challenge. Reichard drilled it and his nine, field-goal points were essential to the victory.
  • Bryce Young – Without Bryce, none of the rest would have mattered. His numbers were 21-for-33, for 209 yards and three touchdowns. More important than the numbers was his will to win. The fire he showed on the sideline and the poise and determination he showed in the game were outstanding.
  • Byron Young – What a game from a guy not considered a Crimson Tide superstar. Young had 11 tackles, including two sacks, plus two quarterback hurries and a deflected pass. Perhaps more than any other Crimson Tide player, Byron Young refused to lose.

Complete Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Ole Miss Game Stats are available here.

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A few Alabama fans may choose a ‘yes, but’ response, pointing out that the Crimson Tide only beat a team it is always supposed to beat. My suggestion is, don’t listen to them.