The Alabama Crimson Tide won its second college football national championship in a row, and their third in four years on January 7th.
“It won’t sink in until everything settles down,” Alabama senior linebacker Nico Johnson said (from ESPN). “To play for three national championships in my career … that’s special.”
Led by head coach Nick Saban, the Tide came out firing in their first three drives scoring on all three and going up 21-0 early in the second quarter.
Ultimately settling down and winning, 42-14.
A.J. McCarron, the Alabama quarterback, hitting his target 20 out of 28 times with 264 yards, four touchdowns and no interceptions, giving Johnny Manziel some competition for the Heisman trophy next year.
Eddie Lacy rushed for 140 yards including a touchdown alongside his freshman backup, T.J. Yeldon, who rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown.
Saban has now won three national titles in his six-year tenure at the University of Alabama. Which adds to the one he had at LSU in 2003.