Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ALA 206
    • 212 VT
  • Turnovers

    • ALA 1
    • 1 VT
  • Possession

    ALA VT
    28:48 30:26
  • 1st Downs

    • ALA 11
    • 7 VT

Game Information

Georgia Dome
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Coverage: ESPN
  • Atlanta, GA 39901
  • Line: ALA -18.5
Attendance: 73,114

Scoring Summary

ESPN1234T
Alabama14147035
Virginia Tech730010
first QuarterALAVT
TD
13:21
A.J. Hughes punt for 54 yards, returned by Christion Jones for 72 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vatech drive: 3 plays 1 yard, 01:39 vatech punt, 1:39
70
XP
13:21
Cade Foster extra point GOOD.
vatech drive: 3 plays 1 yard, 01:39 vatech punt, 1:39
70
TD
1:53
T.J. Yeldon rush over right tackle for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
alabama drive: 11 plays 49 yards, 05:00 alabama td, 5:00
130
XP
1:53
Cade Foster extra point GOOD.
alabama drive: 11 plays 49 yards, 05:00 alabama td, 5:00
140
TD
1:37
Trey Edmunds rush up the middle for 77 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vatech drive: 1 play 77 yards, 00:16 vatech td, 0:16
146
XP
1:37
Cody Journell extra point GOOD.
vatech drive: 1 play 77 yards, 00:16 vatech td, 0:16
147
second QuarterALAVT
TD
14:04
Logan Thomas pass intercepted by Vinnie Sunseri at the VTech 38, returned for 38 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
vatech drive: 2 plays 3 yards, 00:46 vatech int, 0:46
217
XP
14:04
Cade Foster extra point GOOD.
vatech drive: 2 plays 3 yards, 00:46 vatech int, 0:46
217
FG
3:39
Cody Journell 39 yard field goal GOOD.
vatech drive: 7 plays 12 yards, 03:28 vatech fg, 3:28
2110
TD
3:25
Mitchell Ludwig kickoff for 59 yards returned by Christion Jones for 94 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
alabama drive: 7 plays 94 yards, 00:14 alabama td, 0:14
2710
XP
3:25
Cade Foster extra point GOOD.
alabama drive: 7 plays 94 yards, 00:14 alabama td, 0:14
2810
third QuarterALAVT
TD
3:43
AJ McCarron pass complete to Christion Jones for 38 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
alabama drive: 4 plays 47 yards, 01:35 alabama td, 1:35
3410
XP
3:43
Cade Foster extra point GOOD.
alabama drive: 4 plays 47 yards, 01:35 alabama td, 1:35
3510

Research Notes

  • Logan Thomas completed 5 of his 26 passes Saturday (19.2 percent), the lowest completion percentage for any Virginia Tech quarterback since 2000, minimum 10 attempts. Since 2000, Thomas is only the eighth FBS quarterback to complete fewer than 20 percent of his passes when attempting at least 20 throws in a game.

  • Alabama is the fifth team in the last 10 seasons to score via rush, pass, kickoff return, punt return and interception return in the same game. The last was Stanford in a 42-17 win over San Jose State in 2009.

  • Alabama is 1st SEC team since at least 2000 with a punt return TD, interception return TD, kickoff return TD, rush TD and pass TD in the same game. The last team to do it was Stanford in 2009 vs San Jose St in 2009.

  • Christion Jones is the first player since Kentucky's Derek Abner in 2002 with a kickoff return touchdown, punt return touchdown and receiving touchdown in the same game.

  • Alabama is the 1st team with a punt return TD, kickoff return TD and Interception return TD in same game since Stanford in 2009 vs San Jose St.

  • Alabama's Christion Jones is the second player in the last ten seasons and sixth since 2000 with a punt return and kick return TD in the same game.

  • This is the first time that Alabama has scored two special teams touchdowns in a game since September 6, 2008 against Tulane.

  • This is the first time since September 24, 2011, that Alabama has scored two non-offensive touchdowns. That was also the last time before today that the Crimson Tide returned a punt for a score.

  • The punt return TD by Christion Jones was the 1st by an Alabama player since Marquis Maze on Sept. 24, 2011 vs Arkansas.

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