Win Probability 100%

ALA
UGA
ALA 100%

ALA

26

UGA

23

End of OT

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • ALA371
    • 365UGA
  • Turnovers

    • ALA1
    • 2UGA
  • Possession

    ALAUGA
    33:4326:17
  • 1st Downs

    • ALA20
    • 22UGA

Game Information

Coverage: ESPN
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
  • Atlanta, GA 30313
  • Line: ALA -3.5
  • Over/Under: 45
Attendance: 77,430
100%
Capacity: 75,000
1/9/2018 Associated Press

Walk-off: Alabama beats Georgia in OT for national title

Tua Tagovailoa threw a 41-yard touchdown to DeVonta Smith to give No. 4 Alabama a 26-23 overtime victory against No. 3 Georgia to win the College Football Playoff national championship Monday night.

Scoring Summary

1234OTT
Alabama001010626
Georgia01370323
second QuarterALAUGA
FG
14:14
Rodrigo Blankenship 41 Yd Field Goal
14 plays, 55 yards, 7:40
03
play
Georgia scores first with FG (0:32)

The Bulldogs take a 3-0 lead after Rodrigo Blankenship drills a 41-yard field goal. (0:32)

FG
7:33
Rodrigo Blankenship 27 Yd Field Goal
13 plays, 70 yards, 5:19
06
TD
0:07
Mecole Hardman 1 Yd Run (Rodrigo Blankenship Kick)
9 plays, 69 yards, 1:12
013
play
Hardman runs in opening TD of CFP Championship (1:12)

Georgia's Mecole Hardman takes a direct snap, sprints to the pylon for 1-yard TD run just before halftime. (1:12)

third QuarterALAUGA
TD
8:52
Henry Ruggs III 6 Yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa (Andy Pappanastos Kick)
7 plays, 56 yards, 1:59
713
play
Tagaovailoa caps electric drive with TD pass (1:09)

Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa concludes the 7-play drive with a 6-yard touchdown pass to Henry Ruggs III, and Jalen Hurts hugs Tagovailoa to celebrate. (1:09)

TD
6:52
Mecole Hardman 80 Yd pass from Jake Fromm (Rodrigo Blankenship Kick)
4 plays, 93 yards, 2:00
720
play
Fromm drops dime to Hardman for 80-yard TD (1:27)

Jake Fromm throws a perfect pass to Mecole Hardman on an electrifying 80-yard touchdown. (1:27)

FG
5:15
Andy Pappanastos 43 Yd Field Goal
6 plays, 15 yards, 1:06
1020
fourth QuarterALAUGA
FG
9:24
Andy Pappanastos 30 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 71 yards, 2:15
1320
TD
3:49
Calvin Ridley 7 Yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa (Andy Pappanastos Kick)
8 plays, 66 yards, 3:21
2020
play
Tagovailoa fires strike to Ridley to tie game in 4th quarter (1:27)

Tua Tagovailoa finds Calvin Ridley in the end zone on 4th down to tie the game at 20 in the 4th quarter. (1:27)

OvertimeALAUGA
FG
Rodrigo Blankenship 51 Yd Field Goal
4 plays, -9 yards
2023
play
Blankenship nails a 51-yard FG in OT (0:44)

Rodrigo Blankenship puts Georgia ahead in overtime with a 51-yard field goal. (0:44)

TD
DeVonta Smith 41 Yd pass from Tua Tagovailoa
2 plays, 25 yards
2623
play
Alabama wins title on Tagovailoa's walk-off TD pass (0:36)

Tua Tagovailoa throws a perfect pass to DeVonta Smith for a 41-yard TD in OT, giving the Crimson Tide their fifth national championship under Nick Saban. (0:36)

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